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Packing Tips

Checklist for Travellers

Carry On Items

As you near your departure for your cruise, you’ll need to pack for your trip. These are the suggested items to have in your carry-on luggage (NOT to pack into your checked luggage). I’ve included items for both arriving the same day you board as well as if you will be arriving a day early. […]

Packing Strategies

It is quite common to over-pack for your cruise, as you will most probably not wear everything you bring. You may also want to pick up a souvenir tee-shirt or other garment from some of the ports-of-call. (By the way, those garments (not necessarily a tee-shirt) make GREAT souvenirs – when you wear them back […]
Not everyone enjoys dressing up for Formal Night

The Formal Night Dilemma

On most every cruise line, you can wear pretty much anything you want during the day, except that you can not wear beachwear into the main dining room at lunch. For the evenings, however, every cruise line has slightly different ‘suggested’ dress for the evening, which can change daily. If there is something special you […]
Comfy Travel Clothes

Comfy Travel Clothes

Before you actually board your cruise ship, you first have to get there, and in some cases this involves an airplane. If you have the luxury of being close enough to drive to the cruise terminal, you can not only save the expense, but you don’t have to deal with airports! For me, being comfortable on an […]