Ep. 41 The Costs of Cruising

In this episode, we detail some of the costs that you may not normally consider when booking a cruise. We talk about when may be the best time to book as well as additional costs like specialty dining, shore excursions and more. Our cruise news features some details from the new ships coming from Norwegian and Princess, and a Silversea ship collides with a commercial vessel in Vietnam.

Direct download: cruisecosts.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 4:48pm CDT

Ep. 40 Celebrity Cruise Line Food with Chef Jacques Van Staden

This week we discuss the food on Celebrity Cruise Lines with Vice President and head of all culinary operations for Celebrity Cruises, Jacques Van Staden.  He gives us insight into his creation of specialty restaurants Qsine and the Lawn Club Grill as well as a bit of a peek into how Celebrity maintains its high reputation for dining. We also give our reviews and impressions for the various venues on board the Celebrity Eclipse. Cruise news includes Carnival's extensive refurbishment project of the Carnival Destiny and the christening of the Disney Fantasy.

Direct download: chefvonstadden.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 2:54pm CDT

Ep. 39 Cruise Port of Vancouver and News

Vanny of Cruise Experts Travel joins us this week to tell us all about her hometown, the cruise port of Vancouver. She details transporation options, hotels, and attractions in and around the city.  She also shares details of their contest to win a cruise aboard the Norwegian Epic in the Mediterranean. Cruise news features details from the Costa Allegra and the Carnival Splendor excursion robbery as well as a new game show on Norwegian and a new ship order for Royal Caribbean.

Direct download: vanny.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 6:00am CDT





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