The Best Cruises from Newcastle upon Tyne

If you live in the North East of England, the journey to Southampton to join your cruise ship can be a long and expensive one. That’s why many people prefer to cruise from Newcastle wherever possible. In this guide to …

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How to cruise to Iceland

Iceland cruise

With its dramatic glaciers, beautiful waterfalls and incredible volcanoes, Iceland is a country that deserves to be pretty high up on anyone’s bucket list. If you’re considering a cruise to Iceland, you’ll be pleased to know that taking a cruise …

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The Best Cruises from Liverpool (with Prices)

cruise from liverpool

Cruises from Liverpool have exploded in popularity lately. Cruise lines like MSC Cruises and Disney Cruise Line are cruising from Liverpool for the very first time in 2021. Plus, the development of Liverpool’s new cruise terminal in 2023 will enable …

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Princess Cruises from Southampton 2022

Princess Cruises from Southampton

Princess Cruises from Southampton are an incredibly popular choice for the couples and families who are booking cruises for 2022. Whether you’ve got some Princess Cruises Future Cruise Credit to spend, or are wanting to try a cruise for the …

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The best cruise destinations for families

best cruise destinations for families

When planning a family cruise, choosing the best destination is just as important as choosing the best cruise line and the best ship. After all, you’ll get off the ship most days to explore a port of call, so it’s …

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The best winter cruises from Southampton

winter cruise from Southampton

Cruising is popular all year round. However, many cruise ships head stateside for the winter. They follow the sun to offer warm Caribbean cruises between October and April, before returning to Europe for the summer season. If you prefer to …

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CocoCay with young kids: Everything you need to know

Cococay with kids

Royal Caribbean’s private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay underwent a huge refurbishment in 2019 which saw the addition of jaw-dropping facilities such as the tallest waterslide in North America, a 1600-foot zipline and a huge wave pool. The Bahamian island …

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Top 5 things to do in Palma with kids

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca with kids

Wondering what there is to do in Palma with kids? Quite a lot, actually! Read on to see some of the best options. Palma de Mallorca is a popular port of call on Mediterranean cruises. The Mallorcan capital is a …

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Best hotels near Barcelona cruise port

W Hotel Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the world’s busiest cruise ports with seven cruise terminals located on three piers. The port of Barcelona is located at the waterfront in Port Vell, at the end of Las Ramblas in the centre of Barcelona. …

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What can you do for free at CocoCay?

Captain Jill's galleon

Admission to CocoCay is free of charge and most of the attractions on the island are free, as is most of the food. Drinks are free if you have a cruise ship drinks package. Some of the thrill rides and …

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The best cruise line private islands

Perfect Day at CocoCay

Private islands are seen as the ‘next big thing’ in the cruise industry. These cruise line-owned islands are becoming extensions of the ships themselves, featuring larger versions of on-board splash parks, the same great food you’ll find on the ship, …

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The 5 best European river cruises for families

CroisiEurope ship on the Douro

Years ago, cruising had a bit of a reputation as being ‘just for old people’. But boy, how times have changed! Virtual reality trampoline anyone? (You’ll find those on Royal Caribbean’s ships). But what about river cruising? Are river cruises …

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Cold weather cruises: 69 things to do on a ship

Bumper cars

As a budget cruiser with a growing family, I’ve learned that compromise is vital to be able to afford to cruise. Whilst I’d love to spend two weeks in August sailing on a brand new cruise ship in a balcony …

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How hurricanes can affect cruises

Caribbean hurricane

The Caribbean is one of the world’s most popular cruise destinations. Unfortunately, it’s also where many of the world’s hurricanes happen. So what happens if your cruise is due to sail the same path as a hurricane? Can cruise ships …

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