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MS Volendam at Anchor
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What Happens When You Miss A Port?

A cruise holiday can be an excellent option to see a lot of great places without as much hassle. The majority of the time everything goes as planned and the ship visits all of the ports on the itinerary.…

Cruising and Your Mobile Phone
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Cruising & Your Mobile Phone

Eight years ago when I first travelled overseas, a phone was only a secondary consideration. The smartphone as we know it today was still in its infancy, and the ability to get a short-term SIM card in some countries…

28 Day Panama Canal Cruise
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When Cruising Do I Have To Go Ashore?

There is a question that comes up on occasions when talking about cruising. It is a question that does not seem quite as silly as you might think when you first hear it. The question of “Do I have…

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The Changing Prices of Cruising

A cruise can be an excellent option for a holiday, especially if you want a reasonably good idea of what you are going to pay up front. However, when you start looking at what a cruise will cost it…

First Cruise MS Statendam in San Diego
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The Changing Names of Cruiseships

You might think that the name of a cruise ship is something that is set and never changes. But it is something that can change for ships, especially if they are changing owners. While it might not be something…

Victoria - Cruise ships at Ogden Point - Norwegian Pearl, Sapphire Princess, & Holland America Line MS Oosterdam
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5 Things to Enjoy Onboard a Cruise Ship

There are many aspects of travelling by cruise ship that I enjoy. But I decided I would somehow narrow it down to five to share with you today. I have tried to pick out those things that are available…

Holland America Line - MS Koningsdam

Top 5 Cruise Ships I Would Like To Travel On

Travelling by cruise ship is one of my favourite ways to travel. When you take a moment to look at some of the cruise ships and the facilities, it is not hard to see why. Some of the cruise…

Sun Princess - Champagne Bay

Sun Princess – A Tour Of The Ship

After spending ten days onboard the Sun Princess in February, I wanted to share a little of the experience on board. Unfortunately even with ten days onboard the Sun Princess I was not able to experience every space on…

Sun Princess - Noumea City Views

Sun Princess 10 Night South Pacific Cruise

Wouldn’t it be great, spending ten days visiting islands in the Pacific, exploring new towns and countryside? Without having to visit airports to get to each island. Without having to move between hotels. You go to sleep one night, and…

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