While I give you a lot of credit for wanting to expose your child to travel, I would not recommend a Mediterranean cruise for a 5 year old, for the reasons expressed above. My parents took me on my first cruise when I was 7 and we did the Mexican Riviera. The next few cruises were Caribbean. I barely remember those, except for playing with other kids on the ship. When I was 8, they took me on safari in Africa. I remember being sick and tired. I would suggest that you stick to easier itineraries until he is older and can appreciate the historical and cultural destinations.




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