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RCCL: Wines Around the World

On a ship as large as Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, there is no shortage of things to do.  In fact, you likely won't be able to do it all in one trip!  One of our favorite ways to take a break from the hustle and bustle of some of the busier activities on the ship is to do a beverage tasting class.  We did Wines Around the World and had a great time!  This activity does come with a fee and should be scheduled in advance. The class was held in a small section of the main dining room, so it was really nice to get to see the area without the crowds of dinnertime.  The tables were set with wine glasses, information and snacks.  We had several agents and guests doing this experience together, and we were able to sit at one large table all together.  We were guided through the wine tasting and had a great time learning and tasting new varieties of wine!   Wine varieties can vary by ship and region, so you can repeat this experience on several cruises and get a different exp

Jamie's Italian on Symphony of the Seas

Jamie's Italian by Jamie Oliver is a Specialty Dining option on numerous Royal Caribbean Cruise ships.  It is a prix fixe price and open for lunch (on select days) and dinner. For this review, we dined on the Symphony of the Seas.  This restaurant is very approachable for all types of travel parties as the menu has some upscale items for the adventurous, but also has pasta which is a pretty well loved type of food and a kids menu if requested. On Symphony of the Seas, Jamie's is located in Central Park on Deck 8, which was personally one of my favorite places on the ship overall.  Seeing the living greenery at sea was so neat and it was a peaceful stroll throughout the day. The restaurant is listed as casual, but we didn't feel out of place in a sports coat and dress for our visit. We had made a reservation earlier that day and had no wait for our table when we arrived. Once we got settled in, we reviewed the menu and mostly listened to recommendations from our serve

Photo Tour: Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas

Looking to get a little more familiar with the Symphony of the Seas ship? Here is a photo tour of the ship, the neighborhoods, the entertainment and the food! The Ship: the biggest there is! The Rooms: Oceanview Balcony Art & Decor: fun and modern. Pool Deck: lots of loungers and sunshine with numerous pools and slides around. The Boardwalk: fun and games for all ages. Central Park: greenery at sea! Royal Promenade: shopping, dining, and lounges abound. Entertainment: a variety of shows with extremely talented casts and a casino. The Spa: relaxation at its finest. Dining & Food: so many choices, so little time.  Delicious! Perfect Day at Coco Cay: Royal Caribbean's private island. What do you think?  What part of the ship will you be hanging out in all the time?  For us it was Central Park and the Solarium (pool deck).  Let us know in the comments below!