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"Ship Eats" - Scarlet Lady Room Service Delivers on Different

Virgin Voyages is a new cruise line and they’re aiming to do things differently.  As a frequent cruiser, room service is often disappointing - but did Virgin do this differently?  We put it to the test.  On our first cruise with Virgin Voyages we didn’t use room service, or “Ship Eats” as the line calls it.  On our second cruise we decided it was time to put it to the test... read more

Virgin Voyages Donates 500 Cabins to Florida Healthcare Workers

Miami-based Virgin Voyages stepped up big this Giving Tuesday to give local healthcare workers a well-deserved vacation for the holidays.  The new cruise line offered up 500 cabins on upcoming sailings to employees of Baptist Health South Florida.  Baptist, which operates multiple hospitals and other healthcare facilities in South Florida, gave every employee a chance to win, and is drawing 250 winners who will each get two staterooms so they can relax with friends and family... read more

Sky Princess Mini-Suite Room Tour

We recently tried out Princess Cruises’ Sky Princess, one of their newest Royal Class ships.  On our 7 night Eastern Caribbean sailing we stayed in a mini-suite, which is a balcony stateroom with additional living space and a larger bathroom.  In this video we show you around mini-suite M210 on deck 15, and highlight what we liked, and what we wished was different.  Make sure you stick around to learn what surprised us about the balcony...
 

Sky Princess Live Blog - Day 7 Sea Day & Final Thoughts

No matter how many cruises I take, the final day is always a struggle.  On one hand, I want to do it all, filling in all the experiential gaps.  On the other hand, I want to do as little as possible and just absorb every moment in the hope it will slow down time.  On this sailing, I did the latter, but still managed to pack in a few new things.  In this final day’s post, I’ll share a couple things we did, but also, summarize our first Princess Cruises experience. read more