It's back to Royal Caribbean for my next cruise. Nope, it's not on one of Oasis class ships. Instead we're going on Empress of the Seas on a wonderful eight day itinerary. My sisters had already selected the date and ship when I decided to join them for a warm weather … [Read more...] about Empress of the Seas: Next Vacation!
My only travel goal left to be completed this year is a cruise with our youngest son and his fiancee who will be known as YS and SF respectively on the blog. It will complete our mission of taking all five of our "kids" on a cruise. The itinerary and ship for this last one is … [Read more...] about Next Vacation: Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise
It's the fourth port day in the row but I'm thrilled to be returning to one of my favorites, Philipsburg, St. Maarten. It has been 10 years since my last visit to this island which was on a trip with Sister T and other family members and we planned to revisit the beautiful … [Read more...] about Carnival Triumph Day 5: St. Maarten
St. Kitts is the only port (other than Galveston) that is new to both of us. We decided to take a tour for an overview of the island. When it turned out to be a overcast, windy day that reinforced our decision. Before breakfast, I joined my sister in the deck 10 … [Read more...] about Carnival Triumph Day 3: St. Kitts
My brother had taken advantage of the luggage express program so he had disembarkation around 7:30 if all went smooth. We had coffee at 6 (really it came about 10 minutes early because they had so many orders but we were all awake). After catching up on email and watching a … [Read more...] about December 21, 2014: Disembarkation