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Best Cruise Tips for First Timers updated for 2020

Best Cruise Tips for First Timers updated for 2020

Sometimes, planning for your first cruise can be a daunting experience. It’s a very different experience to an ordinary holiday, after all – and you’ll be visiting a range of different destinations along the way, so more research is required.

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The End of Power Strips on Cruise Ships ?

The End of Power Strips on Cruise Ships ?

Can You use a Power Strip on a Cruise? There is a lot of confusion about what is and what isn’t allowed these days.  It’s a moving target and the rules seem to change all the time not being helped by a lack of consitency from the cruise lines as to what is, and what isn’t allowed.

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Sailing on the Hebridean Princess

Sailing on the Hebridean Princess

This is a trip that has been on our bucket list for a while and so as we consider ourselves as novice foodies, we decided to embark on the Hebridean Island Cruises “Gastronomic Scotland” Cruise around the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. The ship has a maximum of 50 passengers and a crew of 40. At 2,112 gross registered tons, the ship is small by modern standards. It is small but charming, cosy and inviting with great character.

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Emirates opens check-in for cruise passengers in Dubai

Emirates opens check-in for cruise passengers in Dubai

In a very inovative move, Emirates airline has opened the first remote check-in terminal in Dubai for cruise passengers. Emirates’ first remote check-in terminal, outside of the airport, will provide seamless connections for cruise passengers. The Emirates check-in...

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First Steel Cut for New Cunard Ship

First Steel Cut for New Cunard Ship

Cunard and Fincantieri today celebrated the start of construction on the 249th ship for the cruise line. The yet unnamed ship at 113,000 tons with a guest capacity of 3000, will be the second largest ship to fly the Cunard flag when she launches in 2022. The first...

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Storylines to build the world’s Greenest Cruise Ship

Storylines to build the world’s Greenest Cruise Ship

Storylines today announced it is now taking pre-sale deposits for its first new-build ship, a sleek and luxurious vessel that uses clean LNG fuel. Scheduled to debut in 2023, Storylines will welcome residents who are ready to start a new chapter of their lives,...

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8 Photography Tips for Cruise Travellers

8 Photography Tips for Cruise Travellers

Wherever you travel, and whatever means you choose, you will want to capture as many photos along the way as reminder of your trip. You want to make sure that when you get home, you have photos that truly reflect your experience and provide great memories…..

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Crystal Ravel Review Updated 2019

Crystal Ravel Review Updated 2019

As big fans of Crystal Ocean cruises we decided to take a river cruise on one of their newest ships the Crystal Ravel.  Our “Danube Dreams and Discoveries” cruise started in Vienna and took in the ports of Esztergom, Budapest, Bratislava, Melk, Linz, Krems and Wachau Valley back to Vienna.

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