The Traveling Steve's

Princess Cruises

Train Excursion on The Panama Canal Railway!
Train Excursion on The Panama Canal Railway!

Train Excursion on The Panama Canal Railway!

This post continues from the last one about the Panama Canal transit we took in March 2022 on the Caribbean Princess. This post begins the day after the Canal transit, with a shore excursion train ride on The Panama Canal…

Full Panama Canal Transit Thru The New Locks on The Caribbean Princess!
Full Panama Canal Transit Thru The New Locks on The Caribbean Princess!

Full Panama Canal Transit Thru The New Locks on The Caribbean Princess!

Steve (DOS) and I recently did a full transit thru the new Panama Canal locks aboard the Caribbean Princess on a 15 night cruise from Ft. Lauderdale to San Francisco. We had a wonderful time, and I’m just now getting…

We Left the Ship, . . . In San Francisco! Touring around and heading home. Yikes – We got COVID!
We Left the Ship, . . . In San Francisco!  Touring around and heading home. Yikes – We got COVID!

We Left the Ship, . . . In San Francisco! Touring around and heading home. Yikes – We got COVID!

When I left off on the last post, we were staying in San Francisco a couple days, after our continuing 4 night cruise segment to Vancouver on the Caribbean Princess was canceled. The ship’s explanation was it needed more time…

Our Caribbean Princess Cruise Abruptly Ends Four Days Short of Completion in San Francisco!
Our Caribbean Princess Cruise Abruptly Ends Four Days Short of Completion in San Francisco!

Our Caribbean Princess Cruise Abruptly Ends Four Days Short of Completion in San Francisco!

It’s Sunday evening, April 3rd as I write this from the Grand Hyatt Hotel in the Union Square district of San Francisco. This is just a quick post update about our whereabouts since our cruise itinerary changed due to Princess…

Heading out for a month: 2 Cruises and lots of Nautical Miles and Sea Days!
Heading out for a month: 2 Cruises and lots of Nautical Miles and Sea Days!

Heading out for a month: 2 Cruises and lots of Nautical Miles and Sea Days!

First of all, Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all! I started this post before I went to bed on St. Paddy’s Day (Thursday night), and I’m doing some last minute packing of mostly my electronic gear; i.e. cords adapters, meds…

So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!
So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!

So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!

While this cruise on the Sky Princess was a short 7 day Caribbean Cruise, we really packed a lot of fun in one short week and met some wonderful people. The last day of the cruise was a sea day…

Cozumel and the Chocolate Factory!
Cozumel and the Chocolate Factory!

Cozumel and the Chocolate Factory!

Our final port-of-call on our seven day Sky Princess Cruise was in Cozumel, Mexico. DOS and I have both been here several times over the years, and in my younger “pre-DOS” days in the late 1980s, I loved going to…

Belize City by Day, and The Chef’s Table on the Sky Princess by Night
Belize City by Day, and The Chef’s Table on the Sky Princess by Night

Belize City by Day, and The Chef’s Table on the Sky Princess by Night

Note: Steve (DOS) and I are both back from our 7 day Caribbean cruise on the Sky Princess. I’m continuing this blog post from our next port-of-call in Belize. Day Four: Port of Belize We started our day aboard as…

Port of Costa Maya, Aboard the Sky Princess
Port of Costa Maya, Aboard the Sky Princess

Port of Costa Maya, Aboard the Sky Princess

Steve (DOS) and I just returned home from an outstanding seven night cruise on the Sky Princess, sailing roundtrip Caribbean out of Fort Lauderdale. We debarked the ship today (Saturday) around 9am, and had a quick four hour’s drive back…