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The Future Of Cruising Is Here

Cruisers – brace yourselves – the future of cruising is here. This past week, Celebrity and Norwegian pulled back the curtain on their future fleet plans, perhaps heralding in a new era of cruise...

The Ultimate Abyss Aboard Harmony of The Seas: HOLD ON!

Up atop Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas sits a scary looking fish – a scary fish with a tall and even scarier slide. For those brave enough to make the trek forward, The Ultimate...

What It’s Like: Sailing On A Viking River Longship

My entire cruise career has seen me sailing on cruise ships of all sizes. From the largest ships at sea to the classics that are tiny by today’s standards, so I was intrigued and...

Fathom Adds Additional Sailings To Meet Rising Demand

Fathom, Carnival Corporation’s new social impact cruise brand, has just announced additional sailings through December 2017 to meet rising demand from travelers. The new sailings aboard Fathom’s Adonia extend from late November 2016 through...

World’s Largest Cruise Ship Joins Royal Caribbean Fleet

Harmony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, has officially joined the Royal Caribbean fleet. The brand new ship, clocking in at 227,000 gross registered tons and carrying 5,479 guests, surpasses the size...

Viking Welcomes New Ocean Ship, Viking Sea

Viking Sea, the second ship of Viking’s growing ocean fleet, recently joined the Viking family following a christening ceremony on the Thames River in Greenwich, near central London. The new ship, sister to the...

#MikeAtSea: First Impressions Of Viking River Cruises

Currently, I am sailing aboard Viking River Cruises’ Viking Lif from Amsterdam to Budapest. This sailing is my first river cruise, but my second with Viking, having previously sailed aboard Viking Oceans’ Viking Star....

A Hope For The Return Of Cruising To Istanbul, Turkey

It’s a tough time for one of the world’s most amazing cities: another terror attack in the streets prompts travelers to quickly turn their backs and head elsewhere. Istanbul, and on a larger scale...

Seabourn Celebrates Construction Milestone For Seabourn Encore

Seabourn Encore, the latest ship for luxury line Seabourn, touched water for the first time today, marking an important milestone in the construction of the new ship. Marnie Tihany, the director of business development...

Norwegian Unveils Name For First Chinese Ship

Norwegian’s first ship exclusively designed for the Chinese cruise market will be named Norwegian Joy, or 喜悦号. According to Norwegian, the name Norwegian Joy will emphasize 尽享喜悦  海上乐园, a commitment to offering guests the opportunity to “Experience...

3 Ways Sailing With Viking Cruises Changed My Life

It’s an interesting thing we do – travel. It’s even more interesting when you think that travel is something that can have such a profound impact on someone. From simple things, like being inspired...