Apex Day 6 – Don’t rain on my parade!

Apex Day 6 – Don’t rain on my parade!

By Eileen Ogintz ABOARD THE CELEBRITY APEX, Mediterranean Sea — UH OH… It is our second and last day at sea in the Mediterranean Sea on Celebrity’s new APEX — and it’s raining. Pouring actually. Catrin Thomas and Stuart McNary are waiting out the...
Apex day 5 – The Pandemic Intrudes

Apex day 5 – The Pandemic Intrudes

By Eileen Ogintz ABOARD THE CELEBRITY APEX, Mediterranean Sea — The Captain made the announcement at cocktail hour: A vaccinated guest had tested positive for COVID-19.    He would leave the ship the next morning in Dubrovnik and according to...
Apex Day 4 – What’s for dinner?

Apex Day 4 – What’s for dinner?

By Eileen Ogintz ABOARD THE CELEBRITY APEX, Mediterranean Sea — “What’s for Dinner?” can be a complicated question aboard the new Celebrity Apex with 10 restaurants to choose from. These include the Oceanview Café Buffet, which offers a bewildering array whether...
Apex Day 3 – Learning the history of Rhodes

Apex Day 3 – Learning the history of Rhodes

By Eileen Ogintz ABOARD THE CELEBRITY APEX, Aegean Sea — It was love at first sight. Helios, the god of the sun, was flying around when he spotted Rhodos, the sea nymph, swimming in the Aegean Sea. He was smitten and wanted to marry her. Meanwhile, according to...
Apex day 2 – A woman following her dreams

Apex day 2 – A woman following her dreams

By Eileen Ogintz ABOARD THE CELEBRITY APEX, Aegean Sea — Teta Fragedaki had an idea for a new business. She wanted to be home more once her daughter was born so she suggested to her husband she start offering cooking classes during the season in Mykonos. ...
Apex day 1: Pandemic cruise on a big ship

Apex day 1: Pandemic cruise on a big ship

By Eileen Ogintz ABOARD THE CELEBRITY APEX, Aegean Sea — Nervous? Not about cruising in Greece through the pandemic. “We’re vaccinated. We didn’t have reason to be nervous, but I was anxious” said Allison Granger, from Austin TX and on her first cruise. As we...