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Fun on the Magic

Cruises are always fun, but some are definitely more fun than others. The same goes for ships. Each ship has something to offer, some more than others. It’s not always the ship or even the itinerary that makes a cruise … Continue reading

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Is a Cruise Ship Cabin Crowded With More Than 2 People?

  For the most part, cruise ship cabins are designed to hold two people, and usually they do.  Sometimes though people cruise in larger groups and more than two stay in the same cabin.  Different ships have different ways to … Continue reading

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Visiting Glacier Gardens in Juneau, Alaska

Juneau has quite an array of things to do.  With Mendenhall Glacier as the tourist’s top choice, and Mount Roberts tram conveniently located at the cruise ship dock in the center of the tourist shopping area, multitudes of people visit … Continue reading

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The Family Cruise

For years my husband and I have tried to talk my parents into taking a cruise with us.  They always said no.  Finally my younger sister said I should just give it up as they would never go on a … Continue reading

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Cruising with Kids

Taking the family vacation on a cruise ship eliminates many of the issues of a road trip.  No more bored kids tired of sitting in the car whining “Are we there yet?”  Kids on cruise ships can run around and … Continue reading

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Diving on the Great Barrier Reef

I love snorkeling, and did a lot of it on our Great Barrier Reef cruise on the Reef Encounter.  At one stop though, I tried something different.  The beginner’s scuba lesson they offered on that cruise.  You don’t usually think … Continue reading

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