For the last year, pretty much everyone has struggled to answer one question: how do we know when the pandemic is over? Well, it depends on your personal barometer for normalcy. Is it when Costco brings back free samples? When buffets reopen? For me, the most hopeful sign of normalcy is the return of cruising.
In early 2020, cruise ships were viewed as petri dishes for COVID-19 outbreaks, and it was one of the first industries to shut down fully. Now cruising is making a comeback, with many cruise lines having implemented health protocols designed to give travelers peace of mind.
The summer of 2021 will be known as the season cruising finally returned, and there are already tons of voyages waiting to be booked. Here are some 2021 cruises you should consider taking.