Cruise the Baltics – Highlights of a Typical Itinerary

Cruise the Baltics – Highlights of a Typical Itinerary

There’s a reason so many people want to cruise the Baltics. To be able to visit eleven ports and eight countries in two weeks is quite special, and when they are located in Northern Europe, not the cheapest of areas to travel around, why not do it by cruise ship? Read on to discover the … Read More

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

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

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

First time cruise checklist – don’t make these mistakes!

First time cruise checklist – don’t make these mistakes!

Cruising can feel like a whole other world of holidaying when it’s your first time. But when everyone is doing it, even your Great-Aunty Sally, and the Johnsons down the road, surely you’re missing out if you don’t give it a go. Follow this first time cruise checklist and you’ll step on board feeling like … Read More

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