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Viking River Cruises Introduces New Ships and Itineraries for 2015

Just weeks ago, Viking River Cruises introduced another 14 of its newest Viking Longship designs and placed two new Longship-variants in Portugal. Following this year’s record-breaking ship launch, the line plans to continue expanding into 2015 with even more new riverboats and itineraries. New Ships Currently, there are 30 Viking Longships – revolutionary new riverboat designs that feature space-maximized…

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CRUIZE CAST – Cruise Ship Main Dining Review

Kaleigh, James and I on Cruize Cast evaluate cruise ship dining and discuss my experience on Holland America Line‘s Nieuw Amsterdam for Dancing with the Stars: At Sea. My co-hosts describe the episode as follows: We discuss the details of the main dining room on cruises including the difference between traditional and anytime dining, how cruise dining differs from…

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VIDEO – Azamara Quest Review: Entertainment & AzAmazing Evenings

See what an AzAmazing Evening from Azamara Club Cruises and the entertainment on the Azamara Quest are like. In this video, we showcase the onboard and off-board festivities that make Azamara’s signature brand of cruising and destination immersion so unique. Cruise Nav and Mobile Users – Please use this link to view video: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8oRXXwN2o_k What is your opinion of the entertainment…

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Regal Princess Shipyard Photo Tour

The new Regal Princess from Princess Cruises will set sail next month, May of 2014, and before her inaugural festivities, we thought we’d share a collection of photos from the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy over the last few months as she has been prepared. The new cruise ship will be a nearly identical sister ship…

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VIDEO PODCAST – Viking River Cruises Profile

On this week’s episode of the Popular Cruising Video Podcast, discover what to expect on a river cruise and aboard Viking River Cruises and the line’s newest Viking Longships specifically. We feature the onboard and off-board experience with the following illustrated topics: staterooms and suites, dining, entertainment, port destinations, guided shore excursions and inclusions. To access…

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CRUISE RADIO – Viking River Cruises Review

Popular Cruising makes its Cruise Radio debut as we discuss our latest Viking River Cruises preview sailing in the Bordeaux region of France. Doug Parker and Jason Leppert chat about the river cruise line, the innovative Viking Longships and the off-board experience, all as compared to ocean cruising. CRUISE RADIO – Viking River Cruises Review is continued…

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Quantum of the Seas Construction Update – Photo & Video Tour

Royal Caribbean International just finished announcing the expansive list of dining options that will be available on the upcoming Quantum of the Seas, and the ship itself just completed its initial assembly at the shipyard. The final building block was hoisted into place at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany (as seen above) on April 1,…

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VIDEO PODCAST – Clara Oman Covers “Let It Go” on Disney Magic

In this week’s episode of the Popular Cruising Video Podcast, watch as the wonderfully talented Disney Cruise Line entertainer, Clara Oman, performs her cover rendition of “Let It Go” from Frozen in Keys onboard the Disney Magic in the After Hours adults-only section of the cruise ship. To access the show on iTunes, click on the…

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The Good Life Onboard Viking River Cruises’ Latest Longships

How do you define onboard comfort? For me, it’s about feeling as much at home on an ocean cruise ship or riverboat as I do in my city of origin, and Viking River Cruises is a fine example of that kind of atmosphere. In fact, the line describes the approach as understated elegance. Other riverboats…

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Uniworld Boutique River Cruises Christens New S.S. Catherine

Today, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises and French actress godmother, Catherine Deneuve, christened and launched the new S.S. Catherine in Lyon, France. Like on its sister ship, the S.S. Antoinette, “S.S.” stands for Super Ship, and while there are common features between the two, the exterior design is much more modern and yacht-like this time around. The…

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