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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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Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady Sea Terrace Cabin Tour and Review

We cruised on the Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady on one of the 4 night Summer Soiree Cruises from Portsmouth. We booked the cheapest balcony cabin which is called a Sea Terrace....
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Regal Princess Balcony Cabin Tour and Review

We cruised on the Regal Princess Cruise Ship on one of the first UK Seacations. We had previously visited the Royal Princess Cruise Ship but this was our first Princess...
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P&O Cruises Laundry Services – What does it cost?

Laundry Services are available on all of the P&O Cruise Ships. We cruised on Iona in August 2021 and in this post we show the current cost of using the...
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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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A-ROSA Names New eco-friendly River Cruise Ship – A-ROSA SENA

We have been watching the world of River Cruising as it is high on our to do list for 2022. It looks such an amazing way to explore beautiful parts...
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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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Anthem of the Seas Balcony Cabin Review

We cruised on the Anthem of the Seas out of Southampton on one of Royal Caribbean’s first UK coastal cruises. This ship has a total of 2,090 cabins, and 1,570 of...
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MSC Virtuosa Cruise Ship Review

Cruising is back and we jumped at the opportunity to cruise on the MSC Virtuosa Cruise Ship on one of her 4 night maiden UK voyages from Southampton. Our 4 day...
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Blue Light Card Holders – How To Get A Cheap Cruise!

Are you a Blue Light Card Holder and love cruising? Then this is the post for you. There are hundreds of pounds to be saved by using your Blue Light...
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Why a free cruise cabin upgrade is not always a good idea!

So you have spent a lot of time picking the right cruise cabin for you, your booking your cruise and you are asked, ‘would you accept a cabin upgrade of...
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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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Our Bucket List Cruises and Trips

There are certain cruises and trips that have always been on our bucket list, but due to time and budget we have never been able to put them into reality....
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Princess Cruises Videos

We have had the pleasure of visiting two of the Princess Cruises cruise ships, the Crown Princess and Regal Princess and we must say they have some of the prettiest...
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4 Reasons to Book a Balcony Cabin on your next Cruise

Balcony cabins on a cruise ship are a real treat! We have now completed 20 cruises and have 7 more booked. We have stayed in a selection of different cabins...
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Southampton Hotels Close to the Cruise Port

Southampton is the cruise capital of England and a city that we love to visit. We always recommend that if you travelling from afar then arriving the day before is...
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Imagine Cruising Special Event

An Evening with Katherine Jenkins Review Do you love cruising but sometimes wish it had that extra element, that certain something that takes it from a great holiday to something...
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Marella Discovery Cruise Ship Review – Food and Dining Options

Where can I eat on the Marella Discovery Cruise Ship? We have now cruised on 4 of Marella Cruises Ships the Celebration, the Dream, Explorer 2 and the Discovery. We...
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Marella Discovery Cruise Ship – Outside Cabin Review

We have previously cruised with Marella on their older ships the Celebration and Dream and had excellent experiences. So we were excited to try one of Marella's newer ships the...
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5 Reasons Why You Should Book a Cruise Holiday

My love for a cruise holiday began over 30 years ago when I had the opportunity to work as a nurse on Celebrity Cruises, however it took me many years...
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MSC Opera Cruise Ship Review – The Good, The 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....
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The Best and Worst Cruise Ports – Cruise Bloggers reveal all!

We have cruised many times and are always planning our next cruising adventure. We know the cruise ports of call we have loved and know those where we have asked...
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Marella Dream Cruise Ship Review

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...
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10 Reasons for cruising with Marella

10 Reasons to Cruise With Marella If you have been following our blog it will come as no surprise that we love cruising and we have now cruised 20 times....
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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 of the...
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Marella Adriatic Affair Cruise – Ports of Call Review

We have wanted to visit Croatia for a few years now and when we found the Marella Cruises Adriatic Affair Itinerary it was perfect. It was a seven day cruise...
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Cruising from Singapore to Port Klang, Penang, Langkawi and Phuket on the Mariner of the Seas

As part of the 50th birthday celebrations we decided we wanted to visit some Asia cruise ports on the Mariner of the Seas cruise ship from Singapore. We have travelled to Asia previously spending...
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Our 2 day birthday cruise on the Queen Mary 2

It was Carole's birthday so we treated ourselves to a 2 day cruise on the Queen Mary 2 cruise ship from Southampton, a ship belonging to the Cunard Line. We drove...
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9 things you need to know about your Cruise Sea Pass

  These are our sea passes from our Royal Caribbean Norway fjords cruise and here are 9 things that are useful to know about your cruise sea pass - It...
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