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Archive for June, 2014

Lobster, Lobster Everywhere!

There was a time when “lobster night” in the dining room was considered by many to be THE night to dine in the dining room on a cruise ship. To be honest, to me, they were just bottom-dwelling crustaceans, and pretty ugly looking things too. But to many cruisers lobster night was the top of the [...]

Golf Camp Cruising

Years ago you could hit golf balls off of the stern of the ship into the sea. That’s no longer available. But, coming in 2015 golfers will be able to cruise while getting golf instruction from Jim Maclean, one of the world’s most acclaimed teachers in the game. Golfers (like me) are obsessive and compulsive [...]

Dynamic Dining Issues

Just a few weeks ago, in this space, I wrote about Royal Caribbean’s announcement of the “Dynamic Dining” programs which were going to be introduced on their upcoming new ships, Quantum and Anthem of the Seas. In that blog I theorized “Dynamic Dining” would be the next step toward the eventual disappearance of the ”traditional”  large cruise [...]

Who’s A Cruise Expert

It amazes me how so many people can tell you exactly how many cruises they’ve been on. While they may not be able to tell you the birth-dates of their children, they can tell you how many cruises, which ships, and what type of cabin they had on each – sometimes, even recite the various [...]