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Cruise Critic Live!: Choose Your Perfect River Cruise

Considering a river cruise? Then you won’t wan to miss our next Cruise Critic Live! chat, Choosing Your Perfect River, on Wednesday, March 18 at 12 p.m. EDT. During the chat, we’ll be talking with two of Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection’s top brass — President and CEO Guy Young and UK Managing Director Kathryn […]

Combine Lines to Create Your Perfect Cruise Ship!

Imagine you’re a cruise ship designer. You have a blank check, and you’ve been given free reign to create your ideal cruise ship. The only constraint? You have to select features from existing cruise lines. This brilliant topic for what could be endless debate was, of course, posed on the Cruise Critic forums and has […]

An American and a Bunch of Europeans Walk onto a Cruise Ship

A funny and heartening conversation took place on our forums recently. Somebody felt they’d been mistreated on a cruise, got grumpy and came on the forums to vent about the injustice of it all. Sounds pretty standard, right? However, in doing so, the original poster generalized that all of Europe is full of rude people […]

Cruise Confession: I Showed up for My Cruise… A Year Early

It happens to everyone. You book something when you’re not paying attention and you get the dates wrong. Normally you catch the mistake in time, but worst-case scenario, you endure some mild embarrassment when you show up on the wrong day/week/month, right? One of our members took that scenario to the extreme, and has likely […]

Decreasing Your Creases: How to Get That Wrinkle-Free Look Onboard

It’s a common problem for me when I travel, and now I know I’m not alone. How do I keep myself looking presentable when I’ve stuffed a week’s worth of clothing into a small suitcase? It seems no matter whether I carefully fold, gently roll or even use a three-suit garment bag, my clothes come […]

Just Back From…Oasis of the Seas: What’s New After its Makeover?

Before boarding Oasis of the Seas — the 5,400-passenger Royal Caribbean ship that gave new meaning to the term "mega-ship" when it launched in 2009 (only sister ship Allure of the Seas is bigger) — I expected it to feel like a combination of a Las Vegas hotel and an amusement park. And with a […]

Live from…Thomson Majesty, Post Refurb

I’m onboard Thomson Majesty, the most recent addition to the Thomson Cruises fleet, as well as one of the most popular ships on the Cruise Critic website. In spite of being the line’s newest ship, the 1,462-passenger Majesty is a veteran vessel, having sailed for Norwegian Cruise Line and Louis Cruises before being picked up […]

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