James and Kaleigh discuss their recent New Year's cruise on the Caribbean Princess. They provide details on staterooms, the ship, entertainment, port and of course, there is plenty of dining and food talk. The new port of Houston is also highlighted with tips for sailing out of this new Western Caribbean embarkation port.
This week we discuss luxury cruising, specifically Silverseas, with Jason and our guest, Darlene. They detail the tangible differences of a luxury line including dining, staterooms, and inclusions. Jason also interviews Silver Spirit cruise director, Don Fluke, who gives us an insider's perspective of the cruise line. Cruise news features a new ship for Galveston.
Mike Faust of CruiseCurrents.com joins us this week to review Holland America's Eurodam. He gives details on dining, staterooms, daily entertainment, nightly shows and much more! Cruise news features many new exciting announcements from Princess Cruise Lines and a peek at what might be coming from two other cruise lines.
Listen to our complete review of the Crown Princess with details on dining, entertainment, activities, ship layout, staterooms and more! Cruise news features stories from Carnival, Grand Cayman and Venice.
This week we discuss which ships are the best to sail if you don't want to spend anything extra on board. Which ships have the best included food, entertainment and amenities? Which ones represent the best value? While we disagree somewhat in our answers, you're sure to find the conversation interesting. Our cruise news features how Carnival plans to solve the problem of "chair hogs", a new CEO for Celebrity, and our thoughts on a lady who wore a bathrobe for her entire cruise.
This week we scour old Cruise Travel magazines to find out what has remained the same in cruising since 1980, and what has changed. Price, staterooms and ship size are all discussed, but you might be surprised by what we found. Our cruise news features Carnival's new loyalty program with details on the new levels and point system.
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Vanny from CruiseExpertsTravel joins us this week to tell us all about her experience on board the Oceania Riviera including first hand tidbits about what sets this "premium plus" ship apart from premium or luxury cruise lines. Cruise news features stories of strikes in Oslo, Royal Caribbean new deployments to China and a missing iPhone found via an interesting way on the Disney Wonder.
This week we delve into the subject of staterooms. We look at the pros and cons of each category and give tips on how to select the best stateroom for you.
Dutch Exploration Ship Stranded in Antarctica After Losing Power
American Queen Back on the Mississippi River
Norwegian Getaway to be Home Based Year-Round in Miami
All About Staterooms
Inside Staterooms- Pros and Cons
Oceanview Staterooms- Pros and Cons
Balcony Staterooms- What not to do on a balcony
Stateroom Blog on Mikey's Cruise Blog
Today we answer questions from some listeners about cruising and give a basic overview of some of the things someone new to cruising would need to know. Our news includes stories about the new smoking policies on Carnival, Holland America and Princess, and a lawsuit against Carnival from the citizens of Charleston.
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