Crystal today unveiled an ultra-chic design for the first vessel in the Crystal River Cruises fleet. Crystal Mozart will set sail on July 13 on its maiden voyage round-trip from Vienna, with spacious and stylishly outfitted guest suites, public lounges and dining venues. Beyond the stylish décor – fashioned by London’s AD Associates and Toronto’s… [Read More]
In season one of Adventures Ashore, we feature shore activities in (or from) Barcelona, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Istanbul, Katakolon, Kusadasi, Livorno, Marseille, Monte Carlo and Naples
Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam got some pretty major enhancements during a 14-day dry dock in the Bahamas this past December. Yesterday, during a tour of Eurodam, which was docked in Port Everglades, media got to see some of the changes firsthand. We were on board for a few hours to check out the new additions and to sample… [Read More]
Join me as I explore Sorrento, Capri and the beautiful Amalfi Coast as well as the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Share This Post With Friends
Hats off to Glen Moroney and his team for conceiving what appears to be the world’s most cleverly thought-through expedition vessel. Scheduled to begin operations in August of 2018, Scenic Eclipse hits on all cylinders thanks to a number of factors currently not seen in today’s expedition space. In fact, during lunch this past Friday… [Read More]
On shore excursions from Monaco, you can choose to visit the hilltop villages of Saint Paul de Vence or Eze, tour Vieux (Old) Nice and its famed flower market, visit Villa Rothschild and its gardens in Cap Ferrat, or spend time absorbing the sights and sounds of Monte Carlo. And that’s just for starters.
Marseille is a wonderful destination, full of history — if you know what to look for. Otherwise, the city can appear edgy and unsafe. Marseille is also the gateway to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the birthplace of world-class wines, and cities such as Avignon and Aix-en-Provence that exude the charm of this beautiful region. Learn… [Read More]
Guest post by Martin and Marion Shirran Late last year, we were lucky enough to get the chance to run a new, large-scale survey of cruise passengers. Surveys come and surveys go, but we’ve done the math, and we can now say for certain that the average person gains 4 pounds on a 10-day cruise, and… [Read More]