The Best Vacation We Ever Had
Are you in the mood to relax, take in the sun, and have people cater to you? If so, you should take my advice and go on a cruise. My husband and I took a four-day, three-night cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Sovereign of the Seas five years ago and it was the best vacation we have ever had. Nothing else mattered but what was in that moment. Though getting to the ship took a lot of time, the cruise was a place to get away, have no worries, and feel like a king and queen.
I packed, wondering if I had forgotten anything we would need and thought to myself, is it worth all this hassle? My husband and I planned to drive from Kannapolis, North Carolina, to Miami and stop in Daytona, Florida, for the night. I did not want to waste a moment of our vacation and the long drive that was ahead of us was not my idea of saving time.
We arrived at Daytona that night, rented a room and went right to bed. The drive had exhausted both of us and all we could think about was a good night’s sleep and the hopes of a better, less exhausting day tomorrow. We got up the next morning around six a.m., ate breakfast, and got back on road toward our destination.
Finally, we made it. There it was -- the biggest ship I had ever seen in my life. It was a city on water. We checked in and walked into the main lobby of the ship. When we entered, my husband and I looked at each other as if to say “Oh my god. Do we belong here? This is the classiest place I have ever seen.” A gentleman who reassured us we were in the correct place greeted us. He made us feel as if he would have spent all day with us just making sure we had everything we needed. We then went to our room and found chocolates on our pillows, a cute monkey made out of towels hanging from the ceiling, and a mini bar full of all the alcohol we could drink. We both knew that at this moment we were going to have a vacation of a lifetime. That evening we spent the rest of the day exploring the ship as if it...