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10,854 Posts
Joined Nov 2001
Hello everyone-

I’ve just published the first post of this season's cruise blog. If you’re interested, it’s at

One guess about where we’re going this year.

Hope you’ll cruise along with us!
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1203 days ~ 121 cruises ~ 29 ships ~ 20 years ~ 6 continents ~ 5 cruise lines
1 happy cruiser!!
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Boca Raton, FL
2,168 Posts
Joined Nov 2009
I'm in!
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47 Past Cruises: Bermuda Star, Majestic, Oceanic (x2), Noordam, Constitution, Vera Cruz, Nieuw Amsterdam, Rotterdam (x2), Westerdam, Veendam, Rotterdam VI, Maasdam, Grand Princess (x3), Ocean Princess, Explorer of the Seas, Golden Princess, Disney Magic (x2), Voyager of the Seas, Disney Wonder (x4), Emerald Princess (x4), Disney Dream (x3), Oasis of the Seas, Disney Fantasy (x4), Zuiderdam, Allure of the Seas, Eurodam, Ruby Princess, Regal Princess, Caribbean Princess (x3)

Ottawa Canada
2,292 Posts
Joined Sep 2004
So great to see this! It's Thanksgiving in Canada and we are thankful for your health and your blog with a cup of coffee! Happy Trails!
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Princess Panama Canal 2001
RCI Brilliance of the Seas 2005
Star Princess Western Caribbean 2007
Ruby Princess Southern Caribbean 2010
Emerald Princess February 6-16, 2011
Crown Princess BtB Feb 2012
Caribbean Princess Feb 2013
Emerald Princess Feb 2014
Louis Cristal Jan 2015
831 Posts
Joined Feb 2012
I love your blog so much!! So much so, that I started my own blog for friends and family to follow us on our cruises after I read yours! And I am so happy I did, it helps me remember all the places we have been because sometimes visiting so many places gets confusing.

I can't wait to hear about your travels.
Stockbridge, WI
1,063 Posts
Joined Jan 2008
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Mary & Rick

"It is good to have an end to journey towards, but it is the journey that matters in the end."
151 Posts
Joined Feb 2013
Originally posted by seamanfs
Great news! Your blog and a good cup of Coffee in the morning are two things I enjoy!!

I second that...
Look forward to following along.

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1/2019 Royal Princess ~ Eastern Caribbean Treasures
12/2018 Coral Princess ~ 15 day Panama Canal LA-FLL
1/2018 Regal Princess ~ Western Caribbean
2/2017 Regal Princess ~ Eastern Caribbean
1/2014 Royal Princess ~ Eastern Caribbean
2/2013 Caribbean Princess ~ Eastern Caribbean
1,244 Posts
Joined Aug 2004
I'm sure you guys will have a great time in your new Season 8. We did this earlier this year, spending 2 1/2 months in SE Asia and 2 1/2 in Australia/New Zealand. Be sure to do one of the "Blue Hole" tours while in Vanuatu--really great swim!!

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Oakville, ON
1,998 Posts
Joined Aug 2009
Have a great trip. Good health and good fun to you both.
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Island Princess - BVE on Dec 6/17 @ PE
Island Princess - 60-day Grand South America, Jan 24/18.... & .... no FCD left as we have re-booked this one as 3 separate segments and saving a bundle.
Cary, NC, USA
313 Posts
Joined May 2000
Very, very excited.
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Past and Future Cruises -
06/94 Premier Atlantic (Bahamas)
06/95 Regent Rainbow (Western Caribbean)
03/98 Celebrity Century (Eastern Caribbean)
01/00 Norwegian Sky (Eastern Caribbean)
01/03 Golden Princess (Eastern Caribbean)
06/04 Diamond Princess (Alaska)
06/06 Pride of America (Hawaii)
10/06 Caribbean Princess (Eastern Caribbean)
04/11 Disney Magic (Western Caribbean)
03/12 Norwegian Spirit (Western Caribbean)
11/15 Emerald Princess (Eastern Caribbean)
12/17 Crown Princess (Southern Caribbean)
10/18 Regal Princess (Canada/New England)
2,069 Posts
Joined Apr 2006
I don't read many trip reports but I always try to follow your blog.. Great writing style.
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We've Got Plenty Of Youth.. What We Need Is a Fountain Of SMART!

432 Posts
Joined Jun 2011
Will follow along with pleasure...especially since we are considering a cruise in/around Australia/New Zealand next year.
Won't be as long as your cruise, but still fun.
Tampa, FL
1,538 Posts
Joined Aug 2006
I am so excited!!!!!
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Regal Princess, E. Caribbean, 12/17
Regal Princess, W. Caribbean, 12/16 - Pics or Review
Regal Princess, W. Caribbean, 04/16 - Pics or Review
Emerald Princess, W. Caribbean, 11/15 - Pics or Review
Regal Princess, Princess Cays, 04/15 - Pics or Review
Ruby Princess, W. Caribbean, 02/14 - Pics or Review
Ruby Princess, W. Caribbean, 12/13 - Pics or Review
Royal Princess, E. Caribbean, 11/13 - Pics or Review
Emerald Princess, S. Caribbean, 11/12 - Pics or Review
Emerald Princess, S. Caribbean, 11/11 - Pics or Review
Crown Princess, W. Caribbean, 11/10 - Pics or Review
Ruby Princess, S. Caribbean, 11/09 - Pics or Review
Island Princess, Panamal Canal, 11/08 - Pics or Review
Caribbean Princess, E. Caribbean, 11/07 - Pics or Review
Columbia, Md
2,317 Posts
Joined Nov 2001
Excited for you both. Will be following especially because we have two cruises booked for next year on the Golden including a transpacific from LA-SYD.
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Carnival Mardi Gras 4/1988
NCL Norway 8/1990
Carnival Sensation 8/1996
Carnival Sensation 4/9/2000
Carnival Paradise 2/1/2002
Carnival Triumph 1/31/2004
Carnival Paradise - 14 day Panama Canal 9/6/2004
Golden Princess 6/9/2012

Caribbean Princess 9/21/2013
Crown Princess - San Diego 2/2015
Grand Princess - Hawaii 2/2015
Royal Princess - 4/2015 B2B - TA/British Isles
Carnival Pride - 1/2016 B2B - Caribbean
Crown Princess - 10/20/2016 - 28 day RT Hawaii/South Pacific
Royal Princess - 4/19/2017 - 28 day B2B TA & Mediterranean
Golden Princess - July 7, 2018 Alaska with 6 day Denali Explorer land tour starting July 1