This was our first cruise and we were fortunate to be able to go on this with family members that cruise regularly. This meant that we were better prepared than most first time cruisers in what to expect.
We enjoyed the ship, the ports and what activities we did get involved in. The ship was lacking in some areas for new empty nesters interested in fun and activities like night life. Very few people at the "clubs", but overall it was an excellent cruise.
The shows were enjoyable, but I do wish they were a bit longer. We loved having access to the movie theater and the casino when interested. The crew and staff was wonderful and always looking our for our interests. Food was great all around. We went to a combination of dinners, specialty restaurants and buffets, so we had a variety of food types and selections to enjoy.