Cruise Planning

The 8 Top Cruise Ships for 2018

The New Year is almost here, and that means it's time to start planning your 2018 vacations. Just like this past year, 2018 looks very promising for cruiser     read more...

15 First Time Cruise Tips

Our Top 15 First Time Cruise Tips

Are you considering taking your first cruise? That's very exciting news! We were just like you when we took our first cruise together on Royal Caribbean's L     read more...

Insider Tips for Sailing on the World's Largest Cruise Ships

Insider Tips for Sailing on the Largest Cruise Ships in the World

Onboard some of the world's largest cruise ships, you will have the opportunity to visit the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, and even Alaska. Cruising on thes     read more...

Best Way to Get from Orlando Airport to Port Canaveral

Best Way to Get from Orlando Airport to Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral is not the most conveniently located cruise port for those flying into Florida. Despite being located about 45 miles from Orlando Internation     read more...

Our Top Picks for Caribbean Shore Excursions

Our Top Picks for Caribbean Shore Excursions

Has Hurricane Irma or Hurricane Maria impacted your upcoming cruise itinerary? Don't fret. There are still islands in the Eastern Caribbean as well as the B     read more...

Majesty of the Seas Cruise Compass

Majesty of the Seas 3 Day Bahamas Cruise Compass

We know you like to plan ahead, so before you set sail, know what is happening onboard your ship. To help those overboard cruise planners like us, we just l     read more...

The Perfect Sea Day on Oasis of the Seas

The Perfect Sea Day on Oasis of the Seas

Seeing it all on Oasis of the Seas, one of the world’s largest cruise ships, is no easy task. That is why making the most of the few precious sea days you     read more...

10 Things to Know Before Cruising on Norwegian Sky

10 Things You Need to Know Before Cruising on Norwegian Sky

If you are looking for a short getaway, a cruise on Norwegian Sky might be your best option. This cruise ship offers travelers a few relaxing days to rechar     read more...

Norwegian Sky Open Bar Review

Our Honest Norwegian Sky Open Bar Review 2017

Since 2016, Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Sky has been offering an "all-inclusive" cruise experience with its "open bar" promotion. As the only mainstre     read more...

Norwegian Getaway Dining Package

Why Should You Get a Norwegian Getaway Dining Package

Since Norwegian Cruise Line made most of the specialty restaurants on their ships a la carte, more readers have been asking about the specialty dining packa     read more...

Norwegian Sky Freestyle Daily 2017

We know you like to plan ahead, so before you set sail, know what is happening onboard your ship. To help those overboard cruise planners like us, we have l     read more...

Things to do on Norwegian Sky

Top Things to do on Norwegian Sky

Don’t let the size of Norwegian Cruise Line’s smallest ship fool you. There are plenty of things for you to do on Norwegian Sky. Given that the ship now     read more...

Tips for Cruising to Cuba

20 Essential Tips for Cruising to Cuba

Americans can now officially travel to Cuba via mainstream cruise lines. The Princess and I took advantage of this recent easing of travel restrictions to h     read more...

Top 15 Alaska Cruise Tips

Top 15 Alaska Cruise Tips Every Cruiser Needs to Know

So, you have decided to take your first cruise to Alaska. Congrats! You are going to have a truly unforgettable vacation. Even if you have sailed the Caribb     read more...

Top Cruises to Cuba

Top Cruises to Cuba

Given the improvement in relations between the U.S. and Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean, 2017 has seen an explosion in cruising options for Americ     read more...

Norwegian Getaway Freestyle Daily 2017

Norwegian Getaway Freestyle Daily 2017 – Western Caribbean

Schedule oriented cruisers need an itinerary. That is why we are always searching for cruise ship daily planners. Before you set sail, know what is happenin     read more...

Best Cruises to Bermuda

With a cruise season that is only a few months long, you might be on the hunt for the best voyage to Bermuda. Luckily, there are several great options for y     read more...

What to Expect on an Alaskan Cruise

What to Expect on an Alaskan Cruise

Wondering what it is like to cruise to Alaska? Whether you have plans to travel way up north this season or you are starting to plan for next year, be warne     read more...

Top Things to Do on Norwegian Getaway

Top Things to Do on Norwegian Getaway

If you have plans to sail on Norwegian Getaway, then you will want to check out our list of the Top 25 Things to Do on Norwegian Getaway. From specialty din     read more...

Harmony of the Seas Beverage Package Review

Harmony of the Seas Beverage Package Review

Royal Caribbean Deluxe Beverage Package- this relatively new offering allows passengers to pay a flat daily fee to consume a variety of cocktails, beers, a     read more...

10 Tips for using your smartphone on a cruise ship

10 Tips for Using Your Smartphone on a Cruise Ship

With the advent of digital technology recently, odds are you are planning on bringing your smartphone with you on your next cruise. With that in mind, we h     read more...

Spring Break Cruises

Our Favorite Spring Break Cruises 2018

Spring Break cruises aren’t just for college kids. Couples and families can also find great vacation options in March. Hey, we are sailing on Norwegian Ge     read more...

Harmony of the Seas Entertainment Guide

Harmony of the Seas Entertainment Guide

As the current record holder of largest cruise ship in the world, Harmony of the Seas delivers plenty of onboard activities for cruisers of all ages. In fac     read more...

Top Things to Do on Harmony of the Seas

Top 25 Things to Do on Harmony of the Seas

Harmony of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, is in a league all of her own. This largest cruise ship to date offers plenty of onboard a     read more...

About the Author

DB & The Princess

Welcome Aboard! We are Don and Heidi, the husband and wife travel team behind EatSleepCruise.com. We took our first cruise vacation together 10 years ago and have been hooked ever since. Follow along as we share our travel tips, cruise reviews, information on ports of call, and the latest cruise news to help you plan the ultimate cruise vacation. Are you ready to embark on your journey to “sea the world, one port at a time”? Read More...

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