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 the growing trend of specialty restaurants at sea. We each highlight our favorites, honorable mentions, least favorites and restaurants we'd like to visit in the future. Cruise news features big moves for Carnival, both in leadership and ship deployments.
Ep. 35 Carnival Elation Review
This week we discuss the newest ships and refurbishments coming up. The ships we detail are the Norwegian Breakaway, Quantum of the Seas, Carnival Sunshine, Disney Magic and Royal Princess. We talk about the features we are most looking forward to and what we think will be popular.
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.
With all the negative cruise press recently, we decide to tackle the things that might convince us to consider not cruising in the future. We look at cruise line specific issues including the recent Carnival drama. Our cruise news features new information about upcoming ships from Norwegian and Princess, a new dress code for Cunard, as well as the aforementioned Carnival woes.
We give thanks for our favorites from each cruise line and share Christmas wishes or what we would like to see each cruise line do to improve the experience. Our cruise news features the up and coming port of Houston and a new drink package for Norwegian.
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 review a wide variety of cruise books including the Berlitz guide, Frommer's Cruises and Ports of Call, Fodor's Complete Guide to Caribbean Cruises, and Rick Steves' Mediterranean Cruise Ports. We also review autobiographies Cruise Confidential, Ship for Brains, and The Truth about Cruise Ships. The cruise magazines we review are Porthole Cruise Magazine and Cruise Travel Magazine. Our news features more talk of the all-inclusive drink package on Carnival and their new deck chair policy, plus the resolution of an old story from Princess and some Royal Caribbean controversy.
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 look at the large variety of drink packages offered on the mainstream cruise lines. We also talk about the rules and regulations for what beverages you can actually bring on the ship. Cruise news features the resignation of Celebrity CEO, Dan Hanrahan, and the coming revitalization of the Piraeus port in Greece.
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