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Hillary Bloom takes us with her on this luxury yacht while she gets up close and personal with coral reefs, hawksbill turtles, teeny octupi and great big sharks.
Baltic Cruising for First Timers on Oceania Regatta
Cruising through the Baltic region is exhiliarating and exhausting. So much to see, so much to do... and Oceania's Regatta's incredible itinerary includes three full days in St. Petersberg, Russia. Come along with us on our first Baltic cruise.
Bart de Boer's FinnmarkenAnyone familiar with Bart's Passenger Ship Parade knows what an incredible eye he has for the beauty of ships. Let's join him as he looks at mv Finnmarken, from Norwegian Coastal Voyages.
Carnival Cruise Lines' M.S. VictoryBig, bright, and very green... this lovely ship is ideal for families, seniors, honeymooners, singles... well, anyone with a sense of fun. Also includes a photo album with over 100 photos.
Costa Atlantica - Recipes, Italian Style
When Carol and Ray went on a romantic western Caribbean cruise, they were lucky enough to visit the chef of Costa Atlantica in his kitchen, and managed to get some great recipes to share with us.
Cruise Ship Cabin RedecoratingFeaturing the elegant Holland America Line ship M.S. Volendam, a how-to on rearranging your stateroom for ultimate comfort.
Cruising with Rosie on Norwegian Pearl
Rosie O'Donnell, the Godmother of NCL's newest, biggest, brightest and most innovative Freestyle™ ship yet, allowed us to come along for the ride during her For All Kids Foundation one-night fundraiser and the naming ceremony the following day. Lucky us!
The Definitive M.S. Statendam Photo GalleryHave you ever wanted to see EXACTLY what your cabin looks like before you book your cruise? To go beyond the brochure photos, to see the pool and bars as they really are? Here's your chance with Holland America Line's M.S. Statendam as she sailed the Mexican Riviera.
Gibraltar for Cruisers (and Anyone Else)
Barbary Apes, the Great Siege, Moorish architecture, Spanish accents and British pounds sterling, not to mention the magnificent Rock itself, make Gibraltar a compelling port stop for cruisers.
Golf the Seven Seas... In Style, on Silversea
What could make the world's best small-ship, ultra-luxury cruise line any better? Golf... every day.
Mercure Leblon Apartotel, Rio de Janeiro
We just stayed one night pre-cruise at this hotel near Ipanema Beach in Rio, but we could have stayed a month. See why.
Mexican Riviera for Cruisers
Colonial towns and migrating whales, green turtle eco-farms and Tequila distilleries, cliff divers at night and marlin fishing by day... see why we love the Mexican Riviera for cruising.
Miami Hotels for CruisersTake a look at some of our favorite hotels in the Miami area for pre- and post-cruise stays.
Oceania Cruises "REGATTA" PhotographsThe elegant Regatta just launched in June, 2003; we were able to get a series of photographs to show off her beauty.
River Barging Through America
"Homeport Cruising" takes on new meaning as you barge through the rivers of America. Review of the Cajuns and Creoles itinerary and a complete photo album with 119 large photos.
Riverboatin' on The Historic Delta QueenCarol and Ray go slow... no casino, no kids, no t.v. and no phone; no midnight buffet, no pool games, no neon-lit atrium. Is this cruising? No, it's Riverboatin' along the Mighty Mississippi.
Royal Caribbean Splendor of the SeasTwo dot-commers leave their keyboards and modems behind and learn to enjoy real life.
Mariner: (mar·i·ner) noun Middle English, from Old French marinier. A person who navigates or assists in navigating a ship. That's the
definition from the American Heritage Dictionary, but Regent Seven Seas Cruises has another definition: Luxury (lux·u·ry).
Scandinavian SplendorsSleeping Around got to Sleep Around the capital cities of Northern Europe aboard the beautiful Oceania Regatta. Join us for a day-by-day recap of this marvelous journey, which included three full days in St. Petersburg, Russia. (From the original report first published in Cruise Critic.)
Sunshine and ShadowA tale of an opera diva, plate-grabbing waiters, a two-truffle incident, a hurricane in Canada, luxury surroundings and gourmet dining on Silversea Cruises' Silver Shadow. Includes over 100 photos.
Cruise Lines Links
Links to most cruise lines' Web sites, even some of the more obscure lines.
Cruise Line Profiles
Cruise Diva Linda Coffman's profiles of the major cruise lines.
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