THE MOST POPULAR FREE MUSEUMS IN LONDON

Hi my lovely readers! London certainly is an expensive city for tourist and residents alike. There is much to do and see and many of the visitor attractions come with a hefty entrance price. But luckily, London has a lot of excellent free attractions, including many museums that are world class, engaging and of course super interesting. You can easily get lost in the museums … Continue reading THE MOST POPULAR FREE MUSEUMS IN LONDON

THE BEST HISTORIC ROYAL PALACES IN LONDON

Hi my lovely readers! England is famous for its monarchs, amazing old historic manner houses, palaces and of course beautiful and stunning landscapes. And in London some of the most known, famous and possibly significant palaces of the country’s history can be found. So you are spoiled for choice. These are: The Tower of London – Famous for the Crown Jewels Kensington Palace – The … Continue reading THE BEST HISTORIC ROYAL PALACES IN LONDON

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

OFF THE BEATEN TRACK – HIKING THE LANTAU TRAIL

Hi my lovely readers! Lantau Island is one of the many islands in Hong Kong. Each island has something different to show for and offer, but Lantau must be the most popular one amongst them. It is well connected to Hong Kong Island and many of the popular sights and attractions such as the famous Po Lin Monastery, Tian Tan Buddha and of course Disneyland … Continue reading OFF THE BEATEN TRACK – HIKING THE LANTAU TRAIL

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

NEW PALACE – THE PRESTIGIOUS PALACE OF FREDERICK THE GREAT

Hi my lovely readers! As you may know, or maybe not, I am originally from Berlin, Germany. I love my hometown, there is plenty to see and do in Berlin. However, if you ever plan to to travel to Berlin, make the time to go to Potsdam to visit all the sights that are situated in Sanssouci Park, especially the New Palace, which this post … Continue reading NEW PALACE – THE PRESTIGIOUS PALACE OF FREDERICK THE GREAT

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

STEPPING BACK IN TIME – A VISIT TO THE SITE OF THE 1066 BATTLE OF HASTINGS, UK

Hi my lovely readers! I am always keen to learn more about the UK and this time I stepped back almost 1000 years in time! I visited the site where the most talked about event in English history took place, the site of the 1066 Battle of Hastings. This battle was very significant and changed the course of England forever. It was super interesting to … Continue reading STEPPING BACK IN TIME – A VISIT TO THE SITE OF THE 1066 BATTLE OF HASTINGS, UK

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