Cruise Ships

Five Cruise Myths Debunked

Travelzoo UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Travelzoo UK

With National Cruise Week running until 29 September, cruise companies will be doing their best to woo new customers onto their ships. If you've been considering setting sail, but still aren't convinced, this one's for you: a list of the top five misconceptions about cruising.

April Fool's and Sweat in Hong Kong

Bytestories | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Comedy
Bytestories

I thought this was a very good April Fool's day prank that was played upon the passengers aboard Cunard's Queen Elizabeth, whilst I was on board in 2012.

Planet Appetite: Gulet Sailing Around the Turquoise Coast, Turkey

Rupert Parker | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

For the ultimate cruise experience, charter Carpe Diem 1, a luxury gulet, and explore the Turkish Turquoise coast, going wherever you fancy.

WATCH: Cruise Ship Plays 'Seven Nation Army' On Its Horns

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Comedy

As you do, when your celebrating Hamburg harbour's 825th birthday. The crew of the MSC Magnifica: we salute you. ...

The 'Sea View' Windows On This Cruise Ship Are Actually TV Screens

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Tech

If you're going to go on a cruise, you'll likely be tempted to opt for a sea-view cabin. Unfortunately modern ships are so huge that not every room...

Top Cruise Destinations of 2014

James Cole | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Cole

As we take our first steps into 2014 many people, myself included, have already started to plan our summer holidays. The unrelenting, dark, cold days of winter have begun to take their toll, and so we look towards the summer as a beacon of hope, comfort and happiness...

UK Cruise Numbers Back Up After Costa Concordia Disaster

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

The Costa Concordia ship tragedy earlier this year caused "a pause" in UK cruise holiday bookings, it was revealed on Tuesday. However, numbers hav...

At Which Point Does All This Titanic Stuff Get, Well, Icky?

Sarah Bridge | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Bridge

I can't be the only one who thinks that there are ways to mark such as tragedy as the Titanic and a menu consisting of the dishes eaten by people who were about to die, or lose loved ones, is not the way to do it.

What Happened to My Grandfather After the Titanic Sank

Christopher Ward | Posted 23.01.2014 | Home
Christopher Ward

My grandfather Jock Hume was a violinist in the Titanic's band, playing until the ship went down. He was 21. At 2:20 am, the last lifeboats long since gone, he joined 1,500 men, women and children in the sea, using his violin case for extra buoyancy. Half an hour later they were all dead from hypothermia.

Costa Allegra: Stricken Cruise Ship 'Will Reach Land Soon'

PA | Posted 29.04.2012 | UK

Passengers aboard the Costa Allegra cruise liner that was left without power after a fire are expected to reach land tomorrow. The vessel, which is...

Why Cruise Ships (And Banks) Crash

Felix Riley | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK
Felix Riley

If you haven't already, grab a coffee and listen to the exchange between the captain of the Costa Concordia and the Italian coastguard give yourself a...