Continuing the series of comparing the four cruise brands I've sailed the past two years (Carnival, Celebrity, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean) it's time to take a look at entertainment. I know this is a subjective topic (but isn't every category) and obviously I'm basing it on … [Read more...] about Comparing Carnival, Celebrity, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Cruise Entertainment Experiences
4 Lessons from My Hurricane Irma Cruise
If you read the recap of my Carnival Glory cruise this past September you know we ended up debarking four days later than planned thanks to Hurricane Irma. I've been on cruises where ports were missed or changed but never one where we stayed on extra days. Although I … [Read more...] about 4 Lessons from My Hurricane Irma Cruise
Carnival Glory: Last Thoughts
The Carnival Glory was my first "hurricane sailing" and one I won't ever forget. But aside from that there are a lot of reasons to remember it fondly. Glory Staff The staff was great everywhere. Other than the assistant room steward at the first cabin we had (who didn't … [Read more...] about Carnival Glory: Last Thoughts
Carnival Glory: Disembarkation (At Last!)
Twelve days after embarking on a seven day cruise we were leaving the Carnival Glory. It was a beautiful morning in Miami. Breakfast It seemed liked several hundred people left the ship last night so between the 600-800 that got off at Cancun and last night's exodus there … [Read more...] about Carnival Glory: Disembarkation (At Last!)
Carnival Glory: Finally Miami!
The good news is we are going to get to Miami today and the bad news is who knows when! I woke up earlier than I wanted and my stomach is a bit queasy despite that late night pizza from last night's partying. Morning T. and I headed to the main dining room for port day … [Read more...] about Carnival Glory: Finally Miami!