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

VENTNOR BOTANIC GARDEN – BRITAIN’S HOTTEST GARDEN, UK

The Isle of Wight, just of the cost of mainland England, is such a popular holiday destinations for Brits and I can see absolutely why. The island is so scenic, the views are just breathtaking and there is plenty to do. One of the popular tourist attractions on the Ilse of Wight is Ventnor Botanic Garden in Ventnor. WHY IS IT KNOW AS BRITAIN’S HOTTEST … Continue reading VENTNOR BOTANIC GARDEN – BRITAIN’S HOTTEST GARDEN, UK

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

CROSSING TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT – RED FUNNEL CAR FERRY, UK

The Isle of Wight is a famous and popular holiday destination in the UK, a small island visible from mainland England just of the coast of Southampton. It can be reached by ferry and many companies offer connections from several English ports such as Southampton, Portsmouth and Lymington to the island. I decided to go from Southampton with the ferry company Red Funnel as this … Continue reading CROSSING TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT – RED FUNNEL CAR FERRY, UK

TRAVELLING DURING COVID TIMES IN THE UK – MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

I took a small weekend trip a few weeks ago to the Isle of Wight. One ferry crossing with the car, one night in a hotel and some sightseeing to test the waters, as they say, how travelling is during Covid times, here in the UK. My partner and I went away from Sunday to Monday for our short trip. We decided to shift our … Continue reading TRAVELLING DURING COVID TIMES IN THE UK – MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

5 STYLISH AND FUNCTIONAL TRAVEL ACCESSORIES THAT MAKE YOU HAPPY

Going on holiday already makes me happy, but the right travel accessories can make a trip even more enjoyable. I personally love travel accessories for so many reasons. They are super handy, practical and help you to stay on top of your holiday plans as they keep you organised. Some are just so unique that you will definitely stand out from the crowd. But the … Continue reading 5 STYLISH AND FUNCTIONAL TRAVEL ACCESSORIES THAT MAKE YOU HAPPY

WHY I AM NOT BOOKING A HOLIDAY TO GO ABROAD IN 2020

We all want a break. We all need a break. We are all desperate to get away for a while and just leave our worries behind. For many of us that means using our annual holiday to take a vacation abroad. Away from home in a different country, miles away from home if possible. Well, a neighbouring country will do as well. The point is many … Continue reading WHY I AM NOT BOOKING A HOLIDAY TO GO ABROAD IN 2020

THE REAL UNDERGROUND MINING EXPERIENCE – BIG PIT NATIONAL COAL MUSEUM, WALES

One of the most extraordinary and interesting places in the UK must be the Big Pit National Coal Museum. This museum with World Heritage status gives you the opportunity to go on an underground tour with a real miner and experience at first hand what life used to be underground for men, woman, children and even animals. Big Pit is located in the Blaenavon area … Continue reading THE REAL UNDERGROUND MINING EXPERIENCE – BIG PIT NATIONAL COAL MUSEUM, WALES

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

A THRILL SEEKER’S PARADISE – SIX FLAGS OVER TEXAS

Welcome to the first ever Six Flags Theme Park, a true piece of amusement and theme park history – Six Flags over Texas! Six Flags over Texas is located in Arlington, a 20 minute ride away from downtown Dallas and downtown Fort Worth. It was the nation’s first regional theme park and opened its doors to the public back in 1961. This particular Six Flags … Continue reading A THRILL SEEKER’S PARADISE – SIX FLAGS OVER TEXAS

EXPLORING THE ROYAL PARKS IN LONDON – BUSHY PARK PHOTO DIARY

The UK is famous for its monarchs, its beautiful villages and its many manor houses and castles. Often these magnificent properties came with lots of acres of land that were used for different purposes. Around London, many famous palaces are still in use and many of them are open to the public for viewings and visits. Bushy Park, located just on the outskirts of London in … Continue reading EXPLORING THE ROYAL PARKS IN LONDON – BUSHY PARK PHOTO DIARY

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

HIKING IN ENGLAND – HINDHEAD COMMONS AND THE DEVIL’S PUNCH BOWL

We are all looking for things to do during lockdown and the social distancing times when shops, restaurants, sights, well really anything is closed and we are supposed to stay away from people. We are getting super bored and frustrated being stuck at home and doing the same over and over again. BUT, better times are definitely ahead for us here in the UK as … Continue reading HIKING IN ENGLAND – HINDHEAD COMMONS AND THE DEVIL’S PUNCH BOWL