Day 3 on the Anthem of the Seas, and we have a port of call! I never imagined when we left the Anthem of the Seas in October 2019 that our next cruise port of call would be Belfast. Also, I never imagined that Belfast was a "tropical paradise" a short ferry ride away from our home. Today we explored the beautiful Ards Peninsula. "Tropical Paradise" is not something that … [Read more...] about Anthem of the Seas Day 3 – Ards Peninsula Belfast
Day 2 on our Anthem of the Seas Staycation cruise around the United Kingdom. Yesterday, we discussed how the cruising experience had been redesigned to keep you safe. During these posts, I will focus on how the cruising experience has altered rather than provide a traditional travel blog. Cruise holidays are not cheap, and the current changes will not be satisfactory for … [Read more...] about Anthem of the Seas Day 2 – What is Suspended and Available?
If you had to name one industry that has been affected most by recent world events, you would be hard pushed to name anything above the cruise industry. From horror stories at the start of the pandemic of passengers and crew sailing on infected ships to worldwide sailing ban, it has been a tough 16 months. I even stated how I would never cruise again. However, "it is a funny … [Read more...] about Anthem of the Seas Day One – Return to Cruising
Recorded during October 2019 is our Anthem of the Seas Walk-through Tour. Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas was launched in April 2015 and was the second ship in the Quantum Class. Anthem of the Seas weighs 168,666 GT and has 18 decks, 16 accessible to passengers. Unique features on Quantum Class ships include a skydiving simulator, dodgems, the North Star Observation … [Read more...] about Anthem of the Seas Walk-through Tour
After two hectic days of traveling, today was an opportunity for resting and relaxing on Anthem of the Seas as we sail towards Boston, our first destination. Our cruise is over Halloween, and on our first night, the ship was decorated for the celebration. Anthem of the Seas was launched in April 2015 and was the second ship in the Quantum Class. She weighs 168,666 GT and … [Read more...] about Resting and Relaxing on Anthem of the Seas