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What I LOVE about Royal Caribbean's Oasis Class Ships

There is something for everyone on a Royal Caribbean Cruise Line vacation.  All the ships are packed with fun and activities, but the Oasis Class ships take things up a notch!  There are currently 4 Oasis Class ships available for booking: Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas, Harmony of the Seas, and Symphony of the Seas.  The first ship in the class, Oasis of the Seas made its maiden voyage in 2009.  
These ships are huge!  In fact, Symphony of the Seas is currently the world's largest cruise ship.  In March of 2019, I was able to take a 7 night sailing on Allure of the Seas and we absolutely fell in love with the Oasis Class of ships.  Here's a list of things that we enjoyed and what you may also love on an Oasis Class ship:1) The Ship is a Destination -With all there is to see and do on an Oasis Class ship, it's a destination itself!  I'm convinced that you could have a full vacation with all the ship has to offer without ever getting off the ship at a port.  Ther…

Why We Switched to Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

Flexibility has become increasingly important as travel continues to change as a result of the impact of COVID-19.  While I absolutely LOVE Disney's Pop Century resort and I think it offers one of the best values of all the Disney Resorts, we decided to make a change for our upcoming Walt Disney World trip.  We will be staying at Disney's Caribbean Beach resort for the first time in TWENTY years. There have been a lot of changes to the resort since the last time we stayed there.  One thing that hasn't changed is the beautiful and lush vegetation surrounding the resort, giving it a great Caribbean feel.  In fact, since this is the most "mature" (re:oldest) of Disney's Moderate resorts, the plant life will be more grown in and I'm excited for that.
Disney's Caribbean Beach is located near both Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios.  It was first opened in 1988 (which makes us the same age!). The main check in area is Old Port Royale and the resort is …