Norwegian Encore Review – Inaugural Cruise

Norwegian Encore

I was lucky enough to be invited on the Norwegian Encore inaugural cruise on 31st October 2019. I cruised for two nights from Bremerhaven in Germany to Southampton along with a team of travel agents from Cruise118. On-board the first-ever …

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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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The best cruise ships with water slides

Disney Cruise Line Aqua Duck

If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed to keep children entertained on a cruise, it’s a good water slide! Cruise ship water slides in 2019 are bigger, faster and wetter than ever before. In fact, the water slides you’ll find on …

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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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Vegetarian and vegan food on P&O Britannia (2019)

Sindhu vegetarian food

I recently enjoyed a cruise on P&O Britannia with my husband and children – all of us are vegetarians. As I usually follow a mostly plant-based diet and have a future cruise booked on P&O Ventura with vegan friends, I …

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11 best cruise Instagram accounts to follow in 2019

view of ship wake

For anyone who simply cannot wait until their next cruise (I think that’s all of us, right?), Instagram offers an easy way for cruise addicts to get their fix of stunning ships and dazzling destinations. More and more cruise-related Instagram …

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Cruise with a two-year-old: 5 things you need to know!

Toddler on P&O Britannia

If you’ve ever been abroad with a toddler, you’ll know that holidays with small children are NOTHING like holidays used to be in your pre-parenthood days. But, in case you didn’t know, there IS an ideal way that you can …

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P&O Britannia: Full tour and review video (2019)

I sailed on P&O Britannia in June 2019 and whilst on-board I filmed a tour of the whole ship. I paid for the cruise myself and haven’t received anything for writing this article. All views are my honest opinion. At …

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P&O Britannia Inside Cabin Review

Inside cabin on Britannia with pullman beds

I recently stayed in inside cabin number A121 on board P&O Britannia. We are a family of four with a child and a toddler, so our cabin had one Pullman bunk bed and a travel cot in addition to two …

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Norwegian Spirit Ship Tour (2019)

Norwegian Spirit

I was recently invited to board Norwegian Spirit for a tour of the ship when she was docked in Liverpool. Although the tour was brief, I did manage to look around most of the public areas. I have made my …

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Do you have to pay for babies on cruises?

Baby Adam on the bed

Babies can be expensive little things, can’t they? However, one of the upsides of travelling with a baby is that they get in pretty much everywhere for free. On holiday you wouldn’t expect to pay for a baby to stay …

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