David Kriso

David Kriso has been a travel writer since August 2011. He is a contributing writer for both of his hometown's newspapers, The Gazette, and The Observer. His articles focus on cruise and railroad travel. David is also published online at ProwsEdge.com, a cruise magazine based in Vancouver, Canada and at Amtrak's story site, Whistlestop.Amtrak.com. David also writes for the publication Examiner.com. On Examiner.com, he writes about cruise and rail travel. David is a long-time train traveler, avid cruiser, and a Disney traveler since age 4.

“Walt Disney World: To the Mouse, the castle, and beyond!” is making magic

So many have attended my lecture, “Cruising: Making Waves & Sense”. It has been an immediate success and well-received. So far, three libraries have booked my latest program, “Amtrak: Staying On ‘Track’ With America’s Railroad”. I can’t be more excited to present the topic in late September. While my Amtrak presentation is picking up speed, …

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It’s official: New Amtrak lecture is complete and “rolling”.

This January 2015, I added to my writing repertoire by doing a lecture on cruising. Out of my experience working at the NY area cruise terminals and my travel writing came my program, “Cruising: Making Waves & Sense”. It is geared toward novice cruisers and those seeking helpful hints for future cruises. It has been …

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“Cruising: Making Waves & Sense” a splash hit!

Since February 2009, I have had the most exciting part-time job in the world. I have been on the New York area shore staff doing passenger-check-in. My other responsibilities have included assisting passengers with locating their luggage, ground transportation, tending to passengers with special needs, and carrying out an array of cruise line policies. Aside …

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Royal Caribbean dining: A “Dynamic” change finally in place

For those who have sailed on Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of The Seas, the reaction to the Dynamic Dining concept has been negative beyond one’s imagination. Dynamic Dining is the brand new dining concept introduced on the Quantum class. Instead of a main dining room, passengers get to eat in one of four themed dining rooms. …

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Quantum cruising: Royal Caribbean’s greatest leap yet

For more than 40 years, Royal Caribbean International has had the pleasure of WOWing millions of cruise passengers. From its top-notch on board service, to its world class on board cuisine, Royal Caribbean has provided that unforgettable experience for all to treasure. From belly-flop competitions, to on board ice rinks, to having an aqua show …

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Mansion mania: Newport, a living symbol of New England history

If you could think of all of the historic towns you could visit, many come to mind.  There’s Colonial Williamsburg,VA, Old Sturbridge Village, MA, Saratoga Springs, NY, and Hershey, PA.  Every one of these towns share a great assortment of historic techniques, traditions, customs, and depict the old style way of life which we as …

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