Emrys Thakkar

The founder of Cruise Hive which was established in 2008 as one of the earliest cruise blogs in the industry. Emrys has been reporting on the latest cruise industry news since the site first launched. Expert insights and tips featured on a number of publications including The Express, Business Insider, and more. Worked for Carnival Cruise Line for 8 years and is well and truly dedicated to cruising! Has also been on a number of cruises so can offer an insight into the industry that many will not be able to do. What's even more impressive is that Emrys has traveled the world by visiting more than 34 countries, lived in China for 8 years, and cruised the Caribbean, Baltic, Mediterranean, Asia, and Europe. Find out more about us here.

How and Why Did the Titanic Break in Half?

The Titanic was an engineering marvel of its day, but why did the Titanic break in half before sinking? Read on to discover all of the answers!

Are Cruises All Inclusive? – What to Expect

If you are new to cruise vacations, you might wonder, are cruises all inclusive? We are here to explain what cruises have to offer you!

8 Common Things to Eat on a Ship

If you have never been on a cruise ship, you might be amazed by the culinary options. Here are common things to eat on a ship at sea.

Large Passport Book vs Standard – Does it Matter?

If you are preparing for a cruise vacation, you might wonder about passports. Here's our guide to a large passport book vs standard passport!

Beyond the Dock – Unveiling the Charm of Tender Ports

Tender ports allow cruise passengers to visit shore even in areas where a dock can't accommodate the cruise ship. Read on to learn more!

Can You Fish off a Cruise Ship? (Or Take Fishing Gear)

Can you fish off a cruise ship? The answer can be a little bit confusing. Here is our straightforward guide to cruise fishing!

How Ship Draft Affects a Ship’s Performance

When it comes to a ship's performance at sea, ship draft is an incredibly important factor. This guide explains everything you should know!

The Aft Deck – A Popular Spot on a Cruise Ship

The aft deck of a cruise ship is usually one of the ship's busiest areas. This guide explains why it is such a popular spot on most cruises!

The Grandeur of the Titanic Interior Design

The Titanic is often seen as the epitome of luxury and elegance, but what did the Titanic interior actually look like? Read on to find out!
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