RCR 047: Best River Cruises For Your Interest

Ever wonder what European river cruise might be for you? Or maybe it’s not Europe – maybe it’s one somewhere else. Editor and river cruise guru, Chris Gray Faust from Cruise Critic joins us to match the right cruise with your interest. We discuss wine/food cruises, art sailings, river cruises with active excursions, scenic and history based river cruises, and others if you’re looking for something different.

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Episode: Disney Dream Bahamas Review, Port Awards + Cruise News

Mitchell just returned from Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Dream where he did a five-night honeymoon cruise. Mitch is a seasoned cruiser and his wife has only been on one voyage prior to this sailing. We hear his thoughts on planning the cruise, dining, Castaway Cay, and the public areas aboard Disney Dream. One special feature on this cruise is that it stopped in Castaway Cay twice.

Cruise Critic just released their Cruiser’s Choice Destination Awards for …read more


Bookings Open for Norwegian Sun to Cuba

Guests looking to explore Cuba can now plan their adventure for 2018, as Norwegian Cruise Line has opened bookings for Cuba sailings aboard Norwegian Sun. The ship will homeport in Port Canaveral in May 2018, following a dry dock for enhancements. Cruises will depart each Monday, beginning May 7 and call in Key West before heading to Havana. Guests will be able to experience a full day and night in the capital …read more


Norovirus Report Is Good News For Cruisers

For many people, the words norovirus and cruise ship go hand in hand. Thanks to relentless media coverage whenever an outbreak hits a ship, there are actually some who (wrongly) believe that the virus can only be caught on a ship. But of course, that was proven false when this week, news broke that Chipotle has yet again been struck by an outbreak of the virus. But more important to cruisers is …read more


Update: Stranded Cruiser Is Heading Home

At a time when it feels as if everyone could use a little bit of good news, we’re happy to report that hundreds of people — including many members of the cruising community — came together to make a difference in the life of a terminally ill woman. As a result, Nancy Greathouse, stranded in Alaska after falling ill during a dream cruise and having to be hospitalized, will soon be heading home to Maryland. …read more