Cruising has been a controversial subject, this year more than ever. The covid cases on Princess made headlines globally, and the onslaught of bad publicity has continued since April. So, if you are afraid of cruising, that’s completely understandable, but maybe, just maybe, these mid size cruise lines could be the solution… Let’s clarify ‘mid-sized’ … Read More
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Investigating how to move overseas? Consider these first…
When people ask me where I’m from, I take a breath and assess how long an answer they actually want… Long story short, I was born in England (and remain a proud Brit), moved to Sydney, Australia (my Aunt and Grandparents had emigrated) and returned again, several times, but the last time was for 10 … Read More
Who Is The CDC And Why Are They Stopping Cruising?
You may have heard the term ‘CDC’ in relation to cruise recently, even more in the past couple of weeks with Mike Pence making a statement to over-rule them, but are you wondering ‘Who is the CDC and why are they stopping cruising anyway??’ It’s a very good question…so let me explain. NB: The information … Read More
These Top 10 Cruises Will Change Your Life!
As we are getting closer to the pandemic easing and cruises are very slowly starting to resume, many people are feeling confident to begin booking again. So, with so many choices, which do you choose? I’ve already covered how to select between all the different cruise lines, so thought it would be kinda cool to … Read More
Missing cruising – When it’s your life, not just a vacay
There are many posts out there about people missing cruising, the holidays, the itineraries, the ports and activities…but as someone who has pretty much been living on a ship for the past two years, and spent a lot of time on them as an employee for ten years prior to that, let me give you … Read More
Why Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas?
One thing you have to credit this giant cruise line for is their consistency to build new ships, year after year. However, another victim of the current pandemic, Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas has been delayed from 5 November 2020 to April 2021. “We are saddened to have to share this news,” Royal Caribbean … Read More
What To Do On The Last Day Of A Cruise
If you’re anything like me, the first day of a cruise is probably your favourite. It comes with all the excitement of being on vacation, checking everything out, exploring your cabin, discovering cool things to do, sorting your specialty dining options… Getting ready to relax and enjoy. On the flip side, the last day is … Read More
Cruises To Avoid – You’ll Hate Being On These!
If you know me at all, you’ll know I’m the biggest advocate for cruising – pretty much any cruise, anywhere! Get me on a ship, drink in hand, visiting any port or country in the world and I’m a happy girl! However, there are some exceptions, like everything in life! These are the cruises to … Read More
13 Best Cruise Ship Activities You Need To Try
If you still think that cruising is just for old people and that you will be bored on a ship, think again! When I was asked this at travel expos or even from friends, my way to prove that ships are designed for everyone was to talk about everything there is to do on board. … Read More
40 Best Cruise Tips and Tricks – You’ll Thank Me For These!
You may have cruised many times already, but sometimes this just means you get into your own habits and don’t realise what else is on offer! I’ve created this extensive list of best cruise tips and tricks which I have discovered over the years, I hope you find some useful for your next cruise vacation! … Read More