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Hits and Misses on P&O Arcadia

Cruise ships have a lot of things in common with one another, but they have differences as well. Depending on what any individual person looks for in a cruise they are bound to find some ships more appealing than others … Continue reading

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Spaces and Places on Carnival Vista

Some places are standard on all major cruise ships. Besides passenger cabins they all have bars, a variety of places to eat, pools, hot tubs, outdoor decks, shops, a gym, a casino, and a spa. Most cruise lines have more similarities … Continue reading

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The Suite Life

Cruising In A Suite I’ve cruised with Holland America a number of times, but somehow in spite of starting out from quite a variety of ports, and seeing many of their other ships in port here and there, I always … Continue reading

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Swedish Massage on Explorer of the Seas

Normally massages at cruise ship spas cost well over $100. After booking a cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas I found one on their website for $89. Once I went to book it I discovered that price was … Continue reading

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Explorer of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas launched in 2000 and had dry-dock upgrades in 2015. The ship carries registry from the Bahamas. Though not one of Royal Caribbean’s biggest ships, at 1020 feet in length, 161 feet in width, and … Continue reading

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Holland America Oosterdam

Holland America’s Oosterdam is the second of 4 directionally named Vista class ships, representing East. Her sister ships are Westerdam, Noordam, and Zuiderdam for west, north, and south. Built by Fincantieri of Italy, Oosterdam was christened by Princess Margriet of … Continue reading

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Hits and Misses on Ruby Princess

What’s not to like about a cruise ship? On some ships not much, but there’s usually something. Of course the likes and dislikes of any particular ship vary from one person to another. I found a lot to like and … Continue reading

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Hits and Misses on Celebrity Infinity

Every cruise ship has some really awesome features, and some things it would be better off without – or maybe just something it lacks. Of course one what one person thinks is the worst thing on the ship another might … Continue reading

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Hits and Misses on Carnival Breeze

This post is purely my opinion on the things I liked and didn’t like about Carnival Breeze. Some things that I hate most could be what someone else likes best – particularly when it comes to smoking areas since people … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship Cabins on Carnival Magic

Like all large cruise ships, Carnival Magic has an array of staterooms to choose from when booking a cruise on the ship. Major categories include inside, oceanview, or balcony cabins as well as suites. There’s also a number of subcategories … Continue reading

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