Last year, I went to Svalbard on MS Spitsbergen with Hurtigruten. I am still thinking about this trip every time I hear something about Svalbard or see pictures of the Arctic. I think back to my trip and wish I was there again. I am jealous of the people that are going to travel there, although I have been already myself! But it was one … Continue reading TRAVELLING ON MS SPITSBERGEN TO SVALBARD – MY BEST MOMENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS
Hi guys, I believe today’s quote is self explanatory and says it all. Get off that sofa, put on your shoes and go out there to explore this big world! “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” – Lao Tzu Happy Thursday! Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE -THE SINGLE STEP
Lots of tourist come to London every year. According to the Office for National Statistics (2019) around 19 million people visited London alone in 2018. It is a great city with lots to offer, lots to see and even more to do. But there are plenty of other cities and places in Britain that are worth a visit, which are sometimes forgotten. And best of … Continue reading 2 DAY TRIP IDEAS FROM LONDON BY TRAIN: WINDSOR CASTLE AND STONEHENGE
Hi all, I came across today’s quote and thought to myself that it sounds very romantic, but at the same time is making me think. “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher What do you take away from your travels and do you feel different from when you first started your … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – I AM NOT THE SAME
Hi guys, First of all I wish you all a Happy New Year and welcome to 2020! And secondly I want to say thank you for supporting me over the last year. I managed to grow my little travel blog a bit more over the 12 months and I will try to continue to build on what I learned and hopefully share some interesting, helpful … Continue reading NEW YEAR, NEW TRAVELS
Hi guys, Sorry, today’s Travel Thursday Quote is out a bit later than usual. But it is worth the wait as today’s wise words are from the famous Mr Mark Twain. “Twenty years from now on you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. Explore, Dream. Discover” – Mark Twain And how true they are. How … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – 20 YEARS FROM NOW
When I go abroad, it is very important to me to be able to speak a few words in the language of the destination that I visit. In my opinion this shows respect for the culture and the people. But it also puts a smile on people’s faces when foreigners try to pronounce certain words and get it wrong or sound funny. At least we … Continue reading LEARNING A NEW LANGUAGE WITH DUOLINGO
Hi all, Today’s quote is something that most of us Travelers already live by and that we hear a lot of nowadays. “Collect Moments, Not Things.” – Unknown Things can be lost, broken or thrown away. However, moments or memories stay with us forever. What do you collect? Happy Thursday! Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – WHAT TO COLLECT?
Hi guys, Today’s quote must be one of my favorites. It has a double-entendre, a wordplay, as well as a ship reference in it. “A ship in a harbour is safe, but it is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd We are born to be explorers and it is not worth staying at home all the time. Get out there and … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – SAFE VS BUILT FOR
In September, I had to travel for the first time all by myself. I went to Svalbard on an Expedition Cruise for two weeks as part of my work FAM trip and I was a bit concerned at first, I must confess. I travelled by myself before, for a few days or for work. But for several weeks? No, this was a new experience for … Continue reading MY EXPERIENCE TRAVELLING SOLO – ALL BY MYSELF?
Hi all, The majority of us have been bitten by the Wanderlust bug. We cannot sit still, we want to constantly move around and see new places. All the weekends until eternity have been planned out to do stuff. Well, maybe not all of them, but most of them! Wanderlust: n.a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world – … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – WANDERLUST
You have decided to go on a cruise. Great, you have taken the first step on your cruise journey towards a fantastic holiday! But there are a few points to keep in mind and remember before booking that cruise as these can impact on your experience and your trip in general. Make sure you read this before pressing the BOOK button! 1. DESTINATION What is it … Continue reading 8 THINGS TO REMEMBER BEFORE BOOKING AND CONFIRMING YOUR CRUISE
Hi guys, The beach is a wonderful place, but do you know what B.E.A.C.H actually stands for? Not sand and water, but … “B.E.A.C.H. – Best Escape Anyone Can Have.“ – Unknown Happy Thursday! Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – B.E.A.C.H
Hi guys, We all have different reasons to get away from everyday life and escape. “We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost.” – Ray Bradbury I travel for relaxation and I like to travel to warm countries for the heat and sunshine. Also, I travel for architecture, different foods and most importantly history. What do you travel for? … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – TRAVEL MOTIVE
On my Arctic Expedition Cruise to Svalbard, I had the pleasure calling cabin 622 my home for the two weeks I spend on board MS Spitsbergen with Hurtigruten. Cabin 622 is an Arctic Superior, an outside cabin located on deck 6 towards the aft of the ship. The location of the cabin is great and so convenient. You have the Explorer Lounge on the same … Continue reading MS SPITSBERGEN – ARCTIC SUPERIOR 622 CABIN REVIEW