Seldom do we get the chance to put our busy lives on hold, which is why we deserve to be treated like royalty when it’s time to cruise again. Member glomarrone was excited about her first time sailing with Princess, and after hopping onboard Crown Princess in Fort Lauderdale a few days into the 17-night, transatlantic cruise, her expectations already had been exceeded.
With 37 cruises under their belts, glomarrone and her husband easily recognized details that distinguished this cruise from the others: A surprisingly smooth muster drill and staff that acted more like personal assistants — without being too overbearing — were among them.
Twinkling lights, fresh flowers and white linen cloths set the tone for royal feasting in the Michelangelo Restaurant, while popcorn and drink refills made kicking back at movie night a nice break from all the pizzazz. Off the ship, a tour of Sao Miguel Island in the Azores and Paris by bus and water were just a few crown jewels before their final disembarkation in Southampton.
One Meet & Mingle, a few Kodak moments and countless happy memories later, glomarrone is back to reality, hoping a return to her majesty’s throne is in the near future.
Read glomarrone’s full review to continue roaming the decks aboard Crown Princess and live vicariously through her European excursions.
For their efforts, glomarrone and four other Reviewers of the Week — jusstice, cwilsey, dgreeves and sloopie1 — receive Cruise Critic logo items.
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