What’s a River Cruise Ship Like?

The CLIA River Cruise Convention 2015 was a brilliant chance for us to get an overview of ships from Tauck, Uniworld, Amadeus, AMAWaterways, Croisi Europe, Scenic, and ARosa – exploring some of the latest facilities and ideas in river cruising.

Inaugural visit on NCL’s Norwegian Escape

Having never sailed with Norwegian Cruise Line before we were not sure what to expect.  We knew Norwegian Escape was going to be good, all shiny and new but was surprised at the elegant muted tones in the cabins and some of the communal areas. NCL are well known for their Freestyle Cruising where you can eat anywhere…

CMV’s Magellan : More Spacious Than You Expect.

The Magellan has been a new ship to Cruise and Maritime Voyages in 2015, having also undergone a mini revamp and refurbishment. She is a medium sized ship, and sails a variety of itineraries around the world, mainly sailing from and returning to the London Tilbury Cruise Terminal. Magellan is an adult only ship. At…

P & O’s Oriana – Cruising Comfortably

July 2018 update – P&O have recently announced that Oriana is being withdrawn at the end of summer 2019, so if you wish to experience the classic ship with P&O there’s only limited time left. —- If you have cruised before you may well have been on one of P & O’s ships. Even if…

Cunard Queen Victoria: A Stately Ship!

Cunard is a cruise line with heritage – 175 years of it upto 2015! The Queen Victoria still holds true to the heritage – while being equipped with modern facilities and with plenty of upto date touches throughout – she has an air of stateliness about her. For more details about Cunard voyages and ships…