Here’s an excellent video of Quantum of the Seas’ conveyance filmed using a drone.

Today, I visited the home office for a few minutes. It’s no secret to anyone I work with that I like to cruise. Frankly, I’ve been referred to as my office’s private travel agent on more than one occasion, and that’s not far off. As I was walking between offices today, I was stopped by… Read full article

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Cruise enthusiast Marshall Jackson talks tips on picking the right cruise line for you.

Royal Caribbean just announced that their next two ships will be named Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas. These ships will be part of the new Quantum Class of vessels, according to the cruise line. “The new ship will be such a leap forward in terms of vessel design and guest experiences… Read full article

Pay attention to the interwebs tomorrow, as according to Royal Caribbean’s PR Twitter feed, we can expect a major announcement about their upcoming Project Sunshine vessels sometime tomorrow. Could we finally get a glimpse of what these new ships are going to look like? I’ve got nothing but rampant speculation, so I can’t wait to… Read full article

A reader writes: Hey Marshall, I enjoy reading your blog and also enjoy traveling and…CRUISING (esp. with Celebrity!)!  I thought you would like to know the current season of Top Chef (Seattle) will have an episode where they cook on the Celebrity Millennium during an Alaska itinerary.  Do you have a credit card you recommend using… Read full article

One of the the questions I get more than any other from first time cruisers, or people just thinking about taking their first cruise is what about “that virus thing?” That virus thing, known as Norovirus is on the television news as I type this post, in fact, as Cunard’s Queen Mary II has apparently… Read full article

Guess what? Chris Elliott wrote an article that didn’t totally hack me the heck off. Yesterday’s piece entitled “Maybe It’s Time to Lower Your Expectations at High Sea“ struck a nerve…but not an angry one…well, not much of an angry one. I consider myself an experienced cruiser. I’m not the most experienced, I’m just experienced… Read full article

Good morning from the beautiful Celebrity Reflection. We departed Venice last night and are steaming towards Dubrovnik, Croatia for a noon arrival. Dubrovnik, the first of many European ports on our 14-night itinerary, will represent my first visit to Croatia. We arrived in Venice via Trenitalia and proceeded outside the station. If you turn right,… Read full article

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