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Independence of the Seas

Yesterday, we boarded Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. We're on board for a 14 day Atlantic Crossing with a...

Free Style Dining NCL Style

Free Style means, well, free style. You show up for dinner whenever you want just like you would at any other restaurant. For at...

Port of Miami

We're on board the Norwegian star at the port of Miami. This was by far the easiest boarding we've ever done on a cruise...
Rock of Gibraltar

Gibraltar for a Day

Not long ago, we visited the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar for a day. As many of you will know, Gibraltar is located at...

Communications From a Cruise Ship

One of the things we've quickly grown accustomed to in the 21st century is the ability to communicate with just about any person, any...
Happy Fluke

Whale Watching in Juneau, Alaska

We're in day two—or is it day three—of our Alaska Cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas, and today we spent a...

Thinking about Cruising

We're getting ready to head out on a cruise. This time we'll be leaving Fort Lauderdale and making our way to southern...

Is the Food Quality aboard Cruise Ships Changing?

When you read the cruise and travel blogs, it seems that a lot of folks believe that the quality of the food aboard cruise...