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…

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…



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…



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…



This might be the most gorgeous cruise stateroom I've ever seen! Read more from Aaron Suanders on his S.S. Maria Theresa voyage! S.S. Maria Theresa Live Voyage Report - Day 2 - From The Deck Chair.



Even though I spent much of my childhood in Anchorage visiting glaciers, going fishing, and ice skating at recess; I am still in awe of this beautiful state. I never tire of hearing my fellow cruisers gasp when they see an eagle or catch a glimpse of a whale. However, the wild and wonderful nature of…



I remember seeing the final cruise charge statement awaiting our attention the night before debarking from our last cruise. As usual, I snatched the statement out of the mail slot and played the "Guess How Much We Spent" game with my husband Don.  Clearly, we aren't ones for keeping an eye on our expenses during…



  What to Wear on a Cruise: Sail Away Sail Away by cruise-mood featuring Tiffany & Co.



Over the years, my husband and I have been asked this question countless times. As much as we love to go on cruises, cruising is not for everyone. Are you OK with just sampling a new location? If you are the type who wants to thoroughly experience a new city, cruising generally just gives you…

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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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