Oranjestad, Aruba

After leaving Willemstad, Curacao, the ship traveled around the northernmost point of Aruba overnight, and we woke up in port at Oranjestad, Aruba. First thing, we hopped on a catamaran with about 80 other people to sail up the coast to snorkel. This shore excursion was also purchased through Princess Cruises. It was one of […]

Willemstad, Curacao

After a relaxing day at sea (more on that later) after Princess Cays, the Caribbean Princess came into port at the Mega Pier in Willemstad, Curacao. Unfortunately for everyone involved, the medical evacuation of the lady that fell in the spa back in Princess Cays resulted in a delay that the captain and crew were […]

Princess Cays, Bahamas

After a somewhat rocking/rolling evening, we arrived at Princess Cays, our first port-of-call on the Southern Caribbean cruise. (Cruising tip: secure all loose objects before going to bed or you’ll be driven mad by the noises and stumble sleepily about your stateroom kicking and punching things until the noises cease. Also, take the soda cans […]

Taking A Caribbean Cruise

The Hubs and I recently took our first cruise. Another vacation that I had painstaking saved my PTO for was moved back to early next year, and we both had a busy and tumultuous October and November, so it seemed like a good time to take the recommendation of friends and family and try the […]