Just got back from 15 days around the Med. Up to 30C most days until we turned for home, so enjoyed that. Too many children in the pools to enjoy a swim, so didn’t.
As for Sapphire Princess [last on the ship in 2006]. Evening food was good * but lunch-time very limited coz I suffer from allergies to garlic, onions and chickpeas; very limited choice without any of those. And why do chefs add garlic to EVERYTHING except mashed spuds and mixed plain veg? * = Evenings, the Head Waiter gave me next day’s evening meal menu and offered a choice of anything and had it made it without my allergics, so well done there.
As to entertainment, what can one say? The cruise dancers/singers were good but how many times can one see the same thing? As for the solo entertainers – some good [Eddie the Eagle was interviewed and went on way after the end time, he was that good. Another comic was so dire that many walked out after a few minutes, his 2nd show was cancelled and he left the ship next day [no names, no pack drill!]
All in all, a good break, calm seas [and thanks to the captain for avoiding a Bay of Biscuits storm on the way back], interesting stops to visit – pity about my allergies [anyone with a cure, please let me know!]