On Board: Follow us on the MSC Fantasia

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Cruise News Weekly Editor Michael Coleman is in the Mediterranean this week aboard MSC Fantasia and will be reporting on, among other things, the MSC Yacht Club, an exclusive, private onboard enclave.
Fantasia will be calling on ports in Italy, Africa and Spain as the week progresses.

On Board: Follow us for live updates aboard two ships this week

You can follow Cruise News Weekly live on board two ships this week. Editor Michael Coleman is in the Mediterranean aboard Silversea’s Silver Wind, and Publisher Matt Roseboom will be aboard the Carnival Glory in the Caribbean. You may follow our live updates on our Twitter page.

Twitter is a service which lets users post short messages with links to photos. Visit twitter.com/cruiseguide to see what we’ve been up to. (Or @cruiseguide for those familiar with the service.)

We also regularly post all of our headlines on Twitter, so sign up and follow us to stay up-to-date with Cruise News Weekly.

Also look for upcoming Cruise Guide Ship Reviews of the Silversea Silver Wind and Carnival Glory.

On Board: Newly-refurbished Silver Wind sails the Mediterranean

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Cruise News Weekly Editor Michael Coleman is in the Mediterranean this week aboard the newly-refurbished Silver Wind. One of the world’s most luxurious ships, the 298-guest vessel was in Venice, Italy a few days ago. She will be calling on ports in Croatia (Zadar and Dubrovnik), Malta (Valletta and Gozo) and Spain (Palma de Mallorca and Valencia). We’ll update her progress on this space as the cruise unfolds, including coverage of a classical music event scheduled exclusively for Silver Wind guests at Magazino Hall in Valletta.

On Board: Stellar dining venues, lounges abound on Solstice

By Michael Coleman

NAPLES, Italy — The food and beverage component aboard Celebrity Solstice, like the ship’s striking contemporary design, is a feast for the senses.

Port calls to ancient locales, many featuring wine and food tours like those offered here, almost pale in comparison to the gastronomic journey found onboard. Continue reading “On Board: Stellar dining venues, lounges abound on Solstice”