16 WAYS TO SPEND YOUR ON BOARD CREDIT ON A CRUISE

Hi my lovely readers! Cruise lines often have promotions to entice us to book with them and to fill up cruises that don’t sell that well or need a little boost. One of those promotions is on board credit or as we call it in the travel industry OBC, also known as ship board credit sometimes. This is like getting some pocket money that you … Continue reading 16 WAYS TO SPEND YOUR ON BOARD CREDIT ON A CRUISE

THE WEIRDEST QUESTIONS AND DEMANDS I ENCOUNTERED WHEN I WORKED FOR A CRUISE LINE

Hi my lovely readers! As you may know I worked a good three years for a cruise line as a reservation agent. I used to work in trade reservation, where I worked closely with travel agents and tour operators from across Europe. I mainly booked, amended and changed cruises. I enjoyed working there, but sometimes the favours, questions or demands guests had were weird, funny, … Continue reading THE WEIRDEST QUESTIONS AND DEMANDS I ENCOUNTERED WHEN I WORKED FOR A CRUISE LINE

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – LIFE IS A JOURNEY

Hi my lovely readers! It’s almost Friday and I’m soo looking forward to the weekend. I hope you are, too! We have great weather here in the UK, things have opened up again for now and I’m able to explore my adopted home one weekend at a time. Life is worth living again, yes. I haven’t planned on where to go yet this weekend, but … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – LIFE IS A JOURNEY

COOMBE HILL – THE BEAUTIFUL ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE IN PICTURES

Hi my lovely readers! Today I thought I’ll show you some more of the beautiful English countryside. I won’t bother you with too many words, I just want you to enjoy the pictures I took when I wondered around and explored Coombe Hill. Coombe Hill is a National Trust site 852 feet above the sea level with amazing views of Aylesbury Vale and very scenic … Continue reading COOMBE HILL – THE BEAUTIFUL ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE IN PICTURES

DELICIOUS AND REFRESHING RAW RHUBARB AND CARROT SALAD

Hi my lovely readers! Summer has arrived in the UK, finally! We got excellent summer weather in the past days, its sunny, it’s hot and that means heavy food is a no go, well at least for me. I personally prefer lighter and fresh meals during this time of the year. Rhubarb is in season right now and I bought some the other week not … Continue reading DELICIOUS AND REFRESHING RAW RHUBARB AND CARROT SALAD

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – A JOURNEY IS A PERSON

Hi my lovely readers! How is everyone doing this week? Taking it one day at a time? I managed to book my first Covid vaccine appointment for next week, which I’m very excited about. Hopefully this will be the gateway for me to travel around a bit more again, feeling more comfortable around people and of course doing my part to fight the virus and … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – A JOURNEY IS A PERSON

4 HAWKER CENTRES AND FOOD COURTS TO DINE AT IN SIGAPORE

Hi my lovely readers! Singapore is one of my favourite travel destinations. I had such a fantastic holiday experience, the country has so much to offer and I guess one of the contributing factors to this was the food. The food is superb in Singapore, full of variety and the hawker centres are the best places to dine at to get an authentic experience and … Continue reading 4 HAWKER CENTRES AND FOOD COURTS TO DINE AT IN SIGAPORE

18 CURIOUS AND INTERESTING THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT CRUISE SHIPS

Hi my lovely readers! I hope all of you are doing well! When I took my first cruise, many surprises were waiting for me. Some of them really pleasant and interesting, others a bit on the weird side I must say. Today, I want to talk about the weird, curious and interesting facts about cruising that you might have not heard of yet. So let’s … Continue reading 18 CURIOUS AND INTERESTING THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT CRUISE SHIPS

CHARTWELL – THE FAMILY HOME OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL

Hi my lovely readers! The countdown is on. From Monday museums and indoor sightseeing places will open up again once more, which means I will be able to visit some of the interesting and historic National Trust and English Heritage sites and houses again! I’ve been waiting for this day for such a long time, in fact it’s been 6 months since we were able … Continue reading CHARTWELL – THE FAMILY HOME OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – WHAT I NEED FOR PEACE

Hi my lovely readers! As the weather is getting warmer, I keep on dreaming about the sun, sand and sea. As of now I won’t be able to go abroad this year for a beach holiday. I want to wait to get vaccinated before travelling abroad. This is just my personal choice though. Thus, today I have a short and sweet beach quote for you. … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – WHAT I NEED FOR PEACE

UK TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS AND QUARANTINE RULES

Hi my lovely readers! Here in the UK and especially England more and more restrictions are being lifted and from next week Monday 17th May 2021. We’re allowed to meet up with up to 6 people inside our homes again and indoor venues such as museums, cinemas and so on are going to be able to open once more, too. With more freedom, the weather … Continue reading UK TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS AND QUARANTINE RULES

THE PROS AND CONS OF MS SPITSBERGEN – HURTIGRUTEN

Hi my lovely readers! When cruising, the destination is important. However, equally important is the cruise ship your going to be sailing on as this will be your home for the duration of your cruise. Today, I want to talk about the pros and cons of MS Spitsbergen from Hurtigruten. I called her my home during my Expedition cruise to the Arctic back in 2019, … Continue reading THE PROS AND CONS OF MS SPITSBERGEN – HURTIGRUTEN

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