February 4, 2001 |
Cruise vacations are popular because they are predictable: no plane changes, no lost luggage, no weird food. This cherished selling point flies in the face of Traveler's Axiom No. 1: The world is full of surprises. Trust me. The idea of a 14-day voyage from England to New England by way of Norway and Iceland seemed like a great idea to my three cousins and me when we saw the listing.