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5 Holiday Culinary Customs from Around the World

When you think about the holidays, sugar cookies, mulled wine and gathering with your loved ones may come to mind. Whether you’re looking for inspiration to get into the holiday spirit or new dishes to bring to the next potluck, there are few better times to explore the world through food than during the holidays. Continue Reading…

Meet the Cruise Director and Marathoner Who Brings the Energy to Every Vacation

With so many activities to experience during a Royal Caribbean vacation, you’ll have your pick of endless adventures. Whether you find yourself front row at a Broadway musical, plunging 10 stories down the world’s tallest slide at sea or savoring some of the many flavors on board, there is something for everyone. You can experience Continue Reading…

Meet the Kids and Teens Activities Manager Who’s Traveled the World

On vacation with Royal Caribbean, there are more ways than one for everyone to make memories together and on their own. From tasting the world’s many flavors to action-packed adventures on board—like ziplining and rock climbing—to relaxing on the beach or exploring top travel destinations in the Caribbean, Europe, Australia and more, there’s something for Continue Reading…

The Best Tips on Destinations, Food and More

Imagine exploring the world, seeing UNESCO World Heritage Sites, trying out new adventures and only unpacking once. A Royal Caribbean cruise offers all that and more. By sailing from one incredible destination to the next, you’ll be able to easily take in the globe’s natural beauty, and it’ll feel like your home away from home, Continue Reading…

Whale Watching in Alaska | Royal Caribbean Blog

There are a handful of places in the world where you can watch the magical moment a whale leaps out of the waves, crashing back into the water just seconds later. The special experience is just one of the reasons why Alaska tops many travel lists. If you want to enjoy whale watching—and make memories Continue Reading…

Top Things To See, Eat and Do

In addition to incredible experiences and destinations around the world, it’s the crew members that are at the heart of every Royal Caribbean cruise. What does it take to make it all happen? What are their favorite memories? What are their top tips and recommendations? What do they love about being at sea? You can Continue Reading…

A Teen Who’s Cruised 50 Times Gives Her Best Tips

For Grace Jaye, exploring the world is in her blood—and she has more than 50 different destinations under her belt to prove it. She and her family spend six to eight weeks a year traveling far and wide on Royal Caribbean ships, and she estimates that they’ve been on over 50 cruises together. Traveling at Continue Reading…

The Best Things to Do in Greece and the Greek Isles

Did you know that the sparkling waters of Greece are dotted with as many as 6,000 islands and inlets? About 227 of them are inhabited, and they each are packed with beautiful sights, vibrant cultures and centuries-old history. With so much to offer, Greece and the Greek Isles regularly top travel wish lists. Think: ancient Continue Reading…

8 Hours in Royal Caribbean’s Perfect Day at CocoCay

If you’re looking for thrill or chill—or the perfect combination of the two—there’s an entire private island destination for you. Pick almost any Caribbean cruise, from weekend getaways to weeklong sailings, on ships like Wonder of the Seas and the highly anticipated Icon of the Seas, and you’ll find your way to Perfect Day at CocoCay. Continue Reading…

Icon’s Captain Henrik Shares The Top Things to Do on The New Ship

Imagine a getaway that combines the best of every vacation. Think: The beach retreat, the resort escape, the theme park adventure and more—all in one getaway. Enter Icon of the Seas. For the first time, adults and kids alike, as well as all types of travelers—whether you prefer thrill or chill—will have ways to make Continue Reading…

Things to Eat in Alaska

Alaska, the largest state in the U.S., is a hugely popular destination for its seemingly endless rugged landscapes and incredible wildlife, such as black bears, bald eagles and moose. While it may sound like the Last Frontier is all about awe-inspiring natural sites, like glaciers and fjords, as well as adventures like dogsledding and glacier Continue Reading…

The Coolest Things to Do in Alaska

There are many reasons why Alaska tops travel lists: Rugged glaciers, snowcapped mountains and a variety of wildlife, to name a few. From incredible culture—like native woodworking and quaint fishing villages—to thrills like whale watching, dog sledding, glacier hiking and more, the Last Frontier has plenty to see and do when it comes to unforgettable Continue Reading…

Fun Facts About the Mediterranean

Looking for beautiful beaches and incredible historic sites? Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean on the west all the way to Asia on the east, the Mediterranean is home to all that and more, with a wide variety of food, nature and culture to boot. You can explore many of the world’s most popular destinations here, Continue Reading…

New Year’s Resolutions a Royal Caribbean Cruise Can Help You Cross Off Your List

January is a great time for reflecting, resetting and reprioritizing. For many, it’s a time to make plans to see new places, eat new foods and generally try new things to make incredible memories. This year, why not have one-of-a-kind adventures like zip lining across a ship or hitting a skydiving simulator? Or maybe this Continue Reading…

Amazing Sights to See on a Royal Caribbean Cruise

A memorable vacation can be about chasing rare sights like the northern lights or enjoying simple moments like a beautiful sunset—or even both. However you like to make memories, there’s a picture-perfect Royal Caribbean cruise for you and your favorite people. In fact, you have more than 240 destinations in 61 countries and a variety Continue Reading…

Top Cruise Tips | Royal Caribbean Blog

There’s practically an endless list of reasons why a Royal Caribbean cruise makes a great vacation for all ages and types of travelers. You have your choice of incredible experiences to choose from—think: thrills like skydiving and surfing—as well as flavors from all over and amazing shows and live music. Plus, you can pick from Continue Reading…

Why an Alaska Cruise Should Be on Your Wish List

Want to experience Alaska in a way that makes navigating the largest state in the U.S. easy and efficient? More than twice the size of Texas and with more coastline than all other U.S. states combined, there’s a lot of ground to cover in the Last Frontier. You can do just that and more by taking Continue Reading…

Royal Caribbean’s Coconut Ranger Cookies

Royal Caribbean serves up a world of different flavors, from fresh sushi to handmade pasta, to baked goods made from scratch daily, like our popular coconut ranger cookies. The ranger cookie is an “everything but the kitchen sink” kind of treat—you throw in whatever tasty stuff is lying around, such as oats and chocolate chips. Continue Reading…

Fall and Halloween Traditions From Around the World

Fall and Halloween Traditions From Around the World

In ancient Celtic times, the night of Oct. 31 was said to be when spirits returned to Earth. Whether it’s because of the harvest, the beauty of the changing season, the cold winter nights on the way or simply a time-honored tale passed down for centuries, many countries around the world have traditions rooted in Continue Reading…