We already have a game plan that includes after bedtime wine drinking on the balcony and taking turns having some solo time to relax. Cooper is pretty sure we are going to see Captain Hook and pirates. We haven’t booked any excursions yet, but I’m hoping y’all will give me tons of advice so I’m all sorts of prepared!
I’m just really excited to disconnect for awhile and spend quality time with my boys. I love the idea of this cruise so much. Being in the middle of the ocean with very limited connection to the world, outside my family. It’s just not that easy to completely separate from work, the computer, social media and all that jazz. The warm sun, a huge ship and tropical islands should do just the trick!
Taking the kids is what I feel like I need to be the most prepared for. Do I need to bring them snacks that I know they’ll eat? How am I going to entertain them without internet access? (I mean, Mickey gets us through every restaurant meal.) Are we going to need Dramamine?
For those of you who have cruised, what should or shouldn’t I bring? Any tips for things to do on our stops? What are your best cruising tips?
All opinions expressed are my own. My family will be cruising courtesy of Carnival. No additional monetary compensation was received.
In about 2.5 weeks, I’m loading up my boys for a week on the ocean! We are going on our second “just us” family vacation ever and I couldn’t be more excited!
Neither the hubs or I have ever been on a cruise, so we’re pretty clueless going into this thing. We’re sailing to the Eastern Caribbean with stops in Grand Turk, Half Moon Cay and Freeport, Bahamas.