Linked by the Sea Blog Princess Cruises' guests and crew share stories of friendships and connections made on board a cruise ship. Finding ‘Happily Ever After’ along the Mediterranean Journey Two men find true love during a fateful encounter on a cruise to the Mediterranean. Growing our Wedding Guest List in the Caribbean A couple finds 23 new friends to invite to their vow renewal ceremony during a cruise to the Caribbean. A Traveling Leap of Faith on an Alaskan Cruise A woman goes on an Alaskan cruise with a stranger; a rare experience, but one proved rewarding. Creating a Caribbean Connection An 83 year old woman finds love during a Caribbean cruise, proving that age is not a factor for matters of the heart. Breaking Language Barriers on a Hawaii Cruise Stepping out of their comfort zone, a couple takes advantage of language barriers and made new traveling companions during a cruise to Hawaii. Reuniting in Cairo Several fateful encounters during a cruise vacation link two woman by the sea; giving way to a new friendship. Coincidental Encounters on a Caribbean Cruise A couple makes new friends after flying half way around the world for a cruise vacation, only to find out that their new friends live near them. Still Cruising the Caribbean After 25 Years It all started with a randomly assigned table of eight, but now for its 25th gathering of an ever-expanding group, the Annual Friends & Family Winter Caribbean Cruise is called to order. Hosting My Parent’s Honeymoon through the Panama Canal A woman hosts her parent's second honeymoon aboard a Panama Canal cruise. Discovering a Small World on a European Cruise A lighthearted joke from the Princess crew paved the way for a man to meet someone from his distant past. A Past Comes Calling on a New Zealand Cruise On a New Zealand cruise, one couple encounters three people from their distant past on three separate occasions. A Serendipitous Power-Walk on a Cruise to Hawaii While walking on a cruise ship, a coincidental encounter leads a woman to find a long lost family relative in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. It All Began with Australia A son follows in the footsteps of his father, proving that their family's link with Princess is a strong and lasting tradition. Linked in Song on a World Cruise A woman comes aboard and unexpectedly finds herself along with 40 other lively passengers singing in a choir; a tradition is born. It’s Steve from England. Or Is It? A fake accent sparks a newfound friendship for a woman aboard a 60 day cruise trip. Friendship Brings Back Love and Laughter on an Alaskan Cruise Trying to overcome the lost of her husband, a woman takes a cruise by herself, but returns with new love and friendship. Meeting My Neighbor on a Japan Cruise After 30 years of living literally a stone’s throw apart, a couple finally meet their neighbor half around the world in Japan. The Joy of Cross-Cultural Friendships aboard a New England Voyage A dinner with strangers during a cruise make way for a friendship between two couples of very different culture. Finding Love on the Love Boat in Bermuda After two teenagers fall in love on the "Love Boat," they are separated after the cruise. 31 years later, they're finally reunited. Cruising the Caribbean with My Hero A 12-year old reminisces the fun adventures he had while cruising with his late grandfather. Love at First Sight on an Australian Cruise With the help of Princess crew, two random strangers met and fell in love during a 12 day cruise to Australia and New Zealand. Cruising the Mediterranean When Your Husband Won’t Dance A woman makes a new friend after her husband refuses to dance in public. Reuniting Families on a Transatlantic Cruise A woman finds a long lost branch of family members during her work on the Transatlantic cruise. The Man from Mexico The wonderful memories of how a chance encounter aboard the cruise ship brings together two Princess crew who fall in love. A Fateful Encounter in Puerto Vallarta Before Cell Phones A woman finds love on the "Love Boat", giving credit to the ship and the lack of cell phone at the time. Connected on a Cruise Vacation by a Father and Son A couple is attached to Princess because of two waiters, father and son, that served them and acted as consummate hosts. Meeting Name Doppelgangers on Board a Princess Cruise Vacation From an unexpected ice breaker on the dance floor, two couples of the same name become close friends for over 15 years. Unlocking Hearts on a Cruise through the Panama Canal A serendipitous phone call to her past connects a woman with the man of her future. My Love for Argentina Speaks Its Own Language Even with language barriers, a woman finds herself in love with a man through an unexpected but successful matchmaking. From Vow Renewal Witnesses on a Hawaiian Cruise, to Friends A lasting friendship is born when a couple volunteers as witnesses for another couple's vow renewal during a Hawaiian cruise. Finding Relatives Aboard a Hawaiian Cruise With nothing but a sighting of the Winningham name in the Princess Patter and a hunch to go by, a woman goes on a mission to prove Zach Winningham is her cousin. Bonded through a Map in Hong Kong Getting lost in a different country, a couple makes new friends after sharing a map. Not Single for Long While on a Singles’ Cruise in the Caribbean A woman, happy and satisfied with her single life, meets a new love interest when she goes on a single's cruise. Look Me Up, if You’re Ever in Hungary During a cruise vacation, a couple surprisingly takes up their waiter's invitation to his house, leading to a new friendship. Getting a New Job During a Caribbean Cruise Vacation With her love for cruising and her knack for advising family members about cruises, a woman is offered a job as a travel agent while on a cruise vacation. Extending the Family Tree on a Caribbean Cruise Talking to strangers as an ice breaker, a woman finds her long lost relatives during a Caribbean cruise. Shipmates Become as Close as Family on a Baltic Cruise Taking a last minute shore excursion, a woman finds love and support from a couple she fatefully encountered aboard a European cruise. Brighten Up with Turndown Chocolates in Reverse Taking time to appreciate great customer service, a couple finds a new lifelong friend with the Captain's Circle Host. Collecting “Bobs” on an Alaskan Cruise Out of coincidence, a randomly assigned table is filled with men named Bob, giving rise to new friendships, laughter, and adventures. Is that Simon Cowell in Panama? Through a case of mistaken identity, a woman become friends with a Simon Cowell look-a-like. Meeting Arny G. on a British Isles Cruise After befriending a new entertainer aboard the cruise ship, a couple supports by attending all of their friend's entertainment gigs aboard the Princess fleets. Crazy Lucky Love on a Cruise to Mexico A woman recounts how she fell in love at the first sight of her husband. Brooklyn Pals Reconnect in Australia Land and Sea Vacation Fifty years after two friends lost contact, they reunited and reconnected on a cruise to Australia. Touched by an Angel from California A Princess employee shares how an encounter with a child diagnosed with ALS impacted her life. Meeting My Perfect Match in San Juan On a cruise for her friend's honeymoon, a woman finds true love when she least expects it. Reestablishing Connections on a Mexico Cruise Through a Sommelier aboard the cruise, a gentleman is able to reconnect with his long lost War Veteran friend. Clicking Over a Kilt on a Caribbean Cruise One man's tactic to meeting strangers and creating friendships aboard a cruise vacation is by wearing a kilt to dinner outside of Scotland.