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The Family Cruise

For the last couple years my Christmas gift to my mother has been to take her on a little vacation. She doesn’t need any material things. Time spent together, experiences, and memories are more important. We stayed in cozy little … Continue reading

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Snorkeling in Aruba

Our port stop in Aruba on Celebrity Constellation started with an early morning excursion, meeting in the theater at 8:15 am. When our group number was called we went out to the port where we found someone with a sign … Continue reading

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Nassau Chocolate Factory Tour

Prior to our cruise on MSC Meraviglia John booked us each an excursion for our first port stop in Nassau, Bahamas. He wanted to go to a wine factory. Since I don’t like anything fermented including wine he booked a … Continue reading

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Cruising the Middle East

After boarding the MSC Lirica in Trieste, Italy and cruising around the Mediteranean for a bit with a port stop in Croatia, and several in Greece, the ship headed through the Suez Canal, which runs through Egypt. Cruising through the … Continue reading

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Pelican Peak Zip Line Saint Martin

Scanning through shore excursions offered and other info while looking for something to do in Saint Martin, I came across an excursion to Pelican Peak Zip Line. On a previous visit we’d tried to get to Rainforest Adventures on the … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship Cabins on MSC Meraviglia

Besides offering a variety of suites and staterooms, MSC also has some choice available in the level of service, which of course costs more with each level of improvement. Not all options are available with every room category. Suites all … Continue reading

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Jay Peak Resort

Jay Peak Resort sits on the side of a mountain with Jay Peak looming above – sometimes. The peak with an elevation of 3,862 feet can go from fully visible to shrouded in fog in a matter of minutes. Jay … Continue reading

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Food on Celebrity Constellation

Dining room food on Celebrity Constellation was generally quite good – at least mine was – and the waiters very attentive. It was really nice that the menu for the whole cruise is in the app so you can see … Continue reading

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Wonder of the Seas Cabins

Like all cruise ships, Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas has a variety of staterooms and suites to choose from. Being the largest cruise ship in the world it has more types of cabins available than most. Usually there’s not … Continue reading

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Full Body UV Swimsuit Review

Taking a Caribbean cruise when you’re only allowed very limited sun exposure requires some planning if you want to spend much time anywhere other than the inside portion of the ship. While I do normally avoid excessive sun exposure anyway, … Continue reading

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