Trip Report, Day 3: Wine Country on Portugal River Cruise

This morning kicked off with breakfast in the main dining room before more scenic cruising. Having worked really hard recently to drop 30 pounds, I’m trying to be careful about what I eat.  But I can’t lie, the homemade chocolate croissants they have on this ship are the definition of tempting, and I’ve been weak… […]

Regal Princess Wraps Up Caribbean Season

Princess Cruises’ Regal Princess wrapped up her 2017 winter season from Port Everglades on Sunday and steamed towards Hamburg, Germany in Northern Europe for the summer. Along the way she’ll stop in Ponta Delgada, Paris, Brussels, and Rotterdam. In September, Regal will head to New York City for a series of Canada/New England voyages before repositioning […]

Carnival Legend Prepares for Alaska Cruises

Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Legend said goodbye to Australia over the weekend after spending her third summer season in the land down under. The ship departed Sydney, setting sail on a 19-night cruise to Hawaii ahead of the Alaskan cruise season. Alaska Cruises for Summer 2017 Her first Alaskan cruise will be an eight-night sailing from […]

7 Things to Expect on a CroisiEurope River Cruise

While a river cruise is in many ways vastly different from your typical ocean cruise, the same principle applies: The ship is basically a floating hotel allowing you the opportunity to wake up in a different city every day. I recently had the opportunity to sail aboard the newly-christened CroisiEurope river ship the MS Miquel […]