This December I went out on my first ever river cruise – sailing from beautiful Basel, Switzerland to Germany for a five day sailing of Christmas Markets on the river Rhine. I wasn’t sure what I would think but came back a river cruise convert. See my itinerary and ship here and why you too should see continental Christmas markets the river cruise way!Read more
River cruise holidays are becoming increasingly popular and for a good reason. Whether you’re a regular ocean cruiser or totally new to cruising, you ought to consider a river cruise in 2019. Here are my five top reasons why you too should book one – I did already!Read more
Today I got the best news: Carnival is returning to Europe! If you’re a fellow EU cruiser, here is your chance to choose fun and choose to cruise with America’s favourite.. and mine. Fun, casual and not often on our shores – learn more about Carnival Radiance in Europe here!Read more
Carnival Horizon is brand new and fabulously fun. But what is their vegan dining like at night in the main dining room? We dined in the Meridian restaurant on YourTime (anytime) dining – see my meals in this third and final installment on vegan cruising on Carnival.Read more
Autumn is here as is her colours – not just in the nature around us but in fashion too. I’m a big fan of the MiaTui vegan-friendly handbag range so wanted to show you their gorgeous new autumnal colours & new styles. And no, this is NOT a paid sponsored post.. I’m only an excited fan of the brand and a lover of handbags.
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Ever considered cruising with Marella? Who? The former Thomson Cruises, that is. Wondering how they might cater for your vegan dietary needs, when they have no fleetwide vegan menu. Alison cruised on Marella Dream and shares her experience with us in this guest post. See how she got on and what her meals were like. Hope you will be reassured too – like I was!
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Come explore the beautiful MSC Meraviglia with me! This third newest MSC ship (only succeeded by Seaview & Seaside) visited Southampton at the end of August 2018 and I got to tour her. I loved the stunning LED ceiling of the Galleria, the range of bar venues and entertainment on offer onboard. I am sure that once you have seen my Meraviglia review photo tour, you will understand why – perhaps you too will be an MSC convert?Read more
I was recently invited onboard Viking Sea, one of the five ships in Viking Ocean Cruises’ fleet. Join me for a photo tour of this Nordic floating luxury boutique hotel. She’s so beautiful and I’m convinced you too will love her. Let me know what you think!Read more
On my last cruise holiday I channeled my inner Jane McDonald by cruising with the same travel handbag Jane does on her cruise TV show. Should you invest in a Mia Tui Mini Jen travel handbag too? I certainly think so, check out my review here! It may not get you Jane’s kind of cabin upgrades, but your faux-leather arm candy will help you to travel in style & remain organised all the way. (A gifted product review)Read more
Want to do a DIY excursion in Florence, Tuscany? It’s easy! Book a transfer with your cruise line to the city and back and arrange your own tour. We sampled Eco Green Tours for our whirlwind day of this Tuscan city and I think they’re great for anyone needing a quick tour of Florence. See for yourself here!Read more