Food & Wine

Dining at Ristorante Guido in Rimini, Italy

December 12, 2014

Since Mr. Jones has been working a lot in Europe recently, we decided to meet up for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday in Italy. Our trip included Milan and Rimini, a beach resort city that is also the gateway for visiting San Marino, Europe’s third smallest country that is land-locked within Italy. From Yelp and Trip […]

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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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