Cruising with Limited Mobility

Many people who embark on cruise holidays do so because cruise ships are generally very mobility friendly, which is great for people who are unable to walk or who have trouble walking over any sort of distance. Cruise lines are increasingly attempting to accommodate...

Ship’s Shore Excursions or Do It Yourself?

Before you embark upon your first cruise you will normally be sent a brochure or be directed to the ships website where you can read information on each individual destination on your itinerary, and the ship’s organised shore excursions for each place. Generally, on...

Why Florence should be on your Favourites List

Another of Italy’s picturesque and artistic cities, Florence is easily reached from the cruise ports of Livorno and La Spezia. Like when I wish to travel to Rome, I always travel from the cruise port to Florence by train as it saves time sitting in traffic on a...

Simply Delicious!

Some of the many cruise ports I’ve been lucky enough to visit have seen me presented with some incredibly delicious local gastronomy. Whilst on holiday I always love sampling local dishes as it provides a nice insight into the local flavours and often leaves me with...

Rome in a Day

One cruise destination which I always love returning to is Rome, Italy. The city is full to the brim with history, tradition and stories of a bygone era.Cruise ships normally dock in the port of Civitavecchia, and from there it is around an hour by train if you wish...

Experience the magic of a Carnival Cruise

No I don’t mean the cruise company but the Brazilian fiesta!Brazil’s annual carnival, which is traditionally held 46 days before Easter, attracts visitors from all over the world and many cruise lines sail to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil specifically to allow its guests to...

More than just Sandy Beaches….

A luxurious cruise ship transporting you effortlessly to different idyllic beach locations sounds pretty perfect doesn’t it? Well that’s what awaits you if you decide to take a Caribbean cruise holiday.Here, the white sandy beaches and shimmering crystal blue waters...

Cruise into the Heart of the City!

There are two different areas where cruise ships can dock in the Australian city of Sydney. If you’re extremely lucky, and dock at the Overseas Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay, you will be treated to unforgettable views of Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera...

The Benefits of being Loyal!

I know quite a few people who will only take their cruise holidays with one company, in order to build up more loyalty points on their membership programmes, but what are the benefits of this? Is it worth sticking to just one cruise company or is it better to try a...