I almost feel as though this post needs a disclaimer. Yes, I absolutely loved the Hogsmeade portion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando, but I didn’t fall in love with it to the same degree that I did with Diagon Alley the day before. Still, the pull of seeing Hogwarts castle was an undeniable highlight.
For as long as I can remember, books have played a huge role in my life and in who I am. I could read before the age of 3, and to this day, escaping through words into a world of imagination and adventure is one of my favorite ways to pass the time. I have loved just about every book I have ever come across, but one series in particular stole my heart from the moment I opened the first book – the Harry Potter series.
Since I don’t travel full-time, I figured that instead of doing a monthly recap, I would recap each of my trips following the full posts. These recaps will contain highs, lows, logistics, funny anecdotes, pictures, etc. that I likely didn’t include in the full posts.
Without further ado, my Caribbean cruise on Carnival!
I didn’t know what to expect when cruising, really, as the only one I had been on prior to this wasn’t long enough for us to have a room or even eat aboard the ship. Luckily, I enjoyed every minute of our cruise!
This was hands down one of the best trips I’ve ever been on, partly because I checked off so many bucket list items, but also because it was so much fun from start to finish! Last November, I went on a Caribbean cruise with my dad, his girlfriend Judy, and Brit, and then spent two days at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure with Leah, immersing ourselves in the phenomenal Wizarding World of Harry Potter sections of the parks. Here’s how it all went down!