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A Cruise for Mom–Five Nights on the Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas Itinerary
Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas Itinerary

I’ve booked a short itinerary that sails from Tampa for Mom and me.  We can easily drive to the port and she will be away from home less than a week.  In the meantime I’ll be working on my Royal Caribbean Diamond Status. Continue reading “A Cruise for Mom–Five Nights on the Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas”

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How Much Does It Cost to Live On a Cruise Ship?

One of my fantasies is to sell everything I own and be a perpetual traveler.  Like most of our fantasies, this one is not very realistic, but that doesn’t stop me from fantasizing about it!  One way to do this would be to take an extremely long cruise, or a series of short back-to-back cruises.  There are people who have done this, and I’ve gotten a lot of entertainment from reading about them. If you google “Living on a Cruise Ship,” one article that keeps popping up is the story of Lee Wachtstetter, who sold her house and is