I just returned from the inaugural sailing of Allure of the Seas departing from Royal Caribbean’s new terminal in Galveston . Texas is so excited to get a ship of this size sailing for 7 nights! Allure of the Seas will be joined by four other Royal Caribbean ships sailing from Galveston in 2023: RoyalContinue reading “Royal Caribbean’s New Terminal in Galveston”
Our Ship: The Avalon View We planned our Avalon Waterways River Cruise on the Danube for the first week in October to celebrate our 33rd wedding anniversary. We picked this particular ship because it is the newest in Avalon’s fleet and this itinerary was promoted as being an “Active and Discovery” sailing. This meant thatContinue reading “Avalon Waterways River Cruise on the Danube”
Are you cool enough to stay at the Sir Adam Hotel in Amsterdam? The answer is if we are, you really are.
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”
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”
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)”
After 18 months of waiting, cruising is finally returning to service. I was really starting to think this day would never come! Slowly, but surely, the cruise lines are setting sail, mostly on shorter itineraries at reduced capacity. We were lucky enough to be chosen to be among the first guests to sail from aContinue reading “We’re Back to Bon Voyage!”
(Disclaimer…You do not have to be an actual Virgin to set sail) I just finished a training program and seminar about Virgin Voyages and I’ll admit it… I am hooked and can’t wait to cruise with them! What’s the Virgin Voyages Advantage? Adults only. Yep! No kids programs, chicken finger/hot dog meals or kiddie pools. Continue reading “Virgin Voyages”