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.

The Best Time to Cruise Alaska: Months to Choose

Wondering when the best time to cruise Alaska is? We have all of the answers you need. Ensure your Alaskan cruise is perfect with this guide.

Jamaica Cruise Ports: Full List and Overview

Thinking about taking a cruise that makes a stop in sunny Jamaica? Read our full guide to Jamaica cruise ports to know what to expect.

The Most IDEAL San Juan Cruise Excursions

Does your cruise visit Puerto Rico, but you're unsure what to do? Check out our list of the best San Juan cruise excursions and prepare for fun.

Retire on a Cruise Ship: Is It Really Worth It?

Should you retire on a cruise ship? Let's find out what's involved and if it's really worth it, with what's included and the downside.

Do Kids Need a Passport to Go on a Cruise?

We're often asked, "Do kids need a passport to go on a cruise?" To make it easy, here's our guide to child passport requirements for cruises.

San Juan Cruise Port: Amenities and What’s Nearby

Planning on spending time in the San Juan cruise port as part of your next cruise vacation? Learn how to make the most of your visit!

Bonaire Cruise Port: What You Need to Know

Are you considering booking a cruise that stops at the Bonaire Cruise Port? Learn all about it and what it offers with our guide.

Do I Need a Passport to Go on a Cruise? – Full Guide

Many people ask us, "Do I need a passport to go on a cruise?" If you're unsure about your own passport needs, this guide has all the answers!

Discovering Abandoned Cruise Ships and Ocean Liners

Have you ever wondered what happens to abandoned cruise ships? Are they left in the ocean to rot? Discover where they are and why they're abandoned.
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