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.  […]

One Day in Naples, Italy: Cruise Port Guide & Best Things to Do

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Naples is Italy on steroids. It can be chaotic, noisy, frenetic. But, equally, it has a rich historical and cultural heritage, a spectacularly scenic setting and its restaurants serve arguably the best pizza in the world. In 2019, Naples cruise port handled almost 1.4 million passengers, making it one of the busiest stops on Mediterranean […]

How to Spend One Day in Barcelona from a Cruise Ship

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Are you visiting Barcelona on a cruise? There is no shortage of things to do in the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region. One of Europe’s great cities, Barcelona is renowned for its art and architecture – notably Antoni Gaudi –  glorious beaches and a first-class culinary scene. But what are the best things to […]