THINGS TO DO IN PORT: MAHOGANY BAY, ROATAN ISLAND HONDURAS

Hi my lovely readers! Mahogany Bay, Roatan Island is one of those manmade and purpose build cruise ports in Honduras build and owned by Carnival Corp. Carnival and the sister brands have access to this port. You can find anything here for a perfect beach day such as the beautiful beach with crystal clear water, eateries, shops for duty free and souvenir shopping and all … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN PORT: MAHOGANY BAY, ROATAN ISLAND HONDURAS

10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BOOK AN INTERIOR CRUISE CABIN

Hi my lovely readers! A cruise is one of the best ways to see the world in my opinion, especially when you can combine it with a few days in a city pre and/or post cruise. There are so many things to remember before you book your cruise. Where do you want to go, how long should the cruise be, should you pick a cruise … Continue reading 10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BOOK AN INTERIOR CRUISE CABIN

7 REASONS TO STAY ON THE CRUISE SHIP WHILE IN PORT

Hi my lovely readers! There are many reasons why everyone should try a cruise. Cruising is a great way to get around, relax, have fun and of course visit many places in a short period of time just to name a few. I always look forward to reaching a new port, to get of the ship and start exploring that new destination. However, there are … Continue reading 7 REASONS TO STAY ON THE CRUISE SHIP WHILE IN PORT

PRINCESS CRUISES – SAPPHIRE PRINCESS: POOLS AND SPA

Hi my lovely readers! The Sapphire Princess has several pool areas, which I thought was great. There are two main pools where you will often find the kids and some smaller pools towards the aft of the ship and of course in the Lotus Spa and Sanctuary. There are also some hot tubs scattered across the ship and not just in one area, which is … Continue reading PRINCESS CRUISES – SAPPHIRE PRINCESS: POOLS AND SPA

STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO MAKING A TOWEL ANIMAL – DOG

Hi my lovely readers! Carnival is famous for their towel animals that brighten up your day and put a smile on your face. I am sure other cruise lines make them as well, but I have mostly seen them on Carnival ships. I remember the first towel animal I saw during my first cruise. I thought that was such a lovely thought and it totally … Continue reading STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO MAKING A TOWEL ANIMAL – DOG

8 REASONS TO TAKE A CRUISE OUT OF NEW YORK

Hi my lovely readers! New York is a great city to take a cruise from and it is a very popular embarkation port with many cruisers as well. New York has one of the largest cruise ports and several cruise lines offer seasonal cruises based out of New York to several cruise destinations including the Caribbean, New England, Canada as well as transatlantic crossings. Here … Continue reading 8 REASONS TO TAKE A CRUISE OUT OF NEW YORK

THE COOLEST THING I HAVE DONE ON A CRUISE SHIP

Hi my lovely readers! As you may know by now, I love all things cruising. You can do so much on cruise ships nowadays as they keep on adding more and more entertainment options and activities, one bigger and better than the last one! You will not run out of things to do when you are enjoying sea days or if you simply want to … Continue reading THE COOLEST THING I HAVE DONE ON A CRUISE SHIP

10 TIPS FOR FIRST TIME CRUISERS

Hi my lovely readers! I have been on a few cruises over the years with different cruise lines including Carnival, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Silversea and Hurtigruten. Luckily I have also had the pleasure of exploring several destinations by ship such as the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Japan, Norway and last year even the Arctic. It is therefore fair to say that I know a thing or … Continue reading 10 TIPS FOR FIRST TIME CRUISERS

PRINCESS CRUISES – SAPPHIRE PRINCESS: BARS, CLUBS AND ENTERTAINMENT

Hello my lovely readers! In the last ship tour post of the Sapphire Princess, we explored the restaurants and eateries on board to see where one can eat, what sorts of meals, snacks and eating venues are included in the cruise fare and which are at an additional cost. Today, I want to focus on the bars, clubs and entertainment venues. These venues were super … Continue reading PRINCESS CRUISES – SAPPHIRE PRINCESS: BARS, CLUBS AND ENTERTAINMENT

PRINCESS CRUISES – SAPPHIRE PRINCESS: WHERE TO EAT

I sailed on the beautiful Sapphire Princess just after its refurbishment was completed back in 2018 and I cannot believe how long it took me to get this post out! But it is finally here. There are plenty of public areas, restaurants, pools and more on the Sapphire Princess that I want to highlight and talk about. Therefore, I am breaking up the ship tour … Continue reading PRINCESS CRUISES – SAPPHIRE PRINCESS: WHERE TO EAT

HURTIGRUTEN – MS SPITSBERGEN SHIP TOUR

Have you ever dreamt about going on an expedition cruise, let’s say to the Arctic? Or are you looking for a cruise line that sails between the Norwegian Fjords like no other cruise line does? Maybe this post will help you decide if a trip with Hurtigruten on MS Spitsbergen is for you. I had the privilege to go on an expedition cruise to Svalbard … Continue reading HURTIGRUTEN – MS SPITSBERGEN SHIP TOUR

HURTIGRUTEN – SHIP VISIT MS ROALD AMUNDSEN CABINS

We already explored the public areas on MS Roald Amundsen such as the Science Center, lounge areas, restaurants, gym, sauna and of course the pool deck. In this post I want to show you some of the cabins that I had the pleasure of viewing. All cabins on MS Roald Amundsen are outside cabins and the majority come with their own balcony. Overall I can … Continue reading HURTIGRUTEN – SHIP VISIT MS ROALD AMUNDSEN CABINS

HURTIGRUTEN – SHIP VISIT MS ROALD AMUNDSEN PUBLIC AREAS

Last year in 2019, I had the pleasure and chance of participating in a ship tour of Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen, the first ever Hybrid Expedition Ship in the world. It is the most environmental friendly and sustainable expedition ship there is right now, with the exception of MS Fridtjof Nansen, her sister ship of course. The use of hybrid technology reduces fuel consumption as … Continue reading HURTIGRUTEN – SHIP VISIT MS ROALD AMUNDSEN PUBLIC AREAS

THINGS TO DO IN PORT: COZUMEL – CHANKANAAB BEACH ADVENTURE PARK

Are you tired of going to the beach over and over again during your Caribbean cruise? Another day of playing in the sun, cooling down in the fabulous blue sea, building fun sand castles or relaxing while reading a book? I know it sounds horrible 🙂 and that is why I decided to visit Chankanaab Beach and Adventure Park in Cozumel. Many Cruise Lines stop … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN PORT: COZUMEL – CHANKANAAB BEACH ADVENTURE PARK

MY PRINTABLE BEACH CRUISE HOLIDAY PACKING LIST

Hi guys, Yesterday I found out that my cruise to Hawaii was cancelled for this year due to COVID-19 😦 I was expecting this to happen, but it is still sad when you get the information and cruise cancellation in writing from the company, in my case this was from Carnival. As my cruise was supposed to go in two weeks, I already started to … Continue reading MY PRINTABLE BEACH CRUISE HOLIDAY PACKING LIST

TRAVELLING ON MS SPITSBERGEN TO SVALBARD – MY BEST MOMENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS

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