TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – FIND ADVENTURE

Hi my lovely readers! Today’s quote is short and sweet. When I read this quote for the first time it made me chuckle as those few words are so true and so powerful. “Adventure finds those who … Go out and get it!” – Unknown If we’re staying at home, being lazy, being couch potatoes we can’t expect to have an exciting day. We can’t … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – FIND ADVENTURE

A LOVELY COUNTRYSIDE WALK IN NORBURY PARK – VIEWS, FIELDS AND COWS

Hi my lovely readers! On Thursday in my Travel Thursday Quote post I told you that I was going to go for a little hike on Sunday, which I managed to do. The weather played along just fine and my partner and I decided to head back to Norbury Park in Surrey, which is only a short drive away from where we live. We went … Continue reading A LOVELY COUNTRYSIDE WALK IN NORBURY PARK – VIEWS, FIELDS AND COWS

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – THERE’S NOTHING ELSE

Hi my lovely readers! How’s everyone doing this Thursday? We have a bank holiday on Monday here in the UK, which means we have an extended weekend coming up. Yippi! And as restrictions are lifting bit by bit, I’m feeling more comfortable leaving the house again and am therefore planning to make sure I’m following today’s advice in this Travel Thursday Quote. “Make voyages! Attempt … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – THERE’S NOTHING ELSE

SHOULD I BOOK A STARBOARD OR PORTSIDE CABIN ON A CRUISE?

Hi my lovely readers! During my days as a reservation agent working for two cruise lines, I often had people asking me for specific cruise cabins. More specifically they were asking to be booked on either starboard or portside, depending on the cruise itinerary. You might think, it makes no difference if I’m staying on the right or left hand side of the ship, but … Continue reading SHOULD I BOOK A STARBOARD OR PORTSIDE CABIN ON A CRUISE?

MY FAVOURITE THINGS THAT I DO IN THE USA

Hi my lovely readers! The United States of America is one of my favourite countries in the world. All the madness aside that’s going on at the moment, it’s a country that has everything. The best theme parks, super tasty food, really nice and helpful folks, hot and cold weather, some of the best National Parks in the world, history, cruises and the list goes … Continue reading MY FAVOURITE THINGS THAT I DO IN THE USA

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – BEACH RULES

Hi my lovely readers! Lately, I’m feeling the winter blues I must say. I’m and my body is so confused with the weather. One day we have beautiful sunshine, it’s warm and I’m sitting outside with my sleeves rolled up, listening to the birds chirp away and soaking in the sun. The next day it’s bloody cold. It’s snowing and I’m curling up under my … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – BEACH RULES

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15 ESSENTIALS TO PACK IN YOUR CRUISE CARRY ON BAG

Hi my lovely readers! Chances are that you won’t be able to get into your cabin straight away when you board the cruise ship on embarkation day. Normally, cruise passengers have to vacate their cabin by about 8 or 9 am and then a massive cleaning and turnaround operation begins to prepare the ship for the next voyage and passengers. It will take several hours, … Continue reading 15 ESSENTIALS TO PACK IN YOUR CRUISE CARRY ON BAG

WHAT TO DO IN PORT: SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, CANARY ISLANDS

Hi my lovely readers! Santa Cruz de Tenerife, also known as just Santa Cruz, is the capital of Tenerife and the Canary Islands. It’s a popular port stop for cruise lines offering Canary Island and Azores cruise itineraries. Perhaps Santa Cruz isn’t as popular with tourist as the many beach resorts along the Costa Adeje, still if you are looking for some sightseeing and city … Continue reading WHAT TO DO IN PORT: SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, CANARY ISLANDS

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – NOWHERE, BUT EVERYWHERE

Hi my lovely readers! The world is a big, wide, open place and there are great experiences lurking around every corner. Every country has its own way of living, people, culture, food and history. The Mediterranean countries for instance are similar, but not the same. And if you have seen a few places there and say “I have seen it all”, think again. Even if … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – NOWHERE, BUT EVERYWHERE

WHERE TO GET THE BEST VIEWS OF SINGAPORE – THE SINGAPORE FLYER

Hi my lovely readers! Singapore is one of my favourite cities in the world. The mix of Western and Asian cultures, old and super modern has intrigued me and won my heart over. It was the first destination I ever visited that I want to return to one day as I feel like I haven’t seen it all. For instance, I didn’t have enough time … Continue reading WHERE TO GET THE BEST VIEWS OF SINGAPORE – THE SINGAPORE FLYER

DUNSTON HALL NORWICH – HOTEL GUIDE & REVIEW

Hi my lovely readers! When you think of England, the first thing that comes to mind is the beautiful landscape and the grand manor houses that often appear in movies such as Pride and Prejudice and TV shows for instance Miss Marple. These old beautiful and historic mansions can be found all across the country. Plenty have been converted into hotels, which allows many of … Continue reading DUNSTON HALL NORWICH – HOTEL GUIDE & REVIEW

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – LOOKING VERSUS SEEING

Hi my lovely readers! How are you doing? Are you getting ready for the long Easter weekend? I hope you have something fun planned. I am going to take it easy, sleep in, meet my friend, cook a nice beef roast for Easter lunch and get cracking with blogging. Well, that’s at least the plan. I hope the weather will hold up and I will … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – LOOKING VERSUS SEEING

WHAT THE HECK IS A GUARANTEE CABIN ON A CRUISE AND SHOULD YOU BOOK ONE?

Hi my lovely readers! Maybe you have come across the term “guarantee cabin” before and wondered what it meant, or this is your first time hearing of it. Either way it is likely that you will come across this cabin category one day or another when booking a cruise. This post will clear up a few points including what a guarantee cabin actually is, what … Continue reading WHAT THE HECK IS A GUARANTEE CABIN ON A CRUISE AND SHOULD YOU BOOK ONE?

HOW TO GET INTO LONDON FROM THE AIRPORTS

Hi my lovely readers! London must be one of the most visited cities in the world. Millions of visitors grace the streets every year and sometimes it feels like there are more tourist in the streets of London than locals! And of course, it is obvious why so many people come every year. London has literally everything: culture, history, it is a culinary heaven, nightlife, … Continue reading HOW TO GET INTO LONDON FROM THE AIRPORTS

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – YOU HAVEN’T LIVED

Hi my lovely readers! Those of you who have been following my blog for some time now of course know that I am a big cruise lover. Therefore, when it comes to today’s quote I would say I 100% agree and everyone should live by this quote! “You haven’t lived until you’ve sailed.” – David Sedaris I believe everyone should try a cruise at least … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – YOU HAVEN’T LIVED

WHAT TO DO IN PORT: MONTE CARLO

Hi my lovely readers! Monte Carlo is an administrative area of the Principality of Monaco located along the French Riviera. Monaco itself is one of the smallest countries in the world with a land border of around 6km and is run by the royal family, the Grimaldi’s. To the eastern border lies France and to the western border Italy. Monte Carlo is famous for its … Continue reading WHAT TO DO IN PORT: MONTE CARLO