Has anyone done 'around the world' cruise?

May 13th, 2009, 03:28 PM
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Has anyone done 'around the world' cruise?

We just returned from a 2 week venture to east coast and now DH is lobbying for us to take a 7 week tour, from Sinapore to Los Angeles, on the Regent...has anyone done this, and if so, what are the pros and cons....
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Jun 20th, 2009, 03:50 AM
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Hello, don't know if you are still looking for replies after so long, but I have not used Fodor's forums before. Anyway... Yes I have gone around the world onboard a Regent ship. There are quite a few people active on cruise-oriented message boards who have. Here is a link to the blog we kept while onboard that cruise on Voyager.
But, I see you are looking at 7 weeks on Mariner. Here is a link to a blog we kept for 6 weeks on Mariner around South America last year.
As to your question of pros and cons... I don't see any real cons, all pros. The only things I would warn you about are that is a long stretch of sea days, I case you really hate sea days. But, they are on your way home (well, that is an assumption on my part!). I really prefer a cruise home, rather than a looong flight! So, maybe that is a pro. The only other con is that you are sailing mostly eastbound and the time changes are working against you. If you can ever take a cruise going westbound, you will enjoy it much more without losing an hour every day or so. If you have any specific questions, I'll try to help. Debbie
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