Member Review of the Week: Solo in South America

Cruise Ship: Princess Cruises’ Golden Princess Itinerary: South America and Antarctica Member: ccastner Background: This Rio-to-Valparaiso cruise was two years in the making. So when solo cruiser ccastner finally decided to take the plunge, he knew exactly what he needed to plan the perfect vacation — which included a balcony cabin (see why, below). Between […]

Cruise Critic Live: Getting the Best Cruise Experience for the Best Value

Editor’s Note: This chat has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a future date. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stay tuned. Saving is important, but so is having the trip of a lifetime. Cruise Planners is an American Express Travel representative and the nation’s largest network of home-based travel agents. We spoke with CEO […]

Wanderlust Wednesday: Under the Tuscan Sun

Destination: Positano, Italy Highlight: This picturesque cliffside village on Italy’s Amalfi Coast is easily accessible from the port of Naples. Explore the streets’ many restaurants, boutiques and sights such as the Church of Santa Maria Assunta. Don’t forget to try the Limoncello! Member: lexfrank Every Wednesday, we’ll be taking you on a journey around the […]

Member Review of the Week: Last-Minute Bliss

Cruise Ship: Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas Itinerary: Southern Caribbean Member: baseball1210 Overall Impression: When baseball1210 set out to snag a last-minute deal in the Southern Caribbean, he was open to trying a new cruise line if the stars were aligned. Alas, he found the perfect itinerary and price for a Royal Caribbean ship […]

Where in the World is Cruise Critic?

Ship: Fred. Olsen Boudicca Where: Madeira and the Canary Islands Who: Adam Coulter, U.K. Editor Why There? We’ll be checking out Fred.’s newly refurbished Boudicca, as well as visiting five Canary Islands – La Palma, La Gomera, Tenerife, Las Palmas and Lanzarote – in five days! We’ll be writing about some of the extraordinary excursions […]

Wanderlust Wednesday: A Sparkling Sailaway

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: Give It a Whirl

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 dafuser’s recent Eastern Caribbean cruise aboard Norwegian Jewel. Overall Impression: Norwegian’s Freestyle cruising style seemed like a fun way for Carnival regulars, dafuser and his […]

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 […]

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