Category Archives: Princess

Seattle Waterfront

Cruise ships in Seattle dock either at pier 66 or pier 91. Most start and or end cruises there, but sometimes Seattle is just a port stop. Pier 91 is nearest the cruise parking for cruises beginning and ending there, … Continue reading

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Enclave at the Spa on Royal Princess

On most cruise ships the spa and gym go hand in hand being located next to each other and sharing a locker room. There’s generally a beauty salon in the vicinity as well. Royal Princess breaks with that tradition having … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Cruise Line Stocks

Anyone who does much cruising has a lot to gain by adding cruise line stocks to their portfolio. In normal times these are good stocks that gain value over time. Some of them pay dividends. And if you own 100 … Continue reading

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Seattle Underground Tour

Royal Princess docked in the center of the waterfront activity at Seattle’s Pier 66. This pier is so much nicer for a port stop than being stuck out at pier 91 where ships often board for cruises usually heading out … Continue reading

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Royal Princess Balcony Cabin

Royal Princess has a variety of cabins that have balconies, one of which is the standard balcony cabin. It also has deluxe balcony cabins and a several different types of suites with balconies. What the ship does not have is … Continue reading

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Touring San Francisco

After the Royal Princess docked in San Francisco, my sisters and I went out to the pier to meet with our cousin and her friend who live in the area. We hadn’t seen our cousin for quite some time so … Continue reading

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San Francisco Cruise Ship Port

Sailing into San Francisco is quite scenic. It’s like having harbor tour without ever leaving the ship. Besides all the scenery onshore, the ship sails under the Golden Gate Bridge. Quite a few people gathered on the upper outside decks … Continue reading

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Cruising Gluten Free

Cruise ships have come a long way from the time people had to arrange for every gluten free item they might eat on a voyage in advance of the cruise. Now gluten free selections are often available to anyone at … Continue reading

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San Diego Trolley Tour

Before our cruise on the Royal Princess we had a ship’s excursion booked in San Diego, California. It was supposed to be a ghosts and gravestones tour in San Diego’s old town area on a hop-on hop-off trolley. We never … Continue reading

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San Diego Cruise Port

Royal Princess arrived in San Diego around 4am, though the scheduled arrival time was 7am. That gave the crew plenty of time to set up gangways on two different decks long before most of the passengers woke up. The morning … Continue reading

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