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My husband and I on went on the Brillance of the Seas for our honeymoon. Overall, we think this was a great choice to relax for this type of event. However, we did not like the excursions. The travel time was way too long on the crowded buses and there was not enough time to enjoy the city on an excursion. We did enjoy exploring the closer cities to the port on our own time and we were able to get back to the port with enough time. We definitely need to go back to the places we went on a land vacation instead of a cruise vacation. The ship itself was perfect; not too big, not too small. We were able to join activities the minute before it started and we made good friends. This cruise ship was geared towards older people, but we understood that when we made the reservation. Our cabin was perfect. We definitely recommend the balcony for any honeymooners out there. Obviously, the bathroom was a bit small, especially the shower, but that is to be expected on a ship. Main Dining and the other eateries were great. My husband has a gluten allergy and they took good care of him. There was a problem at Windjammer with people using bread product tongs with the gluten free tongs, but as soon as he pointed it out, the staff got a new one. We also went to two extra dining experiences. We were not a fan of the sushi restaurant, Izumi, but that is okay. Chef's Table was amazing. We might use Royal Caribbean again, but we want to go to other places around the world.

Good Cruise to R & R

Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review by CruiseGirl2014a

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My husband and I on went on the Brillance of the Seas for our honeymoon. Overall, we think this was a great choice to relax for this type of event. However, we did not like the excursions. The travel time was way too long on the crowded buses and there was not enough time to enjoy the city on an excursion. We did enjoy exploring the closer cities to the port on our own time and we were able to get back to the port with enough time. We definitely need to go back to the places we went on a land vacation instead of a cruise vacation.

The ship itself was perfect; not too big, not too small. We were able to join activities the minute before it started and we made good friends. This cruise ship was geared towards older people, but we understood that when we made the reservation.

Our cabin was perfect. We definitely recommend the balcony for any honeymooners out there. Obviously, the bathroom was a bit small, especially the shower, but that is to be expected on a ship.

Main Dining and the other eateries were great. My husband has a gluten allergy and they took good care of him. There was a problem at Windjammer with people using bread product tongs with the gluten free tongs, but as soon as he pointed it out, the staff got a new one. We also went to two extra dining experiences. We were not a fan of the sushi restaurant, Izumi, but that is okay. Chef's Table was amazing.

We might use Royal Caribbean again, but we want to go to other places around the world.
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