Cruise Experiences

Star Clipper: a 4-masted Schooner as a cruise ship

To tell the truth, I hardly knew what to expect when I was invited to sail the coast of Costa Rica, that magical Central American country north of Panama and south of Nicaragua.  The ship I would board in Puntarenas, the country’s major Pacific coastal port, was Star Clipper. It is one of three Sailing […] Read more

On board Seabourn Venture between Chile and Peru

On board Seabourn Venture between Peru and Chile, to discover an unusual and exclusive itinerary but also to learn more about Seabourn Cruise Line‘s new Expedition class. Seabourn Venture represents a new generation of ships for the luxury brand Seabourn Cruise Line. The U.S.-based company has already been offering expedition itineraries for years, with cruises […] Read more

Silver Endeavour: Inaugural Antarctica Cruise

Aboard the new Silver Endeavour, Silversea Cruises‘ expedition ship, on its inaugural cruise to Antarctica. All the benefits of the new Antarctica Bridge formula and the uniqueness of ultra-luxury services. For every cruise passenger, but also for every traveler in general, Antarctica represents the dream destination, the most beautiful but at the same time the […] Read more

Exploring the Mediterranean sea with Costa Cruises!

During the Club Cruise held on Costa Diadema we visited really important destinations, rich in history and culture, which we decided to explore with Costa Cruises excursions! Let’s discover them together! Our first excursion was to Heraklion (Crete) in Greece, which we were already familiar with, so we decided to opt for an excursion that […] Read more

Costa Diadema: the 2022 Club Cruise

The second Costa Club Cruise of 2022, which took place on board Costa Diadema with an exclusive 15-day itinerary to the Holy Land and Egypt, has just concluded. Let’s find out what happened during this amazing cruise-event with Cruising Journal‘s story! After quick boarding procedures, here we are on board Costa Diadema with lots of […] Read more

Fun and Relaxation Aboard MSC Splendida (Part 4)

Here we are at the end of the journey with MSC Splendida, if you have missed the beginning of the story you can find the first parts here (part 1, part 2, part 3). Now all that remains is to enjoy the last 2 days on board! Welcome to Puglia Taranto is a recently added […] Read more

The New Prima Donna of the Waves

Norwegian Cruise Line –  Norwegian Prima 23rd Sept to 5th Oct 2022, Cruise number 59 Cabin number: 14744 – Mid ship , Deck -14: Club Balcony Cabin   Total pax: 3215, Crew: 1450 Decks: 22 Cruise for 12 nights. Ports of Call listed: Southampton / at sea / Lerwick (Scotland) / at sea / Reykjavik / […] Read more

Fun and relaxation aboard Msc Splendida (part 3)

Welcome to the third installment of the experience aboard Msc Splendida, we are halfway through the journey and as when a cruise is coming to an end, I am already feeling a little nostalgic! But, have you read the first and second parts? If the answer is no, run and do so! And enjoy the […] Read more

Fun and relaxation aboard Msc Splendida (part 2)

Our journey aboard Msc Splendida continues, ready to discover my adventures (and misadventures, because sometimes they happen)! If you missed the first part you can find it here, otherwise enjoy continuing! Here we are in Genoa After a pleasant sleep on the soft mattress in my cabin, we wake up on the first actual day […] Read more

Let’s discover Carnival Pride

This is one of six Atlantica/Spirit class ships delivered between 2000 and 2004 by the Helsinki shipyard, then part of the Kvaener Masa Yards group. Two ships went to Costa Cruises (“Atlantica” and “Mediterranea”) and four to Carnival Cruise Line (“Spirit”, “Pride”, “Legend” and “Miracle”) from this lucky class. Why do we say lucky? Because […] Read more