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This beautiful liner has taken her guests on exciting sailings for over a year, but she continues to amaze cruise lovers with her elegance, style, and coziness. We are talking about the MSC Meraviglia cruise ship , and today we’re going to observe her from the height of the bird’s flight. ©...
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We continue to get acquainted with cruise accommodation offered by modern cruise lines. It’s time to check MSC Cruises Staterooms ! MSC Divina Balcony Cabin by Gary Bembridge/Flickr/CC BY 2.0   What are the main components of an exciting cruise for you? The company, cruise ship, itinerary...
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This Saturday in Genoa, Italy was really eventful as June 9, 2018 became an important milestone in the history of MSC Cruises. The company’s newest addition, the MSC Seaview cruise ship, was officially named by beautiful Sophia Loren. Happy moments of MSC Seaview delivery Photo courtesy of...
MSC Seaside by Dickelbers/Wiki/CC BY-SA 4.0
Yes, we know that there are still a couple of weeks before the newest MSC Seaview cruise ship begins her career, but we can’t wait that long! We decided to virtually visit FINCANTIERI's Monfalcone shipyard in Italy to check how the construction of the upcoming MSC Cruises’ representative is going...
9 Places Not to Miss on MSC Fantasia
This 137,936-ton lady has everything to make your cruise unforgettable: chic restaurants, bars, and lounges, lots of onboard attractions for every taste, and even more. It’s time to get acquainted with MSC Fantasia , an amazing representative of MSC Cruises’ fleet! MSC Fantasia joined her...
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We hear questions concerning beverage packages so often that we decided to conduct an interesting experiment. Of course, it’s all relative! Nevertheless, we hope this research will be not only fun but also helpful! Are you ready? Mango Daiquiri on Carnival Valor Photo by Connie/Flickr/CC BY-...
8 Places Not to Miss on MSC Opera
Welcome aboard MSC Opera ! Today we’d like to take a virtual tour of this beautiful MSC Cruises ship and her fantastic onboard amenities. Are you ready? Let’s begin our adventure! MSC Opera joined the MSC fleet in 2004 and served as its flagship until 2006 when MSC Musica was built....
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She’s the first representative of the MSC Cruises ’ Musica-class. She’s a fabulous cruise ship serving the company since 2006. She’s a sweet melody of the ocean. She’s MSC Musica ! MSC Musica in Dubrovnik Photo by: Bracodbk/Wiki/ CC BY-SA 3.0 MSC Musica has a tonnage of 92,409 GT...
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We are all fond of modern cruise liners . But we often forget either about the ships that belonged to the fleet just a few years ago or about the ships that got the glory of one or another cruise company. Today we want to talk about the former ships of the company MSC . © Cruiseguide.info...
7 Facts You Probably Did Not Know About MSC Divina Cruise Ship
Dear friends! We would like to tell you about several facts you probably did not know about the beautiful liner – the  MSC Divina cruise ship ! We offer you to read interesting information about her and check lovely MSC Divina pictures!  1. Initially, the ship had to be...
Let's continue our tour of the  MSC Poesia (Photo Essay About the Sea Cruise: Life And Rest On MSC Poesia. P.1)! This was the captain's evening. The captain read a greeting in six languages. Most passengers were either seniors, middle-aged people or couples with children. There were very...
Let's review our sea cruise on the  MSC Poesia . She was christened on April 5, 2008, in the port of Dover, and Sophia Loren was chosen as its Godmother. The liner has a five-star rating, which corresponds to the status of a five-star hotel. The ship's draft is 89,600 tons...
In the morning, we took a water taxi from our hotel to the port; it wasn't far. Getting there by boat was expensive, but we had a lot of baggage. We called in the harbor and sailed past our ship, simultaneously examining it from all sides. Here’s a general view of one of the harbors of...
When headed to  Venice. As this ship prepared to dock, we saw the following landscape:    We were planning to see as much of Venice as we could during our visit. To get the island, where our hotel was located, we could go by foot, taxi, water bus, or by swimming. We decided to...
While many people would choose to sleep in as late as possible, we got up early. After all, we didn't want to miss the passage of marine ships from the sea to the port, through  Venice . We left the hotel and went to the Giudecca Canal waterfront. The ships’ port call started at...
We arrived in  Istanbul  early in the morning, about 5 am. Dawn drowned in a haze hanging over the Bosphorus. Figures of ships were gliding through the strait like shadows, and local scheduled pleasure boats were scurrying between them. For example, here's KATE -...
The Bosphorus is the strait between Europe and Asia Minor, connecting the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara.  Istanbul  is situated on both sides of the strait. According to the legend, the strait got its name in honor of the daughter of the ancient king of the Argives...
After leaving the boat, on which we toured along the Bosphorus (Istanbul - Views From the Bosphorus), we plunged into the quarters behind the  New Mosque . We were tired from the numerous and amazing experiences that we enjoyed during our boat tour, so we didn't want to take pictures of...
This is a monument dedicated to the builders of the levadas.  Levadas  were built by blowing up rock on the mountains. Very dangerous work. The observation deck was left behind under the green trees, as I made my way back to Funchal . From here you can see banana...
Here's a view of  Madeira from the upper observation deck: So, I entered the double decker bus to bus stop number 11, heading toward the observation deck ( Pico dos Barcelos ). Here are the views from the bus, left to the right. And here is the observation deck. A view...
I was on my way to the observation deck ( Pico dos Barcelos ) when the rain started. I boarded the bus and sat in the upper deck, under the roof. I was alone and happy that I got a great seat by the window. However, the bus driver then approached me and told me that we needed to...
I decided to ride around  Funchal on a double decker tour bus. Of course, taking pictures from the bus is uncomfortable but sightseeing from this height is a great advantage!   Operation hours are between 9.30 am to 5 pm. Below are the routes. A closed bus operates on the purple...
Here, on the Ligurian coast, a traveler, tired from the art of Florence and packing his suitcases in Milan, finally is able to just relax: have a good swim in the sea, sail on a boat along the coast, climb the mountains and rocks. It is a very beautiful and environmentally pristine area...
Last New Year I spent on a cruise around the Eastern Mediterranean, and today I want to tell you about this amazing adventure. In 12 days we visited 6 countries, 11 cities and saw 3 of the 7 Wonders of the World. Our cruise began in Italian  Genoa , and on the first day of sailing, we...

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