Category - Big Ship Cruising

4
Jul

Crystal Cruises – Mykonos

We sailed into Mykonos early in the morning, and were lucky our ship had the only berth, while two other cruise ships were in the bay. Mykonos is the quintessential Greek Island, dazzling blue seas, white stucco homes with blue trim, and rocky landscapes with lush green where watered, and gorgeous colours from the various […]

4
Jul

Travelling With a Grandson

When your children are older, you forget some of the things that were second nature to you, when travelling with them as youngsters. You also, with your grandchildren, are lucky enough to have a whole different relationship, not the boss and child, but the more experienced one and the less experienced one. Grand-parents are really […]

17
Jan

Review of MSC Yacht Club Cruise

Recently I was able to take a Mediterranean cruise in the Yacht Club section of MSC, this is similar to “first-class” and provides a middle-ground for those cruisers who want upscale amenities and services, but find some of the other ships a bit to geriatric. This would be a great solution for the younger luxury […]

28
Jul

Crystal Cruises – Alaska….Part 2

San Francisco is a delightful city to sail out of, after embarking at Pier 35, right down on the old Fisherman's Wharf. If I had been smart and taken the early morning AC flight, I would have had time to breakfast at either the Fairmont or the Four Seasons, both of which are fabulous hotels […]

26
Jul

Crystal Cruises – Alaska

It was an adventure getting to the ship, due to delayed flights and a power failure. Thankfully we were all packed the day before, and I set the alarm for 5.00am, leaving us plenty of time, BUT the thing failed to go off. At 6.05 I awoke leaving us ten minutes to leave the house. […]

6
Apr

Royal Caribbean introduces Royal Wedding package

To celebrate the upcoming British royal wedding, Royal Caribbean International has introduced an exclusive Royal Caribbean wedding package for couples wanting to get married at sea. The Royal Wedding package offers engaged couples, or those looking to renew their vows, the opportunity to have a symbolic ceremony on-board one of the cruise line’s 22 ships. […]