VIDEO – Un-Cruise Adventures’ S.S. Legacy Review

Come aboard the S.S. Legacy coastal steamer replica from Un-Cruise Adventures for our latest cruise ship review and tour video. Mobile and Cruise Nav Users – Please use this link to view video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVVKA62qzT8 Here we return to including our accommodations, activities, dining and entertainment evaluations in a single video as we review the Commander Cabins, Admiral…

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Silversea Cruises Unveils New Identity Design and Website

Silversea Cruises has unveiled a new graphic look spearheaded by its brand new website. As a graphic designer myself, I appreciate the understated elegance of the new identity design that maintains the luxury cruise line’s classic logo accented with color and black & white images and a perfectly simple layout. The new Silversea website features…

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Never Bored Onboard: Holland America Line’s Dancing with the Stars: At Sea

EDITOR’S NOTE: My mom and contributing writer at Popular Cruising, Darlene Leppert, returns with her fun column, Never Bored Onboard, and an evaluation of the 2014 Dancing with the Stars: At Sea champions cruise… Even though our current Holland America Line sailing on the Westerdam is all about the Dancing with the Stars: At Sea champions cruise, there…

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VIDEO PODCAST – Holland America Line’s Westerdam Experience: Caribbean Shore Excursions

Holland America Line‘s Westerdam is this year’s host for the Dancing with the Stars: At Sea Champions Cruise, exclusively on HAL, and we’re onboard this week covering the festivities with lots of dance content still to come. In the meantime, join us as we experience a sampling of Caribbean shore excursions off-board the Westerdam. In…

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Celebrity Cruises Set to Introduce Two Entirely New Ships

Celebrity Cruises just announced its plans to build two new cruise ships currently dubbed Project EDGE. Bucking the trend of bigger is better, the new class of ship will actually be smaller than the largest in the current Celebrity fleet. At 117,000-gross tons, the two sister ships will be sized between the Millennium-class and Solstice-class…

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises Releases First Image of Upcoming Seven Seas Explorer

The upcoming Seven Seas Explorer from Regent Seven Seas Cruises has emerged from the computer with the luxury cruise ship’s first rendering (shown above). In fact, the ship is already under construction and will soon appear in reality. Also, the cruise line has launched a new microsite dedicated to Explorer providing even more information including images…

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Margaritaville Set to Board Norwegian Cruise Line’s Next Norwegian Escape

Norwegian Cruise Line, with the help of none other than Jimmy Buffett himself (pictured center above), has just announced that the first Margaritaville at Sea will set sail aboard the company’s forthcoming Norwegian Escape (rendered below). Also ready to debut onboard in 2015 will be the 5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar and music venue at The Waterfront….

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VIDEO – YouTube Channel Trailer and Sizzle Reel

We’re pleased to share with you our newly produced YouTube channel trailer and sizzle reel. If you haven’t already done so, we encourage you to please subscribe to our channel to stay up-to-date with all of our latest high definition ship reviews, tours and experiences. Subscribe to the Popular Cruising YouTube channel at the following…

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New Costa Cruise Tours to Offer Cultural Immersion Onboard and Off

Costa Cruises will start offering land extensions to its authentic Italian cruises with Costa Cruise Tours. In partnership with Central Holidays, inclusive pre-cruise tours will be offered for cruise departures from Barcelona, Marseille, Civitavecchia and Savona. These land tours will be paired with sailings onboard Costa’s two newest ships – the just launched Costa Diadema…

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Seabourn Orders Second Larger Luxury Liner

Seabourn Cruise Line has announced that it has expanded its new cruise ship order to two vessels. The first previously announced luxury liner will launch in late 2016, and the second will launch in spring 2018. The ships will be based on the design of the Seabourn Odyssey (pictured above), Seabourn Sojourn and Seabourn Quest but will…

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