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Food is an integral part of cruising. If you're looking for gourmet cruise food, we can point you toward our favorite cruise ship restaurants and food-themed cruises (Top Chef, anyone?). If you just want to know more about onboard dining and what's new in cruise food, check out our tips on buffet etiquette, healthy dining and eating in port.

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92% Loved It
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Amsterdam -> Kinderdijk -> Cologne -> Koblenz -> Rudesheim -> Speyer -> Heidelberg -> Strasbourg -> Breisach -> Basel
89% Loved It
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Basel -> Breisach -> Strasbourg -> Heidelberg -> Rudesheim -> Koblenz -> Cologne -> Kinderdijk -> Amsterdam
84% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Basel -> Breisach -> Strasbourg -> Speyer -> Rudesheim -> Cologne -> Amsterdam -> Amsterdam
80% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Tokyo -> Cruising -> Pusan (Kyongju) -> Kagoshima -> Kochi -> Shimizu -> Tokyo
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We just disembarked from our Windstar cruise from Barcelona to Rome and were very happy and satisfied with our experience. The number one difference at Windstar is the Personal experience and how it is enhanced by the extraordinary crew! In just 6 ... Read more
This was our fourth cruise within three years having previously sailed with Celebrity, Holland America, and Princess. We are a couple in our mid-thirties. We chose this cruise because it fitted in with times we could both take holiday, left from ... Read more
We just came back from our cruise on the Crystal Esprit and enjoyed it very much. It’s a very new and interesting concept and they are still working out exactly what it is, I think. We thought it was terrific and would like to do it again, ... Read more
25th Anniversary Cruise Paul Watson-Rigg
07/16
We are celebrating 25 years together this year & decided on an extra special holiday. After 6 nights in New York we returned to the UK in style. We booked 3 of the nights in New York with Cunard, which I have reviewed elsewhere ... Read more
Overall Experience Living2Travel2
07/16
The ship was an exact replica of the Summit so we knew exactly where everything was. It is a nice ship but nothing new. The food was spectacular, as always. There was no need to go to one of their gourmet restaurants when you have 5 start food ... Read more
Oceania lover has fling with Seabourn Barcelona to Monte Carlo 25-07-2016 to 04-08-2016 Background This was a special surprise gift for my mothers **th birthday. The last couple of years I have been cruising on Oceania (previous on ... Read more
We have been on only two ocean cruise (but 5 river cruises) and both on the Regatta. I imagine there are better ships out there (i.e. Regent level) that could be worth all 5 stars but for our tastes, the Regatta is just fine and would have no ... Read more
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