How to Not Gain Weight on a Cruise | My 4 Tips to Help you Along

Are you afraid to gain weight on a cruise? Everyone talks about food being available 24/7 on a cruise ship which could be very tempting. Our first cruise was 10 days and my husband and I both gained 10lbs each! Horrifying right? In the old days of cruising, there was always a 'midnight buffet'. We would eat in the dining room at a later time and get out of there around 9:30, [...]

November 5th, 2019|Categories: Cruise Tips, Stories|0 Comments

What Happens When Packing is the Last Thing on your Mind?

What to take on a cruise is a no brainer for me because we go every year, especially in winter to the Caribbean. Just open the 'summer' drawer and pack most of it. But what happens when suddenly, packing is the last thing on your mind? Even my cruise planner didn't help in this case. It's almost 4 years now that something happened in our lives and we had to decide if [...]

October 6th, 2019|Categories: Stories|0 Comments

Going on a Cruise is the Best to Celebrate Special Occasions

Let me suggest going on a cruise to celebrate these 7 special occasions because I'm sure everyone involved would be delighted. Are you planning any of these? 1. Unforgettable Christmas Gift Imagine the excitement when you tell your family they'll be spending Christmas on a cruise the Caribbean! Escape the cold of winter for a short period. Bathing suits and flip flops instead of boots and winter coats....yes! You can expect [...]

August 26th, 2019|Categories: Cruise Tips|8 Comments

A Cruise is the Best Way to See Amazing Norway Fjords

A cruise to Norway Fjords had been on my bucket list and OMG! I was not disappointed. The scenery is absolutely amazing. Makes you feel very small! In June 2013, we took a 12-day North Cape & Norwegian Fjords Cruise on the Caribbean Princess and it was the most breath-taking landscape I've ever seen. I absolutely loved it, I think even more than Alaska. Cruise Itinerary We flew from Montreal to London, [...]

July 18th, 2019|Categories: Destinations, Port Guides|Tags: |2 Comments

When is the Best Time to Cruise the Caribbean?

It depends! Don't you just hate it when someone gives you this vague answer 🙂 Keep on reading and I'll narrow it down for you. The best time to cruise the Caribbean is really when it's convenient for you and based on a few factors, such as budget, availability, kids in school, etc. For us it's in late Fall, because golf season is over, and January, because we want to escape winter [...]

June 24th, 2019|Categories: Cruise Tips, Destinations|Tags: , |0 Comments

20 Fun Facts About the Caribbean You Want to Know

Do you like trivia? Ok then you DO need to know these facts about the Caribbean! If not, well you can always impress your friends! 🙂 These little tidbits are not usually something you'll find in wikipedia. I learned them from our cruises, our shore excursions and other passengers. Enjoy! Ports As of June 2019, there are 84 cruise ports in the Caribbean. Some of them are only accessible to smaller ships [...]

June 11th, 2019|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |2 Comments