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Follow ExpertCruiser onboard Windstar Cruises Star Pride

For the next eight days follow my Twitter and Instagram feed from Windstar Cruises Star Pride as she sails from Lisbon to Barcelona. Have a question? Tweet me or post a comment below and I’ll do my best to answer...

Silversea Cruises christens Silver Muse in Monaco

Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea welcomed VIPs and other distinguished guests to Port Hercule in the heart of Monaco yesterday, including His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco; His Excellency Minister of State of the Principality, Serge Telle; His Excellency...

Norwegian Joy to feature Ferrari branded race track

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) today announced a partnership with Scuderia Ferrari Watches as a part of the entertainment and activities on board Norwegian Joy, its soon to-be-unveiled 3,850 passenger vessel. Norwegian Joy will be Norwegian Cruise Line’s first purpose-built ship for the Chinese market, designed to deliver on...

Silversea Cruises Silver Muse unveils amazing Owner’s Suite

Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea, has revealed details of Silver Muse’s Balsorano Owner’s Suite, a unique space which reflects the taste and Italian tradition of chairman Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio. Named Balsorano, the suite draws inspiration from the chairman’s full name,...

New Caribbean, Grand Turk style

October 30, 2006

When it comes to the Caribbean, there are rarely any new destinations to talk about, much less any laid-back ones. Sleepy islands of the past have long since been transformed into commercialized tourist meccas. But now there's a new cruise stop in the Caribbean that offers a unique look back to the way things used to be. Welcome to Grand Turk.

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Bumped in the Baltic

October 23, 2006

When Rosemary and Ken Spencer booked their seven-day Baltic cruise with MSC Cruises, they considered it their "cruise of a lifetime." But two months before the cruise, their travel agent called with some shocking news: The Spencers had been bumped off the ship to make room for a charter group.

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Bugs in your luggage! 5 tips

October 16, 2006

Spiders in your toilet kit! Tarantulas in your shoes! Hundreds of little shark-toothed insects ready to crawl into your sheets. No, this isn't a Halloween story. It's something all travelers should think about and yet somehow never do: bugs in their luggage. They can make for a most unpleasant homecoming. Here's how to avoid that most unwelcome stowaway, the "lug bug."

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What’s not to like about Carnival?

October 9, 2006

When I told some of my cruising friends that I was going on a four-day Carnival cruise, they thought I was crazy. "Booze cruise," one said. "Trailer-park cruising," sniffed another. Think the "Fun Ships" are beneath you? Think again.

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Cruise blues: how to complain

October 2, 2006

You've just returned home from a disappointing cruise. Maybe the soup was cold or your hall mates were rowdy. Maybe it was something more serious. Sure, you tried to solve the problem while you were on the ship, but you didn't get anywhere. What do you do now?

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As fuel costs rise, cruise lines scramble

September 25, 2006

If you think filling up the family "truckster" at the gas pump is painful these days, imagine how cruise lines feel when a ship pulls up to the dock and takes on 3,000 metric tons of fuel. Some cruise lines are balancing the books by imposing fuel surcharges, and all are working harder at fuel conservation. Just what does this mean for the cruise traveler?

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