Jun 19, 2017 Hawaii, USA
When you work hard every day, all year long you need a really relaxing break. And there’s nothing quite as therapeutic as unwinding on a majestic cruise ship sailing into the sunset towards a dreamy tropical destination. Whilst there was no shortage of fu…
Jun 12, 2017 Hawaii, USA
This was my kids 6th open-ocean cruise so they knew the drill. The buffets, the soft service ice-cream dispenser, the hot tubs and of course, kids club. But what exactly is it about cruising with Carnival to Hawaii that children love so much? I asked them…
Jun 9, 2017 Hawaii, USA
Cruising the Hawaiian islands for 15 days on the Carnival Miracle sounds like the perfect family vacation… and it is! Warm weather, swimming pools, endless buffets, sandy beaches and the Aloha spirit. To make the trip complete, here’s a few shore excursio…
Jun 4, 2017 Hawaii, USA
There’s something distinct about Hawaii which captures the imagination unlike any other destination. Join us as we embarked on a fun-filled 15-day cruise to Hawaii with Carnival, departing from Long Beach (Los Angeles) stopping in 6 dreamy destinations: M…
Feb 23, 2017 Travel Tips
From the tranquil and picturesque landscapes of France’s Normandy, to Iceland’s unique natural heritage, to the beauty and historical depth of Great Britain and Ireland, Europe offers a wealth of experiences that will never fail to quench your desire for …
Oct 12, 2016 Highlights
This month 4 amazing cruise packages are available to win, and to celebrate we’ve reflected on the 5 cruises we’ve done so far plus another 5 we’ve got on our cruise bucket list. Where do you want to cruise to?
Oct 2, 2016 Competitions
Find out how you can win one of 4 amazing cruise packages up for grabs, plus more prizes in an upcoming Twitter chat.
Oct 21, 2015 Alaska
With only 6 hours in port in Alaska’s capital city during our 7-night cruise with Holland America, we squeezed in 5 amazing kid-friendly activities from protecting for gold to meeting an eagle… plus more!
Oct 18, 2015 Alaska
Having visited over 65+ countries in the last 3 years I’ve seen my fair share of landscapes. But nothing has quite compared to Alaska. And Meade Glacier near Skagway is definitely a destination that needs to be seen to be believed. Enjoy these 31 inspirin…
Oct 16, 2015 Alaska
Food quality and variety can vary between cruise lines. So how does Holland America Line compare? We tried out 6 dining options aboard the Noordam during our 7-night cruise from Vancouver to Alaska.
Oct 14, 2015 Alaska
This was a common question to the announcement of our 7-night cruise to Alaska with Holland America Line. Being our 5th cruise, we’ve got a pretty good idea of what makes a great cruise for kids. So how did Holland America rate? Find out our experience.
Jun 5, 2013 The Caribbean
Freefalling horizontally meters off the ground is a freedom that vertical falling cannot provide. There is time to take in the views, the rushing waters underneath, the green trees screaming past and the people at the end cheering and hollering. I’m talki…
Apr 25, 2013 The Caribbean
Here is the full run down on how we spent our 7 days aboard the Carnival Valour visiting the Caribbean islands. Be warned it may bring copious amounts of jealousy.
Apr 22, 2013 Destinations
7 nights on the Carnival Valour visiting St Thomas, St Kitts, St Maarten & Barbados. A dream island vacation get away.
Mar 1, 2013 Ambergris Caye, Belize
I am petrified of sharks. I come from the land down under where the Great Whites plunder (rap not intended). I rarely swim in the sea and if I do it’s more like a wade where a quick exit is available. And now here I sit. On the edge of a boat gazing at a …
Feb 4, 2013 Mexico
I will always fondly remember Cozumel. And not because of the several things that went wrong, but because of the lunch we shared margaritas with the hilarious Americans.
Jan 24, 2013 Destinations
A 4 night cruise to the Bahamas on the Carnival Sensation. What can you expect on a cruise? Where can you go on Freeport & Nassau? Check out our answers here.
Jan 23, 2013 The Bahamas
Have you ever been so scared your legs start shaking? Your hands get clammy, your throats gets dry. And what seconds before seemed like a great idea, suddenly seems foolish and irrational. A scream erupts deep in the dark tunnel and then a flashing light …
Jan 22, 2013 The Bahamas
It’s a beautiful sunny day. I am sitting in Serenity, the 21+ pool area. There are screams from the nearby waterslide and snoring from an old man on the deck chair beside me. I am overlooking the back of the boat. I can see Nassau, Bahamas & Paradise Isla…