Welcome to Cruise Talk!

Hi! My name is Suzanne Klasen.  I am the Owner / Travel Advisor and CLIA Master Cruise Counselor (MCC) for my CruiseOne Vacations by Suzanne Travel Agency. This site is a collection of my personal travels, thoughts and recommendations. The map above represents the cruise travel (based on embarkation port) that I have posted so far (more to come). Click on a map point to see the cruise itinerary and details.

2022 Eastern Caribbean: Allure of the Seas Ship Review

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2022 Eastern Caribbean Cruise At the time it was built, Allure of the Seas was the largest cruise ship ever built. Royal Caribbean introduced many new concepts on this ship including the Central Park (courtyard view) Balconies and the Boardwalk View (Partial Ocean View) balconies on this class of ship with the debut…

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2022 Eastern Caribbean: Allure of the Seas Dining Review

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2022 Eastern Caribbean Cruise For this cruise, our dining review is focused on the specialty dining venues. We had both been somewhat disappointed with our main dining room experience on our past Royal Caribbean cruises, especially when compared to the food and service we experienced on our recent Celebrity, Holland America, Silversea and…

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2022 Eastern Caribbean: Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2022 Eastern Caribbean Cruise Not much to report here, as this was my 3rd visit in 4 months to St. Kitts. On this trip, I just went ashore and bought some t-shirts in the local shopping area and headed back to the ship. Very pretty location and lovely island.

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2022 Eastern Caribbean: Philipsburg, St. Maarten

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2022 Eastern Caribbean Cruise We always enjoy a visit to St. Maarten. This a a place with a wonderful beach, friendly people, good drinks and great shopping. We walked off the ship and stood in line to purchase our ferry tickets to down town. This is really inexpensive. A tip I can give…

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