Crewmembers boasting vintage uniforms and warm smiles lined up to greet member VikingExplorer as she prepared to endeavor on her 38th cruise, this one aboard Cunard Line’s‘s Queen Mary 2. Images of the long-lived Queen Mary that she remembered from her childhood resurfaced upon setting foot on the ship’s heir. But she knew the modern rendition [...]
A travel junkie yet new to cruising, member kctenad1 didn’t know what to expect when he hit the high seas with his family. (While scanning through member reviews as if studying for a college exam sheds some light, every traveler is different.) After his vacation conquest of the Carnival Cruise Line ship bearing the same [...]
A cruise from Nova Scotia to New England seemed like the perfect itinerary, and with a price tag to back it up, member dawnster1014 met Holland America for the first time. She and her husband spent a night in Old Montreal before setting out to sea onboard Maasdam. With a day to explore by foot, [...]
It wasn’t until her Alaskan cruise aboard Silver Shadow that Cruise Critic member SuzCruise understood why people always want to know who the captain is beforehand. As fairly avid cruisers and whale-watchers, SuzCruise and her husband had never witnessed anything like their first Silversea experience. Meandering through channels like a needle and thread, the ship [...]
If Hawaii were a flavor, it would probably taste something like a medley of tropical fruit, rich coffee and rain-kissed honeysuckles. From trekking down the Road to Hana to a helicopter ride over the famous scene of Jurassic Park, member puddles99 and her husband’s cruise to the islands allowed them to digest every piece of [...]
Maritime travels to Alaska, Hawaii, the Panama Canal, Caribbean and Mexico have turned Cruise Critic member orangevet and her husband into seasoned cruisers of the western hemisphere. But the couple were in search of something new. Intrigued by Western Europe and the British Isles, they decided to set sail aboard Holland America‘s Ryndam. From the [...]
Blessed with beautiful weather and that “new ship scent,” member KevLK only faced one downside aboard Norwegian Breakaway: There weren’t enough hours in the day. Having cruised with Norwegian Cruise Line in the past, he was sure the ship’s maiden voyage would live up to the expectations he held.
Seldom do we get the chance to put our busy lives on hold, which is why we deserve to be treated like royalty when it’s time to cruise again. Member glomarrone was excited about her first time sailing with Princess, and after hopping onboard Crown Princess in Fort Lauderdale a few days into the 17-night, [...]« go back — keep looking »