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!

In anticipation of Holland America Line's new Koningsdam unveiling in April 2016, the cruise line has released the sixth episode in a new video series counting down to her launch. Watch behind the scenes of the ship's sea trials.

Direct download: Koningsdam_Countdown_6_SD.m4v
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The new Carnival Vista from Carnival Cruise Line will set sail in 2016, and this preview focuses on the new cruise ship's SkyRide attraction floating high above the ocean below.

Direct download: Carnival_Vista_Preview_Episode_7_SD.m4v
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Royal Caribbean International's May 2016 Harmony of the Seas and spring 2018 Oasis 4 will be the largest cruise ships in the world, and we had the opportunity to capture them under construction at the STX Europe shipyard, in Saint-Nazaire, France before their launch. Check out previews of Harmony's venues like Studio B, Casino Royale, Royal Theater, Boleros, Bionic Bar, Rising Tide Bar, Main Dining Room, Wonderland, Royal Promenade, Boardwalk, AquaTheater, Pool Deck, The Perfect Storm, Splashaway Bay, Central Park, Harmony Dunes, Solarium and a cabin corridor.

Direct download: Harmony_of_the_Seas_Shipyard_Tour_SD.m4v
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Watch our review and tour of the Norwegian Escape from Norwegian Cruise Line including accommodations: inside stateroom, studio stateroom, balcony stateroom, family mini-suite with balcony, spa mini-suite with balcony, The Haven spa suite with balcony, The Haven family villa with balcony, The Haven owner's suite with balcony, The Haven deluxe owner's suite with balcony, The Haven Lounge, The Haven Courtyard, The Haven Courtyard Sun Deck and The Haven Restaurant; activities: Ropes Course, Mini Golf, Sports Complex, Aqua Park, waterslides (free fall, family twister and tandem raft), Kids' Aqua Park, pools, public sun deck, Vibe Beach Club, Spice H2O, spa, salon, fitness center, shopping, photo gallery and studio, the atrium, guest services, internet cafe, art gallery, Escape Casino, video arcade, Entourage Teen Lounge, Splash Academy and Guppies Nursery; dining: The Waterfront, Food Republic by Pubbelly, The District Brew House, La Cucina, Tobacco Road Liquor Bar, cigar bar, The Cellars: A Michael Mondavi Family Wine Bar, Sugarcane Mojito Bar, Bayamo by Jose Garces, Pincho Tapas Bar by Jose Garces, The Bake Shop, Dolce Gelato, Prime Meridian Bar, Cagney's Steakhouse, Moderno Churrascaria, The Manhattan Room, Mixx Bar, Savor, Taste, Le Bistro, Teppanyaki, The Atrium Cafe and Bar, Skyline Bar, O'Sheehan's Bar & Grill, Garden Cafe, Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville at Sea and the 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar; and entertainment: Supper Club, For the Record: The Brat Pack, Headliners Comedy Club, Escape Theater, After Midnight and Million Dollar Quartet.

Direct download: Norwegian_Escape_Review_2016_SD.m4v
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