Spoiler Alert: ‘MasterChef’ Winner to Join Culinary Theme Cruise This Fall

On Tuesday, Courtney Lapresi was named the winner of season five of popular Fox television show “MasterChef.” Following her win, she’ll be appearing on the first-ever “MasterChef” cruise aboard Holland America’s Westerdam, November 8-15, calling on Grand Turk, San Juan, St. Thomas and the private island of Half Moon Cay. As the season five winner, [...]

September Caption Contest

It’s a new month — time September’s caption contest! Come up with your most creative and witty caption (but please, keep it clean) for this shot, taken by Cruise Critic member marcyn, and post it in the comments section below. Limit your entry to one caption. You have until noon next Monday, September 22 to [...]

Wanderlust Wednesday: The Beautiful Beaches of Spain

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.

Member Review of the Week: It Only Took One Cruise….

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 C0K3R‘s recent cruise on the Western Caribbean aboard Carnival Paradise. Overall Impression: It only took once cruise to get first timer C0K3R hooked [...]

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 [...]

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