Cruising

“Cruising: Making Waves & Sense” a splash hit!

Since February 2009, I have had the most exciting part-time job in the world. I have been on the New York area shore staff doing passenger-check-in. My other responsibilities have included assisting passengers with locating their luggage, ground transportation, tending to passengers with special needs, and carrying out an array of cruise line policies. Aside …

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Royal Caribbean dining: A “Dynamic” change finally in place

For those who have sailed on Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of The Seas, the reaction to the Dynamic Dining concept has been negative beyond one’s imagination. Dynamic Dining is the brand new dining concept introduced on the Quantum class. Instead of a main dining room, passengers get to eat in one of four themed dining rooms. …

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Quantum cruising: Royal Caribbean’s greatest leap yet

For more than 40 years, Royal Caribbean International has had the pleasure of WOWing millions of cruise passengers. From its top-notch on board service, to its world class on board cuisine, Royal Caribbean has provided that unforgettable experience for all to treasure. From belly-flop competitions, to on board ice rinks, to having an aqua show …

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Christmas 2013, Aboard The Explorer of The Seas

December 2013 couldn’t have come any faster.  A rough 2013 was finally drawing to a close. There was no better way to close out the year than sailing aboard Royal Caribbean’s beautiful Explorer of The Seas for Christmas.  We were once again sailing to Port Canaveral, Nassau, and Coco Cay.  Having experienced Christmas and my …

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The Men’s International Belly-Flop Competition: A Royal Caribbean Must-Do

Royal Caribbean is one of the world’s best cruise lines.  There is something special for everyone to enjoy while on board.  There is ice skating, the rock climbing wall, enjoying some quiet time in the Solarium pool, and even attending the “Love & Marriage Game Show”.  The one event which is top of every man’s …

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The Oasis Of The Seas All-Access Tour: The Bridge, Galley, And All Scenes Beyond

The week of February 16th to the 23rd, 2013, my brother and I sailed on board Royal Caribbean’s beautiful Oasis of The Seas.  The Oasis of The Seas and her sister ship, Allure of The Seas, are the two largest cruise ships in the world.  Both ships are 1,187 feet long, 208 feet wide, and …

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Cruise Drinks: Straight Up, and Straight Down!

Cruisers, whether first-time or multi-time, you are probably looking back on your most recent trip or looking forward to your upcoming cruise.  Cruising is full of many great experiences regardless of what type of trip you’re going on.  Whether it’s clothing-optional, a Trans-Atlantic crossing, or a short five day trip to just get away from …

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