Cruise Mood


It's officially summer in the northern hemisphere and Royal Caribbean just launched a great FAQ video about packing for a cruise with kids. And, if you don't have kids, there are still some solid recommendations for everyone. Check out 'Royal Caribbean FAQ's: What To Pack For A Cruise With Kids' below. Did they miss anything you…



Princess wants to see your cruise photos! Details of the Places to Sea contest and how to enter are below! We’re on the hunt for amazing photos taken by photographers like you. Each quarter, the entrant with the most inspiring photo that follows the assigned Theme will win a free cruise for two - plus…

cruisemood: Cruise Formal Night Dresses for Under $100!


I am an unabashed bargain hunter, but I also love a glamorous dress! Consequently, I am excited to share my tips for finding a gorgeous cruise formal night dress under $100! There are many places you can find quality (think Calvin Klein, Eliza J, Ralph Lauren, Adrianna Papell) on a budget, but it requires work.…

How to Pack for an Alaska Cruise - cruise mood: Packing for excursions, glacier viewing, and how to layer up!


Growing up in Alaska and living in Seattle, I am used to trying to look somewhat stylish when it's chilly and/or wet. However, I realize not everyone is from a cooler weather part of the world so you might need a bit more guidance when knowing how to pack for a cruise to Alaska. Now that we've…



We just got back from our Alaska cruise! We took a seven day northbound "Voyage of the Glaciers" cruise on the Grand Princess which we followed with two days in Anchorage. It was a great trip! We saw many gorgeous glaciers, ate lots of great food, and saw a ton of wildlife. Sadly, I still…



Happy #TravelTuesday! Reminiscing today about my first cruise. We sailed the Mexican Riviera aboard the Dawn Princess and I still remember boarding the ship through the atrium and hearing the pianist and feeling dazzled. I've since learned you don't always get such a lovely first view of the interior of the ship so I am…



Planning for formal night aboard your cruise can be both challenging and a little intimidating. You want to feel great, but you also want to fit in. Also in consideration is suitcase space and budget. After attending many cruise formal nights, viewing photos, and reading every major cruise line's attire guidelines, I've come up with…



Follow my blog with Bloglovin What was it like to take a Holland America cruise to St. Thomas in 1971? The buffet situation is certainly different! And look! Portholes! To see more, visit this fun Flickr album graciously published by Jack Miller: Saint Thomas Cruise 1971 - an album on Flickr.



Taken Easter 2014 aboard the Crown Princess. Happy Easter and Passover, cruisers!



Different people take different things into consideration when booking a cruise. Me? I love a good bargain, but there are other things that are equally if not more important than the fare alone. The following will show you how to get the best cruise prices and perks! Just be warned to do your own homework…

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About Cruise Mood

Cruise addict who loves detailed packing lists, sea days, formal nights, free champagne, chocolates on my pillow, and dreaming of my next voyage.

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