My very first cruise was a free cruise. I cruised on the Carnival Ecstacy out of Ft. Lauderdale, in 1999! Won it as a prize and it was legit!
Cruised more times than I can remember.
Good people sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
Courage and perserverance have a magical talisman; before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into the air.
Pick your company wisely! Hang around people who are going to help you become all God created you to be.