Member Review of the Week: Family Meets Fun Ship 2.0

Cruise Ship: Carnival Glory Itinerary: Western Caribbean Member: MicheinMA Background: For MicheinMA and her family, Carnival Glory’s Fun Ship 2.0 upgrades were the perfect cure for a 10-year cruise withdrawal. She felt the food was fantastic, the shore excursions unforgettable and the ship’s overall vibe an ideal fit for her, her husband, teen and tween. […]

Member Review of the Week: Wining & Dining Across the Atlantic

Cruise Ship: Seabourn Quest Itinerary: Transatlantic, from Fort Lauderdale to Barcelona Member: travelingduo Background: Travelingduo and her partner reserved their Penthouse Spa Suite a year in advance for their transatlantic cruise onboard Seabourn Quest. With an itinerary full of sea days, the two enjoyed a fair share of variety. From restaurant hopping and spa perk […]

Member Review of the Week: A First Cruise Celebration

Cruise Ship: Norwegian Jewel Itinerary: Western Caribbean Member: anshad Background: Streamers and a large cake greeted anshad and his wife in their Norwegian Jewel cabin. The two had booked their first cruise to celebrate her cancer remission. Between the onboard entertainment and shore excursions, they had quite a few favorite memories. Onboard Highlight: The port […]

Member Review of the Week: A Spa-Goer’s Southern Caribbean Cruise

Cruise Ship: Celebrity Summit Itinerary: Southern Caribbean Member: Jupiter567 Background: Two weeks of pampering, two different cabins and endless Caribbean sun were a few of the many highlights on Jupiter567 and her husband’s back-to-back Celebrity cruise. While she enjoyed hours in the spa and downtime with a good book in the Persian Garden, her husband […]

Member Review of the Week: Deja Vu Under the Caribbean Sun

Cruise Ship: Holland America’s Eurodam Itinerary: Western Caribbean Member: loveandcruises Background: With 32 cruises on five cruise lines under her belt, loveandcruises has plenty of experience on the high seas. She says, “People will often ask me, ‘What is your favorite line?’ and I’ll answer that every line has its merits, but if you want […]

Member Review of the Week: Traditional vs. Freestyle Dining

Cruise Ship: Norwegian Getaway Itinerary: Eastern Caribbean Member: Alwaazl8 Background: As a seasoned Royal Caribbean and Celebrity cruiser, Alwaazl8 enjoyed the two cruise lines’ offerings — including the traditional cruise dining style of set dining times and tablemates. But Norwegian’s freestyle atmosphere sparked Alwaazl8’s curiosity, and they decided to test the waters on Norwegian Getaway. […]

Member Review of the Week: Spring Break Sun, Sand & Solitude

Cruise Ship: Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas Itinerary: Western Caribbean Member: kinesiologynerd Background: A pair of empty deck chairs and two pina coladas were calling kinesiologynerd’s and his girlfriend’s name, when the college couple snagged a Spring Break deal on Independence of the Seas. As first time cruisers, they decided to test the waters […]

Member Review of the Week: A Perfect Match

Cruise Ship: Regent’s Seven Seas Navigator Itinerary: Eastern Caribbean Member: NJtripper Background: Steering clear of recreational activities and over-the-top formal nights, seasoned cruisers NJtripper and her husband found their perfect match on Regent Seven Seas’ 490-passenger ship. They were aiming for an intimate cruise experience with first-class service, peace and quiet and a flavorful itinerary […]

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