Food & Wine

Is the All-Inclusive Beverage Package on Princess Cruises a Good Deal?

November 17, 2014

On two different cruises during the past year, we’ve tried out the pay-one-price drink packages on Holland America Line and Royal Caribbean.  For comparison, I checked out the relatively new All Inclusive Beverage Package on Princess Cruises when I sailed last month on the Star Princess. The All Inclusive Beverage Package from Princess costs $49 […]

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Dining at the Crab Shack on the Star Princess Cruise Ship

November 6, 2014

While sailing recently on Princess Cruises’ 7-day California Coastal cruise on the Star Princess, my new shipboard friend Angela and I decided to try the Crab Shack casual dining experience. The Crab Shack is set up in part of the seating area for the Horizon Court, and is only open some nights. Reservations are required and there is […]

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A Look at the Sabatini’s Menu on Princess Cruises’ Star Princess

November 4, 2014

On a recent 7-day California Coastal cruise on the Star Princess, my new shipboard friend Angela and I enjoyed dinner at Sabatini’s Italian restaurant. This specialty restaurant requires reservations and has a $25 per person cover charge. Choosing an appetizer is tough. There are a number of delicious-sounding choices. We both enjoyed the Burrata alla Panna […]

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13 Favorite Things to Eat, Drink, and Do in St. Augustine, Florida

October 18, 2014

I grew up about 30 minutes outside of St Augustine, and still to this day it is undoubtably one of my favorite places in Florida to spend time. The oldest city in the continental United States has a lot to offer for those who live in the area and for those who are stopping by for […]

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