Cruise Experiences

Costa Firenze on an itinerary in the Middle East

The story of a cruise in the middle east aboard the new Costa Firenze, a Costa Cruises ship. Costa Firenze -Arabian nights at sea. Cruise number 57 Costa Cruises – Costa Firenze 11th March to 18th March 2022 Cabin number: 7235 –  Mid ship , Deck  -7 :  Suite Total pax : 4500 , Crew […] Read more

On the Rhine and Danube with Avalon Waterways

On board Avalon Illumination, to discover places and landscapes in the heart of Europe immersed in comfort. A unique experience on board a river ship that travels on the Danube among breathtaking scenery, artistic cities and lots of relaxation on board. This is the winning formula of Avalon Waterways that combines a vacation to discover […] Read more

On board the Ms Maud: the Fjords by Hurtigruten

The story of a cruise aboard Ms Maud, of the Hurtigruten fleet, in the splendid setting of the Norwegian fjords.  My Cruise number 56 26th January to 9th February 2022 Cabin number: 646 –  Mid ship , Deck  -6 :  Artic Superior Outside CabinTotal pax : 150 , Crew : 120  : Decks : 9 Cruise […] Read more

Costa Firenze on an itinerary in the Mediterranean

The story of a cruise in the Mediterranean aboard the new Costa Firenze, a Costa Cruises ship. Eventually we get to cruise on the brand new ship after a delay in delivery and Covid pandemic. Pushing back this inaugural 3-month season by 18 months.  20th October to 27th October 2020 Cabin number: 9205 –  Forward […] Read more

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