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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 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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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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Instagram Account Hacked – How to stop it happening to you!

We had always presumed that our online presence was secure and safe, until we were hacked on Instagram. It turned into a very frustrating and distressing time, and took us a...
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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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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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Paul and Carole Meets Series

We love meeting interesting people who have the same passion for travel and cruising like us. We have started a new series on our You Tube Channel called Paul and...
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What activities can you do on a Cruise Ship? – Cruise Compass Daily Programs

There is so much to do on a cruise ship and you will certainly never get bored. We often get asked what can you do, what times are restaurants and...
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Don’t Get Left At The Cruise Port – 3 Things You Need to Know For Your UK Summer Cruise!

We are going on a cruise on the MSC Virtuosa on Friday and have had to ensure post COVID 19 pandemic that certain processes are in place before we cruise....
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Seasickness – How to Avoid it and How to Treat it on a Cruise!

Seasickness can be troublesome. We have rarely been seasick, thankfully, however it can be an issue for some passengers so if you are prone to any form of travel/motion sickness...
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Royal Caribbean Drinks Packages – How much do they cost?

We always get asked the same questions about cruise lines and one of the most popular one is 'How much are the drinks packages on Royal Caribbean? In this post...
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Travel Agent – Why we have decided to start using one!

Historically we have always used a variety of ways to book our hotels, holidays and cruises. Carole would fit all the parts like a jigsaw and build it until we...
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We are in two Books!

We are so proud that to date have been included in two books. We were first approached by award winning author Paul C. Thornton after he followed our trip to...
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Current UK Cruising Summer Seacation Updates and British Isles Cruising

This post includes all the news of the summer 2021 cruises currently being announced – see below. British Isles Cruises have always been popular with overseas visitors but in the...
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Koh Samui Travel Tips

We spent just over two weeks in Koh Samui, staying in three different parts of the island and documented our daily activities. If you are planning a holiday to Thailand...
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Thailand – Why This Country Should Be On Your Bucket List

Thailand is a country that we have fallen in love with. In this post we explain some of the reasons why we keep going back! Amazing Beaches Unspoilt beaches can...
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Taxis – the cost of transport in Koh Samui, Thailand

How much does it really cost in taxis and transport to get around the island of Koh Samui in Thailand? Updated March 2019 We have now travelled to Koh Samui,...
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Travel tips from the over 40’s

One of the most surprising and rewarding things that we have discovered since we joined the world of travel blogging is connecting with like minded people around the world. At...
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4 things we have learnt in our first 6 months of travel blogging

After much thought and deliberation, we decided to start blogging and our travel blog was born six months ago. It has been such a huge learning curve, which is why...
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Travel Bloggers Top Tips

Travel bloggers top tips and advice Eatsleeplovetravel have put together this collaborative post regarding tips and advice for travelling. Ourselves and other travel bloggers were asked – ‘What is the best piece...
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