Regal Princess Inaugural Cruise

November 13th, 2014

This week we are broadcasting aboard Princess Cruises latest ship, Regal Princess. She was first launched May 2014 in Europe and is now spending the winter and spring in the Caribbean. Hear us give a full review!

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Broadcasting on a Pacific Northwest Cruise | Uncruise Adventures

November 6th, 2014

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sail the Columbia or Snake Rivers in the Pacific Northwest? These rivers are practically untouched and have some of the best scenery that America can offer, not to mentioned a ton of American history. 

This week we are broadcasting aboard the 88-guest SS Legacy, a coastal replica steamer that sails with UnCruise Adventures. Take a journey with us!

On this broadcast we talk to:

  • Captain off the SS Legacy, Captain Dano
  • Heritage Leader/Cruise Director, Ryan
  • Cruise Expert at About.com, Linda Garrison
  • Savvy Navigator, Jeff Ward
  • Editor of Popular Cruising, Jason Leppert
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Staying Connected at Sea, Alaska Cruise Question + Cruise News

October 30th, 2014

This is a not-to-miss episode as we chat with the folks at MTN Communications and talk about staying connected at sea. MTN just launched the website ConnectAtSea.com and it's a portal filled with great information when it comes to your cruise vacation. Whether you're just texting, Facebooking, calling or surfing the web - everyone has to be connected these days.

Brent Horwitz, Senior VP & General Manager, Cruise for MTN joins us to cover all bases about staying connected at sea. There is no stone left unturned in this interview.

Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy stops by with Cruise News on: 

  • Quantum of the Seas is officially Royal Caribbean's and  arrived in Southampton this week - how long til she heads westbound to the United States?
  • Holland America continues Dancing with the Stars through 2016
  • Disney Cruise Line itineraries have been announced for 2016 - anything new?
  • Have their been any cancelations or skipped ports overseas because of political unrest or Ebola?
  • What's the latest talk from China? How's Hong Kong doing?

Listener Question

My wife and I want to go to Alaska on the Celebrity Solstice, when's the best time to go? Is it better to sail out of Seattle or Vancouver, we live in Ontario.

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Ebola Virus Scare On Cruise + Cruise News

October 23rd, 2014

For years the cruise industry has asked boarding passengers to fill out a health questionnaire, primarily to help stop the spread of norovirus. In light of the Ebola concerns, cruise lines today began asking more pointed questions about whether they’ve had contact with a person with Ebola or someone who helped care for such a patient, according to the CLIA. Theresa Norton Masek is the editor-in-chief of Vacation Agent Magazine and cruise beat writer for TravelPulse.com, she joins us and talks about the ebola virus scare last week on a cruise.

Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy stops by with Cruise News on: 

  • After we recorded last wk, the Carnival Magic wasn't allowed into Cozumel because of the hospital worker on board who handled ebola - what was the status on this cruise?
  • 102 year old Miami Bar to be featured on upcoming Norwegian Escape
  • Bermuda got hammered by a hurricane last weeknd, what's the status and are cruise ships finding new temporary ports?
  • Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas getting closer - anything new during her second round of sea trials?
  • Royal Caribbean earnings call this week

Listener Question

I want to ask a question and I cant seem to get a straight answer from different sites on the internet,when sailing from New Orleans to Mo Bay Jamaica....Is it possible to see Cuba? The reason I ask is back in 08 we were on the conquest from Galveston to Mo Bay and overheard some people saying that they seen the lights of Cuba as we passed at night. Was that true?

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Star Princess Review + Cruise News | Princess Cruises

October 17th, 2014

On this episode Jason Leppert, editor of Popular Cruising joins us to talk about his latest experience aboard Princess Cruises' Star Princess, a cruise ship based seasonally on the West Coast. Jason gives us a full review of the itinerary and a bow to stern review of this 950' cruise ship. This Star Princess review includes: dining, entertainment, ports, embarkation, public areas and first time thoughts.

Star Princess is scheduled to remain based in San Francisco, operating cruises to Mexico and Hawaii.

Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy stops by with Cruise News on: 

  • Cruise passenger quarantined with Ebola relation  
  • Norwegian Escape reveal
  • Carnival Vista construction officially underway
  • Princess Cruises has a slew of celebrities for their upcoming christening of Regal Princess
  • A lot of new enhancements to Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas, you maybe surprised
  • Norwegian Jewel back in Houston

Listener Question

Joe Tolley in Charlotte, NC: Offsite parking in Miami, I've read some horror stories, should we suck it up and pay the 20 clams/day at the port?

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Expedition Cruising + Cruise News

July 30th, 2014

Jason Leppert comes on the show to review the Silver Discoverer from Silversea Expeditions and my cruise to the Russian Far East across to remote Alaska.

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Cruise News + MSC Divina Review

July 18th, 2014

On this show we get a review of MSC Divina, find out about travel insurance and get this past week's Cruise News. 

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Carnival Cruise Lines signs exclusive agreement with Cigar City Brewing

July 17th, 2014

Cruise Addicts was aboard the Carnival Legend today as Carnival Cruise Line and Cigar City Brewing announced an exclusive agreement to offer Cigar City's award winning craft beer aboard their ships. Starting on July 13th, 2014 Cigar City's Florida Cracker Belgian-Style White Ale and Invasion Pale Ale on all 13 Carnival ships sailing from five Florida ports. Hear more from an interview with Cigar City's, Joe Burns and learn more about the company and what it will be offering Carnival Cruise Line guests. #carnivalcruiseline

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Carnival Freedom Broadcast

July 11th, 2014

This week we are broadcasting on an eight-night Caribbean sailing aboard Carnival Freedom, covering Fun Ship 2.0 and Seuss at Sea. Hear reviews and from the executives at Carnival from the ship. 

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Cruise Ship Speaker + Cruise News

July 3rd, 2014

Mickey Live is a cruise ship speaker who goes beyond the chalk board and dives into technology. Hear all about his classes, sailings and crossing the international date line. Plus, Stewart Chiron is here with cruise news. 

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