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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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4th of July on board Queen Mary 2: A cruise with plenty of fireworks!

  It was Christmas of 2005. My parents presented to my brother and me the most exciting present ever. All four of us were going on a cruise on the extravagant Queen Mary 2. My parents had already sailed on the Queen Mary 2 twice. Our sailing day finally arrived. It was Saturday, July 3rd, …

General Travel

Mansion mania: Newport, a living symbol of New England history

If you could think of all of the historic towns you could visit, many come to mind.  There’s Colonial Williamsburg,VA, Old Sturbridge Village, MA, Saratoga Springs, NY, and Hershey, PA.  Every one of these towns share a great assortment of historic techniques, traditions, customs, and depict the old style way of life which we as …

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Avoiding pick pockets: European travelers could use a “lift”

There are thousands who have traveled to Europe.  Also, there are some who enjoy traveling to European countries on a yearly basis.  I have been to Europe five times.  In 1994, I traveled on a twelve-day high school bus tour through five countries, including a two and a half hour ferry ride across the English …

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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 …

Cruising Onboard Activities

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 …

Cruising Onboard Activities

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 …