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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Cruise or Land Trip

A lot of people ask why I love cruises so much and the answer is simply they give you a different experience to a land trip. Each type of trip has its good and bad points but they are each better in their own way. I’ve found that cruises have given me the perfect chance […]

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