Category Archives: Liberty

You Can Do Your Own Laundry On A Cruise

Can I do my own laundry on a cruise?  Passengers-to-be often wonder about that in these days of limited luggage for airline travel.  Particularly when taking longer voyages.  Cruise lines do offer laundry service where the crew will do the … Continue reading

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Grand Turk

Sunshine sparkles on water in varying shades of blue on both sides of the dock.  Walking down the dock from the Carnival Liberty in Grand Turk takes almost no time.  The light blue of shallow water drops to the dark … Continue reading

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Dining on Carnival Liberty

Carnival Liberty, the first ship to undergo the Funship 2.0 transformation, has many dining options – most of them free.  The only regular mealtime eatery on the ship that costs extra is the steakhouse. Liberty has two main dining rooms, … Continue reading

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Bicycling in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

While walking up the road to San Filipe Del Morro castle, one of two old forts within walking distance of the cruise ship docks in San Juan Puerto Rico, we spied two bright yellow bikes chained to a lamp post.  … Continue reading

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Carnival Liberty Private Tour

Writing does have its advantages.  The crew on the Carnival Liberty treated us like royalty.  When we arrived our room greeted us with champagne and fruit baskets, gifts from some of the ship’s staff.  Every afternoon we got random deliveries … Continue reading

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Paradise Point Skyride, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas USVI

A few steps from the cruise ship dock in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas US Virgin Islands, we found a taxi to town.  After a bit of shopping we ended up on an unplanned random bus tour of the island.  Luckily … Continue reading

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Random Bus Tour on St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

A tour of Saint Thomas on a local open-sided tour bus ran by island locals. Views of ships in the harbor and Magens Bay. A visit to Bolongo Beach, a favorite of local iguanas. Lots of photos. Continue reading

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Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands

The US Virgin Islands include St. John and St. Croix along with St. Thomas.  They create the boarder between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, 40 miles east of Puerto Rico and 1100 miles southeast of Miami.  Cruise ships … Continue reading

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Half Moon Cay Revisited

I really hoped Half Moon Cay would redeem itself on this year’s visit.  On last year’s Holland America Westerdam cruise we sailed in under sunny skies on a bright blue sea.  This year the Carnival Liberty arrived in the dark … Continue reading

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Spaces and Places Around The Ship on Carnival Liberty

Carnival Liberty’s 2.0 upgrades brought a lot of great new spaces and entertainment options to the ship.  In addition, it had some pretty nice places already.  I covered the 2.0 upgrades in a previous blog, this one is about other … Continue reading

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