February 2015 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper: Aft Dreams

Get your February 2015 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper! There’s nothing we like better than a view of the water (especially when the view from our office is so wintry!) Here’s hoping that this desktop calendar takes you to warmer climes, at least in your mind. Here’s how to put this photo on your computer, tablet or […]

Wanderlust Wednesday: “I’ve A Feeling We’re Not in Kansas Anymore”

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 […]

Member Review of the Week: Margaritas on the Beach? Happy New Year!

Each week, we choose five cruise reviews written by our members, and showcase one as the Member Review of the Week. In the spotlight this week is Cruise Critic member dave.s’ recent Western Caribbean cruise aboard Caribbean Princess. Overall Impression: Two reclining chairs on a minisuite balcony were calling dave.s and his wife’s names when […]

Cruising ‘Round the World: P&O Australia Ships Come Together

With cruising an international pastime, we at Cruise Critic love hearing about the ways our friends around the world like to sail. With our crackerjack Australia Editor Louise Goldsbury now on staff, you’ll now see periodic dispatches from Down Under, as we explore what’s up in the land of Oz. Today’s topic: Celebrating “Australia Day.” […]

Cruise Critic Live: We Chat with Celebrity about Suites, Spas and Signature Sailings

Ready to splurge? Celebrity Cruises has set the bar high when it comes to "modern luxury" on a mainstream cruise ship, and will announce even more innovations in the next two weeks. We’re looking forward to getting the lowdown on Suites, Spas and Signature Sailings from Jo Rzymowska, managing director of Celebrity Cruises U.K. & […]

Cruise Critic at the New York Times Travel Show

Cruise Critic at the New York Times Travel Show Looking for some cruise inspiration? There’s no better place to check out all the cruise lines in one place – and grab a few glossy brochures –  than the New York Times Travel Show. Held at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City this […]

Cruising For Life? Pick Your Ship!

Here at Cruise Critic, we’ve been mildly obsessed with the story of “Mama Lee” — Lee Wachtstetter — the 86-year-old former Florida resident who has lived onboard Crystal Serenity for nearly seven years. Selling your possessions and hitting the high seas, in high Crystal Cruises style no less, is a dream that few people will […]

Wanderlust Wednesday: Toes in the Sand

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 […]

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