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

ELTHAM PALACE – FORGOTTEN ROYAL RESIDENCE AND ART DECO HEAVEN

Hi my lovely readers! Happy New Year to all of you and welcome to 2021. I hope you all had a great start to the new year and were able to relax a little and recharge over the past days. I cannot wait to fill this blog some more this year with inspiring and useful content for you guys while sharing some of my tips … Continue reading ELTHAM PALACE – FORGOTTEN ROYAL RESIDENCE AND ART DECO HEAVEN

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

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – ST NICHOLAS DAY

Hi my lovely readers! I wish you all a pleasant and festive 2nd Advent today and a happy St Nicholas Day! St Nicholas Day is a very important day for children in Germany during the Christmas season. It is celebrated every year on the 6th of December. It is a day when children get rewarded for being nice or punished with a rod or stick … Continue reading CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – ST NICHOLAS DAY

ALL ABOUT TANKS – THE TANK MUSEUM IN DORSET, UK

Hi my lovely readers! There are some odd, weird, quirky and out of the ordinary museums out there in the world. One of these museums, at least for me, must be the Tank Museum in Dorset, UK. This museum is fully dedicated to anything tanks and military vehicles related. It has a vast collection of tanks from WWI to today, from different eras, countries, uses … Continue reading ALL ABOUT TANKS – THE TANK MUSEUM IN DORSET, UK

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – POTATO SALAD AND WIENER WÜRSTCHEN

Hi my lovely readers! Christmas is around the corner and I am certainly thinking about Christmas lunch already. I am spending Christmas in the UK this year for the first time alone with my partner. Normally, I would be in Germany or my parents would be here, but this is not possible this year. Still, I am determined to make it a nice festive period … Continue reading CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – POTATO SALAD AND WIENER WÜRSTCHEN

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