Meet Icon of the Seas – the newest ship on the block

Meet Icon of the Seas – the newest ship on the block

Royal Caribbean has revealed its newest ship, and it is a game changer in the world of cruising.  Meet the Icon of the Seas – the first Icon class ship and the largest, boldest, most innovative ship ever built. Sailing from Miami beginning January 28, 2024, it...
Good news many have been waiting for – cruise line vaccination and testing policies are being lifted

Good news many have been waiting for – cruise line vaccination and testing policies are being lifted

For the first time in 2 years, cruise lines are relaxing their stringent Covid-19 vaccination and testing policies.  Currently, most cruise line protocols include a vaccine requirement for guests and crew as well as a Covid-19 test or even booster.  However, beginning...
More adventures in cruising

More adventures in cruising

Back in July, I could not wait to tell you all about my adventures in cruising when I was on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas, and how cruising was back with a vengeance.  Well, I just got off another ship, Royal’s Oasis of the Seas, and it was even better.  It’s...
Cruise ships are back  – what it was like to sail again

Cruise ships are back – what it was like to sail again

PLEASE NOTE: At the time of our cruise, vaccinated passengers were not required to test before boarding the ship. However, as of this writing, ALL cruise passengers on Royal Caribbean regardless of vaccination status must present a negative Covid test and be tested on...
What it’s like to be on a cruise ship right now

What it’s like to be on a cruise ship right now

I’m on a cruise ship. Right this very minute as you are reading this email, I am on a cruise ship. You see, in July Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas became the very first cruise ship to start sailing again out of the United States and they invited me to sail with...