‘Twas the Night Before the Cruise

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LISTEN TO POEM HERE [smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/NITE_BEFORE_CRUISE.mp3″ title=”Cruise Radio” artist=”Twas the Night Before the Cruise” social_email=”true” ] ‘Twas the night before the cruise, when all through the house Everyone was packing; have you seen Mom’s blue blouse? The kids’ luggage was set by the back door with care, In hopes that they’d remembered to pack formal […]

RCR 016: American Queen Steamboat Company | Mississippi River Cruise

This week we are giving you a review of American Queen Steamboat Company’s American Queen. Doug recently took a three-night voyage from New Orleans on this 19th-century steamboat and will give you a comprehensive review. While onboard, Ted Sykes, President of American Queen Steamboat Company sat down and chatted with him about the American Queen, the […]

RCR 015: Things to Know About AmaWaterways + Sea Days on River Cruises

Today, we get 5 things you need to know about AmaWaterways from Sherry. Plus, on our Ask the Expert segment, Chris stops by to compare and contrast ocean cruise sea days vs river scenic cruising. Resources Mentioned Chris’ Viking Cruise Blog Sherry’s ‘Top 10 Reasons I Like AmaWaterways’ Listen Here: Featured photo: flickr/creative commons View […]

The 12 Days of Cruising: 2 Exciting New Ships

On the 2nd day of Christmas my true love gave to me: 2 stunning new cruise ships. What better way to celebrate the New Year than with new cruise ships? Here are 2 ships that will keep the wonder and joy of the season all year long in 2017. 1. MSC Meraviglia Wonder. That’s what […]

RCR 014: Sailing Viking River Cruises in Europe

Nancy gives us a detailed review of her Viking River Cruises sailing. She leaves no stone unturned when she gives the complete lowdown on the Viking longship, the destinations, and what to expect when sailing with Viking River Cruises. Listen Here: Featured photo: flickr creative commons View All Cruises Powered by Cruiseline.com

RCR 013: River Cruise from Italy | CroisiEurope

On this episode, we get a review of Europe-based river cruise line CroisiEurope from Sherry. Sherry took a five-night sailing on this line. What makes this cruise line unique when it does sailings out of Venice, Italy, is it returns to the same pier every night – and only ventures out during the daytime. Resources […]

RCR 012: Danube Waltz Viking River Cruise Review

Howard and his family returned from a seven-night European Viking River Cruise along the Danube River. Hear his review of this Viking longship, the destinations the experienced, and his post-cruise tour. He also shares why he keeps returning to Viking River Cruises. Chris Owen tackles a listener question about the warmest time to take a […]

Holland America Wins Travel Weekly Awards

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At a gala dinner earlier this month, Travel Weekly revealed the winners of their 14th Annual Readers Choice Awards.  Holland America took top honors in two categories: Best World Cruise Itinerary and Best Private Island. The line was selected by readers during two voting phases, and was one of only a few cruise lines to […]

5 Benefits of Having Travel Insurance for Your Cruise

A listener recently wrote in asking why they should buy travel insurance, suggesting it’s not actually worth the money. Coincidentally, we also received a letter from a listener who wanted to share their insurance-related story. So I’m going to let THEIR letter answer the original listener’s question. We missed our cruise today because of a […]