Popular Cruising Video Podcast ~ Cruise Reviews & More About Cruises (Places & Travel)
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!

Watch as the wonderfully talented Disney Cruise Line entertainer, Clara Oman, performs her cover rendition of "Let It Go" from Frozen in Keys onboard the Disney Magic in the After Hours adults-only section of the cruise ship.

Direct download: Clara_Oman_Covers_22Let_It_Go22_on_Disney_Magic.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Recorded live from Cruise Shipping Miami 2014, we interview President & CEO of MSC Cruises USA, Richard Sasso. In the episode, we discuss the introduction of the MSC Divina to year-round sailings from Miami, Florida and the new Renaissance Program which will stretch the line’s four Lirica-class ships. Mr. Sasso also provides a detailed assessment of MSC Cruises in the North American market as well as a glimpse into the future of the Mediterranean-based cruise line.

Direct download: Ep._0004_-_MSC_Interview_with_Richard_Sasso.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 5:46pm EDT

Enjoy our new Royal Princess review. This video's focus is on dining and bars and covers all complimentary and specialty options including Symphony Dining Room, Concerto Dining Room, Allegro Dining Room, Chef's Table Lumiere, Crooners, Ocean Terrace Seafood Bar, Bellini's, Vines, International Cafe, Gelato, Alfredo's, Sabatini's, Horizon Court, The Pastry Shop, Horizon Bistro, Trident Grill, Prego Pizzeria, Swirls, Pub Lunch, Crown Grill and the SeaView Bar on the Princess Cruises ship.

Direct download: Royal_Princess_Review_-_Dining_2013.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

This week, we discuss Carnival Cruise Lines and provide a sense of what a first-timer or veteran cruiser can expect onbard. Specific topics include the Carnival Miracle, infrastructural improvements, ship decor, stateroom accommodations, main and specialty dining, entertainment like the Punchliner Comedy Club, the Serenity deck, and the Great Vacation Guarantee.

Direct download: Ep._0003_-_Carnival_Cruise_Lines_First_Impressions.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

In this review, we take a tour of Disney Fantasy's onboard activities and explore the atrium, guest relations, Port Adventures, character meet-and-greets, kids facilities, It's a Small World Nursery, Disney's Oceaneer Club, interactive play floors, Pixie Hollow, Disney's Explorer Pod, Andy's Room, Monsters Academy, Disney's Oceaneer Lab, craft studio, animator's studio, wheelhouse, Ports of Call Simulator, Arr-cade, Enchanted Art, Midship Detective Agency, Edge tweens facility, Vibe teens facility, D Lounge, shopping, Shutters, Shutters Digital, Vista Gallery, Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, Outlook, Europa adults-only area, La Piazza, O'Gill's Pub, Ooh La La, The Tube, Skyline Lounge, Senses Spa & Salon, Cove Cafe, Satellite Falls, Cove Pool, Cove Bar, pool deck, AquaDuck, Mickey's Pool slide, Nemo's Reef, AquaLab, Goofy's Sports Deck and Goofy's Golf; all on the Disney Cruise Line ship.

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

In this episode, Jason Leppert and his father, Mark Leppert, sit down to discuss and review Azamara Club Cruises and the Azamara Quest. We explore what it is about the cruise line that most appeals to cruisers including the ship's accommodations, venues, food, entertainment, destinations and service.

Direct download: Episode_0002_-_Azamara_Quest.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 11:18pm EDT

In this review, we evaluate Holland America Line's exclusive Dancing with the Stars: At Sea program from the complimentary dance classes and guest competition to select theme cruises complete with fashion show and production show. The theme cruises even feature Dancing with the Stars cast members. Pro dancers and celebrities have included Sabrina Bryan, Joey Fatone, Carson Kressley, Kym Johnson, Derek Hough, Emma Slater, Tristan MacManus, Sharna Burgess and Jaymz Tuaileva.

Direct download: Dancing_with_the_Stars_At_Sea_Review_2014.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 10:57pm EDT

In our very first episode we introduce the Popular Cruising Video Podcast to the world before delving into the week's topic. We outline Holland America Line's exclusive Dancing with the Stars: At Sea program and how you can get in on the action as a participant or a spectator. Learn about complimentary dance classes, the guest competition and select theme cruises with Tristan MacManus, Kym Johnson, Carson Kressley and Sabrina Bryan along for the ride, fashion show and production show.

Direct download: Episode_0001_-_Intro_DWTS.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 10:32pm EDT