Shobhana’s Cruise with her Family


Staycations are passe! Ever enjoyed going to nowhere? With the slightest of relaxations of the pandemic rules, we’ve found ourselves gearing up to enjoy a new form of holidaying- the cruise to nowhere. Right now, we have two cruise ships, The Spectrum of the Seas, operated by the Royal Caribbean and the Genting Dream, operated by Dream Cruises that provide Hong Kongers an opportunity to relax on a seacation! Two of our Localhood volunteers, Shobhana and Alex, were aboard cruises and had the time of their lives and they have a lot to say on how to prepare for a cruise, what all to look forward to on a cruise and their experiences.


Shobhana went on a three night cruise aboard the Genting Dreams with her family. Do check out the prices at their Tsim Sha Tsui office, you might get some surprise deals. They chose to book two connecting rooms so that all members can sleep peacefully, while monitoring the kids in the adjoining room. Parents with slightly older kids can look into this option as you are charged on the number of persons and not on the number of rooms. They recom