davephillyj....Carnival is a fun cruiseline and is surprisingly quite nice, comfortable and reasonable in all its offerings. As you cruise more and more you will find all cruise ships to be remarkably alike and remarkably different.......no two ships, even within the same cruiseline/class are the same. As such each ship is an independent adventure unto itself. You are about to enjoy a whole new type of adventure.....Relax....Enjoy....You will be cruising.....Once you have tried it...You'll be back again and again!!!