Our first Princess Cruise Experience – Visiting the Royal Princess Cruise Ship

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Our first Princess Cruise experience The Royal Princess Cruise Ship What does this cruise ship have to offer? We were invited by Princess Cruises to come to Southampton and spend the day on the Royal Princess Cruise Ship. This was …

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Saga Sapphire Cruise Ship

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Cruising with Saga Is it just for the really old? The name Saga has always been associated with the elderly, and now that we are over 50 we wanted to see for ourselves if this cruise line is really just …

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Hooters and Habaneras – Paul and Carole’s Travel Guide to Havana

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Hooters and Habaneras Paul and Carole’s Travel Guide to Havana We visited Havana in Cuba as part of our cruise holiday around the Caribbean. Havana is one of the most interesting destinations we have visited and we have put this …

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Balmoral Cruise Ship Day Visit

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Fred Olsen Cruise Line and the Balmoral Cruise Ship Our Day visit by Paul and Carole The cruise industry is growing at an alarming rate and focus is mostly on what is new and exciting. Cruise ships are getting bigger …

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MSC Opera Cruise Ship Review – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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MSC Opera Cruise Ship The Good, Bad and the Ugly! We joined the MSC Opera Cruise Ship in Havana Cuba and sailed around the Caribbean and Central America. We have cruised many times before but had never cruised with MSC. We …

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2017 – The Year Paul and Carole travelled to Mars!

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2017 The Year Paul and Carole travelled to Mars! Last year we published a post called 12 Trips in 12 Months showing our adventures of 2016. Now that we are coming to the end of 2017 we have put together …

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The Best and Worst Cruise Ports – Cruise Bloggers reveal all!

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The Best and Worst Cruise Ports Around the World Cruise Bloggers reveal all! We have cruised many times and are always planning our next cruising adventure. Thinking about our past experiences, we know the cruise ports of call we have …

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Chania Crete Cruise Port Information – Know before you go!

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Chania Crete Cruise Port Information – Know before you go!   This summer we had a wonderful cruise on the Thomson Dream Cruise Ship around the Greek Islands. Following our stops at Rhodes and Santorini we visited Chania Crete. If you are …

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Rhodes Greece Cruise Port Information – How to make the most of your day!

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  Rhodes Greece Cruise Port Information How to make the most of your day!   On our recent Aegean Shores Cruise on the Thomson Dream Cruise Ship we visited the island of Rhodes Greece. If you are planning a visit we …

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Thomson Dream Cruise Ship Review

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What is it like to cruise on the Marella Dream Cruise Ship Our Review – Paul and Carole   Please note – in October 2017 Thomson cruises re branded as Marella Cruises part of the TUI group. The Thomson Dream …

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Santorini Cruise Port Information – Paul and Carole

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  Cruising to Santorini? Ideas on how to spend your day! One of the reasons we booked our recent Aegean Shores Cruise on the Thomson Dream Cruise Ship was the excellent itinerary which included the island of Santorini in Greece. We …

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10 Reasons for cruising with Thomson

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  10 Reasons to Cruise With Thomson If you have been following our blog it will come as no surprise that we love cruising. We have now cruised 12 times and have already have 1 more booked. We have found the best …

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Netherlands and Norway Fjords Cruise on the Explorer of the Seas

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  Netherlands and Norway Fjords Cruise on the Explorer of the Seas Every year we try and spend a quality week with our Dad’s, Bo and John and go on a cruise. We joined the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Explorer …

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12 Trips in 12 Months – A look back on Paul and Carole’s Year of Travel 2016

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12 Trips 12 Months – 2016 has been a really interesting year for Paul and Carole Loves to Travel, and hitting the big 50! We both work full time but have still managed to go on 12 trips. Here is …

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Paul and Carole’s Instagram Top 10 Photos of 2016

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We love travel photography and have been active on Instagram since April 2015. It is a great forum for showcasing your photography skills but also for gaining information and networking with like minded individuals. We have really enjoyed putting this post …

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Santa Cruz Tenerife Cruise Port Information

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Santa Cruz Tenerife Cruise Port Information We visited Santa Cruz in Tenerife on our recent cruise to the Canary Islands. This post contains some useful information to make the most of your day in Santa Cruz. Where is Santa Cruz, in Tenerife? Santa …

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Las Palmas Cruise Port Information

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Las Palmas Cruise Port Information We sailed to Las Palmas in Gran Canaria on our cruise on the Independence of the Seas. Here are a few tips to spend the day and not be too far away from the ship …

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Thomson Adriatic Affair Cruise – Ports of Call Review

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  Thomson Adriatic Affair Cruise Ports of Call Review   We have wanted to visit Croatia for a few years now and when we found the Thomson Adriatic Affair Cruise Itinerary it was perfect. It was a seven day cruise on …

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Thomson Celebration Cruise Ship Review

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  Marella Celebration Cruise Ship Our Review Please note – in October 2017 Thomson cruises re branded as Marella Cruises part of the TUI group. This ship is now known as the Marella Celebration Cruse Ship. We joined the Marella …

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Cruising from Singapore to Penang, Langkawi and Phuket on the Mariner of the Seas

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  Cruising Asia on the Mariner of the Seas As part of the 50th birthday celebrations we decided on cruising Asia on the Mariner of the Seas cruise ship from Singapore. We have travelled to Asia previously spending a lot of time in Thailand but had …

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