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Lakers Fan January 18th, 2012 10:41 AM

Favorite Shipboard Activities
What are your favorite things to do aboard ship ?

1) Relaxing on a deckchair

2) Walking


4) Meeting "new" people and engaging in conversation

Mike M January 18th, 2012 10:50 AM

One of my favorite things to do on a ship is play trivia. I love a good game and meeting people.

Next would probably be kicking back and watching the sea go by.

After that it is the casino.

The most enjoyable part of a cruise is visiting a port for the first time.

Take care,

Ron January 18th, 2012 11:26 AM

I think number one for me is just sitting back, relaxing and forgetting about all the negative news we are bombarded with at home by the numerous sources , aka " the media ". I know there's not a heck of a lot I can do about the price of gas, food, how things are shaping up the the middle east, ( I know how it's shaped up there for the last couple of thousand years and it's not apt to change ) who bombed whom, etc. But I can control , at least for a few days, the time I get to escape from all the above and love to either sit on my balcony or on a quite piece of deck somewhere with my trusty bino's and just watch the water, flying fish, etc and forget everything else.It's relaxing to me to feel the peace and quite, hear just the swish and see the occasional spray that comes from the ship as it sails along on the deep blue!
Then too, I like to meet different people from different places, especially different countries and talk to them about everyday things, etc. And, picking up a shore excursion in a couple of ports doesn't hurt either!

Dhill January 18th, 2012 11:34 AM

I think my favorite past time on a cruise is just relaxing not having a care in the world no phones ringing.No one bugging you. not haveing to go to work. I guess just getting away from the rat race for awhile.Then we love to swim, love the sitting on the balcony and wathching the ocean. Spending time with my wife and let us not forget about all the good food! Now that I think about it there really is alot we like about going on a cruise!:)

Kamloops Cruiser January 18th, 2012 09:44 PM


Originally Posted by Henry43 (Post 1410488)
What are your favorite things to do aboard ship ?

1) Relaxing on a deckchair Our most favorite things to do

2) Walking


4) Meeting "new" people and engaging in conversation Always

People watching and ocean watching

Trip January 18th, 2012 10:02 PM

My husband says I can talk to a wall, and, get an answer, so, conversations with people that were once strangers....

Lounging by the pool, with a good book, and people watching .

Sitting down at dinner,and being waited on, knowing good food is on it's way,and once again, good conversation.

skymaster January 23rd, 2012 03:15 PM

I have to agree that one of the most enjoyable things we do on our cruise is meet new people. I also enjoy just sitting in the shade, while the lovely Mrs. Jones (Vita) enjoys a lounger in the sun. I listen to my music, and "people watch". I LOVE the karaoke, and singing in the "Legends Show", the "Talent Show", or if available, both. I always enjoy talking to the musicians aboard, as they always have some interesting stories to relate. :cool: Just kicking back, and enjoying the lack of responsibility is GREAT!


Manuel January 23rd, 2012 04:20 PM


Originally Posted by Trip (Post 1410615)
My husband says I can talk to a wall, and, get an answer, so, conversations with people that were once strangers....


I would love to meet you because, i am the same way. I talk to people of all ges and of all diffrent views.
I met a lot of nice people on cruises.


Queen of Oakville January 25th, 2012 10:52 AM

When I was in my early 20's I could go to an all-inclusive resort and do nothing but sit by the pool and lie in the sun (not that I need a tan!) ... I just enjoy the feel of the sun beating down on me.

Today, I get too fidgetty too just lie down. I do enjoy a good breezy nap in a shaded area though!

My favourite activities:
dining (especially the dressing for dinner part)

I think the best part the wrap-up at dinner - hearing about all the wonderful things that everyone has done.

Donna January 25th, 2012 12:04 PM

I do look forward to 3 squares a day, especially when on a cruise...The last few years, take good advantage of the buffets over the MDR, just more to choose from and you can go when you feel like it.

I also enjoy the poolside activities on a nice afternoon..

Juggaloves January 25th, 2012 12:34 PM

1) I'm a busy body so I love to just walk around and explore the WHOLE ship

2) Spending my evening at the casino and "bar hopping"

3) Getting all dressed up for formal night

4) Taking pictures

snorklr45 January 25th, 2012 04:44 PM

Exploring new ports I'm not yet familiar with- snorkeling included

Chatting with new people at my table in MDR and other places on ship

A LOT of walking (I'm directionally challenged - I always get lost)

Watching shows with comedians, karaoke; anything funny

Art shows and auctions


People watching and games on deck

KayAnnie January 25th, 2012 08:46 PM

My faves!

1. Trivia!!!

2. Cooking demos or drink tastings

3. Piano Bar

4. Karaoke

5. Read on a deck chair (must be in the shade ;) )

Surfguyxxx1 February 18th, 2012 11:08 AM

Sitting on my balcony or up on deck pulling into or out of port.
Getting up early to watch the sun rise.
Sitting in the "adult only area" with a good book.
Martini's at 5

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