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The Steve’s Review of MSC Seaside’s Yacht Club
The Steve’s Review of MSC Seaside’s Yacht Club

The Steve’s Review of MSC Seaside’s Yacht Club

Steve (DOS) and I sailed MSC’s Seaside cruise ship for the first time this past week; October 15 – 22, 2023 for a 7 night cruise to MSC’s Ocean Cay (MSC’s private island in the Bahamas), Costa Maya, and Cozumel…

Skagway: Alaska’s Wild West and Gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush!
Skagway:  Alaska’s Wild West and Gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush!

Skagway: Alaska’s Wild West and Gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush!

The next stop on our 10 day Crown Princess Alaska cruise was Skagway. Skagway is traditionally our favorite stop on an Alaskan cruise; it reminds me of an old Hollywood wild west movie set with a wide main street (Broadway)…

Scarlet Lady – Day 3 Bimini Bahamas!
Scarlet Lady – Day 3 Bimini Bahamas!

Scarlet Lady – Day 3 Bimini Bahamas!

Welcome to beautiful Bimini, Bahamas! Bimini is the “private island” Virgin Voyages uses for the exclusive use of its sailors (Virgin’s lingo for fellow passengers) when the cruise ship is in port there. While technically not a private island as…

Sailing Home: Farewell to the Mariner (For now)!
Sailing Home: Farewell to the Mariner (For now)!

Sailing Home: Farewell to the Mariner (For now)!

After our third and final port at Coco Cay, Steve (DOS) and I packed up our luggage, tagged it, and placed it outside the room for delivery to the terminal building in the morning. Since this was an eight night…

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…