New Facebook Group!

Do you love cruising? And talking about cruising? Please join us and share your experiences and knowledge with fellow passengers!! Everyone is welcome…just be sure to answer the questions at sign up. Hope to see you online and onboard soon!

Celebrity Cruises Beverage Packages

What are the differences between the beverage packages onboard Celebrity Cruises? Is it worth it to upgrade? How much does it cost? What other packages are available? These are very common questions and I will do my best to provide quick and easy answers. Classic Package You can choose from an array of beers, spirits,Continue reading “Celebrity Cruises Beverage Packages”

Bonaire!

Bonaire is one of three islands that make up the catchy nickname: the ABC islands. This colorful Netherlands Antilles archipelago lies 50 miles off the coast of Venezuela and is comfortably outside the Caribbean’s hurricane belt.    Bonaire is laid-back by design. Large chain hotels have been kept out and eco-preservation has been enforced sinceContinue reading “Bonaire!”

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!”

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?”

Celebrity Equinox Review

Update: new video taken March of 2022! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kibrCpfiMA On March 24, 2017, we boarded the Celebrity Equinox for the first time.  We have sailed previously on three M class Celebrity ships….Summit, Millennium, and Infinity, and two S class Celebrity ships….Solstice and Eclipse. We sailed the Eastern Caribbean for 10 nights on the Ultimate Caribbean cruise, visiting St.Continue reading “Celebrity Equinox Review”

Bergen and Geiranger Norway

The final two stops of our cruise were in Norway….Bergen and Geiranger. Geiranger is a small tourist village in the western part of Norway. It lies in Stranda at the head of the Geirgangerfjorden.  Home to some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, the Geirangerfjord area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site sineContinue reading “Bergen and Geiranger Norway”

Shetland Islands

Lerwick is Shetland’s only town, with a population of about 7,500 – although about half of the islands’ 22,000 people live within 10 miles of the burgh. Founded as an unofficial marketplace to service 17th century Dutch herring fleets, Lerwick took a long time to grow. Because of its illegal status (and alleged immorality!) theContinue reading “Shetland Islands”

Day Two – Iceland

Today we decided to explore Reykjavik on foot.  We took the bus from the ship, since we wanted to save our feet for the town! The tourist information center at Aðalstræti 2 is a good starting point. Aðalstræti is the oldest street in Reykjavík, and the point from which all street numbers begin: the higher the number, the farther fromContinue reading “Day Two – Iceland”