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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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Although Basil was a blur, with us arriving later in the day, We were greeted warmly and settled in on the ship with after meeting the staff and crew. The ship is well maintained and easy to navigate to the different decks and areas. The rooms were ... Read more
We chose this Alaska cruise on the Regatta for a few reasons - generally good reviews and reputation of the cruise line, the itinerary, and the excellent deal we got from our travel agent. We absolutely loved it! Only our 2nd cruise and the first ... Read more
We had previously sailed on Oceania's Marina. We appreciated the smaller size of the Regatta but otherwise found Marina much more to our liking. Regatta's staff overall ( there were some exceptions) seemed much younger, less experienced and less ... Read more
this was our 4th cruise with Thompson we choose them as we always feel we get value for money from our 1st day we really started to enjoy ourselves as embarkation ran very smoothly and our cases were at our cabin before us enabling us to unpack ... Read more
We are a party of two that sailed on the Scenic Sapphire from 27 June to 4 July 2016, our second time taking a European river cruise with Scenic. Starting at Tarascon in southern France, the cruise went up the Rhone to Lyon, then to Chalon on the ... Read more
We love to cruise the Rhone/Saone because of the beautiful ancient Roman towns and the Chateauneuf, Beaune, Beaujolais and Cotes du Rhone vinyards. Sadly this was a cruise that never happened as the rivers were flooded and the cruise ship remained ... Read more
Average at best. Orlando td
On a tour group..was staff tour director for cruise. This cruise was billed, like all American Queens...as a 5 star tour.....food, accommodations, activities. I'm giving it a 3 at best and that's pushing it. Nice enough people on board but ... Read more
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