Galveston is one of the many cruise ports in the US, less than an hour away from Houston in Texas. It might not be as well known as some other cruise ports such as Miami or New York. However, Carnival for instance offers several cruises departing from Galveston to the Caribbean each year and the city has plenty to offer, too. Texas itself is a … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN PORT: GALVESTON
When we go on holiday, we want to relax and just get away from daily life. However, for some of us daily life also involves looking after ourselves continuously, being careful and on the lookout all the time. I am referring to (food) allergies, lifestyle choices such as veganism and sometimes even life-threatening scenarios that include illnesses. Okay, this sounds very scary and extreme, but … Continue reading REQUIREMENTS YOU SHOULD TELL THE CRUISE LINE BEFORE YOUR TRIP
Shore excursions are a great way to see the local sights when you have only a few hours on land. All cruise companies offer them, but they sometimes seem quite expensive for what they are. So is it worth splashing all your cash for a shore excursion or are you better of organising tours on your own? Let’s look at the pros first of why so many people book … Continue reading CRUISE SHORE EXCURSIONS – ARE THEY WORTH THE MONEY?
I always like to take plenty of clothes with me on holiday and especially on a cruise and this for several reasons. First of all, during holiday I like to wear all the things I cannot while at work. Also, I like to have choice. During the cruise you will most likely have a formal night or multiple formal nights and the majority of cruise … Continue reading THINGS YOU DO NOT NEED TO PACK FOR YOUR CRUISE
Finally, the day of your cruise has arrived and you are looking forward to getting on board. I have embarked on many cruises and every time I am still learning a few tricks to maximise my time on board on my first day. Here are a few tips that will help you to have a smooth embarkation process and start enjoying your cruise the second you step into the cruise … Continue reading TIPS FOR A SMOOTH EMBARKATION
You have finally decided which cruise line you want to go with and which destination you want to see. Now is the big question though which cabin do you book out of the many to choose from? Do you book a balcony or inside cabin, which deck is the best, should you stay port side or starboard side? Here are a few tips from what I … Continue reading CHOOSING YOUR PERFECT CABIN
I absolutely love cruising and I am a huge fan of this type of holiday! I never saw myself as a cruiser before I tried my first cruise a few years ago, but as so many I was caught by the cruise bug. Now I go on a cruise almost every single year to different destinations and once my cruise is booked, I cannot wait to go and … Continue reading MY TOP 3 REASONS WHY EVERYONE SHOULD TRY A CRUISE