November 2014 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper: Tropical Vista

Get your November 2014 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper! The nights are getting longer in the Northern Hemisphere and sweaters have replaced short sleeves. Miss your bikini already? We hope this photo of a cruise ship moored in the tropics inspires you to start thinking about booking your winter holidays. Here’s how to put this photo on your […]

Two Cruise Experts Dish About Their Years at Sea

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend months out of the year on a cruise ship? Now imagine getting paid for the privilege. If that sounds like the life for you, you can be jealous of Douglas Ward, author of the annual “Berlitz Cruising & Cruise Ships” guidebook, who spends about […]

Wanderlust Wednesday: British Virgin Islands

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: The Perfect Excuse

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 Love2Dance4Me!’s recent cruise to Canada and New England on Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas. Overall Impression: A work-related convention at sea was the perfect […]

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: Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the […]

Wanderlust Wednesday: From the Glaciers 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 […]

Member Review of the Week: Chasing Destinations

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_P’s recent cruise to Spain on Holland America’s Rotterdam. Overall Impression: Driven by their wanderlust for European favorites Cadiz and Lisbon, Dave_P (a small ship […]

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: Paul Gauguin’s flagship, Paul Gauguin […]

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