Cruise Experiences

An evening in the Archipelago on board the Costa fleet

On board Costa Smeraldaci you were allowed to try and enjoy the new restaurant “Archipelago”. A taste experience created by three celebrity chefs that you won’t forget. Elegant and courteous, we were greeted by the wait staff and led to our table, which stood like an island in the middle of the restaurant. The setting […] Read more

Silver Moon Sails. A new era in Culinary Cruising Begins

Imagine launching one of the most beautiful cruise ships ever to set sail and then not being able to introduce her to a single passenger for months on end. The Ship is Silversea’s luxurious new Silver Moon. And when she finally greeted her first passengers this June, she was met with the praise she so […] Read more

On board the MSC Grandiosa: my return to normality

The diary from my trip on board the MSC Grandiosa for a Mediterranean cruise in May 2021. Advice and information on the cruise experience aboard the beautiful MSC Grandiosa, a ship in the MSC Cruises fleet. Don’t miss out on the→ Complete Review of MSC Grandiosa on Cruising Journal. DAY 1: EMBARKING IN NAPLES After […] Read more

The story of my cruise aboard the AIDASol

The cruise company from Rostock, AIDA Cruises, is finally resuming cruises from Germany with the AIDASol. Last Saturday, in fact, the AIDASol opened the 2021 cruise season in Germany as the first ship of the fleet to return to sailing. Cruising Journal was on board for this important departure so continue reading for a recap […] Read more

An Alaskan Adventure aboard Emerald Princess

An “Alaskan” Adventure aboard Emerald Princess by Andrew Sassoli-Walker. A beautiful travelogue for Cruising Journal. An adventure to “The last frontier” Hearing the words “Alaska” conjour’s up so many thoughts, from the scenery, to wildlife and tales of the famous Klondike gold rush. It is a destination that is best seen from a cruise, and with […] Read more

Emerald Waterways takes to The Rhone with A Top Chef

A river cruise aboard Emerald Libertè, Emerald Waterways, to discover the wonderful Rhone and the cuisine of  the Top Chef Morreale. The Australian Company Scenic is no stranger to the River Cruise business.  And its founder, Glen Moroney, is no stranger to travel.  It all began in 1987 when Mulroney started his tour business with […] Read more

Viking River Cruises: Day by Day On Viking Hlin

Viking River Cruise’s Rhine Getaway: Monte Mathews’ travel diary during an European cruise on board Viking Hlin.  As river cruising grows and grows in popularity, Viking River Cruises, the industry giant and its most award-winning cruise line, has added something new.  Its world-wide itineraries now feature Culinary Tours, Wine Tastings and multiple opportunities to sample […] Read more

Costa Deliziosa: cruise travel diary “Towards the East”

Travel diary from on board the Costa Deliziosa, a Costa Cruises ship, from September 13-20, 2020 for a trip “Towards the East” from Trieste to Puglia, Calabria and Sicily. After six long months without cruise ships there was an incredible feeling of enthusiasm not only for my personal return to cruising but also for the cruise […] Read more

Msc Grandiosa: 7 nights inthe Mediterranean

We took MSC Grandiosa for her New Years cruise 2019/2020 and we sailed her regular Mediterranean run of 7 nights. Our →→Review on Cruising Journal We choose to embark at Genoa. It was our first time at this port and we were a little bit concerned because of the flights to Genoa, they were not […] Read more

Msc Grandiosa: Vip Press Cruise Reportage

Our first impressions aboard MSC Grandiosa, new Msc Cruises flagship, premiered during the VIP Press Cruise! Ronny Cop’s → Msc Grandiosa Review  First impression of the ship was WoW, the ship looks stunning from the outside while standing on the docks. This ship is proud to be a member of the MSC Cruises fleet and you […] Read more