Anonymous Cruise Editor
Our cruise reviewer is anonymous to you and to the cruise lines. This means that when he or she takes a cruise, they get the same experience as any other passenger. Prior to joining Reviewed.com, this individual covered the travel industry for almost two decades as a freelance journalist and photographer. In travel to more than 90 countries around the globe, our cruise reviewer has contributed to many of the top magazines, newspapers and websites in the U.S., winning numerous awards along the way.
Articles and Reviews by Anonymous Cruise Editor
Princess Cruises Royal Princess Review
March 31, 2014 – The first new Princess ship in 5 years brings a number of enhancements to the line’s typical layout and design. But a few changes made no sense to us.
Norwegian Cruise Line Norwegian Breakaway Review
March 25, 2014 – The largest cruise ship ever to homeport in New York, Norwegian Breakaway puts NCL’s “Freestyle” concept to the test.
Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Breeze Review
February 20, 2014 – Carnival’s newest and largest ship lays out an array of next-generation features, and delivers good value, too.
A Quick Guide to Alaska for Cruisers
January 30, 2014 – A cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage reveals rugged mountains, awesome glaciers and a panoply of wildlife. Here’s how to plan a visit.
Windstar Cruises Wind Surf Review
January 21, 2014 – The romance and allure of the Seven Seas are alive and well aboard this five-masted sailing yacht.
Princess Cruises Ocean Princess Review
December 31, 2013 – The smallest ship in the Princess fleet has big ideas on where to sail.
Oceania Cruises Riviera Cruise Review
December 23, 2013 – Oceania’s Riviera is the newest upscale cruise ship in the market. It’s a splurge—does it deliver the goods?
Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas Review
December 05, 2013 – More than your average mammoth vessel, Oasis of the Seas left us awestruck in so many ways. But is it worth the added expense?
Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Sunshine Review
November 18, 2013 – Following a $155 million overhaul, Carnival Sunshine is marketed as a “new” ship, with a new name. But our inaugural sailing revealed a ship that was not ready for guests.
Silversea Cruises Silver Spirit Review
October 10, 2013 – Silversea’s elegant boutique ship Silver Spirit coddled and indulged us on a memorable Mediterranean sojourn.
Hawaii: A Quick Guide for Cruisers
September 19, 2013 – From splendid beaches to soaring sea cliffs, cruising Hawaii is a dream vacation for many. Discover the top ports and cruise lines serving the islands.
The Fine Print of Cruise Line Alcohol Prohibitions
September 19, 2013 – Decanting the details behind what you can’t—and can—bring on board for your next cruise.
Holland America Line ms Oosterdam Review
September 19, 2013 – Holland America's modest-sized Oosterdam promises an outsized experience.
Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Reflection Cruise Review
September 19, 2013 – Newest of Celebrity's fab five, Reflection seduces in many ways, but a few evolutionary changes were disappointing
Carnival Sunshine Sets Sail, But Maybe it Wasn’t Such a Good Idea?
May 17, 2013 – Just out of dry dock following a $155 million renovation, the “new” Carnival Sunshine, was not ready for the spotlight.
Luxury and Boutique Cruise Lines: Which Is the Right One for You?
May 14, 2013 – Considering an upscale cruise? Use our handy guide to distinguish the leading luxe cruise lines from one another.
All About Those Frequent Cruiser Programs
April 30, 2013 – Cruise lines ask for your loyalty. Here’s who wants it most.
Norway: A Quick Guide for Cruisers
April 23, 2013 – Majestic fjords and quaint villages make Norway one of Europe's favorite cruising destinations.
The Low-Down on Cruise Ship Gratuities
April 18, 2013 – Tips should be discretionary. So why do most cruise lines levy a daily surcharge for gratuities?
7 Things We Love About Cruise Ship Vacations
March 26, 2013 – Why we look forward to packing our bags before every cruise.