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For years, cruising has been a popular vacation trend enjoyed by families, couples, and the young and old alike. And as summer comes to an end, there’s no better time to hop on board a cruise ship, visit a few ports and relax, while soaking up the last bit of summer sun — with a drink in hand, of course.

In this week’s throwback Thursday, men and women in vintage swimsuits lounge in and around the pool on board a cruise ship in the 1950s.

Find your own inspiration to sail the open seas, and take a look at Travel’s Best Cruises 2014. Whether you’re looking to cruise the Mediterranean, Caribbean or someplace else, there’s no easier way to see the world than from the deck of a cruise ship.

And don’t forget to check back every week this month for our Vintage Summer Throwback Thursdays!

 

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2 Responses

  1. DBCoop says:

    Cruising is by far my favorite means of travel. No matter the destination, it's the perfect vacation.

    My first cruise was on the SS United States when I was just a wee lad, so over the decades there's been plenty of water under the bridge (the navigation kind) and the bow.

    It's true, by the way, August is a great time to start planning a cruise; anytime is the right time to enjoy one!

    I like them all; river cruises, Alaska adventures, tropical island hopping to transoceanic. They all have their unique offerings to entice the avid traveler.

    From my point of view, just about any destination is worth a cruise. I say give it a try if you haven't already tasted the treasures and pleasures of life at sea. Just leave a veranda cabin available for my next cruise!

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