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Visiting Noumea, New Caledonia in the South Pacific

Visiting Noumea, New Caledonia in the South Pacific

Our first port of call on our 18 day Transpacific Cruise was supposed to be Isle of Pines, New Caledonia. Isle of Pines is a beach destination, and it was something we had been looking forward to since we’d left the beaches of Southern Thailand over a month earlier. Sadly, it was windy and the seas were too rough to tender us in to Isle of Pines (since a large enough dock wasn’t available), and we...

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Is Cruise Ship Internet really slow?

Is Cruise Ship Internet really slow?

When we embarked on our 18-day Transpacific cruise with our family, we were warned that internet would be expensive and slow. Because our livelihood depends on staying connected with our clients online (we’re sales reps for retail gift products), we knew internet wasn’t optional for us—we were going to have to buck up and pay the bill.  We were forewarned would cost us .65 cents per minute to get...

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Royal Caribbean Kids Club

Royal Caribbean Kids Club

I have to admit, one of the most appealing aspects of booking an 18-day Transpacific Cruise with our family was the thought of having a Kid’s Club for our girls (ages 8 and 5) to enjoy. I’m happy to say that Royal Caribbean’s Kid’s Club, “Ocean Adventure,” has exceeded my expectations! First of all, there is absolutely no extra cost for the Adventure Ocean Program, and it is for children ages 3+...

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Our Family Transpacific Cruise

Our Family Transpacific Cruise

Right now we are in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, crossing somewhere between Australia and Hawaii. Pull out a map and you will see that is a big ocean to cross! We were originally going to stay in Bali for 2 months and then fly back to the US via Hawaii. Tickets from Bali to Hawaii run around $1200 each. It’s not cheap to cross the big wide ocean. Then, we came across another option—a Transpacific...

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