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SUN FOLLOWER: MSC Seaside ship design and environment

 Nave bellissima – in so many ways Copyright 2018 Debra Littlejohn Shinder Thus far, in this long series of articles, my focus has been on the Seaside experience: my day-to-day activities, and all the wonderful people who made the cruise … Continue reading

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La mia famiglia: my new MSC family

Copyright 2018 Debra Littlejohn Shinder This article lays a foundation for its topic of discussion by starting out with some dry historical and statistical information, but please bear with me; I will then get into la parte importante, the important … Continue reading

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Falling in Love (with cruising) again: The MSC difference

Copyright 2018 Debra Littlejohn Shinder This is the first in a series of “editorial commentaries” inspired by my first cruise, as a long-time Carnival cruiser, on the MSC Seaside. For a day-by-day account of that cruise and photos of my … Continue reading

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MSC SEASIDE: THE FULL EXPERIENCE (Part Eight)

The never-ending review: The debarkation situation Copyright 2018 Debra Littlejohn Shinder My bags are packed,I’m (not) ready to go … Like most cruisers, I always dread debarkation day, for multiple reasons. There is the obvious: I don’t want the vacation … Continue reading

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MSC SEASIDE: THE FULL EXPERIENCE (Part Seven)

The never-ending review: Such sweet sorrow Copyright 2018 Debra Littlejohn Shinder And now, the end is near … All good things must come to an end, and when they do, the last day is always tinged with sadness. Whether it’s … Continue reading

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MSC SEASIDE: THE FULL EXPERIENCE (Part Six)

The never-ending review: It’s a Grand Old Turk Copyright 2018 Debra Littlejohn Shinder According to the theory of relativity, time dilation is a difference in the elapsed time measured by two observers, either due to a velocity difference relative to … Continue reading

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MSC SEASIDE: THE FULL EXPERIENCE (Part Five)

The never-ending review: Like a Virgin (Island) Copyright 2018 Debra Littlejohn Shinder After my sea-day-in-port at St. John’s that I wrote about in Part Four of this review, I was ready to finally get off the ship in St. Thomas. … Continue reading

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