First day at sea

First full day at sea.  Apparently there are two nor’easters coming right at us.  No one is venturing outside.  The seas are pretty rough but the Constellation and Captain Manetas…

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Celebrity Constellation Day One – Bayonne

Celebrity Constellation Day One – Bayonne

Sail-away was exceptional. Cruising out of New York or New Jersey affords the unique opportunity to view the Statue of Liberty as many of … View Post
Freedom of the Seas, Highlights of the Cruise

Freedom of the Seas, Highlights of the Cruise

As our last day of this cruise is here, I thought it would be good to recap and highlight some of the memorable and … View Post
Freedom of the Seas Day Five

Freedom of the Seas Day Five

Ch-ch-ch-Changes.  Everything changes; Seasons change, the weather can change, we change our minds and on and on.  Royal Caribbean also changes; service, amenities, staff … View Post
Freedom of the Seas – Day Four

Freedom of the Seas – Day Four

Internet connectivity aboard the ship has been very poor so I decided I would stay aboard the ship in St. Thomas.  Because St. Thomas … View Post
Freedom of the Seas at Sea – Day Three

Freedom of the Seas at Sea – Day Three

Ahhh.  What a difference a good night’s sleep can do.  I awoke at 8:00, turned on the TV and in a few minutes my … View Post
Freedom of the Seas CocoCay, Bahamas – Day Two

Freedom of the Seas CocoCay, Bahamas – Day Two

Close your eyes. Try to imagine the sound of a loaded dump truck as the driver directs the creaky lift to unload its haul … View Post
Freedom of the Seas – Sept 20 2009

Freedom of the Seas – Sept 20 2009

There are some wonderful advantages to living in Florida besides the weather. No matter where you live, you are never more than a three … View Post
MSC Splendida Successfully Completes Sea Trials

MSC Splendida Successfully Completes Sea Trials

MSC Splendida – the second in MSC Cruises’ luxurious “Fantasia” class of cruise ships – completed her sea trials on Sunday, May 24. The company’s new … View Post