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 […]
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 […]
Why did I book this cruise? I’ve often seen REALLY cheap last-minute Costa cruises dropping into my inbox. I’ve always wondered what they were like and as I had a little bit of annual leave left I decided to take the plunge. I didn’t really have high expectations for this cruise, given the rock bottom […]
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 […]
If you are taking a cruise of any sort you will have to take part in a muster drill. I’ve been on 22 cruises to date and have taken part in a variety of muster drills. These vary in length, location, and organisation. In this post, we will cover what a muster drill is, when/where it happens and why you must attend.
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 […]