What You Should Know about the New Virgin Voyages

When Richard Branson takes on the cruise ship industry, you can be sure that cruise conventions will be thrown overboard. These voyages are a 24/7 festival at sea where tranquillity meets curiosity with no buffets, no kids, and no limits. In essence, a voyage rather than a cruise, is all about escaping the chaos of your normal cruise ship. Virgin realised that many passengers are tired of finding the same things on board and therefore reinvented it for a more relaxing and fun filled experience. Virgin Voyages likes to use the words ?Vitamin Sea? to describe their cruises.  It is ? according to the cruise line ? inspired by the […]

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5 Reasons to Book an Oceania Cruise

Oceania offers some of the best cruises in the world, with their destination-intensive intimate and luxurious ship experience which provides superior service and world class food.   They allow you to explore the world in unequalled style and comfort with their unrivalled level of personalised service, made possible by having two staff members on hand for every three guests. If you need any more convincing, we have found five top reasons to book an Oceania cruise in the near future.   Intimate & Luxurious Ships Oceania managed to have created real intimate and luxurious ships, which makes you instantly feel at home.  From the moment you step on board, you?ll feel […]

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Advice for Travellers before and after Brexit

Flights, passports, car rental, visas, currency? there are just so many things to consider when travelling before and after Brexit, depending on whether we strike a deal, have a no-deal, or even have a second referendum on the matter. After months of speculation and uncertainty, light is being shed on the probable impact Brexit will have on travel for UK citizens. Here we look at some top questions and advice to help you navigate your way around travelling after Brexit. Your Top Three Brexit Travel Questions Answered 1. Will I need a visa to travel to the EU after Brexit? You shouldn?t need a visa to travel to the EU […]

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MSC Expands Environmental Plan to Eliminate Plastics

The Problem We Face In the final episode of the BBC?s ground-breaking wildlife documentary Blue Planet II the true scale of man?s impact on the planet was laid bare. Sir David Attenborough warned that the world?s oceans are turning into a ?toxic soup? of industrial waste and plastic, putting the future of humanity at risk. The filmmakers showed the horrifying death of an albatross, whose gut was punctured by a plastic toothpick, as well as the contents of chick?s stomach – a lethal cocktail of polythene bags and plastic food wrappers. Despite reports highlighting the possible health concerns of plastic pollution, it took Sir David Attenborough to bring the issue […]

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Top Six Shopping Destinations for Cruisers

Shopping abroad has a glamour that can?t be matched by pounding the pavements of your local high street. In these heavenly shopping hubs, you?ll want to browse and barter your way from gleaming mega-malls and exclusive designers to late-night markets. And the best and most convenient way to visit these destinations is to book a cruise to one or two of your favourite destinations. Here we look at our top six shopping destinations, which you can incorporate into your cruise. 1. Dubai, United Arab Emirates This metropolis is home to the biggest mall in the world which has 1 200 stores spread across four stories! The United Arab Emirates? showcase […]

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How to Spend 24 Hours in Hong Kong

?You can leave Hong Kong, but it will never leave you.? ? Nury Vittachi Never mind New York, Hong Kong is truly a city that never sleeps.   A glittering metropolitan city, set against majestic mountains, aching with tradition yet with an undeniably modernity, Hong Kong has something for everyone.  There is always something going on and you will have to decide which sites to see if you want to explore every corner of this tiny yet incredible island in under a day. Top Five Tours to Do in Hong Hong We looked into everything there is on offer and compiled a list of exciting tours/activities to choose from in Hong […]

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