Paul Brady is the articles editor at Travel + Leisure and the brand's expert on cruise travel. He has been covering the travel industry for more than 15 years, for outlets including Condé Nast Traveler, Skift, and The Huffington Post. Though he’s worked at both legacy and start-up media outlets and for both print magazines and digital-only publications, his reporting over the years has focused on how consumers can have better trips and the trends shaping the future of the industry. Outside of work, he's an unrepentant traveler who's fond of flipping through old passports and sailing small craft on the beautiful Hudson River.

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Latest from Paul Brady
A man sitting outside using a Google Pixel Tablet
These Brand-new Google Devices Are Perfect for Travelers — and T+L Got a Sneak Peek at the Best Features
The exterior of the Nordpol Ponant North Pole Expedition Cruise
This All-inclusive Cruise Will Take You to the Actual Top of the World
The Crystal Serenity cruises ship out on the water
This Famed Cruise Line Just Announced a New Around-the-world Cruise — Visiting 35 Countries in 5 Months
Aerial of the American Symphony river cruise ship by American Cruise Lines on the Mississippi
This Trip Will Be the Longest River Cruise in the U.S. — Visiting 20 States in 60 Days
A passenger taking photos of the glaciers while on a Alaskan Dream Cruises deck
This Incredible U.S. Cruise Brings You to 12 Glaciers in 8 Days — 21-mile-long Glaciers Included
Luggage besides a docked cruised ship
These Easy, Expert-approved Packing Tips Will Make Your Next Cruise Vacation Even Better
Aerial shot of Comoros Island
This Tropical Island Nation Is One of the Least-visited Destinations on Earth — but This 9-day Trip Will Take You There
People sunbathing at a resort on Santorini
3 Incredible Itineraries for Travelers Heading to Greece This Year
Windstar Star Legend ship exterior on the ocean blue waters
This Small Luxury Cruise Ship Just Added 2 Suites Inspired by Iconic Hotels
Two Windstar Cruises vessels at sea (one with sails, one without)
The 16 Best Cruises to Book in 2023, According to T+L's Expert
Overview of a multilevel seaside 5-bedroom villa on the island of Ibiza, Spain
Why Destination Weddings Are Becoming Full-on Group Vacations — and What Guests Should Know Before They Go
The Celebrity Beyond sailing at sea
Cruising Is Back in a Major Way — and Travelers Are Booking Trips That 'Take the Stress Out of Vacations'
Aerial view of Royal Caribbean's Icon of the Seas
The New 'Icon of the Seas' Will Have a 55-foot Waterfall, the Largest Waterpark at Sea, and Its Own 'Central Park'
The red-sailed Dunia Baru ship sailing in the waters off of Indonesia
These Stunning Yachts Are the Best Way to See Idyllic Indonesian Islands
Norwegian Cruise Line's Newest Ship, Viva
Norwegian's Newest Cruise Ship Has a Go-kart Track, Infinity Pools, and an Open-air Food Hall
A windstar cruise sails along the coast in Dubrovnik
Windstar Just Dropped the Chef Lineup for Its 2023 Culinary Cruises — and We Can't Wait to Score a Table
Interior of the Moab Field Station AutoCamp
This New, Outdoorsy Hotel Brand Will Debut in Moab, Utah, Next Year — With Cool Design and Rooms From $159 a Night
Exterior of the Explora I out at sea
This New Cruise Ship Will Come Packed with 18 Restaurants and Bars — Including a Food Hall and Whiskey Bar
Seabourn Venture expedition ship
This New Luxury Expedition Ship Has 2 Submarines, a World-class Crew, and an Amazing Spa
A large sculpture in the lobby of a hotel on Roosevelt Island
These 5 Boutique Hotel Brands Are Rapidly Expanding Around the Globe
A rental villa on the island of Kea, in Greece
Vacation Homes Are Hotter Than Ever — Here's How to Snag the Right Rental
Aman New York swimming pool
The Newest Luxury Hotel Coming to NYC Is Home to a Jaw-dropping Pool With Central Park Views
Aerial view of a group of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in Khwai river, Moremi National Park in Okavango Delta, Botswana, Africa.
This Super Luxury Safari Comes With a Private Plane to Africa's Most Exciting Camps — and Is Totally Carbon Neutral
Exterior of the Viking Venus ship in the Mediterranean
I Took a Cruise Around the Mediterranean Over the Holidays — Here's What It's Like to Be on a Ship Right Now