Whenever the topic of stateroom categories comes up, you will inevitable hear people saying, “What does it matter? You’re only going to be in the room to sleep!” And while that may be true for many cruisers, for those like me, the stateroom represents something more than simply a place in which to lay one’s head. It is a refuge.
At home, I don’t have a lot of time to just… chillax. To spend hours laying in bed, claiming to be reading a book when in reality I’m sleeping. But on this trip in particular, I’m taking a different approach to cruising. I’m enjoying more of the nightlife, which means during the day, I want to sleep in. So having a balcony room, complete with a view and fresh air, has proven crucial.
A Whole New World
You’ll remember that back on day one, I made a big deal about the importance, to me, of getting a pass to the Vibe Beach Club. Today, as we sailed into Florida, those efforts paid off in spades. For the uninitiated, Vibe is an adult’s-only section of the ship with its own bar and hot tubs. It is also an adult’s-only zone. So when finally I rousted myself midafternoon and ventured out of my cabin, this was where I wen