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.

Booking sites: The ups and downs

Hotels-they’re the focal point of every vacation. Every time a family or couple plans a special getaway-a weekend or longer, finding the right hotel is the number one priority. The right hotel pertains to the right rate, the right amenities, with adequate distance to local points of interest. Booking sites including Hotels.com and Booking.com are …

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Amtrak fares: Traveling in style, with value

With summer vacation officially underway, it’s time for the traveling to begin. Traveling by train during the summer months cannot be more pleasurable. Whether traveling short or long-distance, Amtrak makes the journey not just pleasurable, but affordable. During the summer months, everyone wants to travel at the lowest fare without spending an arm and a …

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Disney’s lucky countdown: The top seven thrills, chills, and spills

When it comes to the summer season, there is no better destination than the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida. It’s 2019, and there are new attractions due to be opening up in the Fall. At the Walt Disney World Resort, there are still those famous attractions that keep guests on their toes. There …

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Amtrak’s summer: Trains, fun, and sun in one.

It’s that time again. It’s summer! School is out! The swim wear, the sun tan lotion, the sunglasses, sun shelters, the iced tea, lemonade, and crisp cold beer are out again. When summer rolls around, it’s time to hit the road. Did someone say “road”? Summer time is also “train time”. There are a handful …

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All on board: Three simple words, no excuses

On any cruise vacation, there is nothing more exciting than visiting the ports-of-call. Whether visiting sunny Nassau, tranquil San Jan, PR, exotic Ocho Rios, Jamaica, or vibrant Cozumel, Mexico, there is so much to see, do, and experience. From shopping, to snorkeling, to visiting pristine beaches, it’s all waiting. However, there is one matter that …

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Long-distance thinking: An Amtrak rider’s overnight survival guide

Taking Amtrak to any United States destination is the ultimate traveling experience. As opposed to flying, traveling by train cannot be a more relaxing way to go anywhere. In fact, taking the train is the smarter way to go. Everyone has taken Amtrak one time or another. Some have traveled on Amtrak often. Boston, Washington, …

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Pittsburgh: A new lecture coming soon!

Pittsburgh is among the dozens of cities across the United States that are arguably considered as being the absolute finest. Cities brag about their history, their culture, the character of their people, their fine restaurants, and above all-their sports teams. Every city has something to brag about, one way or another. With an industrial history …

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