Welcome to this dedicated part of my blog looking in-depth at the Viking Cruises experience. Click on the themes below to begin your journey.
Did you know that I was in a cruise advert for Royal Caribbean? When sailing on one of Quantum of the Seas’ first sailings to the Caribbean in 2014 I spent some time being filmed as part of a TV campaign and appear fleetingly in a few scenes. The advert, called Sunglasses, is below. Can […]
If you’re like me, you’ll look for any excuse to feel like you’re going on holiday. I tend to start to create lists and pack a week (or more) in advance of any holiday. Depending on whether you’re flying and how long your holiday is, a benefit of cruising is that you can take as […]
Celebrity Cruises have unveiled the next chapter in the evolving story of Celebrity Edge. When she debuts, Celebrity Edge looks to reinvent what it means to cruise. With a radical design, innovative new features and reimagined balcony staterooms, Edge truly is a ship to watch out for when she sets sail in late 2018. For […]
This is a handy visual guide on what to do on the lead up to your first cruise. To navigate either click on the subject circles across the globe or via the arrows at the bottom. For maximum effect, click at the bottom right to take this guide fullscreen.
Barcelona is the perfect city if you want to just get away from it all for a few days, or to spend time before or after a cruise. It’s a wonderful city full of history, sites, shopping and plenty of food and drink. What more could you want in life? Here are some of my […]
I’ve always had a passion for the history of the maritime industry. And particularly on the history of the great liners through the 20th Century (I even wrote about it for my A level history!). Ocean Liners: Speed and Style is a new exhibit at the V&A which takes you on a journey through the […]
I’ve been a fan of Edinburgh for many years, so much so I almost moved there a few year ago. I’d not been in a long time so I recently decided to pay a last minute visit to the city. I’ve always found the city to have an energy and charm about it. Perhaps it’s […]
Princess Cruises has announced that 2019 will see its longest, and most interesting, season across Europe, with over one million cruise nights available from voyages from Southampton and Dover alone. Five ships will sail in Europe (Sapphire, Crown, Regal, Emerald and Pacific Princess) to 30 destinations, with a number of overnight stays and new and […]
Recently I spent time on board MSC Preziosa as part of #BlogCampOnBoard, organised by Trips 100. The purpose of the day was to meet fellow bloggers, undertake blogging workshops, as well as experience everything that MSC Cruises is known about. I’ve previously spent some time on board MSC Splendida, the sister to Preziosa, so I […]