How to choose the right ships and cabins, ace your shore excursions, and plan the best cruise possible.
Wendy's report and photos from the first-ever sailing of Silver Muse, the elegant new ship from Silversea Cruises that launched in Genoa, Italy.
Windstar cruise line's president John Delaney gave us a sneak peek at what’s coming for his small-ship cruise company in 2017.
At WendyPerrin.com we hear from a lot of travelers who would like to plan a cruise but have run up against a big challenge. Here, we solve that challenge.
We scrutinized the batch of 2017 cruise itineraries on offer in order to recommend the best.
Don't make the common cruise mistakes that so many travelers make. Here's how to know which cruise itinerary will deliver the best travel experience, the pros and cons of small ships vs. large ships, and more.
When Harmony of the Seas debuts, it will be the world’s largest cruise ship, but it will also introduce a first in special treatment at sea.
If you’re an avid independent traveler, as I am, seeing the world by cruise ship has its pros and cons. That’s why I’m excited to tell you about this option.
Hi. I’m Doug. I’m 12 years old, and I just took my 12th cruise. It was on the Royal Caribbean ship Allure of the Seas.
Since its cruise port sits so close to the city center, Barcelona is ideal for independent shore excursions. This is the perfect way to spend your day.
The pros and cons of paying extra for a balcony on river cruises and ocean cruises.
Royal Caribbean’s Labadee Flight Line is the world’s longest zip-line over water. And I did it. Watch the video.
Cruise Critic announced its list of the best cruise lines and ships of 2015, including the best new vessel and the most romantic cruise line.
Canal barging is a type of cruise through Europe’s historic canals. It's about leisure, luxury, and hidden locations, and it should be on your travel list.
There are so many factors that affect the success of your cruise that it’s easy to make a rookie travel mistake. Here's how to avoid them.
As the husband of the godmother of a cruise ship, I got to experience, and photograph, the inaugural sailing of Windstar Cruises’ Star Breeze.
Viking Ocean Cruise line isn’t for everyone. But it doesn’t want to be.
Last week I christened Windstar Cruises’ newest ship, the 212-passenger Star Breeze, and then hosted the inaugural voyage to Rome.
Wendy chatted with Cruise Critic readers today, sharing her best advice and insights on family cruises. Here are a few highlights from the conversation.
Contemplating a river cruise in Europe? To get the best value for your dollar, here are seven things to keep in mind.
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