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Over the last few days I was lucky enough to be on the Carnival Spirit for the Digital Parents Conference. I had such a great time! Have you been on this ship before? I thought it was sensational, huge, and out of this world! I’d never been on a cruise before, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. I wasn’t disappointed!

We got on the ship at 2pm on Friday and started to explore it’s 10 decks! I needed a map in hand for the first day so I could work out where I was…

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We left Sydney Harbour around 6pm. The view sailing out was breathtaking. I think the entire ship was up on the top deck watching, waving and snapping pictures.

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I counted 3 swimming pools, 2 water slides plus a water park for kids…

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Mini golf or basketball anyone? The view up here was spectacular. The sun was shining early and people were out on the top deck enjoying the vast openness.

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Above is a photo of the internal lifts. Amazing and stunning. Someone said they were in a movie and then put in the ship? Not sure if that’s correct, but it wouldn’t have surprised me!

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I loved every minute of the conference. Although a couple of times I got a little woozy and had to duck out of the class, move around and eat something!

Our conference room did not disappoint. It was so fancy with the gorgeous portholes. I will spend time this week going over my notes and share some of the new tips I’ve picked up for blogging. I left the ship feeling inspired. There’s some truly great bloggers out there sharing their knowledge. The photo above is of Karen at Miscellaneous Mum talking to us about perfecting your writing skills. Whilst I’ll never be a writer, I still loved her passion and enthusiasm. I have taken some great tips away on how to tidy up my wording!

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I played BINGO with my husband. So much fun! He loved the casino too. That’s where he spent most of his time haha!

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What about this highlight!? Shannan Ponton from The Biggest Loser was a guest on the ship. He conducted a motivational speech which I didn’t want to miss. I wrote notes through his entire talk. I am definitely putting that together in a blog post for you. He was great. Oh yes, and of course I had to get a photo (sorry about the quality!). I have met him before, a while ago (yes bragging!). He’s pretty inspiring.

It’s been 24 hours since I hit dry land and I still feel like I am on the boat! I feel like I am rocking back and forth as I type this. However, I’d definitely do it again.

Have you been on a Cruise before? Which one and for how long?

PS. It’s been funny in our house lately saying and writing the word “cruise” because my eldest son’s name is CRUISE!

Hope you have a great day ♥ KC.