Violence And Threats On A Cruise From Hell


UPDATE: This morning, Carnival Cruise Line’s Brand Ambassador, John Heald, released a statement via his Facebook page. It read: Good morning. We are deeply concerned by the incidents that occurred onboard Carnival Legend as the safety and security of our guests and crew is our number one priority. We apply a zero tolerance approach to excessive […]

Carnival Sets The Record Straight On Tipping And Balcony Doors

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We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: If you’re not following Carnival’s Brand Ambassador John Heald on Facebook, you should be. Not only is he wildly entertaining, but he routinely provides answers to questions which come up time and again among passengers. Over the past few days, he addressed a popular rumor and […]

Cruise Critic Releases Awards for 2018

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Cruise Critic has announced the winners of their 8th annual Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards. The site features over 350,000 cruise reviews, covering approximately 500 of the most popular cruise ships. Large Ship Category Celebrity Cruises was this year’s big winner in the large ship category, winning five awards including Best Overall, Best Dining, Best […]

Princess Cays Renovations Are Completed

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Princess Cruises’ private island destination Princess Cays has been renovated and is now ready for guests to return. The piece of paradise features program enhancements, renovated areas, and new MedallionNet wifi, the only cruise line private island to offer connectivity ashore. Cruise Critic ranked Princess Cays among the top cruise line private islands last year, […]

Cruise Ship 101: Your Guide To Disembarkation

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Disembarkation morning is by far the worst day of the cruise. It’s when the cruise line kicks you off the ship so they can clean your stateroom and get it ready for the next batch of guests. How soon or early you want to get off the ship is up to you, however, there are […]

Millennials are Becoming Cruising’s Biggest Fans

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Not only are cruises the fastest growing part of the vacation industry, but they are now one of the hottest vacation choices for millennials. In the 2018 Cruise Travel Report prepared for the Cruise Lines International Association, cruising was the top vacation choice in every age range. Millennials were the group that are most likely to say […]

Details on Cunard’s Special Fashion Week Cruise Unveiled


Cunard will see their flagship Queen Mary 2 set sail for New York Fashion Week this September, joined by undergraduates from the University of Westminster. The students are set to become the first in the world to showcase their collection on the official London Fashion Week schedule. Undergraduates from the university’s Fashion Design BA Honors course will […]

Trip Report: Carnival Magic in Costa Maya

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We knew leaving Mahogany Bay last night that the Carnival Magic was going to be in for a windy ride to Costa Maya. We were sailing through the kind of weather that, on the higher decks, could create a heck of a wind tunnel and make opening and shutting your door a real challenge. By […]

Cruise Podcast: Enchantment of the Seas 2018 Review + Cruise News

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[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Enchantment of the Seas Review + Cruise News” artist=”Cruise Radio” social_email=”true” ] On this episode, we hear a review of Enchantment of the Seas from Kathy, who took a 60 person group onboard for a three-night Bahamas sailing. She talks about the dining, her grand suite, the amenities onboard, and their surprise sea […]