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VIDEO PODCAST – Silver Discoverer Finds Glaciers and Otters and Bears! Oh, My!

Join us onboard the Silver Discoverer from Silversea Expeditions as we continue our live cruise reviews with the video below. In our final live cruise review from onboard the Silver Discoverer, we explore Holgate Glacier and its surrounding scenery as well as Alaskan wildlife like seagulls, otters, and bears! Please feel free to reach out to us…

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Construction Update: New Quantum of the Seas’ Staterooms Assemble

Final touches are being made onboard the new Quantum of the Seas from Royal Caribbean International as her staterooms are assembled and installed at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The interesting new video below features the modular cabin construction process… The cruise line has also recently announced its full lineup of entertainment for the…

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VIDEO – Disney Magic Review: Entertainment

Check out our latest review and tour series from onboard the newly redesigned Disney Magic from Disney Cruise Line. In this video, we evaluate the ship’s entertainment: productions shows, guest entertainers, Walt Disney Theatre, character meet-and-greets, fireworks, Buena Vista Theatre, Funnel Vision, and Pirates in the Caribbean. Mobile and Cruise Nav Users – Please use this link…

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VIDEO – Veendam Review: Dining

Check out our latest review and tour series from onboard Holland America Line‘s Veendam. In this video, we evaluate the ship’s dining: Dive-In at the Terrace Grill gourmet burgers and hot dogs, taco bar, Lido Bar, The Bar at the Retreat, Slice pizzeria, Lido Restaurant, Canaletto Italian specialty restaurant, Explorations Cafe, Rotterdam Dining Room, Pinnacle Grill,…

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VIDEO PODCAST – Silversea Expeditions Reaches Remote Flora and Fauna of Alaska

Join us onboard the Silver Discoverer from Silversea Expeditions as we continue our live cruise reviews with the video below. As the Silver Discoverer makes its way farther into Alaskan waters, the landscape becomes more dramatic at Lake Bay, Dutch Harbour, Castle Bay, and Unga Spit with waterfalls, mountains, clouds, a petrified forest, and wildlife like eagles,…

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U-T SAN DIEGO – Queen Mary 2 Is Modern-Day Step Back in Time

In this month’s U-T San Diego newspaper article, I convey the experience of sailing onboard Cunard Cruise Line‘s Queen Mary 2 for her historic 10th anniversary transatlantic crossing. To access our U-T San Diego article, click on the link below: Queen Mary 2 Is Modern-Day Step Back in Time HEADER IMAGE SOURCE: JASON LEPPERT

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Regent Begins Building Brand New Seven Seas Explorer

Regent Seven Seas Cruises began construction today on its brand new Seven Seas Explorer luxury cruise ship. The first piece of steel was ceremoniously cut at the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa, Italy. This first part of the ship will be incorporated into the owner’s suite onboard, described by the line as “opulent, one-of-a-kind” and “unlike…

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Norwegian Cruise Line Orders Two Additional Breakaway Plus Ships

Following the success of the new Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway, Norwegian Cruise Line today announced the order of two more Breakaway Plus-class ships, this in addition to the Norwegian Escape under construction and Norwegian Bliss already on order. “Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway have proven themselves as industry game-changers and are extremely popular with our…

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Viking Star Float Out Photo and Video Tour

A brand new cruise line – Viking Ocean Cruises – is nearer to its introduction with the recent float out of its first vessel, the Viking Star. And now the new cruise ship has a godmother: Trude Drevland, the mayor of Bergen, Norway. “For our first ocean ship it was very important to have a godmother…

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Carnival Freedom Refurbishment Photo Tour

The Carnival Freedom from Carnival Cruise Lines recently emerged from an extensive refurbishment wherein a large number of new features were introduced. Rather than just write about them, we’ve rounded up all the best infographics and images in one place below… Click Images to Enlarge (Copyright © Carnival Cruise Lines) Dining: Guy’s Burger Joint (Copyright © Carnival…

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