From the initial cutting of steel to the maiden voyage, member macusr watched Royal Princess unfold right before her eyes. And after waiting 500 days for her turn to cruise, she was ready to live the dream. Her expectations were high. As a Platinum-status cruiser, she had sailed Princess many times in the past, with Emerald [...]
“Change is a good thing,” as they say… but when it comes to picking a style of cruising, deviating from the norm can be tricky. Member favoritevacation and her husband did a lot of research before embarking on their first big ship: Norwegian Epic. Having sailed many on many “smaller” ships in the past, they [...]
It had been too long since member JennSTX sailed aboard Carnival Triumph. So when she finally booked some bonding time with her seven-year-old son, it not only marked her third cruise on the ship, but also her first time since it had been revitalized with the “Fun Ship 2.0″ upgrades.
What’s the best cure for stress? Some turn to the candle-lit bubble bath, coupled with a glass of wine for temporary relief. For others, it’s retail therapy. But member lorihelms‘s antidote was four days spent on Golden Princess. After a few strenuous weeks at work, she and her husband snagged a last-minute deal to unwind [...]
After a great deal of driving and sightseeing on their last few vacations, member harrylime and his wife were ready to unwind. The Staten Islanders treated themselves to an Aqua Class cabin on Celebrity Summit — their third cruise with the line and first on the ship. After enjoying a quick transfer to Cape Liberty, [...]
Despite finding their ideal cruise years ago aboard the now retired 114-passenger Spirit of Oceanus, member PDX Steve and his wife were open to new cruise experiences. Oceania’s 1,258-passenger Marina caught their eyes as they were browsing through Cruise Critic member reviews, so the couple booked its 25-day South Pacific sailing out of Sydney.
Most people don’t think Hawaii can be seen in just one week. But member Max Creek begs to differ. He and his family chose Norwegian’s Pride of America as their ticket into the islands, which they had never visited. Their mission: To explore as much as they could in the one-week sailing. The ship’s itinerary [...]
Tennessee natives gsully and his wife found their true calling more than 7,000 nautical miles away from home, in a place they knew little of until their New Zealand/Australia cruise aboard Celebrity Solstice. Everything about his cruise left him wanting just as much more. The two opted to spend a few nights in Auckland before [...]keep looking »