Cruises aren't just a means of transportation to a destination, they are a vacation in-and-of themselves. Whether you prefer a relaxing getaway without any structured plans or you want each minute filled with excitement, most cruise liners have you covered. Here are the top 10 things you must try on your next cruise.
1
Stay cool at the pools.
When cruising around warmer destinations, you'll find yourself looking for a way to keep cool without staying cooped up inside. Luckily, pools have become a staple for most modern cruise liners, so you'll always have a place to escape from that pervasive heat. Many cruises also offer a series of other exciting water activities for the whole family including wading pools, slides, lap pools, interactive water parks, surf pools, and more.
2
Give gambling a shot.
If you're a couple on their honeymoon or parents who have managed to escape your responsibilities for a few hours, you'll be eager to try the cruise's online casino. Most liners have a host of casino games and gambling opportunities for enthusiastic passengers to try their luck. With a wide range of card games, slot machines, and table games, you'll have to remind yourself that you're not in Vegas
3
Take a load off at the spa-aah.
Sometimes, a pool and a lounge chair just don't cut it when you're trying to relax. On your next cruise, dedicate an hour or two of your day to treating yourself at an onboard spa. You can choose from a large selection of treatments such as massages, manicures, pedicures, facials, and mud baths, among many others.
4
Go see a show.
After a long day in the sun, head below deck for some world class entertainment. You can choose from concerts, magic shows, comedy acts, Broadway shows, movies, and much, much more. For a complete list of available shows during your trip, you can always ask guest services.
5
Test your palate.
Cruise food isn't restricted to buffet-style offerings and fast food. You'll have an opportunity to test your palate with a diverse array of food inspired from regions and renowned chefs across the globe. One day, you might fancy some barbeque inspired by Guy Fieri and a traditional Italian dish the next. Ditch your normal diet and try something new onboard.
6
Throw caution to the wind.
Cruises are only as fun as you make them. Fortunately, you have a slew of opportunities to get loose and throw caution to the wind. Many cruises set up fun and silly competitions to encourage passengers to interact and get out of their comfort zones. You might find yourself competing in a Hairy Chest competition, a belly-flop competition, or something to do with breakdancing. Even if you don't join in, make sure to cheer on other passengers.

7
Continue your exercise routines.
If you're worried about returning with more than just good memories after a week on a cruise ship with unlimited food and drinks, feel free to continue your normal exercise routine while onboard. With state-of-the-art gyms and a wide-selection of yoga, pilates, and dance classes, there's no reason you can't treat yourself to some goodies without gaining any extra cruise weight.
8
Release your inner thrill-seeker.
Excitement abounds on the open sea if you can find the courage to release your inner thrill-seeker. Climb to new heights on an onboard rock wall or shoot across the deck on fast zip-lines. Some cruises even offer indoor skydiving for those that want the excitement without the heights.
9
Quench your thirst.
Don't mind the time since it's probably 5 o'clock in your next destination anyway. Whether you prefer a cold one, a mixed drink, or a fancy cocktail, bars throughout the ship will ensure your thirst is quenched. Get your fill while also minding your intake to keep from going overboard (excuse the pun).
10
Explore in your free time.
The sheer size and weight capacity of modern cruise liners is astonishing. If you ever find yourself with a few hours of free time, wander around these impressive ships to see what exciting experiences await you. You may find things you would have never guessed would be available on a cruise ship.


If you're considering a cruise for your next vacation, CI Azumano Travel is well-known in the industry for their premier team of expert cruise planners. The enjoyment of your trip is largely dependent upon the people who help you with planning and organization. If you're looking for a fantastic deal on a cruise, check out Try The Cruise Life for the best offerings available.

SEPTEMBER, 30 / 2019
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