Popular Cruising Video Podcast ~ Cruise Reviews & More About Cruises
Watch as Jason Leppert – editor of Popular Cruising – illustrates cruise reviews, cruise ship and cruise line profiles, industry interviews, itineraries, news and more visually via video at least once each week. Get a lot of information about cruises quickly in under 10 minutes for most of our cruising episodes, live cruise reviews, and cruise ship reviews and tours. For more cruise content, visit the website www.PopularCruising.com at the link in the sidebar. Thanks for watching!

Live from onboard the Star Princess, we evaluate Princess Cruises’ Crown Grill fare including fish & chips and bread & butter pudding for pub lunch and lamb carpaccio, prawn and papaya salpicon, surf & turf, and molten chocolate fudge obsession for dinner.

Direct download: Crown_Grill.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 5:01pm EDT

Join us on our next cruise as we sail onboard the Star Princess from Princess Cruises in Alaska from and returning to San Francisco. In this preview, we focus on the convenience of leaving from the southernmost homeport for roundtrip cruises to Alaska, a balcony stateroom, and the latest features to be reviewed onboard including The Sanctuary, The Piazza, International Cafe, Vines Bar, Crown Grill and Movies Under the Stars.

Direct download: Star_Princess_Preview_Podcast_2014.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 11:14pm EDT

In our final live cruise review video from onboard the Silver Discoverer, we explore Holgate Glacier and its surrounding scenery as well as Alaskan wildlife like seagulls, otters, and bears!

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Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 6:47pm EDT

As the Silver Discoverer makes its way farther into Alaskan waters, the landscape becomes more dramatic at Lake Bay, Dutch Harbour, Castle Bay, and Unga Spit with waterfalls, mountains, clouds, a petrified forest, and wildlife like eagles, puffins, foxes, and hermit crabs.

Direct download: Alaska_2.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 11:17pm EDT

Check out our latest review and tour series from onboard the newly redesigned Disney Magic from Disney Cruise Line. In this video, we evaluate the ship’s activities: the AquaDunk water slide, Oceaneer Club, Mickey Mouse Club, Marvel’s Avengers Academy, Andy’s Room, Oceaneer Lab, Edge, Vibe, Goofy’s Family Pool, Funnel Vision, AquaLab, Twist ’n’ Spout water slide, Quarter Masters Arcade, Wide World of Sports, Cove Pool, Senses Spa & Salon, After Hours, Keys, O’Gill’s Pub, Fathoms, D Lounge, Shutters, Art Gallery, shops, and Port Adventures.

Direct download: Disney_Magic_Review_-_Activities_2014.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

In this exciting video, we explore the many abandoned sites of the Aleutian Islands off Silversea Expeditions’ Silver Discoverer including Kiska Island’s WWII Japanese shipwrecks, tanks, an electric submarine, alien-like fish remains, mysterious parts from a float plane, and Adak Island’s vacated American military base, vehicles, town, schools, and even a McDonald’s.

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Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 9:18pm EDT

We reflect on the exceptional Silversea Expeditions service in this video from onboard the Silver Discoverer as we focus on special treats, going above and beyond, and the expedition staff.

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Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT

Let Silversea Expeditions take you to the Russian Far East in our video from onboard the Silver Discoverer. We focus on the Chirpoy Islands, Yankicha Island, hot springs, volcanoes, and the wildlife like seals, foxes, birds, whales, and even steam bathers and polar bear plungers.

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Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 5:53am EDT

Join us as we have the pleasure of interviewing Queen Mary 2’s naval architect Stephen Payne, commodore and former captain Ronald Warwick, and PR executive and Cunard historian Michael Gallagher onboard the ship’s historic 10th anniversary transatlantic crossing. We discuss the nostalgic and practical properties of the vessel, her design and operation, and the future of cruise ship design.

Direct download: Ep._0009_-_Queen_Mary_2_Interview_Abridged.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

Our Silver Discoverer live cruise reviews continue with a tour of the venues onboard the Silversea Expeditions ship. Highlights include the reception desk, Explorer Lounge, bar, Discoverer Lounge, stairwell, The Restaurant, promenade deck, pool bar, The Grill, fitness center, observation deck, outdoor seating, pool and zodiac deck.

Direct download: Touring_Silver_Discoverer.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 11:49pm EDT

Join us onboard the Silver Discoverer from Silversea Expeditions as we continue our live cruise reviews. Today, we focus on the eight veranda suites onboard including the bedroom, vanity, aromatic accents, electrical outlets, welcome chocolates, iHome docking station, dining area, desk and minibar, bedding, bathroom, shower, bath products, and the veranda itself.

Direct download: Veranda_Suite.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 1:26am EDT

The Silver Discoverer from Silversea Expeditions is the focus of our latest cruise preview as we anticipate 18 days onboard, exploring the Russian Far East and Remote Alaska. Topics include the flora and fauna of the Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia and the Aleutian Islands of Alaska; the luxury inclusions of Silversea Expeditions like food, drinks, gratuities, excursions, a waterproof backpack, stainless steel water bottle and parka; and premium travel documents.

Direct download: Silver_Discoverer_Preview_Podcast_2014.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 1:00am EDT