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Cruise Review: A Journey Down the Danube on the Viking Jarl

We are back from our incredible Christmas Market Cruise journey down the Danube on Viking River Cruises! River cruising is so different than ocean cruising, I think we’re both still trying to wrap our heads around it (& catch up from jet lag!). But there’s one thing we both definitely agreed on: the Viking Jarl […]

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Cruise Review: Royal Princess

We are back from our glorious 10-day vacation on the Royal Princess, one of Princess’s newest, largest ships. This was our first time cruising Princess & we definitely came away with mixed feelings, but the benefits of unplugging & relaxing for ten days cannot be understated. The Ship Royal Princess, which was christened by Princess […]

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Specialty Dining on the Celebrity Reflection

While we had such a great time on the Celebrity Reflection, there was one inconsistent area: dining. For the first time on any cruise we’ve been on (imagine our surprise that it was a Celebrity cruise!) we didn’t love our main dining room experience & found we much preferred the specialty dining options on the […]

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Cruise Review: Celebrity Reflection

After an ‘eh’ cruise on the Celebrity Summit last August, we weren’t sure quite what to think about cruising. We knew we liked it overall – it’s a great bang for your buck for a week long vacation – & we had previously thought that Celebrity was definitely the cruise line for us, but needed […]

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Cruising Aqua Class

(note: in order to provide the most accurate information possible, this post was updated with current information from Celebrity’s website on Concierge Class & Aqua Class in February 2016. New offerings, which were not a part of our cruise in 2013, are marked with a *. In addition, Summit was scheduled to go into dry […]

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Celebrity Summit: Specialty Dining

Cruise lines (& cruisers) seem to be in love with specialty dining. While I still prefer to eat my nightly meals in the main dining room, sometimes a specialty restaurant is a nice bonus treat. On the Celebrity Summit, there are three specialty restaurants: Bistro on Five (an amazing crepe restaurant, which we fell in love […]

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