This week we discuss Italy and why it is our favorite cruise destination. We feature tips and advice for port cities as well as pre and post cruise suggestions. Learn all about Venice, Rome, Florence, Naples, Ravenna, Ferrara, and Padua. Cruise news features a newly named ship for Carnival, a new ship order for Norwegian, and the sentencing of the Costa Concordia crew.
This week we give the "CruizeCast treatment" to the Greek ports of Corfu and Katakolon. We provide detailed touring information, tips on dining and shopping, all with a little bit of history thrown in. Find out what is so appealing about these relaxing ports: one, the gateway to the ancient Olympics and the other, a great shopping and eating destination. Our cruise news features our friend at www.royalcaribbeanblog,com and his recent cruise announcement.
Katakolon Express- http://www.katakolon-express.com/
James and Jason count down and discuss their top five favorite cruise ports from all over the world. Cruise news features sea trials for two new ships and an Oasis-class ship in Europe.
We continue our popular Mediterranean Cruise Port series with a day in Athens as we take you from the cruise port, into town to tour what we think are the best sites using public transportation, giving suggestions for lunch and shopping, then back to the cruise port. We feature the Acropolis Museum, the Acropolis, Mars Hill, the Agora, the Placa and the National Archaeological Museum of Greece.
We also provide a suggestion for a less complicated option on the Piraeus Express.
Cruise news features stories from Carnival and the addition of three ships for Windstar. A listener question leads to a discussion about the summer placement of cruise ships in the United States.
This week our new co-host, Jason Leppert of popularcruising.com, shares his recent experience on the Viking Freya river cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg. He details the ports he visited along the Danube and explains the differences between river and ocean crusing, as well as similarities. Cruise news features the new Oasis-class ship with name speculations and expanded kids programs on the Royal Princess.
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This week we recap our recent vacation with surprises, disappointments, and favorite moments. Cruise news features tons of new ship announcements, a review of the new Celebrity Reflection and a policy change from Royal Caribbean.
This week we give you a preview of our upcoming European trip and Eastern Mediterranean cruise on the Crown Princess. We highlight the ports and cities we'll see along the way and guess at which ones will be our favorites and least favorites.
There was a lot of cruise news this week, and we cover it all in depth! Carnival discontinues a popular program as they add a controversial one. Royal Caribbean invites you to cruise with Barbie, to Barbados and possibly to the Ukraine. Disney finds success in Galveston. Protests in Venice and North Africa disrupt cruise itineraries.
This week we answer listener questions related to children in the main dining room, drunks on cruise ships and traveling in Europe. Our cruise news features stories about themed cruises plus some policy changes regarding children on Norwegian and MSC.
This week, Mikey Faust of mikeyscruiseblog.com tells us all about his first Mediterranean cruise where he visited the ports in Civitavecchia (Rome), Genoa, Barcelona, Corsica, Palma de Mallorca, and Sardenia. He gives us his view on how the Mariner of the Seas works in the Mediterranean, as well as how a European cruise compares to a Caribbean one. Our news includes stories of an accident which occured on a shore excursion and a new government regulation which may cause an increase in cruise pricing.
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