Author: Sanna


New nautical feels for vegan-friendly MiaTui bags

[Ad-affiliate points] My favourite UK bag & accessory brand MiaTui have just launched new colours for Spring Summer 2021. These three new nautical additions spruce up any cruise wardrobe. And of course, all MiaTui bags are vegan-friendly and fabulous. I have been a fan since 2016. Learn more here!

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Can you cruise vegan on Virgin Voyages: Scarlet Lady food review

Earlier in 2020 Virgin Voyages released some menu teasers from their first ship, the Scarlet Lady (see my last post). That made vegan cruisers wonder about actual meal provision onboard. But worry not, Jenni from CruiseMummy blog has kindly reviewed Scarlet Lady’s vegan offering during a ship visit day. See how Jenni got on in this kind guest post of hers. The menus are all very quirky and different. See for yourself if Virgin Voyages and their sister ships Valiant and Scarlet Lady are for you. Vegan options they do provide, but what do you think of the options available?

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Can you cruise vegan on Virgin Voyages: pre-launch menu details

I have already featured Virgin Voyages on my blog for their wonderful sustainability measures, but they do deserve another post. To coincide with their UK ship preview of Scarlet Lady, Virgin Voyages released some teaser menus with vegan options clearly labelled. These teaser menus will give some indication on how Virgin Voyages will cater for those looking for plantbased meals. Quite exciting, I think.

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A new course full of money saving cruise tips!

What’s better than a fresh cruise countdown for a 2021 sailing? Having several future cruises to look forward to! If you book smart, you can find great deals and can cruise more. The new online course, ‘How To Cruise For Less’, is here to help you do just that. My friend EmmaCruises has condensed all of her money saving cruise tips into one wonderful resource to benefit many. So many tips across the board, for new and previous cruisers alike. From selecting a cruise line to making the booking and excursions, Emma will guide you through her proven method. Sign up, and become one of her Cruising Isn’t Just For Old People University graduates! [Ad-Affiliate link in post]

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Vegan food on Marella Cruises: how does the Explorer cater?

Looking for your first cruise as a vegan? You should really look at Marella Cruises. Apart from an all-vegan charter cruise I did in 2018, I have never had it as easy as I did on my Marella Explorer cruise. Check out the vegan food menu options… in the dining room, buffet and specialty restaurants. I was so impressed wiht my options, as two years previous our experience onboard DIscovery 2 wasn’t that great. But just like UK high street has changed and improved their offering, so has Marella Cruises. See how well they cater these days!

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Virgin Voyages – The world’s most sustainable cruise line?

All cruise lines are making advances in sustainability but as Virgin Voyages launches Scarlet Lady in 2020, there won’t be a cruise ship as eco-friendly and ethically minded out there as her. You could say that Scarlet Lady and her sister Valiant Lady will be the most sustainable cruise ships out on the oceans. The two sisters will feature exciting new sustainable technology and brand partnerships to make these two new ships the greenest of cruise vessels. Much has already been said about the trendy design features and the nontraditional ways of Virgin Voyages. But do discover how Richard Branson & his team are making cruising fresh, fun yet sustainable.

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Carnival Legend takes over Europe in 2021

Exciting news for casual cruisers looking for a new way to explore all corners of Europe. Carnival Legend takes on Europe in 2021, covering the largest range of ports & countries than any other Carnival ship has ever before. Whether you’re a family looking for a fun ship to sail on, or an informal cruise-fun seeking couple or group, Carnival’s got it covered. There even are two excellently-priced transatlantic crossings to consider, Tampa to Spain and later on, Spain to Baltimore. Discover more here!

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Gentle luxuries: an Azamara Journey review

Azamara who? If you haven’t heard of this luxury cruise brand, definitely hear me out and discover what makes Azamara special. They are not stuffy or formal.. just quietly classy. Learn more about Azamara Journey and the Azamara fleet with me. All-inclusive, destination-focussed, culturally immersive and pretty much adult only too. And they have an excellent vegan menu onboard. Come join me for a ship tour!

[Disclaimer: Ship visit with free lunch served onboard. ]

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MSC announces a full summer season from UK with extended Magnifica

UK cruisers are going to be treated to the longest season of MSC sailings from Southampton in 2021. But not only is the season extended to 24 sailings, also MSC Magnifica herself will be extended. Plus she will be greener than ever, with new eco advances onboard making her much kinder to the environment. Read more here – and book quickly, as her sailings went for sale on Sep 12th, 2019

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