We Try It: Cool-Weather Cruising

“Are those earmuffs?!” a man asked with a mocking note in his voice. Yes, I had to admit I’d popped them on as we sailed away from Invergordon, Scotland, on Windstar’s 300-passenger Wind Surf. A brisk breeze filled Wind Surf’s huge sails, but my ears were toasty warm, thanks to those muffs – an item [...]

Where in the World is Cruise Critic?

Cruise Critic staffers set sail every week, traveling the globe to bring you the latest cruise ship trends, port sneak peeks and onboard observations. Here’s where we are this week. (Got questions about any of the ships we’re boarding or ports we are visiting? Ask us in the comments!) Ship: Norwegian Getaway Where: Eastern Caribbean [...]

Wanderlust Wednesday: Egypt is Calling

Grand Circle’s River Anuket was specially designed to cruise the Nile River, photo captured by Cruise Critic member hawkeye1947.

Member Review of the Week: Memories on the Danube

Each week, we choose five cruise reviews written by our members, one of which is showcased as the Member Review of the Week. In the spotlight this week is Cruise Critic member pwright‘s recent cruise on the Danube River aboard Viking Delling. Overall Impression: For some, not knowing what to expect on a trip makes [...]

Where in the World is Cruise Critic?

Cruise Critic staffers set sail every week, traveling the globe to bring you the latest cruise ship trends, port sneak peeks and onboard observations. Here’s where we are this week. (Got questions about any of the ships we’re boarding or ports we are visiting? Ask us in the comments!) Ship: Disney Dream Where: We depart [...]

Wanderlust Wednesday: From the Beach to the Forest

Every Wednesday, we’ll be taking you on a journey around the world to some of the most interesting places our members have trekked, swum or merely witnessed from afar while cruising. Whether these photos inspire you to plan a relaxing escape or walk on the wild side, we hope they ignite your senses and give [...]

Cruise Critic Live: Norwegian Jewel – and Answers to NCL Dining

We had such an amazing response to last week’s Cruise Critic Live chat on Norwegian NEXT dining that there were some questions we didn’t even get to. Frank Weber, vice president of product development with Norwegian Cruise Line, joined us for the chat last week and follows up with some responses to your lingering dining [...]

Member Review of the Week: A New Way to Travel

Each week, we choose five cruise reviews written by our members, one of which is showcased as the Member Review of the Week. In the spotlight this week is Cruise Critic member Docmommy‘s recent cruise to the Alaska aboard Celebrity Solstice. Overall Impression: With only a few cruises under their belts and the majority of [...]

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