11 Advantages of Cruising on a Smaller Cruise Ship
It seems like every cruise line is trying to make their newest ships as big as possible. These new ships have racetracks, rope’s courses, sky-diving simulators and things previously thought impossible at sea.
And I must say that it is rather exciting to sail on a 200,000+ ton ship that is almost four football fields in length.
But a few recent sailings on smaller cruise ships (Enchantment of the Seas and Zaandam) helped me really appreciate what small cruise ships have to offer. There is a reason so many passengers just love to cruise on ships that are 60,000 tons and smaller.
One reason some smaller ships are overlooked is the simple fact that many of them are also older ships. And you know how we all love shiny new things that still have that fresh out of dry