Royal Caribbean's Harmony of The Seas, the world's largest cruise ship, sailed out of her new home port of Port Everglades today and Royal Caribbean invited everyone to Dr Von D Mizell Eula Johnson State Park to see her off. Check out our description, pictures, and videos below. Catch us live next time by downloading Periscope and following @CruiseHabit.
Last week Norwegian was kind enough to invite us for the day on their newest ship, Norwegian Escape. Today, as we continue to share our thoughts on this ship, I wanted to share with you a space that left me wondering why every room on a ship isn't this gorgeous - The Manhattan Dining Room.
If Google or Facebook has ever noticed you type the word "cruise", you're likely already aware of today's festivities just miles from Port Everglades. As such, we'll keep this short and offer some links to videos and other articles.
If you've disembarked a large cruise ship in Port Everglades you know that they've got that process down to a science. You also know that this doesn't mean it's a quick process getting 6,300 passengers through customs. Today's announcement that Port Everglades will be the first cruise port in which US and Canadian citizens can utilize the Mobile Passport Control app promises to change that - but will it work?
Today I was lucky enough to be Norwegian's guest on the Norwegian Escape. This visit had many great points I want to touch on, but we'll start with the venue that stuck out more than any other: The District Brew House, the Escape's own onboard brewery and tap-house featuring around 75 beers and offering a great atmosphere.
Cruising, like everything in the world, is constantly evolving. Certain things about cruising however are engrained in the minds of those who experienced them first hand, or even by watching The Love Boat. To this day for example not a cruise goes by that I don't hear someone, often younger than I, asking if they still have a midnight buffet. Let's take a quick glimpse at five of the things we just don't see on cruise ships any longer.