Monthly Archives: September 2019

Maré Cruise Port

On our transpacific cruise on Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas, we made a port stop at Mare, New Caledonia. While this looks like the word for a female horse – a mare – it is actually pronounced Mar-ray.  It’s … Continue reading

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Exploring Shimizu

We had just a short amount of time to spend onshore in our port stop in Shimizu, Japan. Holland America Westerdam had a brief port stop there mainly for the views of Mount Fuji, which can be seen from the … Continue reading

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How to Fold a Towel Owl

The Towel Owl is a My Cruise Stories original towel animal. It’s cute, stands on its own, and not too hard to make. Supplies Needed to make a Towel Owl 1 bath towel 2 hand towels eyes and feet 1 … Continue reading

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