Radiance of the Seas

Radiance of the Seas is a cruise belonging to Royal Caribbean International; built in 1998 and designed in Germany by Meyer Werft. She makes part of the Radiance Class that includes three other vessels. This class is known by the quantity of glass it has on their ships. It has a bit more than 700 balconies. You can find ten dining choices and some of them aren’t included in the basic price of your cruise. The main dining-room has two levels. There is a mini-golf course, some pools and whirpools, a water slide, a rock-climbing wall as various bars or places to just relax. There are different pieces of art decorating all public areas.This ship operates cruising in Alaska during the northern summer season and in spring and fall she visits the Hawaiian Islands and during the winter northern season it cruises to Australia and New Zealand (southern summer).

Tips

If you want to relax in an adult area only, go to the solarium where you’ll find a pool with a whirpool under a retractable glass roof as a nice place where you can have a healthy snack and tea, coffee, water or juice for free.

If you want to buy the excursions, the drinks package or the wi-fi, you can do it before your cruise simply on line as your registration.

Rome, Italy

Rome, the third most important tourist city in Europe, where historical remains have been found. Visiting Rome does not mean spending a lot of money because touring the city is like visiting a museum in the open sky. Modern Rome is also beautiful to know with its hills, cafes, restaurants, bookshops and shops.

Tips

Do not leave to visit the churches and basilicas as you will find real artistic treasures without spending a penny.

On the last Sunday of each month, admission to the Vatican Museums is free.

Piazza Navona and Piazza del Popolo are the best places to stroll.

The aperitivo is a great way to enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet just by paying the price of a drink.

The single ticket of bus or metro costs 1.50 euro but if you want to move a lot, a daily ticket costs 6.00 euro. There is also Roma Pass, a 3-day card that offers unlimited transport + 2 free tickets (site or museum) + other tickets at a reduced rate.