Cinematic Voyages: 20 Unforgettable Cruise Ship Movies

hull of ncl epic cruise ship

Are you looking for inspiration to plan your first cruise? Take a cinematic voyage with my pick of movies set on a cruise ship. Not all of these cruise ship movies are masterpieces (although some are). A few are utter stinkers. However, each of them showcases aspects of life on the high seas. Although I […]

Eurostar Standard Premier Vs Standard: Is an Upgrade Worth it in 2024?

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Are wondering whether to travel in Eurostar Standard or Standard Premier Class? Then you’ve come to the right place. To compare the two, I travelled from London to Brussels in Eurostar Standard and back in Standard Premier as part of a one-week Belgium itinerary. So is Eurostar Standard Premier worth it? The bottom line is […]

25 Tips for Luxury Travel on a Budget

business class airplane seat in Qatar Airways QSuite review

Affordable luxury travel is one of the cornerstones of flashpacking. And the good news is that you can achieve luxury travel on a budget, even as a solo traveller. I’m not talking about ultra-luxury travel with its million-dollar villa rentals, helicopter transfers and private jets. This is about premium travel, valuing comfort over saving money, and buying into […]

10 Reasons to Love Cruising Alone

woman who is cruising alone looking across horizon from deck of cruise ship

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. Take it from me. I have been on five cruises alone and all […]