Travel With Me on Harmony of the Seas

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to board Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Harmony of the Seas! I’ve been aboard a few of Royal Caribbean’s ships, but was excited to explore this one because it’s the largest ship in the world! This was their inaugural cruise in the US and even though it was short, it was the best time! harmony-of-the-seas-royal-caribbeanIt was an awesome coincidence that all eight of us #BloggersDoTravel girls were on the trip, so we had a blast catching up & making more memories!

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THE SHIP | Harmony of the Seas itself was absolutely incredible and unlike any ship I have been on. This ship can hold over 5,000 passengers (and has over 2,000 staff members) although with how spacious the ship was you would never know that many people were on board! There is a boardwalk, a promenade, and a Central Park all on board Harmony of the Seas and each neighborhood offers different restaurants, shops, and activities.harmony-of-the-seas-royal-caribbeanharmony-of-the-seas-royal-caribbeanOne activity on Harmony of the Seas that I was particularly excited for was the Ultimate Abyss. The Ultimate Abyss is a dry slide that begins off the edge of the boat and weaves ten stories down- ending up on the 5th floor in the Boardwalk neighborhood! I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, but I couldn’t contain my excitement once I was in line. Let me tell you, it definitely lived up to the hype! I could have ridden this slide ten times… it was such a thrill haha! ultimate-abyss-harmony-of-the-seasChanging speeds, another (more adult) aspect of the ship I was excited to check out was the Bionic Bar. At the Bionic Bar you can select from their menu (which features classics and ship creations) or make your own drink. Once you order you swipe your card & wait for the two robots to make your drink. It was a very neat experience. bionic-bar-harmony-of-the-seasTHE ROOM | The room I had was very large for a cruise ship. It featured a large bed, a spacious room with a couch, desk/vanity area, mounted TV, and two closets with accompanying drawers. The room also featured a balcony as well. I always love waking up in the mornings on cruises to see where we have arrived! harmony-of-the-seas-royal-caribbeanharmony-of-the-seas-2watching the sunset one night off of the balcony before dinner in a Lilly Pulitzer resort lace dress.

THE DINING OPTIONS | There are 20 dining options on board along with the Main Dining Room. The first night our group ate in the Main Dining room and the second night we got to experience one of the specialty restaurants. We dined at Wonderland, which is an imaginative cuisine restaurant. Dinner begins by taking a step into Wonderland (a play on Alice in Wonderland) where you paint your menu and drink wine out of goblets! During your dinner, you will experience small or shared dishes from each element : Sun, Ice, Fire, Water, Earth, and Dreams. Each is a very different take on a dish from that element. I am quite a picky eater, so I wasn’t sure how I would fare, but I ended up liking every single dish from every element. One of my favorite dishes was the Buffalo Chicken Eggs (pictured below)wonderland-restaurant-royal-caribbeanwonderland-restaurant-royal-caribbeanTHE DESTINATION | Since this was the inaugural cruise, it was a short trip. We docked for the day in the Bahamas. We decided to use this time to explore the ship more and relax a bit. It wasn’t hard to relax with the gorgeous views we had! harmony-of-the-seas-24harmony-of-the-seas-7WHAT I WORE | Packing for this trip was a little hard because it was finally getting cold in North Carolina and I had packed up all of my “warm weather” items! I ended up digging out a few of my favorite pieces and ordering a few more just to be on the safe side. All links for outfit details are listed below!harmony-of-the-seas-cruise

Block Stripe Dress (less than $40!) | Hat
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Strappy Romper in Mono Floral (also comes in petite, which is what I’m wearing) | Karen Walker Sunglasses | GiGi New York Stella Clutch (free shipping & personalization)      harmony-of-the-seas-royal-caribbean  harmony-of-the-seas-25
White Coverup (it’s a dress, but I tied it as a top // 25% off with code CELEBRATE25) | Mesh Bikini Top & Bikini BottomProcessed with VSCO with a8 presetStrappy Swim Top | Swim Bottom (both 25% off with code CELEBRATE25)

A huge thank you to Royal Caribbean who provided airfare, stateroom & everything aboard during my trip. All thoughts and writing are my own! 

