Favorite photos from MSC Seaside Sept 2018 cruise

September 1-8, 2018


Embarkation Day

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Early morning sighting of the ship from our hotel room window

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On board: First the food

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Membership has its privileges:

Lunch in the Yacht Club restaurant with Arthur, best waiter on the high seas

A table with a view

The beginning of a beautiful culinary relationship

Exploring the ship

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Bye, bye, Miami


Dinner is served

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First sea day

Gatsby/elegant night with Captain Di Palma, Arthur, and the roaring 20s

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The people who made it a cruise to remember

With our fantastic butler, Jeannot

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Best concierge ever: Alejandra

With friend Debbie Marino and Gene, the Cruise Director


With Robert, the Hotel Director


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Officers, gentlemen, and the rest of us at the Cruise Critic Meet & Mingle

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The cast of My Life in Music

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Our Teppanyaki Chef at Roy’s Asian Kitchen

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With friends first met on Carnival, in San Juan

At Don Collins in San Juan

Tom and Arthur on Italian night

Tom and Leon, giving the lobster and steak a thumbs up

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With Arthur and friends Michelle and Leon and Kathie on gala night

Gala night professional photos

With best-dressed parrots on pirate night


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Ready for white night


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Champagne tastes on a Yacht Club budget

The best part: doing it together










About debshinder

Technology analyst and author, specializing in enterprise security. Author of or contributor to over 25 books, including "Scene of the Cybercrime." Fourteen-year Microsoft MVP, married to Microsoft FTE Tom Shinder, and proud mom of two wonderful grown-up human children and three amazing Japanese Chin pups. In my spare time, I love to travel - especially on cruise ships - and write about my grand adventures.
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