Docking at the beach is pretty epic. But most of what you'll hear is karaoke. Sometimes, dolphins play in the wake of cruise ships, making for some spectacular sightseeing. Their hit "Life Is A Highway" is one of 20 country songs you should listen to in your lifetime. But seasickness — and even worse, contagious viruses — have been known to wreck havoc and ruin trips. Or they could be dim and cramped.
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World globe An icon of the world globe, indicating different international options. These " floating cities " can be packed. One might think that working on a cruise ship is a glamorous job. If not, there's always shuffleboard.