When you think of taking the family on a cruise, the kids clubs will undoubtedly be discussed. Every family cruise line has some type of kids club but that doesn't mean your children will want to go. It is okay to enjoy the cruise without sending the kids to the kids club. There's no shortage of things to do together on a family cruising vacation. Live Shows Every cruise ship has some form of live entertainment, and often it is appropriate for the entire family. Check the show listings to … [Read more...] about Family Cruising Without the Kids Clubs
Your first cruise has been booked and you suddenly realize you don't know the first thing about going on a cruise. What should you pack? What excursions should you take? Where will you eat your meals? There are so many things to consider that it can be a little overwhelming. Knowing what to pack for your cruise is important for several reasons. You need to know what you are allowed to bring on board. Cruise cabins are typically rather small, so you don't want to pack more than … [Read more...] about Tips for First Time Cruisers
When we choose to set sail on a cruise ship, we have many options including which cruise line to choose. If you are considering Carnival Cruise Lines for your next sailing, here is a round-up of blog posts about cruising with Carnival. If you are looking for details about specific Carnival ships or information about menus and activities, we've got you covered here. 13 Things To Do On Carnival Imagination Cruise Ship While I think I could just sit by that pool for the duration of a … [Read more...] about Cruising with Carnival: All You Need to Know
For many, the family vacation is a time to get away and engage with one another without the regular interruptions of phone calls, friends at the door and work that needs to be done. As a work at home mother, I find that I get to see my children more than many parents, but the opportunities to really connect are often interrupted by deadlines and appointments. When we boarded the MSC Divina for a family cruise, we took advantage of that time together. A cruise is the perfect vacation for … [Read more...] about Oceans of Fun Aboard the MSC Divina for a Family Cruise
Anyone who has registered for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend will have a new reason to be excited! Disney announced today their new island run, the Disney Castaway Cay Challenge. The all-new Disney Castaway Cay Challenge is an ultimate running adventure, combining one magical 5K event or longer during the 2015 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend (January 7-11, 2015) with a Castaway Cay 5K on Disney Cruise Lines' private tropical island in the Bahamas the following week. On Monday, … [Read more...] about A Brand New Island Race for runDisney Fanatics!
Recently I went on my my first cruise. I sailed to the Caribbean on Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas. Since I hadn't been on a cruise before, I wondered what kinds of things there would be for us to do on board. Thankfully, there is no short answer to this question. For adult travelers, you can visit the casino or any of the night clubs available on board. The fitness center will keep you in shape. The live shows and movies will give you some relaxing entertainment, or you can relax … [Read more...] about What is there to do on a Royal Caribbean Cruise?