It’s day five of Carnival Magic’s nine-day inaugural cruise and the bloggers sailing on this voyage have been busy keeping their readers abreast of the ship’s many unique innovations and features.

From sampling Caribbean-inspired libations and snacks at the RedFrog Pub to traversing across suspended cables at SkyCourse – the first ropes course at sea – the bloggers have truly captured the essence of Carnival’s newest “Fun Ship.”

Some of the many bloggers who have been reporting live this week include:

Following the nine-day inaugural cruise, Carnival Magic will operate a summer schedule of seven- to 12-day Mediterranean from Barcelona through October then reposition to Galveston, Texas, for year-round seven-day Caribbean service beginning November 14, 2011.