Cork, Ireland in a Day

Norwegian Prima’s next stop after crossing the Atlantic was Cobh (Cork) Ireland.  Since we had to get back to the states for a destination wedding, we cut our cruise short and disembarked in Cobh.  We had a full day to explore the area, because our flight back to Detroit didn’t depart Cork, Ireland until 6Continue reading “Cork, Ireland in a Day”

Norwegian Prima

The Norwegian Prima is the first ship in it’s class and is taking Norwegian Cruise Line to a whole new level of cruising.  I recently set sail on a pre-inaugural adventure from Iceland to Ireland and was able to enjoy many of the exciting new enhancements offered by NCL.  There is tons of information outContinue reading “Norwegian Prima”

Iceland in a Day

We just returned for an amazing adventure sailing from Iceland to Ireland on NCL’s newest ship, the Norwegian Prima!  Our itinerary gave us an overnight in Reykjavik for the first night of the cruise and we were determined to see as much of the Icelandic scenery as we could. We landed at Iceland’s Keflavik airportContinue reading “Iceland in a Day”

Royal Caribbean’s Radiance of the Seas Alaska Cruise

Alaska or Bust…Third Time’s a Charm! We just returned from an amazing adventure onboard Royal Caribbean’s Radiance of the Seas Alaska cruise sailing northbound from Vancouver to Seward.  This trip was almost 4 years in the making, having been cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to Covid.  We sailed with a group of 70 friends,Continue reading “Royal Caribbean’s Radiance of the Seas Alaska Cruise”

Like a Virgin (Voyage, that is)

AHOY!  I kicked off 2022 with a 5 night sailing on Virgin Voyages beautiful Scarlet Lady.  This brand-new cruise line is unlike anything else currently sailing the high seas. That could be a good or a bad thing depending on what your expectations are.  Virgin Voyages is not for everyone, and I don’t think theyContinue reading “Like a Virgin (Voyage, that is)”

Rhine Christmas Markets Cruise

On AmaWaterways AmaStella We are a little Christmas Crazy in our house and decided to make a last-minute trip to explore Europe on an AmaWaterways Christmas Markets Cruise along the Rhine.  With Covid restrictions changing daily, we knew that we would need to be flexible and that our itinerary was subject to change without notice. Continue reading “Rhine Christmas Markets Cruise”

Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas

Two new ships in 2 weeks? Why not!?! I was so excited to explore Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Odyssey of the Seas, on a 2-night preview cruise last week.  This ship is loaded with “WOW” and I was so impressed that I booked an 8 night sailing on her for March of 2022 to giveContinue reading “Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas”

At Home Pre Cruise Covid Test

We are so excited to be setting sail tomorrow on Celebrity Cruises brand new ship, Apex. We have 18 months of missed trips to make up for! To make things as simple as possible, we ordered the pre cruise at home Covid Antigen test kits from https://store.optum.com/celebrity-cruises/ . For more information about Celebrity’s pre cruiseContinue reading “At Home Pre Cruise Covid Test”

Covid’s Impact on Cruising

We just completed a 2 night “Simulation Sailing” onboard Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas from Port Canaveral stopping at Perfect Day at CocoCay.  This was a requirement by the CDC as part of their Conditional Sailing Order that must be successfully completed prior to allowing paid passenger sailings to resume.    Here’s what has changedContinue reading “Covid’s Impact on Cruising”