What's on your cruising bucket list?

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Joined Dec 2009
  • Panama Canal - Oct 2013 on Celebrity Millenium
  • River cruise - Moscow to St. Petersburg
  • Any cruise that lets me dangle my fingers in the Arctic - I want all four oceans
  • Longer cruises out of Galveston
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Newport, South Wales, UK
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New England/Canada
South America
Black Sea
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593 Posts
Joined Dec 2012
Mine would be something that includes Bora Bora.

btw, Borneo and South Asia is quite far apart. And as I am born in Borneo (Malaysia), I would definitely recommend both Sarawak and Sabah to anyone who wants to visit Borneo.

Originally posted by blonde1981
I think every cruise is on my bucket list! Here are a few

Borneo/South Asia
SoCal, USA
11,395 Posts
Joined Feb 2010
Can I say "all of the above"? Guess that I have checked off a few of these, but you can always go back, right?
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Clint and Zandra
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Joined May 2004
Seems like a decent intro to that part of the world
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7 continents and 56 countries (so far) in my "Around a Big World with a Small Bladder" quest.

North America: 39 of the 50 states of the USA
Europe: Netherlands, September 2006
South America: Argentina, January 2007
Antarctica: Antarctic Peninsula, January 2007 (cruise)
Africa: South Africa, June 2008
Australia: Sydney, Tasmania, etc. February, 2009 (cruise)
Asia: Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand, March 2009 (cruise)
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador: June, 2015. (cruise and land)
835 Posts
Joined Oct 2008
Great question! Thank you!

I have so many!! My DH says that I want to go everywhere...but here goes

-South Pacific
-Baltics (we've had it scheduled twice and had to cancel due to family emergencies, but I'm still determined to do this)
-Christmas Markets
-South America
-Transatlantic on the QM2

--and many more Caribbean cruises, Med cruises, Northern Europe cruises
South Carolina
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Joined Nov 2010
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Port Arthur, Texas
3,442 Posts
Joined Jan 2012
Panama Canal
Galapagos Islands
Iceland and Greenland

Have pretty much been everywhere else.
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Continents I've visited: All 7 of 'em; snagged my final one in 1999.
Countries I've visited: 74 so far; first country visited was in 1976.
Cruises I've completed: 77 so far; first cruise was in 1978.
Oceans I've crossed: Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian

Cruise lines I've sailed on: Celebrity, Chandris, Cunard, NAC, HAL, NCL, Princess, Orient, RCI, Costa
BUT my Bucket List is still LONG!!!

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Ontario, Canada
1,592 Posts
Joined May 2006
Here's our bucket list:
-Panama Canal (already booked)
-South America (hopefully in 2014)
-SE Asia, with stops in Singapore, Hong Kong
-Eastern Med., including Istanbul
-Happy to return to Europe for land trip - cruise oneway and return by air. Just can't get enough!
-South Africa
-return to Australia and visit our Aussie friends.
Houston, TX
747 Posts
Joined Apr 2009
Originally posted by sthelder
Mine would be something that includes Bora Bora.

btw, Borneo and South Asia is quite far apart. And as I am born in Borneo (Malaysia), I would definitely recommend both Sarawak and Sabah to anyone who wants to visit Borneo.
Yeah I probably shouldn't have lumped them together as I wouldn't mind doing a cruise to both areas.
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Past Cruises
July 2009 - Splendor of the Seas - Eastern Med (Venice, Mykonos, Santorini, Ephesus, Corfu, Dubrovnik)
April 2010 - Voyager of the Seas - Western Carib (Galveston, Cozumel, Costa Maya, Roatan)
June 2011 - Freedom of the Seas - Eastern Carib (Port Canaveral, CocoCay, St. Thomas, St. Maarten)
March 2012 - Serenade of the Seas - Southern Carib (San Juan, St. Thomas, St. Croix, Grenada, Antigua, St. Lucia)
June 2013 - Majesty of the Seas - Bahamas (Miami, Nassau, Cococay, Key West)
August 2013 - Vision of the Seas - Scandinavia & Russia (Copenhagen, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Stockholm)
March 2014 - Adventure of the Seas - Southern Carib (San Juan, St. Thomas, St. Kitts, Aruba (CXL), Curacao (CXL), St Maarten, Antigua)
September 2014 - Navigator of the Seas - Western Carib (Galveston, Roatan, Belize City, Cozumel)

Littleton, Colorado
496 Posts
Joined Nov 2011
Full transit of the Panama Canal soon-while it is still only accessible to the smaller ships.
Transatlantic crossing
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  • Caribbean Princess; March 2014; Western Caribbean
  • Caribbean Princess; January 2013; Southern Caribbean
  • Island Princess; May 2012; Anniversary Cruise; Alaska--Voyage of the Glaciers, Northbound
  • Sapphire Princess; September 2010; Alaska Inside Passage
United States
49 Posts
Joined Sep 2012
A ton! I've been to Europe before but never on a cruise. I think it would be fun to see ports I've never seen before through a cruise line. I definitely want to do Alaska and Asia. I think it would be awesome if most cruise ships visited Boracay in the Philippines. Those are my top three; after that, I'd like to visit Australia and South America. Basically... before I die, I'd like to go on every route we can!
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Sailed on RCI Allure of the Seas October 2012 to the Western Caribbean on our honeymoon

Sailed on RCI Freedom of the Seas February 2013 to the Eastern Caribbean

Sailing on RCI Explorer of the Seas May 2014 to Bermuda!
8,464 Posts
Joined Mar 2006
Alaska, Alaska, Alaska

We've been twice before but haven't been to Glacier Bay or Hubbard Glacier.

