Category Archives: Legend

How to Win a Ship on a Stick

Love them or hate them, the prize for many of the games on Carnival’s ships consists of a plastic ship trophy with the ship’s name on the base, commonly called a ship on a stick. The people who covet these … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship Decor on the Carnival Legend

Surprisingly enough, the theme for the decor on the Carnival Legend is…..Legends.  While it’s not completely obvious, the stuff legends are made of does pop up all over the ship. The Legend spends part of the year sailing for Carnival … Continue reading

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How To Get Free Spa On A Cruise

All the major cruise ships have spas. For the most part, nothing at these spas comes cheap. While some passengers can afford to enjoy the spa services, cruisers on a budget tend to spend their limited dollars elsewhere. If you … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea on the Legend

Whenever we’ve gone to the afternoon teas on Carnival ships before they seemed like one of the best kept secrets on the ship. Each tea we’ve attended had a different selection of excellent treats found nowhere else on the ship, … Continue reading

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The Melbourne Adventure

Before our Australian cruise on the Carnival Legend our daughter, Sheri, asked other Australians what is good to do in Melbourne with kids. She got a lot of recommendations for Science Works. On the map it didn’t look too far … Continue reading

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Hasbro the Game Show on Carnival Legend

Many people grew up playing Hasbro board games. Who hasn’t played Sorry, Yahtzee, Operation, Simon, Connect Four, Monopoly, or other Hasbro games? As part of Carnival’s Funship 2.0 upgrades they added life size versions of old favorite games done in … Continue reading

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Camp Carnival

Carnival has programs for kids from ages 2 through 17.  Older teens go to Club O2 where they can socialize with other kids their age and attend planned activities like dances or scavenger hunts.  Tweens and younger teens hang out … Continue reading

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In Search Of Tasmanian Devils

The mere mention of Tasmania conjures up images of Tasmanian Devils, the one thing most associated with that Australian island.  Both my Australian daughter Sheri and I wanted to see Tasmanian Devils while in Tasmania on our cruise on the … Continue reading

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Seuss at Sea

Doctor Seuss is on the loose – adding some more fun to the Carnival Funships. You can eat green eggs and ham at the Dr. Seuss breakfast. The kids on board have a great time in the Dr. Seuss parade and there’s storytime too. Add entertaining visuals to the classic Cat in the Hat story and it’s fun for Seuss fans of all ages. Continue reading

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Towel Animal Theater

Towels are for drying yourself off with right?  Usually the answer to that is yes, but on a cruise ship towels sometimes have other purposes.  Stateroom stewards on cruise ships skillfully fold the towels…into animals. Cruise ship passengers all over … Continue reading

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