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CRUISE NEWS: Oceania Cruises Announces Two Next Generation Ships

Oceania Cruises today announced an order for two new ships from the Fincantieri shipbuilding company. The ships will be delivered in 2022 and 2025. Bob Binder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Oceania Cruises has said “this new class of ships will represent an evolution of the Oceania Cruises experience with all the elements our […]

Syd Norman’s – Is this the Perfect Rock Bar at Sea?

Disclaimer – NCL invited myself and a group of travel writers onboard for a day to explore the Norwegian Breakaway, I was not paid to attend or write this article, I do because I want to bring more content to the Cruise Addicts Blog. Syd Norman’s Pour House is one of the Breakaway’s newest features, […]


Partnership is part of MSC Cruises’ strategic focus on the UK & Ireland MSC Bellissima first ship to benefit from the partnership with signed memorabilia onboard & Chelsea ambassadors set to attend naming ceremony on 2nd of March 2019 in Southampton MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned cruise company and Chelsea Football Club jointly announced […]

100 Days Until MSC Bellissima’s Launch – Here’s Everything We Know Up To Now.

The 100 day countdown to the launch of MSC Bellissima began today with the new MSC Cruises flagship to be named in Southampton, UK on 2nd March 2019. With a maximum capacity of 5,686 guests and gross tonnage of 171,598, MSC Bellissima will be the biggest ship to be named in Southampton and will certainly […]

M is for Marella, D is for Discovery.

I wasn’t sure what to expect when boarding Marella Discovery but I was certainly surprised, she’s classier than I expected and the staterooms impressed me with their facilities and spaciousness. The staff are very friendly and the food and drink choices onboard are fantastic. Here are 26 things I’ve learnt about Marella – alphabet style! […]

A Cruise Addicts Review of the Norwegian Spirit

Cruise Addict Kathryn Gardner has enjoyed an 11 day Mediterranean cruise on board the NCL Spirit and here’s her review of the experience. Embarkation Embarkation took place in the new cruise terminal in Civitavecchia, the process was smooth and comfortable taking a total of 40 minutes. Boardimg was simple however it lacked the welcome glass […]

33 Embarrassing Moments Suffered by Cruise Addicts

Cruising can be the most fun, relaxing and best way to travel but sometimes it’s also a recipe for utter embarrassment. We’ve compiled a list of the most embarrassing situations that members of Cruise Addicts – Rate, Rant & Review have got themselves into. We’ve been crying with laughter reading through these, I hope you […]

A Cruise Addicts Guide to Exploring the Norwegian Fjords

I know how hard it can be researching an upcoming cruise when you’re planning on arranging all your own excursions, so I’ve complied a list of tried and tested activities in some of Norway’s most popular ports, as recommended by the amazing members of Cruise Addicts – Rate Rant & Review. I’ve added links to […]

The 3 Bags You Didn’t Know You Needed For Your Next Cruise!

I’m sure you’ve all been watching Cruising with Jane Mcdonald Friday nights. Aside from the beautiful ships and gorgeous ports you may have noticed Janes fabulous bag collection. Jane loves her handbags, especially her Mia Tui bags, so much so that you’ll often see her sporting 3 or more in just one episode of “Cruising […]