Caribbean Princess Update

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Caribbean Princess experienced a problem with the port propulsion motor which necessitated the ship returning to San Juan yesterday to evaluate the situation. After further review by technical experts, we have confirmed the full extent of the damage to the motor. We now know the time and work required to make the repairs and we… [Continue Reading]

The Cruise Expectations Curve: The 13 Year Old’s Perspective

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In talking with my nearly 13 year old son today he came up with his “Cruise Expectations Curve” theory. Wise beyond his years he theorized that cruising might be somewhat like and addictive drug, in that your first cruise may always be your best cruise, and then you spend the rest of your life… [Continue Reading]

Virtual Cruise Celebrity Summit Trans-Atlantic, St. Maarten and San Juan

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First and apology in the delay in getting this post on the site. We actually returned from the trip on Sunday November 14th, but that meant a does of reality keeping me busy once we got home.
St. Maarten has grown quite a bit since my last visit there in 1980. … [Continue Reading]

Virtual Cruise Celebrity Summit Days Our Atlantic Crossing

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Our 9th day of the cruise was the start of our 5 consecutive sea days on our Atlantic crossing on the Celebrity Summit. This first sea day was welcome change from the 4 consecutive port days were we felt as if we running our selves a bit ragged.
This was also our… [Continue Reading]

We Have Booked Our Transatlantic Cruise On Celebrity Summit

After several months of consideration and weighing all of our options, we have booked our next cruise. It will be aboard the Celebrity Summit traveling from Barcelona and visiting the Canary Islands, Madeira, St. Maartaan, and ending in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
You may remember from previous articles we agonized over whether… [Continue Reading]