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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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Christmas Market Cruises

A Christmas market cruise is a great way to get you into the Christmas spirit as well as help you stock up on all your pressies in one go.  While some shops start a bit early by displaying gifts in October, there is nothing nicer than getting into the true spirit by late November and early December. This type of cruise has added festive cheer which can become a bit infectious and leave you ready for Christmas once you step off the cruise. The added bonus of shopping at the European Christmas markets is that you can get something unique and often handmade, so friends and family won’t instantly recognise […]

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Royal Caribbean’s Perfect Day at CocoCay

Have you ever thought of what makes the perfect day at the beach?  Royal Caribbean certainly has, and they have come up with an exclusive new island, CocoCay in the Bahamas, which is designed to capture it all.  They are introducing Perfect Day at CocoCay, Bahamas, the first of Royal Caribbean’s Perfect Day Island Collection, and we took a look at the list of seven distinct island experiences you can lay your hands on here: Top Seven CocoCay Perfect Day Experiences Thrill Waterpark Imagine the bragging rights you would have after braving Thrill Waterpark’s 13 exhilarating waterslides, and the Caribbean’s largest wave pool.  It also includes Dardevil’s Peak, the tallest […]

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Cruise Line of the Month – Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises is a cruise line owned by Carnival Corporation & PLC and was previously owned by P&O Princess Cruises and is part of the Holland America Group. The line has seventeen ships, with two new ones currently in the pipeline. In 2013, the Royal Princess became its flagship and she was followed by her sister ships, the Regal Princess in 2014 and the Majestic princess in 2017. They have three more ships planned for this class of flagship vessel. Their Early Beginnings in the Sixties Princess Cruises had rather humble beginnings in 1965 with a single cruise ship sailing to Mexico. They have since done a lot to pave […]

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Port of the Month – Alaska 

Alaska is an intriguing destination with thousands of miles of picturesque coastline that make it a popular draw for cruise ships.  This most northernly state of the US offers a lot of unique attractions like huge glaciers, towering mountains, tranquil and turbulent waterways, acres of rain forest and Arctic tundra.   When to Go on an Alaskan Cruise  Due to its far northerly position, the main cruising season in Alaska is in the summer months, ranging between mid-June to mid-September.  It is famous for its wildlife, like bears, seals, eagles, moose, seabirds, sea otters and whales, which are most prominent in June and July.  These spectacular creatures can often be spotted from your ship mid cruise or in […]

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Six Exciting Places to Visit During a Norwegian Fjords cruise On Iona

While many people associate Norway with winter, it really comes alive in Summer with its long days, short nights and incredible picturesque scenery.  From waterfalls and flower meadows to fantastic architecture and glittering waterways, Norway is a fairy tale world during the Summer months. So, it’s great news that P&O Cruises has announced that its new flagship, the Iona, will be launched in 2020 and will exclusively sail to the Norwegian Fjords during its inaugural season, starting in Summer 2020.  This area of the world is best experienced by sea and, best of all, bookings are now open. Here, we look at seven bucket list-worthy experiences in this spectacular region, […]

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