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  1. We were so brave on that slide! And by brave…I mean screaming so loudly the entire boat heard us. Bahaha! MISS YOU!!

    xoxo
    Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl
    http://poorlittleitgirl.com

    Posted 11.22.16 Reply
    • Emily wrote:

      Seriously that was the best! Miss you too! Time to plan another trip! 🙂

      Posted 11.22.16 Reply
  2. Oh my goodness, this trip looks absolutely magical! How fun that you were with other bloggers! Thanks for sharing the details, lady! xo

    Posted 11.22.16 Reply
    • Emily wrote:

      It was such a fun trip! Just wish it had been a bit longer… I wasn’t ready to come back to 40 degree temps! XO

      Posted 11.22.16 Reply
  3. kate wrote:

    This trip looked amazing, looks like yall had so much fun! The ship looks so nice!

    xo, kate
    fortheloveoffancy.com

    Posted 11.22.16 Reply
  4. Emily wrote:

    looks like such a fun trip! you look gorgeous and relaxed 🙂

    xo Emily
    http://www.thehipsuburban.com

    Posted 11.22.16 Reply
  5. You girls are too cute! Looks like you had a blast! XooX

    Posted 11.22.16 Reply
  6. Nita wrote:

    Oh my goodness, Emily!!! These pictures look incredible and I’m so jealous!! Take me next time, please! <3

    Posted 11.22.16 Reply
  7. Dylan wrote:

    It is an amazing ship, glad you had a good time!

    Dylan
    http://www.lifebydylan.com

    Posted 11.22.16 Reply
  8. Maria wrote:

    This is so cool!!

    Posted 11.23.16 Reply
  9. Kelsey wrote:

    OH my gosh how fun is this!! The ship looks absolutely amazing!! Much nicer than the cruises i’ve been on! 😉

    xo Kelsey | http://www.chasingcinderellablog.com

    Posted 11.23.16 Reply
  10. Jaime wrote:

    This trip looked like SO.MUCH.FUN and how amazing is that boat?!!! Next time, spend an extra day in Ft Laudy so I can see you!!! xoxo

    Posted 11.23.16 Reply
  11. It was so great to finally meet Emily. Can’t wait to go back!

    Posted 11.23.16 Reply
  12. What a fun trip! I’ve been on a few cruises, but not with this brand. I need to check them out for future trips!

    Mindy II AMIXOFMIN.COM

    Posted 11.23.16 Reply
  13. Kelssey Layton wrote:

    The ship is gorgeous! What a fun trip! Your outfits were all super cute too! xo

    Posted 11.23.16 Reply
  14. Sara wrote:

    This ship is seriously amazing!!! It looks like you girls had a blast, so cool!

    xo, Sara

    Posted 11.23.16 Reply
  15. Elise wrote:

    you have me dreaming of a cruise with these photos!! Thanks for sharing. Going to start planning one for myself hah!

    Posted 11.26.16 Reply
  16. Lauren wrote:

    This sounds like it was such a fun trip! I need to take a cruise just to try that slide!!

    By Lauren M

    Posted 11.26.16 Reply
  17. Lexi wrote:

    Sounds like such a great trip! Love the passport photo. <3

    Posted 11.26.16 Reply
  18. This looked like a trip to remember!!! I have never been on a cruise before, but now I really want to go!! Loved every capture!!

    Posted 11.26.16 Reply
  19. Liz Joy wrote:

    Looks like so much fun!! Will have to look into this for our next trip!

    xo, Liz http://www.purejoyhome.com

    Posted 11.26.16 Reply
  20. Anna English wrote:

    Looks like this trip was a blast, so fun!

    Posted 11.27.16 Reply
  21. Shelby Back wrote:

    Ah! I had SO much fun with you! And the ship was AMAZING!

    xo!
    Shelby
    http://www.glitterandgingham.com

    Posted 11.27.16 Reply
  22. Nicole wrote:

    So fun! I love cruises and going with blogger pals must be so fun!

    Posted 11.28.16 Reply
  23. Stesha wrote:

    what a fun vacation, love your black suit!

    xx,
    Stesha

    Posted 11.28.16 Reply
  24. Omg I need to join in next time haha

    xo,
    L
    livingincolorblog.com

    Posted 11.29.16 Reply
  25. What a dream trip!!! PS tell me your secrets, you look amazing!!

    Posted 12.5.16 Reply

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