About 20 percent of adults in the U.S. have taken a cruise vacation, according to the Cruise Lines International Association. The other 80 percent, like anyone who has yet to experience something, have misconceptions and apprehensions about taking a trip. Call them cruise virgins.
Recently, a couple of cruise virgins asked me for advice. After convincing them that the cruise director of the “Love Boat” wouldn’t be summoning them to a game of volleyball, I addressed some of their other concerns