Celebrity returns to sailing!

FINALLY….some good news for the North American cruise industry. Celebrity Cruises will return to sailing on June 5, 2021. The Millennium will homeport in St. Maarten. Bookings will begin on March 25th for 2 different 7-night itineraries, with pricing starting at $1,999 for a veranda stateroom. The itinerary offerings include: Aruba, Curaçao and Barbados –Continue reading “Celebrity returns to sailing!”

Reinventing the muster drill

Royal Caribbean has a solution for the muster drill congestion problem. Muster 2.0 has been in development for over a year. This new technology will allow passengers to complete the muster drill without disrupting their vacation prior to the ship’s departure, in accordance with maritime law. “The health and safety of our guests and crewContinue reading “Reinventing the muster drill”

Why cruise Alaska?

Why are you going to Alaska again? Aren’t you tired of it? Isn’t it boring, seeing the same ports over and over? What is so special about it? I am asked these questions every year when we book our annual Alaska cruise. And no….I WILL NEVER GET TIRED OF ALASKA!!! Each cruise is different. Yes,Continue reading “Why cruise Alaska?”

An Expotition Like No Other — An Itch to Travel

Today starts a journey that I have been dreaming about for ages. Today starts the trip where I am crossing 3 things off of my travel bucket list: Italy Spain And a TransAtlantic Cruise I always have dreamed about going to these places. Dreamed of what it would be like. What the sights would be […]Continue reading “An Expotition Like No Other — An Itch to Travel”

Off The Beaten Path — An Itch to Travel

I love researching where my next trip is. I love to learn about the culture, the historical landmarks, but I also love trying to find the “off the beaten path” places. These are the kind of places that excite me the most. These places are what makes me feel like I am not only learning […]Continue reading “Off The Beaten Path — An Itch to Travel”

Halloween On The High Sea’s — An Itch to Travel

Do we think ghosts and ghouls will make it out to the High Sea’s? Can witches fly all the way to a cruise ship in the middle of the ocean? Can Zombies and Skeleton’s come on a TransAtlantic Cruise? Well this year… I am going to find out! So if you read my last blog […]Continue reading “Halloween On The High Sea’s — An Itch to Travel”

Fun things to do in Anchorage, Alaska?

What is there to do in Anchorage?  LOTS! Some of our favorite activities are renting bikes, visiting the Ulu factory  or just walking around downtown.  There is also a great museum that is well worth the time. (Several of the cruise line busses depart from this location.)  You can even go to a baseball game!Continue reading “Fun things to do in Anchorage, Alaska?”

Norway Fjord cruise on the Celebrity Eclipse!

In August of 2017, we visited our daughter in Hove, England and family friends near Sheffield.  After spending several days traveling around the country, we boarded the Celebrity Eclipse in Southampton and headed to Norway! We had visited two of the ports on a previous cruise and were looking forward to seeing them again andContinue reading “Norway Fjord cruise on the Celebrity Eclipse!”