13 Cruise Ship Cabins to Avoid: Tips for First-Time Cruisers

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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. Is an inside cabin or balcony best and should you select fore, midship or aft? But the decision goes a little bit deeper than cabin type and […]

The Ultimate Greek Islands & Adriatic Cruise Guide (on MSC Sinfonia)

Updated post: 18/04/20 | April 2020 Are you looking for an alternative to the standard Mediterranean cruise? If so, why not take an Adriatic cruise from Venice to the Greek islands? The turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea separate the rugged coastline of the Balkan peninsula and eastern Italy. South of the Puglia region of […]

Should You Visit Santorini on a Cruise?

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Its legendary beauty notwithstanding, should you visit Santorini on a cruise? Updated post: 18/04/20 | April 2020 Welcome to the poster child of Greece and the face that launched a thousand screen savers. Santorini, the southernmost island in the Cyclades, is one of the most photographed places on the planet. Santorini owes its striking appearance […]

Virgin Trains (Avanti West Coast) First Class Review: Is It Worth It? (2020 Update)

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Updated post: 08/01/20: January 2020 I love train travel; the sense of distance, the evolving landscape, the ability to stretch your legs. Whether it’s maxing out the Japan Rail Pass, exploring Provence by rail, taking in the rugged Yorkshire countryside from the Settle to Carlisle Railway, taking the leisurely journey on the Glacier Express through […]