Poll Position: Will You Still Cruise?

A few weeks ago, when Carnival Triumph had engine troubles that left more than 4,000 passengers adrift at sea with little power, we posed a question to our readers about whether the incident would hamper their love of cruising. The response was an overwhelming “no way!” Now, following a week in which Carnival Dream, Carnival […]

Poll Position: Triumph or Tragedy? Has Carnival Done Enough?

Last week, Cruise Critic headquarters was consumed by the news that Carnival Triumph had experienced a fire, leaving more than 4,000 passengers without power, hot food and working toilets. We monitored the saga closely as the ship was aided by sister vessels and eventually towed to Mobile. Now that everyone is safely ashore and officials […]

Poll Position: ‘Big Game’ Homeports

Hype was everywhere during the past week as the 49ers geared up to take on the Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII. Even if you’re not the biggest football fan, you may still be able to appreciate a good commercial or two … or a valid excuse to eat enough to feed a small army. As […]

Pimp My Cabin: 8 Ways to Deck Out Your Onboard Dwelling

Welcome to Cabin Week! Every day this week, we’ll be highlighting our cabin-themed content, giving you great tips on everything from choosing the right cabin to getting upgrades and making a small stateroom feel more homey. Look for new blogs every day on the Lido Deck, as well as our best advice in our Ultimate […]

Destination: Cruise. Where Will You Sail in 2013?

In the world of modern-day cruising, ships have become so large they’re often destinations in themselves. But there’s still something to be said for the places your ship will take you. That’s why we here at Cruise Critic have been mulling over what we think will be the top destinations to visit in 2013. After […]

Poll Position: Which New Cruise Ship Has You Excited?

As 2012 winds down, we here at the Cruise Critic offices are looking to 2013 and wondering which of the upcoming new ships have you flat-out fidgeting with curiosity. There are tons of river ships launching, in addition to larger vessels like Royal Princess, Norwegian Breakaway and MSC Preziosa, among others.

Poll Position: Seasonal Sailing

As the late-fall chill sets in, it’s gotten the folks here at Cruise Critic thinking about voyages to warmer climes. But that doesn’t mean cold-weather sailings don’t have merit. It had us wondering which season is best for setting sail.

Poll Position: A Cruise With a Big, Red Bow

The holidays are quickly approaching, and naturally, we here at Cruise Critic happen to think the best gift ever would be a shiny, new cruise — with a big, red bow, of course. So, we wondered just how many of you would give someone else a cruise as present.

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