So my bucket list:

Glacier Bay (May 2013)
Hubbard Glacier
14 night Alaska cruise if they still offer that itinerary
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Alaska/Glacier Bay - Grand Princess Review - http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1856141
(note: photos no longer show because of website being gone --- lots of good information though about our trip and the Grand Princess)

Grand Princess 05/2013 to Alaska/Glacier Bay
RCCL Mariner OTS 4/2009 to Mexican Riviera
Carnival Spirit 11/2007 Acapulco
Carnival Spirit 4/2007 Mexican Riviera (Cabo/LaPaz)
Dawn Princess 9/2006 (Alaska)
Carnival Spirit 1/2006 (Acapulco)
RCCL Viking Serenade 4/1999 Ensenada
Carnival Elation 4/1998 Mexican Riviera (Puerta Vallerta)
RCCL Viking Serenade (11/1995) Ensenada
NCL Southward (1994) Ensenada
Pacific Princess (9/1986) Alaska
9,056 Posts
Joined Jun 2005
1. Sail around the southern tip of South America, preferably starting from Rio and ending in Chile.

2. Easter Island

3. A long European River Cruise

4. Alaska

5. New England and Canada

6. SUPER DREAM CRUISE: A world cruise! (When I win the Power Ball Lotto.)
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Jimmy Buffet
6,898 Posts
Joined Apr 2005
Mediteranian, Alaska, Hawaii, Australia, Bermuda (on Breakaway), Panama Canal, and Southern Caribbean
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Warm Breezes

Cruise History Summary: 17 Cruises, 98 Nights, 14 Ships, 4 Cruise Lines, 20 Ports of Call, 7 Embarkation Ports
Carnival Fantasy Oct. 2017 - 5 Night Western, Norwegian Escape Sept. 2017 - 7 Night Eastern...oops Irma says Western, Carnival Sunshine Oct. 2016 - 5 Night Canada, Carnival Dream May 2016 - 7 Night Western, Carnival Splendor April 2015 - 7 Night Eastern, Ruby Princess March 2014 - 5 Night Western, Norwegian Jewel Oct. 2013 - 7 Night Western, Carnival Freedom Aug. 2013 - 6 Night Western, Norwegian Epic Dec 2011 - 7 Night Eastern, Carnival Glory July 2011 - 5 Night Canada, Carnival Destiny Nov. 2010 - 4 Night Western, Carnival Freedom July 2009 - 8 Night Eastern, Norwegian Jewel Nov. 2007 - 5 Night Western, Carnival Elation Dec. 2006 - 5 Night Eastern, Carnival Inspiration Nov. 2005 - 5 Night Western, Disney Magic June 2004 -7 Night Eastern, Disney Wonder Nov. 2001 - 3 Night Bahamas
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Joined Nov 2011
Alaska will be next, then I'm really interest in this one......
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2013-2017, 271 nights at sea and counting

Queen Elizabeth January 2019 (16 nights) Southampton to Cape Town
RC Explorer Of The Seas April 2019 (23 nights) Sydney to Seattle (Ovation??)

"The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see." -G.K. Chesterton
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Joined Oct 2005
My Bucket List is totally a wish list and most will probably never happen in my lifetime, but it's fun to dream
  • Hawaiian cruise that doesn't involve NCL
  • Alaska on a Celebrity Cruise ship
  • Climb a rock wall on any RCCL ship
  • Be chosen as a married couple for the Newlywed Game
  • Get my husband to wear a tuxedo (that can apply to on land too )
  • Stay in a suite that has butler service and a bathtub
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Previous Cruises:
Celebrity Constellation 1/26/13
Celebrity Solstice 2/22/09 and by far our favorite!!!
Sun Princess Maiden Voyage Western Caribbean -- 12/1995
RCCL Navigator of the Seas Western Caribbean -- 03/2003
RCCL Radiance of the Seas Honeymoon Cruise! 04/09/06
NCL Pride of America Hawaiian Cruise-- 05/05/07
Princess Diamond Alaska 7/19/08

Saranac, MI USA
2,169 Posts
Joined Jul 2002
Full transit of the canal for me. Christmas island for the wife. Retirement looms in 18 months, so should have both of those out of the way within the next 5 yrs and hopefully 1 or 2 others to boot, including the Fall Boston - Quebec City trip.

Also looking at chartering a crewed boat w/ friends to do Baltimore to Miami on the inland waterway at some point .
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Decided early in life to be a miscreant and have succeded beyond my wildest dreams....
Near Orlando but California Dreaming
14,305 Posts
Joined Sep 2002
Not in an particular order:

Australia/New Zealand
Baltics including St. Petersburg
Western Med including Morocco

We're already booked for Tahiti in 2014 and were planning on Alaska in 2015, but I think instead we're going to London (land based) in 2015, Australia/NZ in 2016, and France (land based) in 2017. I should probably change my signature.
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Past Cruises...
April 2014--Paul Gauguin to French Polynesia
June 2012--Windstar Wind Surf Back-To-Back, Rome to Venice to Athens
October 2011--Disney Dream Bahamas
October 2005--RCCL Mariner Western Caribbean
August 2002--Disney Magic Eastern Caribbean

Three weeks in Europe (two on a ship) with a 20" roll aboard and a tote bag--packing list here.
My all in a 20" wheeled bag for a warm weather cruise packing list here
20" rolling bag packing list for two weeks in a cool/cold climate here.