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
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
We all love travelling, but not all of us like to do or see the same things. We all have different preferences and different travel styles. Take this quiz that I found for you by answer 10 questions to find out what type of holiday suits you best. I took it myself and I am an Adventure Traveller! That is totally me. I like to … Continue reading QUIZ – WHAT TYPE OF TRAVELLER ARE YOU?
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
I normally am out and about every single weekend, travel to Germany a few times a year to see my family and take at least one big annual vacation abroad. I live to travel, to see the world and have a good time with my friends and family. That is my aim in life. Explore the world, learn about people, their culture, their way of … Continue reading MY TIPS FOR TRAVELLING DURING COVID TIMES
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
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
Lot’s of people, me included, want to get a nice tan in the summer. Why? Because we like the look of tanned skin. It is a mood booster, some skin perfections go away, the skin glows and we make our friends and colleagues jealous when we come back from holiday. It is a sign of having had a good time away, I guess. But a … Continue reading DO I HAVE TO WEAR SUNSCREEN?
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
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
Who does not love a day out at the beach and sea? Britain has a seaside heritage and there are plenty of fun things to do at any of the many seaside resorts across the country. Some of them have sandy beaches, plenty of them have their own pier and all of them have something to offer. What do they all have in common? They … Continue reading THINGS TO DO AT THE BRITISH SEASIDE
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
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
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
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
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you are at the cruise port, but your ship is not there? Well, I have and I must tell you it is not fun at all. In fact, it is scary and very, very, very stressful. This happened to me a few years ago. I booked a cruise around Japan and was very much looking forward … Continue reading AT THE CRUISE PORT, BUT WHERE IS THE SHIP!?
This year, I am definitely looking at a holiday in the UK. I am not comfortable stepping into an air plane just yet and still want to avoid people as much as I can in order to avoid contracting Covid-19. Some may say I am silly, but then again it is about my health, the people I care about and everyone else. Still, I do … Continue reading THE BENEFITS OF A STAYCATION
Hong Kong is on many people’s bucket list and over the years has gained popularity. I managed to visit just before the unrest started back in 2019, but hopefully things will calm done and lots of tourist will go and visit again. It is a very interesting and unusual region. Hong Kong has lots to offer and if you are travelling on a budget, there … Continue reading 10 FREE THINGS TO DO IN HONG KONG
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
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