Nautical sayings explained – raise your gin-mast to your futtocks you salty dog!

Nautical sayings explained – raise your gin-mast to your futtocks you salty dog!

Do you know where the ‘booby hatch’ is and why you would use a ‘gash-fanny’? Why crew beg colleagues to swap their ‘IPM’ or are filled with dread when they hear of an upcoming USPH inspection? Read on to have these fascinating nautical sayings explained, understand the training the crew go through and learn a … Read More

Weird And ‘Why?’ Foods From Around The World – Try if you dare!

Weird And ‘Why?’ Foods From Around The World – Try if you dare!

As a self-confessed foodie, I enjoy trying most local delicacies when I travel. I’m happy to sit on pink plastic chairs, surrounded by stray cats if the food is delicious. I love discovering the national dishes and giving them a shot, especially when they are cinnamon buns or waffles…! However, there are some things that … Read More

How to stay healthy on a cruise – 8 easy tips

How to stay healthy on a cruise – 8 easy tips

How to stay healthy on a cruise…that’s an oxymoron, right? Sadly, with all the media shouting loudly every time a ship has a case of norovirus or gastro (and now coronavirus), people believe that cruising isn’t the healthiest holiday option, even though norovirus actually occurs more often in office environments and in hotels/resorts. People joke … Read More

25 Weird & Wacky Things to do in Norway!

25 Weird & Wacky Things to do in Norway!

We have spent quite a lot of time in Norway, about 6 month in total now, on various cruise itineraries. It’s an interesting country full of contrasts; midnight sun and then complete days of darkness, mountains and fjords, remote farms and large cities. So I guess it also makes sense that they have some weird … Read More

30 Fun Facts about Cruising

30 Fun Facts about Cruising

So, I thought I’d change up my weekly posts a little to bring you 30 fun facts about cruising. I could just list a whole heap of stats on ship size/length/weight etc, which, whilst still pretty amazing, is possibly not quite as interesting as some of the more random facts I’ve pulled together below. I … Read More

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