The Middle East

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Day 7 at Jewel of the Seas - Sir Bani Yas, climbing wall and sauna

The fog lay tight as we woke up and went out onto our balcony. A "tender" tried to navigate despite the poor visibility. The last day of our cruise with Jewel of the Seas. Today's stop was Sir Bani Yas, a pure sun and bathing destination. We had been looking forward to a lazy day with…
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Day 6 at Jewel of the Seas - Abu Dhabi, an unexpected lobster and a surprise

The plans were many when we arrived in Abu Dhabi, day six on our cruise with Jewel of the Seas. Since we were traveling with the kids, perhaps the most natural thing would have been to go to one of the theme / family parks; Warner Bros, Yas Waterworld or Ferrari world. What made us hesitate was…
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Day 4 at Jewel of the Seas - Doha and luxury dinner at Chops Grille

On the fourth day of our cruise with Jewel of the Seas, I woke up and had the opportunity to start the day with a bath, before breakfast even! It turned out to be the right decision because in the quiet adult section Solarium (indoor pool with glass roof over which can be pulled away) was it…
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Day 1 on Jewel of the Seas - ship benefits, and a beginner error

Jippiiie, finally time to cruise again! Photo: Kristofer Scheiderbauer. After a smooth check-in (with extended security routines) and bracelets on the children (mandatory, if they get away in an emergency they can easily be reunited with the parents) we soon found ourselves on board our floating home for the coming week; Jewel of the Seas!…
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