Cruising aboard Carnival Conquest elevates fun at sea to an art form. The ship's interior decor is of a French Impressionist style, so stepping onto the Carnival Conquest is a bit like stepping into a 19th-century French Impressionist's dreamscape. Illuminated Murano-glass flower sculptures adorn the ceilings, and hand-painted replicas of Degas' ballet studios and Toulouse-Lautrec's Parisian theaters accent the lounges and theaters, while the main restaurants tip their caps to Renoir's "Lunch at the Restaurant Fournaise" and Monet's "Water Lilies" paintings. You don't need to be able to tell a Monet from a Renoir to dine in the two artful dining rooms, you just need to be hungry. Sixty percent of her staterooms have ocean views, and sixty percent of those (37% of all cabins) have balconies.