Get Away With Fran

August 14, 2009

Alaska cruising with Royal Caribbean from Vancouver

Flew in from Miami Beach BOAC… Well, actually I flew in from Minneapolis on Delta (after first flying to Minneapolis from Boston), but who’s quibbling. Will say there’s a lot of flying involved to get to Vancouver (that’s two three-hour flights). But here I am about to embark on Royal Caribbean’s Radiance of the Seas for Alaska.

Did not have time this trip to explore Vancouver, a city I truly think is beautiful and which I would recommend to everyone. But I did catch a glimpse of the Olympic rings at the airport, with the city preparing to host the Winter Olympics in 2010. BTW, if the airport is an example the city is very ready – getting through customs was a breeze and there were greeters everywhere ready to help people out.

Once at the pier, the same efficiency was displayed by Royal Caribbean staff. I was on the (more…)

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