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If you bring your own laptop you can hook-up right in your cabin to internet access at an extra charge. If you are looking to go over the top, check out the Royal Suite: a separate bedroom with king-size bed, private balcony with a hot tub, whirlpool bath, living room, wet bar, dining area, tv/dvd entertainment system and a baby grand piano.
Broadway style show productions at held at Metropolis. In "Now & Forever", the cast performs music and dance from such shows as Dreamgirls, The Producers, and Mamma Mia. An ice extravaganza in Studio B on Deck 3,"Ice Dancin'," features an international cast including Russian, Canadian and American skaters.
You will need a ticket to see the show as space is limited. At other times, there is open skating for guests.
There is singing and dancing in The Ixtapa Lounge, and a variety of musical choices at venues throughout the ship ranging from classical, rock, country western, and jazz.
A really fun to watch experience is the Mardi-Gras Parade where -- jugglers, comics, costumed characters and other performers parade through the Royal Promenade and perform for you.
Adventure Ocean, Royal Caribbean's youth program is a great experience for your kids. There is a 22,000 sq.ft.area that includes computer stations with activities divided into age groups:
(1)three to five year olds,
(2)six to eight year olds,
(3)nine to eleven year olds, and
(4)teens; twelve to fourteeen and fifteen and seventeen. You will find an art studio, large play area, themed events, and science programs. Adventure Art by Crayola projects...and a lot more activites, too numerious to mention here.