There has been a lot of buzz lately about living on a Cruise Ship full time as an alternative to living in a retirement home.
However, it does not seem very exciting after about 6 months or so.
Ships, even Cruise Ships, are noisy for at least 2 reasons:
1. Engine Noise.
No matter how new the ship, no matter what new turbine engines the ship may have, the 24 hour engine noise may get to people.
2. Parties, bars and restaurants.
There is always a kind of party atmosphere on a Cruise Ship, people eat and drink too much, nobody tells them when to go to bed, they don’t have to get up the next morning, so, parties make noise.
It gets boring staring at the ocean 2 out of 3 days.
Although ship’s activities are very many these days, after a while you’ll get bored with them.
Cabins in general are very small, so after a while you’re going to miss your large living room on the mainland with its 75″ TV.
However, if 6 months are too long, there are other alternatives; Cruise maybe a couple of months a year.
If you follow that action things become interesting.
Here are some...