I would believe most non cruisers have an idyllic view of cruising. They picture palm trees, white beaches and endless relaxation and free time. Now we have only been cruising for 53 days (but who’s counting?!) so we are still super new to this world. And we are cruising the Pacific Northwest, so there are no palm trees and only a few white sand beaches, but the one thing I am certain of, no matter where you are, CRUISING IS NOT A VACATION. Therefore I have come to consider it a full time job with excellent perks. Toss a baby into the mix and you will be working overtime. Here are five reasons why cruising is not a vacation:
However, no matter how hard those moments can be, just being out here, without the pressure of a return date is amazing. So despite the full time hours, here are the perks make cruising all worth while.