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The Legend of the Sea: Captain’s Rules (Brought to you by Omy SG & Royal Caribbean International)

25 November, 2010

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Hi everyone!

Have I got a tale to tell you about the sun, and some fun at sea!

Cruise with me through my eyes...

THE LEGEND OF THE SEA

If I were a sailor…

Photo credit: http://www.charamel.com/en/avatars/cartoon.html

Or if I were a pirate…

Photo credit: http://www.sixthman.net/blog/2009/09/24/pirates-and-cruises/

Just kidding. No pirates.

If I were a sailor… I would sail the seven seas…

All oceans of the world… Starting from Singapore!

Photo credit: Royal Caribbean International

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Affordable enough for Mom, and yet affluent enough for the bankers I know. - Travel that me, my friends and readers would love!

If I was a Royal Caribbean cruiser, what would I do? I would…

Have a Legend at Sea, on board the Legend of the Sea

Roll a round at the Casino Royale

Eat my heart out with decadent dining options… Nom nom nom!

Dance the night away, at ‘Anchors Aweigh’!
Dance dance dance options: Young’ons can choose the teen disco, and there is line dancing for the young at heart.

Twirls on the dancefloor

Appreciate some live music, musical productions or comedy shows – classy and funny!

I would… Bask in the beauty of the Legend Day Spa & Fitness Centre

Or merely sit back and relax.

Play some games!

Or get a kick out of rock climbing, flow-riding or 9-hole miniature golf – can you believe they are all with open views of the ocean? This would really add to my adrenalin adveture.

No energy? Not to worry! Slack like its a lazy sunday afternoon at the solarium or sun-bake…

Sunbaking

Or a dare a dip in the many pools.

Indoor, outdoor, or whirlpool? Which should I choose? Help me out guys!

Outdoor Pool

Bubbly whirlpool beckons! I definitely wanted to…


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Yes, life would be a sea dream if I were a sailor! But the Captain has some rules too!
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CAPTAIN’S RULES:
10 reasons why you should cruise with the Royal Caribbean International Cruises

#10
SOMETHING FUN FOR EVERYONE

Unlike some cruise-lines which may be focused on gambling activities, the Royal Caribbean is family oriented and offers something and everything for – the family or the romantic, the adventurous or the kids, and for the young, hip, or old.

#9
PREFER A LONG 7-NIGHT VOYAGE TO BALI, OR A SHORT 2-NIGHT GETAWAY TO MALACCA?

These 2 new itineraries and the many popular routes & destinations offered by Royal Caribbean will promise you choices, choices, choices. LOTS of it!

Seasonal sailing starts every November and stretches across until March.

(For specific dates or bookings, please search by your preferred destination.)

#8
HAVE LITTLE ONES IN TOW? ALREADY TAKEN CARE OF.

The Adventure Ocean Youth Program offers a fun ‘child care’ for kids aged 3-17 years – allowing you some much-needed rest & relax time between 8am-5pm.

Oh, and this is completely free.

(Do enquire and register upon boarding of cruise ship. Personal babysitter services are chargeable.)

#7
SMART AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE… THAT IS BIGGER AND BETTER FOR ASIANS LIKE US.

Being an American cruiseline, all of Royal Caribbean’s rooms are built for ‘ang mohs’ or westerners.

This means sufficient space for westerners, and bigger rooms for Asians like us!

Win-win. Cannot complain lah!

SPOILT FOR SWEET SLUMBER

Sleep well in a state room, or indulge in a suite room. All suites come with a private balcony. Cool!

Single and alone like me? Pay 150% of the ‘per person’ cost.

Twin sharing is the best value… I recommend that you find a friend.

So pick a friend…

Or friends.

Why not invite more friends along? The more the merrier!

#6
CRUISING WITH A CASHLESS SYSTEM – THE SEAPASS CARD

Your boarding card – also known as your SeaPass card – is your main means of identification and also your ‘wallet’ while you are on the ship. Goodbye cash and coins!

(As a standard custom, the cruise captain will collect and safekeep your passport for the duration of your vacation. You will use the SeaPass card as a charge card to make all onboard purchases.)

#5
WORRIED THAT YOU’LL BE HOMESICK, OR JUST A WORKAHOLIC? HELLO, TECHNOLOGY!

There will be internet access available on the ship so you can connect with your colleagues, family and friends back home through email or Facebook.

Easy peezy lemon squeezy!

(Charges to apply: 65 cents a minute, or $35 for 60 minutes. All prices quoted in USD.)

#4
MAXIMUM SAFETY AND SECURITY

Did you know? All Royal Caribbean cruises have your safety and security as utmost priority.

Master drills are conducted, and the crew even uses ‘facial recognition’ technology to identify you at the gantry starting point. No funny business or intruders here!

Passed (Royal Caribbean's tight security check)!

#3
IMPECCABLE CABIN CREW

At any one time, there are 900-1000 crew members on board to serve you and your every need.

#2
FIRST TIME ON A CRUISE? HAVE NO FEAR, ROYAL CARIBBEAN IS HERE!

You can register on the official website for a free ‘My Cruises’ account and get access to ‘Countdown to Cruise’, which contain relief-breathing instructions – your one stop shop to what to do in the days leading up to your adventure…

That way, you won’t get lost at sea.

You can also check-in online before boarding your cruise, saving you time and the hassle of filling out any forms at the pier.

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FOR THE BEST DEALS

Look out for the lowest costs which are offered during the JANUARY-FEBRUARY period, and always book IN ADVANCE.

The early bird catches the worm… and also gets priority choice of your cabin.

You may also book directly on the official website or through your favorite travel agent.


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Check out this funny Royal Caribbean International advertisement – “Nation of Why Not”:

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Travelling with a boyfriend, a child, or a 50 year old Mom? Looking to do everything, or nothing at all?
The full facilities onboard Legend of the Sea offers something fun for everyone – no matter who you are, who you are with, or what you are looking for.

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Disclaimer: All information provided above are listed on Royal Caribbean International’s official website or conveyed by a member of their staff. Services, facilities, prices, routes, destinations and terms and conditions are subject to change at any time by the Company.

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