Port Guide: Saint Petersburg

Russia is a country that I have never previously thought of visiting but my cruise took me to Saint Petersburg which included an overnight stay in port. Saint Petersburg is a city that I thought was beautiful, my visit to Saint Petersburg fell at the same time of the 2018 Football World Cup. Visiting Saint […]

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Port Guide: Copenhagen

Copenhagen is a city that I’ve always wanted to visit for a city break so this port of call was perfect to give me a taste of the city. Once getting off the ship we decided to get on the hip on hop off tour bus so that we would be able to see a […]

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Port Guide: Tallinn

Tallinn was a port of call for me where I had no  expectations as it was somewhere that I’d never thought of visiting. As a city it really surprised me as it was beautiful especially the old town area. The walk to old town from the port is approximately 20 minutes. We decided on getting […]

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Port Guide: Oslo

The sail in to Oslo is a definite sight to see as you sail through the Oslofjord. Our port of call at Oslo fell on a Sunday which meant that a lot was closed. Due to this we decided getting the hop on hop off tour bus would be the best option to see the […]

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Cruise Ship Review: Navigator of the Seas

In June I went on my fourth Royal Caribbean cruise ship this time onboard Navigator of the Seas as I cruised the Baltic, visiting Oslo, Tallinn, Helsinki, Skagen, Copenhagen and St Petersburg. Navigator of the Seas is a wonderful ship which is neither too big or too small. It’s a ship which is the perfect […]

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Should you book a Shore Excursion on a Cruise?

Once you’ve booked your cruise one of the next decisions you need to make is whether you should do a shore excursion or not. Personally I think booking a shore excursion depends on the person who is travelling or the port you are visiting. After booking the cruise it is important to do some research […]

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Is Cruising for Older People Only?

When I say I’m doing a cruise or I’ve been on a cruise I quite often get the question, is it not full of older people? The answer to that is no it’s not, quite the opposite as there is always a mixed age group on the cruises that I’ve done in the past. A […]

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