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Bringing Prescription Medicines on Cruise Ships

When you pack for any trip it’s important to keep in mind the things that are absolutely musts, and at the top of that list should be any prescription medications that you need.  Cruising however, usually involves leaving the country, and countries may have differing rules about prescription medications, especially, though not exclusively, controlled substances.  How you should pack your medications, what you should consider before you travel, and medical decisions you make abroad are all important parts of your trip-planning... read more

Samplers: Short Royal Caribbean Cruises on Amplified Ships

I love trying out different ships on different cruise lines.  Variety is the spice of life, and every ship has something special to offer.  As cruise lines ease back into operation, one nice thing we’ve been able to do is take some short sailings on ships that may usually only offer longer cruises.  This was the case with our recent MSC Meraviglia sailing, as well as the test cruise we took on Mariner of the Seas.  It’s a great opportunity...

More masks at sea, twin world cruises , and CDC cautions at risk cruisers - e7 8/29/21

In this episode: The CDC advising some against cruising, the Federal Maritime Commissioner weighs in. Plus, why mask requirements may soon be coming to more cruise lines. First, one cruise line has such overwhelming demand they're doubling down...

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