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As we were swimming at the beach in Barbados we heard a mix of people from Celebrity Summit and the Crown Princess (also in dock that day) complaining about their respective cruises. For the Celebrity folks, I just had to think: ARE WE EVEN ON THE SAME CRUISE? Because we were having a great time! Were there things I would change and stuff to improve on? Of course…but all in all this was another great… Read More

Last year we visited Old San Juan during a Caribbean cruise out of Miami. We fell in love. Colorful buildings, friendly people, easily walkable, good food, and great culture. What’s not to like? In planning our annual winter escape for December 2018, we decided to do a cruise again. However, instead of leaving from the usual ports of Miami and Fort Lauderdale, we opted to leave from San Juan instead. This gave… Read More

After almost two full sea days on our Caribbean cruise, we were ready for a port. Don’t get me wrong; sea days can be relaxing…but we were ready to see some sights! Despite the hurricanes, one thing that did not change on our itinerary was the port stop of San Juan, Puerto Rico. By the time we visited on December 11, 2017, Old San Juan was looking tidy and clean. There were,… Read More