Top 10 Cruise Bloggers you need to follow!

Taking a cruise is something unlike anything else. The freedom, joy and pure exhilaration of hitting the oceans to explore the world is an unforgettable experience. However, as you’re probably all to aware of, there are quite literally millions of cruise options out there and deciding on the right cruise, what to pack and who to book with can often seem very daunting to newcomers.

Don’t panic though. Luckily, there are these angels called ‘cruise bloggers’!

Cruise bloggers are seasoned cruisers who are passionate about telling their stories and giving great cruise advice. Whether your planning an ocean expedition or a river cruise, these bloggers have seen it all and can give you advice on all the preparations required for your adventure.

To help you get underway, we have listed our top 10 favorite cruise bloggers to follow. Enjoy!

1.  Cruise Hive

Cruise Hive provides a huge wealth of information related to all things cruise related! Emrys Thakkar, a former Carnival Cruise Lines employee, began the website in 2008 and, since then, the website has become a pit stop for all cruise research! You’ll find photos, tips, videos and great stories.

2.  Avid Cruiser

Owned and written by one of the most experienced cruisers on earth – Ralph Grizzle, Avid Cruiser provides expert knowledge, tips and opinions on hundreds of cruises! You’ll get stories, reviews, photos and videos to help you plan your next awesome cruise! Also remember to check out Ralph’s YouTube channel for excellent informational videos – https://www.youtube.com/user/avidcruiser 

3.  Cruise Miss

Definitely one of our favorite cruise blogs, Cruise Miss follows Danielle’s cruise adventures as she visits more and more places around the world. Excellently written posts and detailed information make this one cruise blog you can’t ignore! Cruise Miss also provides a ‘New to cruising’ section that has a whole bunch of super informative posts for first time cruisers!

4.  Popular Cruising

Operated by cruise expert Jason Leppert, Popular Cruising is a serious treasure trove of cruise information. A multi-media genius, Jason provides videos, podcasts, photos and posts. The cruise videos are possiblt the best out there and the website not only discusses open-ocean cruising, but also has a whole section on river cruises! You can watch Jason’a awesome videos here –  http://www.popularcruising.com/category/videos

5.  John Heald’s Blog

We challenge you to read one of John’s posts without giggling! Talented writer and cruise expert, John is Carnivals Line’s Senior Cruise Director and writes his blog from over 30 years experience in the industry! John;s blog cover a whole host of destinations and his posts are detailed, real and inspire one to travel!

6.  Captain Greybeard

John Honeywell, the expert who runs Captain Greybeard, is the senior editor of World of Cruising – the UK’s leading cruise publication. With such knowledge and experience, it’s easy to see why this is one of the best cruise blogs out there! You’ll find great blog posts and detailed information on destinations and cruise operators.

7.  Ray’s Cruise Blog

If you want detailed posts that have a very ‘real’ flavor about them, check out Ralph’s cruise blog! A self proclaimed cruise lover and foodie, Ralph is always exploring new adventures and his posts provide great little tips and tricks that you can take with you on your next cruise!

8.  Cruise Diva

Cruise Diva is run by award-winning writer and cruise travel guidebook author Linda Coffman. With such writing experience and cruise knowledge, this site is a seriously good portal on all things cruise related! Linda writes about all her cruise experiences across the globe in a beautiful and inspiring fashion that leaves you itching to sail!

9.  Crystal Cruises

If you’re into luxury and top-class cruises, then Crystal Cruises is the blog you need to follow! Read expert tips and posts and view some incredible photos as you plan your next luxury adventure. Crystal Cruises is actually a sect of Crystal Insider which gives luxury travel advise for all luxury related travel. Check them out!

10.  Solent Richard’s Cruise Blog

Richard and his wife have visited every continent on earth and traveled on over 50 cruises! Richard tells it how it is and you’ll find tons of honest and unbiased cruises reviews on his blog! With nearly 30 years experience, the information you get on here is second to none!