cruise Archive

Carnival Dream::Day 1 {Embarkation}

Here’s my first of probably at least 7 posts about our cruise earlier this month that will include lots of cruising tips. They may be a little spread out, but I’m just super busy now and am working on writing these up and going through photos as I have time. Friday we left to head …

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Bon Voyage, Y’all

This month has been crazy!! I have been swamped with soccer league and soccer tourney pics the last month. I’ve barely had time to be excited about sailing on Saturday…OK, I admit, I’ve made time to be excited about our cruise. This past weekend me and a friend who I hired to help me shoot …

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Cruise Talk {4 Day Western Caribbean} Carnival Inspiration

We drove down the night before and spent the night at the Comfort Inn in Weeki Wachee. Got up the next morning and dropped Drew off with Rob’s Gramma and headed to the Pier. It’s always so exciting. Never gets old seeing those towering ships! Here’s Drew with his Uncle Nick at dinner the first …

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Sailing on Sovereign of the Seas

This cruise was planned a little while after we found out we were expecting our 2nd child. We wanted to go ahead and bring Drew on a cruise, because we knew it would probably be quite awhile before we got to take him on one. Rob’s Mom and Step Dad joined us, which was nice. …

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Cruising 101 {Eating & Drinking}

Eating is one of the best part of cruising, so here I’m sharing some of the ins and outs of eating and drinking on a cruise. For the ships that have free-style cruising like Norwegian Cruises, their dining is done differently. Although, I’ve never done this before, I understand it to be more like what …

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Cruising Lingo

While writing the FAQ page, I realized that before I started cruising a lot of the cruise lingo were words I didn’t know. You may find this helpful when reading my entries about cruising. bow: front section of the ship bridge: section of the ship where the captain & crew navigate and steer the ship …

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Celebrity Century {7 Day Eastern Caribbean} Part 2

Read Part 1 June 5, 2003: Thursday Thursday was a day of relaxation and recuperation from our several days off ship. We slept in, ate lunch in the dining room, relaxed poolside, and enjoyed some onboard activities. That evening was the Dinner Menu 2nd formal night followed by the show, Las Vegas-Then and Now. June …

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Celebrity Century {7 Day Eastern Caribbean} Part 1

This travel talk will be in 2 parts. This first post will include Friday through Wednesday. This was our first Eastern Caribbean Cruise and our first 7 day cruise. We absolutely love the Eastern Caribbean. Mountains and Oceans…Amazing! May 30, 2003: FridayWe flew to Fort Lauderdale on Friday evening. Here’s Rob at FLL watching for …

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Carnival Sensation {4 Day Western Caribbean}

Writing my last post about cruising definitely got me anxious to write about our 2nd cruise. Although, there wasn’t a whole lot of writing to do, since Rob had written most of that up after we got back. As for this post, I’ll be writing all this from memory using the assistance of the Carnival …

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Fun on the Carnival Jubilee

In 2001, Rob and I wanted to do something for spring break and we had thought about cruising. Although, we didn’t know much about it. We had some information we’d heard from various sources. In January, we decided to go visit a travel agency and see what kind of info we could get. We ended …

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What does A.D.D. equal?

There was a comedian on the cruise who was kind of funny, but he made a great point: He prefaced it by saying that A.D. D. is Attention Deficit Disorder, etc. Then, he said, “But what does A.D.D. really mean?” (parents) “Ain’t Doin’ Didly!” I agree! I won’t get on my soap box about that …

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Cruise…Cancelled

Well, we just found out that our cruise that is supposed to leave in 33 days was cancelled. They are using the Sensation, which was the ship we were going out on and 2 other ships for hurricane relief. Sooo…we’re trying to decide whether to just save that money for another vacation or book another …

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