Riders are in trackless vehicles that seat six and are designed to resemble giant rodents.
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure: Fast-paced and cute
By Tom Stieghorst|October 2, 2021
Ever try to remember how large the world looked when you were a kid? The new Remy's Ratatouille Adventure ride at Epcot takes...
Imagining space tourism at Epcot's new Space 220 restaurant
By Tom Stieghorst|September 30, 2021
Want to try some space tourism, but don't have the scratch for an Elon Musk Space X rocket launch? The Space 220 restaurant may...
Since no one else showed up for the excursion, Brittany Crusciel was treated to a private bike tour of Cologne.
Dispatch, AmaLucia: Fringe benefits with fewer passengers
By Brittany Chrusciel|September 1, 2021
Although the spread of the delta variant continues to depress the news cycle, in the interest of bright spots we offer a few...
A disinfecting robot on the Viking Venus.
Dispatch, Viking Venus: Pride in Covid prevention
By Bart Beeson|August 31, 2021
Listening to the ship's doctor describe the onboard lab and Covid-19 procedures, it's evident how proud he is of Viking's...
The vitamin-bowl display in the dining room onboard the AmaLucia. Meals onboard are now served a la carte.
Dispatch, AmaLucia: Browsing breakfast a la carte
By Brittany Chrusciel|August 26, 2021
A desire to do away with buffets has been percolating in the mind of AmaWaterways president and co-owner Rudi Schreiner for a...
The World Navigator's main restaurant, Porto, has al fresco and indoor seating.
Dispatch, World Navigator: Little culinary touches mean a lot
By Peter Knego|August 13, 2021
From Pastoret yogurt for breakfast to elaborate afternoon tea to a superb coffee/smoothie bar, Atlas Ocean Voyages takes great...
The Atlas Lounge on the World Navigator.
Dispatch, World Navigator: A throwback ship on its maiden cruise
By Peter Knego|August 12, 2021
Atlas Ocean Voyages' goal is to emulate the shipboard vibe of Sun Line, a family-owned Greek company that was renowned for its...
Atlas Ocean Voyages' World Navigator docked in Piraeus, Greece.
Dispatch, World Navigator: The reality of cruising during a pandemic
By Peter Knego|August 11, 2021
Peter Knego was writing about the culinary options aboard Atlas Ocean Voyages' new World Navigator when the captain made a...
Carnival Cruise Line vice president of environmental operations Rich Pruitt in the engine control room of the Mardi Gras.
Dispatch, Carnival's Mardi Gras: LNG 101
By Tom Stieghorst|August 10, 2021
Although there are a few cruise ships in Europe powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), Mardi Gras is the first ship to bring...
The Bolt can reach a speed of 35 miles per hour.
Dispatch, Carnival Mardi Gras: Riding the first roller coaster at sea
By Tom Stieghorst|August 7, 2021
Watching the motorcycle-style car rumbling around the track from the deck below, the ride appears too tame. But it's scarier...
Emeril's Bistro 1396 anchors the French Quarter area on the Mardi Gras.
Dispatch, Carnival Mardi Gras: Dining at the new restaurants
By Tom Stieghorst|August 5, 2021
Tom Stieghorst sampled an array of dishes, including an enormous chicken biscuit for breakfast at Shaquille O'Neal's The Big...
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