MSC and Costa Cruises: 7 Differences

During this post, I will explain the differences that I have noticed between the cruise lines Costa and MSC when cruising on both. These differences are related to the following: Dining format Water Smoking Buffet opening times Ship design Pizza & Ice Cream Housekeeping My first Costa Cruise In December 2018 I took my first […]

My 1st cruise with Costa Cruises: 11 Surprises!

I recently returned from my first ever Costa cruise. Despite all of my research prior to the cruise, there were still a number of things that surprised me about my first Costa cruise. If you’re considering your first Costa cruise, or just want to learn a little more, this is the post for you. Background […]

Costa Cruises: 10 things you should know

GUEST POST: Brett! 1. Carnival Corporation. Costa cruises are part of the huge Carnival Corporation, whose cruise brands also include Carnival (I suppose you saw that coming), AIDA, P&O, P&O Australia, Cunard, Princess, Holland America Line and Seabourn. So, for the most part, you’re in experienced hands. 2. Costa Concordia Costa has a lingering poor […]

19 Pros and Cons of Cruises (From 19 Experienced Cruisers)

When considering your first cruise you may feel overwhelmed trying to weigh up the pros and cons. I’ve been on 22 cruises to date and still feel like this on occasion. The pros and cons below have been put together based on my experience of 22 cruises and with the expertise of the members of […]