Cruising Advice and Tips

Marella Cruises Drinks Prices and Packages

All the ships in the Marella fleet operate on an all inclusive basis as standard. In the post we detail what drinks fall into this category and what doesn’t. There...
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Marella Cruises Spa Prices

On our recent cruise on the Marella Discovery 2 myself and Carole both enjoyed a treatment in the Oceans Spa. In this post we outline what treatments are available and...
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TUI River Cruise Ship Review

We took our first river cruise on TUI Isla Cruise Ship. We cruised the Delights of the Danube itinerary and spent a week exploring some fabulous destinations and experiencing life...
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TUI River Cruise Review – You Need to Know This Before you Book!

We have just returned from our first river cruise. We knew it would be different from our previous ocean cruising experiences and thought we were prepared for that. However, there...
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TUI River Cruise Drink Prices and Drinks Packages

We recently went on our first river cruise! We decided to cruise with TUI as we have had very good ocean cruising experiences with Marella and they are offering some...
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Cunard Cruise Cabins – Staterooms

We have now cruised on two of Cunard’s cruise ships, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2. In this post we compare the different types of cabins (or staterooms as Cunard...
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Cunard Queen Mary 2 Cruise Vlogs – 4 Day Cruise to Hamburg

We cruised on Cunard Queen Mary 2 in February 2022. We spent 4 days on this iconic Ocean Liner and vlogged our experience. These videos include a tour of the...
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What to Pack for a Virgin Voyages Cruise

Virgin Voyages are the new kids on the block when it comes to cruising and they are doing things very differently.  We loved the freedom and the anything goes attitude...
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Cunard Room Service

Cunard offer an excellent room service menu most of which is at no extra cost, in the post we outline exactly what is available 24 hours a day and any...
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Virgin Voyages Spa Prices

As with all good cruise lines Virgin Voyages operate a comprehensive spa and wellness centre, called the Redemption Spa. Listed below is a full list of services and prices for...
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Saga Cruises Spa Prices

Saga have Spa facilities on both of their ships. In this post we explain what facilities and treatments that are available on both the Spirit of Discovery and Spirit of...
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Virgin Voyages Laundry Costs

If you are cruising with Virgin Voyages you may well need to use their laundry services. In this short but sweet post we explain what services are available and how...
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Saga Spirit of Adventure Vlogs Review

We booked a 5 night cruise on Sagas brand new ship Spirit of Adventure travelling to the Netherlands, Belgium and France. We had previously had the pleasure of attending the...
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Virgin Voyages Drinks Prices

We cruised on the Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady in 2021 and her sister ship Valiant Lady in March 2022 and enjoyed plenty of drinks! Virgin Voyages do not offer drinks packages,...
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Enchanted Princess Cabins – How to choose the best one!

The Enchanted Princess is a Royal Class ship belonging to the Princess Cruises Fleet and can carry 3660 passengers. There are 1830 passenger cabins on this ship of which 81% have...
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Spirit of Adventure Cabins

We spent 5 days on board Sagas Spirit of Adventure Cruise Ship cruising with Paul’s Dad John and Brother Dean. During this time we stayed in a Mid Ship Suite...
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P&O Spa Prices

We cruised on P&O Iona cruise ship and for the first time treated ourselves to some time in the Spa. P&O has a spa called Oasis which is open from 8.00am –...
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Accessible Cabins

We cruise regularly with Paul’s Dad John who has mobility issues and uses a mobility scooter. We have cruised with different companies and have done many accessible cabin tours and...
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Princess Cruises Laundry Costs

Most modern day cruise ships usually feature a launderette, but if you don’t feel like doing it yourself this post will outline the cost of having your laundry done for...
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P&O Iona Cabins

We have cruised on P&O Iona and had a fabulous time. We think this ship is a great addition to the P&O fleet. Choosing a cabin that’s right for you...
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Cunard Dress Code – What to pack for a Cunard Cruise?

Cunard Cruises have a reputation for being the most formal cruise line in the world. People often don’t book a cruise with this company because they think you have to...
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Cunard Cruises WiFi Packages – How much do they cost?

We have now cruised on Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth Cruise Ship twice and have used the WiFi and internet packages on board. Sadly Cunard do not offer WiFi included in their...
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Paul and Carole’s Yearly Cruise and Travel Update 2021 – The Retirement Year

It’s that time of year for our cruise and travel 2021 post reflecting on a year of emotions and a lot of travel, we definitely made up for the travel...
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What are the best Regal Princess Cabins?

We have now cruised on the Regal Princess twice with friends and family and have now had experience of a variety of cabins. In this post we have included all...
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How much do drinks and drinks packages cost on Cunard?

We cruised on the Cunard Queen Elizabeth Cruise Ship twice in 2021 and on Queen Mary 2 in 2022 and often get asked ‘How much do the drinks cost on...
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Regal Princess Cruise Ship Review – UK Seacation Vlogs

We cruised on the Regal Princess Cruise Ship on one of the first UK Seacations in August 2021 out from Southampton. We spent four days on this Princess Cruises Ship....
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A-ROSA SENA Spa

After our recent Spa experiences on Iona we were really interested to hear that A-ROSA River Cruises has released the latest details and renders of the spa offering on board...
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P&O Cruises WiFi Packages – How much do they cost?

We cruised on the Iona on one of the first cruises from the UK following the pandemic in August 2021. While some people like to disconnect while at sea, we...
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P&O Iona Standard Balcony Cabin Review and Tour

We cruised on the 2nd ever cruise on the brand new P&O cruise ship Iona on one of the UK 7 day Seacations. We were kindly allowed to have a...
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P&O Iona Accessible Balcony Cabin Review

We spent a week on the brand new cruise ship Iona, this was one of the first UK Seacations and our first cruise back with P&O since our cruise on...
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