I Have Been On a Cruise Ship

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    Cruise to Mexico

     I went on a cruise to mexico about three years ago. It was a week-long trip, nothing very special about the boat, actually the boat was the worst part, they did not have adequate amounts of food, the wait was long, and the ride was really bumpy, although that last part i...
    Ichigokurosaki Ichigokurosaki
    18-21, M
    Jun 30, 2009

    Sweetest Memories Ive Ever Had. . .

    On a Cruize ship to the Bahamas , and other islands beyond. I have never ate such delicious delicacies and desserts and the winin and dinin...omg! Ive ate at some mighty fine delicate 150.00 a plate restaraunts but i gotta tell ya! Nothing can beat the food on a cruize ship...
    IFoundYourDiary IFoundYourDiary
    46-50, F
    Aug 11, 2011

    I Like To Cruise A Lot

    I've been on 11 so far and planning my next one now. Princess and Celebrity are my favorite lines, but i've cruised Norwegian, RC, Holland America and Carnival. 10 days is perfect for me to really get to relax. It takes about 5 days for me to get into a vacation routine and...
    borgrinder borgrinder
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Aug 18, 2011

    So Relaxing....

    I have been on 5 cruises and have loved each one. From a 3 day up to a 7 day. The 7 day was the best......I love not having to clean up...cook...anything, just relax and have fun!!!!
    weather1965 weather1965
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 28, 2008

    Best vacation I been on was a cruise to the

    Bahamas. The beaches are so beautiful, water was crystal clear, and so warm. The food was amazing also. I cannot wait to go on another. If you ever have the opportunity, go for it!
    deleted deleted
    Jan 12, 2014

    A Long Time Ago, On An Ocean Far, Far Away....

    I had been dating Z for a month.  Her father was a strict muslim from Iran and did not know about me at all (quick- hide in the basement behind the furnace my dad is here!)  It was august and i was planning on a visit to my sister in Florida inbetween semesters.  I...
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy
    46-50, M
    Dec 6, 2007

    The Ship

    The ship is why I go on a cruise The last cruise I went on I had a balcony room.  Do not go on a cruise unless you have a room with a balcony.  Being able to stand out on the balcony at night in the open ocean with the moon shining down is beautiful.  When the...
    rw5453 rw5453
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Jun 27, 2009


    This is actually a goal of mine. I am terrified of being in water. But I think I would be ok since its such a huge ship with tons of stuff to do.  So if I can overcome this fear of mine then maybe I can go on a trip one day :)
    allyKat allyKat
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 6, 2007


    My wife and I went with another couple on our 25TH  anniversary aboard a Celebrity Cruise Lines. We left from N.Y. , sailed a day and half till we got to Bermuda. The ship spent two days in Hamilton and two days in St Georges. We traveled around the island and sight saw...
    Caliper Caliper
    56-60, M
    Jul 14, 2009

    The Barf Boat

    On a cruise in the Bahamas..rough seas. Dozens of passengers leaning over board vomiting. Poor souls..laying in chairs  on the Deck.sick. I kept walking the ship to get away from the sight but no luck. It was gross.  I didn't get sick but I was fighting the feeling with...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    7 Responses Jul 14, 2009

    Once Was Enough

    I went on a cruise several years ago because a friend wanted to go and asked me to go with her. At first it was okay then once we spent a day at sea I just didn't know what to do with myself. My friend was into having a 'Love Boat' cruise so she was interested in meeting men...
    Morgause Morgause
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 8, 2010

    Norwegian Idyll

    I went in Summer 2012 to see the 'midnight sun' on a cruise to the North Cape of Norway. The North Cape itself was a washout (a waste of money and time) but the next night from the ship we had round-the-clock sunshine. It was a very moving experience and I was very choked up...
    burstin2go burstin2go
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2012

    Jamaica, Grand Caymans, Cozumel

    2 years ago... The cruise was fantastic, the food aboard is great. It left from Galveston to Montego Bay Jamaica, then Grand Cayman Islands, then Cozumel Mexico. Jamaica is a problem - Rose Hall was nice, but vendors are agressive. Grand Cayman was fantastic, loved swimming...
    DoneWEP DoneWEP
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Dec 6, 2007

    Best Vacation Ever

    Most people don't believe me when I say I went on a 7 day Caribbean cruise alone.  It was the most relaxing time in my life.  I could actually feel my whole body go AHHHHH on the 2nd day.  You only have to pack once for 3 destinations, the food never stops, no...
    natashamarie natashamarie
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 12, 2010

    Twice On the Same Ship.

    I went on two cruises, both to the same places and both on the same ship, but both times were fun. My ship:
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 7, 2009

    No Comparison

    This was one of the best vacations I have ever been on.  You could be busy or not and the water was gorgeous and the food - WOW!  I have to say, though, one of my favorite parts was the fact that our cabin steward took some of my night clothes (that I left on the bed...
    DorothyofOz DorothyofOz
    41-45, F
    Mar 20, 2009
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