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A Breath of Fresh Air for Royal Caribbean Group
Sciences Leads the Way for Royal Caribbean Group’s HVAC System Most of us are familiar with Royal Caribbean International and their fleet of cruise ships that sail the seven seas. You may [...]
A Look at New Cruising Protocols
Many cruise lines have been pro-active in researching and implementing new measures to keep you healthy and safe. They have published all their protocols on their websites for prospective cruisers to see and a few have employed third party inspectors ...
The International Date Line
Because the world is round and rotates creating day and night the question becomes: when does the day start and where? To fix a time – and consequently a date – it was decided in 1884 to establish the International Date Line at 180 degrees longitude ...
One visits many memorable cities whilst on a Rhine River cruise, but a personal favorite is Strasbourg in France. Its name does not sound French but like many border cities, it has a very ‘To and Fro" past
A Cruiser’s Evening Dining Options
A great deal of attention to planning of one’s ocean cruise vacation often goes to the port days – the excursion(s) or not, and if so, which ones, the clothes and items to pack, and so on. Dining options are often way down the list. But choosing ...
The Importance of Shore Excursions
Cruisers are usually confronted with the question of whether they should purchase excursions to complete their days in port . Generally, there are these different mindsets when it comes to excursions:
River Cruises – Fun for All Ages
(Image: Uniworld®) 10 Reasons to Love River Cruising Fun No Matter What Your Age! Have you been on a river cruise yet? Do you think it is just [...]
Let’s Visit Peru
Who wants to visit Peru? After reading about this country of contrasts, it has climbed way up my bucket list of places to explore ...
Tying the Knot at Sea
Tying the Knot at Sea Thinking about getting married on a cruise ship? It is certainly an option for those desiring a smaller guest list, less cost, and a wedding/honeymoon [...]
Sailing from San Juan
Sailing from San Juan Approaching San Juan from sea San Juan, Puerto Rico is a popular cruise port, not just as a port of call but also [...]