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...
Royal Caribbean International
Today we boarded Odyssey of the Seas in Port Everglades, and this is a cruise I’ve been waiting on for a long time…even though I only booked a few weeks ago. Why? The ship, and so far, it’s just what I hoped… read more
The first (and only) full day of our cruise started with docking at Coco Cay. Because this was my first visit to Royal Caribbean's private destination, I wanted to see it all. Starting with complimentary in-room breakfast was a good way to save time and not oversleep so we could have a perfect day. Of course we had plenty to do both on and off the island... read more
Royal Caribbean is bringing more and more ships back into service. Before each ship can sail with paying guests, they complete what the CDC calls a Simulated Voyage with volunteers, where the line demonstrates proper protocols can be followed onboard. We got an surprise in our inbox recently, as we’ve been invited to sail the Simulated Voyage for Mariner of the Seas this week... read more