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Oh You Beautiful Doll!

If you’ve been following along, we took The Ultimate Scandinavia and Russia Cruise on Royal Caribbean’s  Serenade of the Seas.  This is day three of our visit to Russia. ____________________________________________________________ After two very long days of touring, we decided to … Continue reading

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A Visit to St. Petersburg, Russia

The highlight of our recent cruise dubbed, The Ultimate Scandinavia and Russia Cruise, had us spending three nights in historic St. Petersburg. Most lines offer just one or two nights which really doesn’t allow for enough time to see the … Continue reading

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Notes From St. Petersburg

Catherine’s Palace in Pushkin, outside of St. PetersburgA major reason we took the plunge on Royal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas Baltic Cruise was the unprecedented three, full days in St. Petersburg, Russia. Most lines that visit the region limit … Continue reading

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So You Want To Take A Baltic Cruise

Many of you have expressed interest in taking a Baltic Cruise and several have asked about costs. For you, here’s a breakdown on what we paid. Beware: prices escalate rapidly!____________________________________________________________ We had been reluctantly looking for a Baltic Cruise. I say … Continue reading

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Something’s Fishy in Estonia!

After a fabulous three days in St. Petersburg, Royal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas stopped at Tallinn, Estonia. As you read this, we are on the way to what will be our final stop on this trip, Stockholm, Sweden. By … Continue reading

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A Day in Helsinki

As you read this, Royal Caribbean Serenade is docked in St. Petersburg, Russia. Thank you RCCL for three, full days to explore this unusual city!_____________________________________________________________ I’ve been pleasantly surprised on this trip that the ports have been so captivating and … Continue reading

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In the Middle of the Baltic Sea…

Helsinki, Finland is where Royal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas has taken us today. While we’re off in search of the Rock Church, I hope you enjoy a recap our recent visit to Visby, Sweden. _______________________________________________________________ As we waited for the tender … Continue reading

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Welcome to Lithuania!

Today the Serenade of the Seas has whisked us off to the medieval town of Visby, Sweden. Located on a tiny island just off the coast, this is a UNESCO Heritage site and we’re really excited about seeing the walls … Continue reading

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In Search of a Good German Beer and Sausage

We’re still cruising on Royal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas where the seas are calm and the weather is sunny and cool. While you are reading this, we are visiting Klapedia, Lithauania -the first time for us and for the ship. … Continue reading

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