The days when kids on cruises had to amuse themselves with a board game, watched over by a bored member of staff are long gone. These days, facilities for children on cruise ships can take over whole decks and entertain them almost 24 hours a day.
And as the world’s largest cruise ship, Oasis of the Seas, isn’t short of options as we discovered on our day on board. For starters, there’s a 28,000 square foot complex set aside for the kids’ club, for babies aged six months up to teens.
As well as giving the play area a test, and experimenting with a homemade volcano in the science lab, I had a chat to Adventure Ocean manager Hugo Arenas about the child-friendly facilities. Continue reading →
Today’s Thursday travel treat on Instagram is from Mexico today, after a blissful New Year break (pre-baby) staying in a fishing village between Cancun and Tulum.
Incredible turquoise and blues of the Caribbean, ancient ruins and temples, some very very fine margaritas and guacamole and sun sun sun. I also dyed my hair an ill-advised blonde (don’t worry, that’s not one of the ways I’m trying to brighten up today).
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