10 Reasons to Love Cruising Alone

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Are you wondering how to take your first steps as a solo traveller? A solo cruise may be the answer. Cruising alone can hit that sweet spot between affordable luxury travel and adventure. Furthermore, there are ample opportunities to meet like-minded travellers. To convince you to book your first cruise, here are my top ten […]

Western Mediterranean Cruise: Essential Tips, Ports & NCL Epic Review

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Featuring an unbeatable combination of scenery, attractions and activities, the crystal-blue waters of the Western Mediterranean offer one of the best cruise experiences in the world. With fabulous ports of call, outstanding local food and wine and UNESCO-listed cultural and historic sites, the main challenges are picking the right itinerary and cruise operator for you.  […]

Caledonian Sleeper First Class Review: Is The Club Room Worth It?

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Sleeper trains are more than just a practical way of covering a large distance in one overnight journey. They are laden with the promise of excitement and adventure, evoking a golden age of rail travel romanticised by Agatha Christie. Minus the murders, that is.   A UK staycation gave me the chance to try out […]

13 Cruise Ship Cabins to Avoid (Don’t Book These!)

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Avoid a costly mistake as a first-time cruiser with this list of cruise ship cabins to avoid. As a first-time cruiser, choosing a cabin can seem overwhelming. What’s the deal with inside staterooms? Should you select fore, midship or aft? But the decision goes a little bit deeper than cabin type and how far along […]