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  • Nostalgia Reins at the Regal Princess Naming Ceremony #RegalPrincess

    Nostalgia Reins at the Regal Princess Naming Ceremony #RegalPrincess

    We were fortunate enough to have been invited to the christening of the Princess Cruises newest ship, the Regal Princess. This was by far the most magnificent naming ceremony we’ve ever attended which is only appropriate for the most magnificent ship we’ve ever had the privilege to sail. The event marked the launch of Princess Cruises 50th Anniversary celebration. The nostalgia exceeded our expectations a thousand times over. The Love Boat cast was  named ship’s […]

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  • Regal Princess to debut Night Sky Lounge this fall

    Regal Princess to debut Night Sky Lounge this fall

    The top-deck Retreat Pool will transform into the new Night Sky Lounge one night during each cruise, inviting guests to enjoy an upbeat and modern, South Miami-style nightclub vibe, including atmospheric pool and furniture lighting, glowing drinks and a DJ spinning tunes on a state-of-the-art audio system

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  • Panning for Gold in Alaska

    Panning for Gold in Alaska

    As part of Prince Cruises #FollowMeAtSea Alaska Twitter trip, we took an excursion to the Eldorado Gold Mine to do a little panning for gold. Our tour was conducted by a Fiddle playing conductor who entertained us with songs and a wonderful narration of the history of  the Alaskan gold rush. The Eldorado Gold Mine employs a colorful cast of characters who showed us how to pan for gold. Once you see a few of […]

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  • Alaska ~ Duck Farts and Saddle Sores

    Alaska ~ Duck Farts and Saddle Sores

    There was no shortage of entertainment on our Alaska Twitter trip sponsored by Princess Cruises.  After returning from an incredible helicopter ride and glacier landing, we attended a fun filled dinner theatre.  The same wait staff who served our BBQ, were the cast members in the musical, “The Music of Denali”. Somehow the cast coaxed me up on stage – thankfully for the audience they didn’t ask me to sing anything. I just had to […]

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  • Alaska ~ Mount McKinley

    Alaska ~ Mount McKinley

    Shortly after we settled into the Denali Princess Lodge, we took a short ride to the airfield where  we met our escorts from Princess Cruises and hopped on a 1966 Beaver Plane and headed towards the summit! Sure, Mt. Everest is the highest point on earth, but Mount McKinley’s vertical rise is nearly 6000 feet higher than Mount Everest from base to summit (Everest sits on the Tibetan Plateau which is17,000 feet above sea level […]

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  • Alaska By Air, Land, Rail and Sea

    Alaska By Air, Land, Rail and Sea

    We began our two week extraordinary Princess Cruise adventure by flying to Fairbanks, where we stayed the night a the The Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge. The first leg of this magnificent adventure was a riverboat tour of the Chena and Tanana Rivers, where the captain let me pilot the riverboat for about a mile!! Sooo Much fun! Along the way we saw an Athabascan fish camp and a kennel that trains future Iditarod champions that […]

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