UPDATE ON MY COVID – 19 TRAVEL CANCELLATION EXPERIENCE: EXPEDIA AND CARNIVAL CRUISE

My initial post on My Covid – 19 Travel Cancellation Experience came out on 14.04.2020, which is over a month ago now. I thought it is appropriate to write a follow up post or provide you with an update on my progress, or should I better say non – progress? I also want to provide you with a possible solution if you find yourself in … Continue reading UPDATE ON MY COVID – 19 TRAVEL CANCELLATION EXPERIENCE: EXPEDIA AND CARNIVAL CRUISE

8 THINGS TO REMEMBER BEFORE BOOKING AND CONFIRMING YOUR CRUISE

You have decided to go on a cruise. Great, you have taken the first step on your cruise journey towards a fantastic holiday! But there are a few points to keep in mind and remember before booking that cruise as these can impact on your experience and your trip in general. Make sure you read this before pressing the BOOK button! 1. DESTINATION What is it … Continue reading 8 THINGS TO REMEMBER BEFORE BOOKING AND CONFIRMING YOUR CRUISE

MS SPITSBERGEN – ARCTIC SUPERIOR 622 CABIN REVIEW

On my Arctic Expedition Cruise to Svalbard, I had the pleasure calling cabin 622 my home for the two weeks I spend on board MS Spitsbergen with Hurtigruten. Cabin 622 is an Arctic Superior, an outside cabin located on deck 6 towards the aft of the ship. The location of the cabin is great and so convenient. You have the Explorer Lounge on the same … Continue reading MS SPITSBERGEN – ARCTIC SUPERIOR 622 CABIN REVIEW

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM – HOW TO BE A GOOD TOURIST

This post is going to be a bit different from my other once, but for good reason. I want to make people aware of how we as tourists have an impact on the places, communities and environments we visit and what we can do to protect, help and enhance them. I recently watched an episode on Netflix of the documentary “Our Planet II” and it … Continue reading SUSTAINABLE TOURISM – HOW TO BE A GOOD TOURIST

PACKING TIPS FOR ARCTIC EXPEDITION CRUISES

I have had the pleasure to experience my first ever Expedition Cruise with Hurtigruten last month and I must say it was mind-blowing, truly magical and one of the best things I have ever experienced in my life! Seeing Spitsbergen and the archipelago of Svalbard, with all the wildlife, scenery and culture was fantastic. However, the Arctic is harsh, cold and especially windy. Therefore, to be … Continue reading PACKING TIPS FOR ARCTIC EXPEDITION CRUISES

OCEAN PARK – THE OTHER THEME PARK IN HONG KONG

Since I was a little girl, I always loved going to theme and amusement parks. They are great as they have something to offer for everyone. I seek the thrill and adventure rides, while my other half prefers the shows and scenic rides. Still, we both always enjoy our day out together and we always try to incorporate a theme park visit into our holiday. In … Continue reading OCEAN PARK – THE OTHER THEME PARK IN HONG KONG

8 USEFUL TRAVEL ESSENTIALS THAT WILL SAVE YOUR HOLIDAY

Do you know that feeling when you have reached your destination and you start to unpack, only to realise that you have forgotten the sun screen again? Every one of us has been in this situation at least once, maybe even more often as we keep on forgetting items that we actually really need during the holiday. Here are a few of my items that … Continue reading 8 USEFUL TRAVEL ESSENTIALS THAT WILL SAVE YOUR HOLIDAY

REQUIREMENTS YOU SHOULD TELL THE CRUISE LINE BEFORE YOUR TRIP

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

13 TIPS ON HOW TO EXTEND THAT HOLIDAY FEELING

Do you know that feeling when you come back home after a holiday and you ask yourself, why am I always so relaxed and happy during the holiday, but not at home? And the second question, how can I get that holiday, that happy and care free feeling at home, too? Basically, how can I make the most of the holiday feeling? Well, to begin with … Continue reading 13 TIPS ON HOW TO EXTEND THAT HOLIDAY FEELING

THINGS YOU DO NOT NEED TO PACK FOR YOUR CRUISE

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