Archives for November 2009

Walking, the easiest way around Rome and Makes your pasta guilt free!

We just finished our second full day of touring in Rome. Again, I can’t express how much I love this city. We find the people very friendly and every day we see something more beautiful than we did the day before. We also have chosen walking as our way around town. … [Continue Reading]

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day and Can’t Be Seen in a Day

Rome is a fantastic city with so much art, history, architecture, and culture that I feel sorry for many cruisers who come here just as cruise ship passengers and only have a day or two to see the city. Because the city is so vast and so far from the port area of Civitivecchia,… [Continue Reading]

Jet Lag and Airline Food, the worst part of a Trans-Atlantic Cruise

Unless you are doing back to back Trans Atlantic cruises, you obviously have to fly over the Atlantic to get to or return from your cruise. Fortunately, the worst part of that experience with which we had to deal was jet lag and airplane food.
Our long flight across the Atlantic… [Continue Reading]

Royal Caribbean Appoints Seven Godmothers for Oasis of the Seas

MIAMI, Nov. 18: When Royal Caribbean Intl officially names its newest cruise ship, Oasis of the Seas, on Monday, Nov. 30, 2009, the global cruise line will continue its tradition of innovation by putting a new twist on one of maritime’s longest standing traditions. While normally bestowing the honor of godmother on one special person,… [Continue Reading]

Silversea’s 2011 Worldwide Cruise Schedule Opens For Sale Today

Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Nov 23: Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises is pleased to announce all voyages for 2011 are now open for sale and complete day-by-day itineraries are available at In the next few weeks, reservations will also open for the expedition ship Prince Albert II.
In 2011, the company’s quintet of elegant all-suite ships, Silver… [Continue Reading]