I booked this trip in March of 2017...eighteen months ahead of time. A two week cruise from Galveston, TX to Port Canaveral, FL. Our stops were: Grand Cayman Aruba Curacao Grenada Barbados Dominica St. Maarten With six sea days sprinkled in. This will be my longest cruise to date. Too Long? We will see. My [...]
Our last night on board we had reservations for Chops Grille, the steakhouse offering. We have eaten at Chops at least once on every cruise since 2012. And if I am being completely honest, its hit or miss. When it's good, it's REALLY good. But its not always good. So how was the Mariner? Let's [...]
Just returned from a quick 3 night cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas. I booked this ship so I could check out the new “Amplified!” options. The itinerary was one I had done many times before so this trip was all about the ship. We arrived at Port of Miami at about 10:30am. [...]
Our next stop is Rome. I had booked a private tour with Italy Tour Sharing again. And just as in Florence, they were right on time ready to go when we got off the ship. And of course, as the saying goes, "All roads lead to Rome." What they don't mention, is that all of [...]
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