REVIEW: MSC Meraviglia – one cruise, two stories.

In April 2019 I hosted my first Cruising With Tom group cruise aboard MSC’s Meraviglia. Our group comprised of fourteen people from across the UK, some who had cruised before but most were entirely new to cruising. The ship and the cruise managed to both wow and disappoint us in more than a few ways….

What is Speciality Dining?

If you’re new to cruising you’ve likely never heard the term “speciality dining” before and if you’ve just booked your cruise your inbox is likely full of emails about it – but what is it?

Hello & Welcome to Tom Loves Cruising!

My name is Tom Hayes, and I’m a cruise addict. There, I said it. My first cruise was onboard on Royal Caribbean’s Splendour of The Seas (now the Marella Discovery) back in 2007. I’d no idea what cruising was like, I went in with an open mind and by the end of the week I…