Although this is a cruise blog, the nature of cruising is such that flying to and from your port of embarkation is, for most of us, a necessity.  It’s a factor that can impact your cruise vacation in a way few others can: the relatively high cost of airfare plays a significant part in determining […]

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 Mariner of the Seas anchored at Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Photo © 2010 Aaron Saunders

When Royal Caribbean made the decision to redeploy Mariner of the Seas to Europe and the Caribbean for the 2011 cruise season, it faced a dilemma:  how to get it there.  At […]

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Crown Princess & Celebrity Equinox at Geiranger, Norway on August 4, 2009. Photo © Aaron Saunders This week’s Photo of the Week showcases Crown Princess commencing tendering operations in the picturesque port of Geiranger, NorwayCelebrity Equinox is shown in the background, calling at the […]

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 The fantastic “wall of glass” in the Atrium of Grandeur of the Seas. Photo © Aaron Saunders

I’ve always thought one of the best things about being at sea is simply being able to sit down either inside or out and watch the ocean go by.  Even if […]

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Carnival Glory shown at sea. Photo courtesy of Carnival Cruise Lines It’s disappointing that with all the media coverage afforded to ships stricken with stomach bugs like Norovirus, few and far between bother to report on the other side of the spectrum: the ships that are so squeaky-clean […]

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It’s been an eventful forty-eight hours for many Caribbean-bound cruisers, courtesy of Hurricane Alex – the first named hurricane of the 2010 season.

First, there were the cancelled port calls: Oasis of the Seas scrapped plans to call at the Mexican port of Costa Maya on June 30th due to high seas and […]

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Norwegian Epic at Sea. Photo courtesy of Norwegian Cruise Line 

I really didn’t want to write any more about Norwegian Cruise Line‘s brand-new Norwegian Epic.  The ship has received a host of media attention and certainly doesn’t need yet another blog reporting on it.

But this little […]

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