Tag Archives: Cruises

Passport Interviews

Getting a passport for the first time can be exciting. It opens the door to explore the world. But what if you receive a letter asking you to attend an interview? That’s exactly what happened to my dad. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Cunard Dress Code Changing? (Updated)

There has been no official announcement but cruises booked from mid-June 2018 no longer state Formal or Informal on the Voyage Personaliser. As with Carnival Cruise Lines and Holland America Line, Formal becomes Gala Evening while Informal is Smart Attire. … Continue reading

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Switching Cruise Line Loyalty

One subject I often see these days on various cruising discussion groups is dissatisfaction with a favoured cruise line constantly cutting back onboard and making loyalty a waste of time as they reduce perks. When I began cruising in 2006, … Continue reading

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My 2014 Highlights

It’s been a funny old year for me, most notably because only did TWO cruises! Since my back, which has been bad since June 2010, was a good 90% better, it was time to start looking for a job and … Continue reading

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Southampton Airport & Cruising

Flybe, the regional airline, has been in Southampton for a long time now. Unfortunately, as they are a ‘no frills’ airline, it has made it difficult for the cruise lines to partner with them the way they do with major … Continue reading

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Voyager Cruise – Cartagena to Cadiz

After breakfast, I went to ask about getting some euros, only to be told they do not put anything on your account. It has to be cash payment only, unlike other lines. Many credit cards can be only used in … Continue reading

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Child-Free Cruising

Today I saw an interesting post on a Facebook group asking about “the best kid-free cruise”. Thankfully there ARE adults only ships out there, just not operating from the majority of ports worldwide. So instead of doing a nice cruise … Continue reading

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