Times Travel Cruise Debate: Join Us as We Debunk Cruise Myths!

June 28, 2010
Will I be bored? Will I get claustrophobic, seasick or fat? Isn't cruising just so expensive? Do I have to spend my holiday cooped up with a load of strangers?

If you are thinking about trying your first cruise holiday, you may be looking for answers to these and other questions running through your mind.

Tomorrow (Tuesday), Cruise Critic Editor in Chief Carolyn Spencer Brown will be taking part in a live hour-long travel debate on The Times' Web site to help you choose your next holiday. Kicking off at noon BST, she will debunk the common cruise myths and happily answer any cruise questions you might have.

"Frankly, the biggest hurdle in choosing to cruise is the vast range of choices," says Spencer Brown. "Beyond the stereotypical big-ship fun-in-the-sun cruise and the black-tie-required traditional sojourns, there's literally something to match just about every personality, from eight-passenger barge trips through France's Loire Valley to sea kayaking from expedition ships off the tip of Antarctica, and from kid-friendly trips with legendary characters like Shrek and Mickey Mouse to five-star floating hotels."

How to participate: To join the debate, simply click here. One important note: You will need to register on the Times' Web site to read the content and participate, so make sure you do this in advance.

--by Kelly Ranson, U.K. Editor

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