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Our Venice Simplon Orient Express Experience

Our Venice Simplon Orient Express Experience

What it's like to experience the Venice Simplon Orient Express train from Venice to London? A trip on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train was something that has been on our bucket list for years, and imagine our excitement when we found we could combine a...

9 Practical Antarctica Photography Tips and Tricks

9 Practical Antarctica Photography Tips and Tricks

Antarctic Photography is Different Do you want to take amazing photos when you make that trip of a lifetime when you visit Antarctica? Our Antarctica photography tips will help you capture extraordinary images that you can treasure forever. We've been fortunate enough...

Silversea Welcomes the Beautiful Silver Origin To Its Fleet

Silversea Welcomes the Beautiful Silver Origin To Its Fleet

SILVER ORIGIN IS DELIVERED Silversea Cruises, welcomed Silver Origin to its fleet as its first-ever destination-specific ship, from the Dutch shipyard De Hoop. Silver Origin will be based in the Galapagos Archipelago. At an intimate ceremony, held on...

Should I take a Future Cruise Credit or a Cash Refund?

Should I take a Future Cruise Credit or a Cash Refund?

Future Cruise Credit or Cash Refund?With all the uncertainties of the coronavirus surrounding the travel and cruising sectors, cruise lines have had no choice but to pause operations for the foreseeable future. The situation for the cruise lines is unprecedented and...

99 Fascinating Cruise Ship Jargon Glossary of Words

99 Fascinating Cruise Ship Jargon Glossary of Words

Glossary of Cruise SHip TermsTHIS POST MAY CONTAIN COMPENSATED LINKS. FIND MORE INFO IN OUR DISCLAIMER. Cruise Speak, vocabulary, jargon or lingo – are words you may never have heard of before.  Cruise ship jargon - once you start thinking about a cruise you need to...

Interesting Staycation Ideas for Cruisers in Lockdown

Interesting Staycation Ideas for Cruisers in Lockdown

Cruise related staycation ideas THIS POST MAY CONTAIN COMPENSATED LINKS. FIND MORE INFO IN OUR DISCLAIMER.Were are all in the same boat! Everything is on pause and all we can do is think about travel and cruising. Being stuck at home and can’t travel or cruise...

How to Pack for a Cruise – 9 Must Read Tips

How to Pack for a Cruise – 9 Must Read Tips

TIP 1 - WHERE To START YOUR CRUISE PACKINGEditor's note: at the time of publication, the CDC recommends that everyone defer cruise travel until the COVID-19 outbreak is under control. Read more here.For some people packing for a cruise can be a daunting and many...

9 Reasons Why you should use a Travel Agent to Book your Cruise

9 Reasons Why you should use a Travel Agent to Book your Cruise

Book Direct or Use a Travel Agent?You've decided to take a cruise. Unfortunately, there's more to it than that. There are several important decisions you need to make. Where would you like to go? What type of ship should you choose; Boutique Ship or Mega-Ship? Ocean...

The Importance of the Passenger Space Ratio

The Importance of the Passenger Space Ratio

The Importance of the Passenger Space Ratio When you board a cruise ship, one of the crucial factors affecting your enjoyment while onboard is how spacious the vessel feels. As you re likely going to be there for a while, you will have a view on how much personal...

Eclectic New Spanish Restaurant Unveiled by Windstar

Eclectic New Spanish Restaurant Unveiled by Windstar

Cuadro 44 Announced Windstar Cruises has achieved another first with their new Cuadro 44 Spanish Restaurant which will debut during 2020 as part of the cruise lines $250m Star Plus Initiative. As part of Windstar's cruise culinary program, they are partnering with the...

Royal Caribbean Adds New BBQ Concept To Oasis of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Adds New BBQ Concept To Oasis of the Seas

New Oasis of the Seas BBQ Concept With another first for Royal Caribbean, a new dining concept called Portside BBQ can be found on the newly amplified Oasis of the Seas. Portside BBQ has an authentic, meat-packed menu inspired by the best-in-class barbecue across the...

Understanding the Crew to Passenger Ratio

Understanding the Crew to Passenger Ratio

The Importance of the Crew to Passenger Ratio How do you know what level of service to expect on your next cruise? To get a good feel for the likely service you will receive onboard your cruise ship, consider taking a look at the Crew-to-Passenger ratio. This is a...

Enhanced Afternoon Tea from Seabourn

Enhanced Afternoon Tea Experience Seabourn, one of our favourite Ultra-Luxury Cruise Lines, is enhancing its already prestigious Afternoon Tea Service across its entire fleet of ships. For some years Seabourn has offered a unique Afternoon tea Service to its guests as...

Secret Ways to Save on Shore Excursions

Secret Ways to Save on Shore Excursions

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN COMPENSATED LINKS. FIND MORE INFO IN OUR DISCLAIMER. Can you Save on Cruise Shore Excursions? Is it better to book excursions through the ship is a question that keeps getting asked.  The answer is both Yes and No depending on what you are...

The Berlitz Cruising & Cruise Ships 2020 Guide

The Berlitz Cruising & Cruise Ships 2020 Guide

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN COMPENSATED LINKS. FIND MORE INFO IN OUR DISCLAIMER.BERLITZ GUIDE TO CRUISE SHIPS If you are passionate about cruising, there is one reference book you must-have. It's a cruise ship guide called the Berlitz Cruising & Cruise Ships 2020....

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