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Vegetables in the garden

Wonderland brings to life never-before-seen fare like this inventive vegetable dish, baby vegetables in the garden.


New Fleet of Ships to Feature “Dynamic Dining”
by Patricia Mack

A few months ago, news broke about the impending arrival of Royal Caribbean’s latest fleet of luxury cruise lines, to be part of the lines’ latest Quantum class. The luxe ships are slated to offer everything from simulated skydiving, an indoor sports complex and beautiful cabins designed with full functionality in mind. Now, word has come that the Quantum class will also elevate its dining options.

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Try skydiving and bumper cars at sea!



by Patricia Mack


Boredom will be a thing of the past on Royal Caribbean’s two new ships, the first in a new Quantum class. They will be the first at sea to offer attractions such as simulated skydiving, bumper cars, roller skating and an observation capsule inspired by the London Eye. The capsule, called The North Star, can hold 14 people and is attached to a crane-like arm with a bird’s-eye view 303 feet above sea level for spectacular vistas of the ship at sea as well as ports of call.

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Royal Caribbean International is unveiling new restaurant menus throughout its entire 22-ship fleet

Royal Caribbean International is unveiling new restaurant menus throughout its entire 22-ship fleet

by Patricia Mack

To embark on a Royal Caribbean International cruise is to embark on a culinary voyage. This month the line unveils its new main dining room enhancements with an extensive and innovative menu on its entire 22-ship fleet.

The new dining program, the result of a multi-million dollar investment, focuses on freshness, contemporary preparation, increased dining choices and dishes inspired by regional flavors found in many of the cruise line’s ports of call. It is a veritable passport to some of the world’s best foods.

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