After a week spent sampling burgers and burritos, prodding my fellow passengers — as if this social bunch needed any — and talking to Fun Ship execs aboard the new 3,690-passenger Carnival Breeze, it’s time for a recap of the good, the bad and the Fun Ship Freddy (he’s not a looker). In short, Carnival’s [...]
The (mostly) raucous sea day is Carnival’s signature event — and Breeze offers the most boisterous version yet, bursting with waterslide antics, comedy brunches, drink-making and hairy chest competitions, and a few deck chair-related tiffs. Whether it’s here in the Med. or among Caribbean islands, the line’s social passenger base eats it up.
The 3,690-passenger Breeze represents the future of Carnival: a more caffeinated (if you can believe it) yet more cohesive breed of Fun Ship. On the first new-build to emerge from the “Fun Ship 2.0″ initiative, a fleetwide overhaul focusing on (25) food-, booze- and entertainment-related elements, I’ve been busy tasting, drinking and laughing (or frowning) [...]