One day we were enjoying India in beautiful Kovalam, planning our next-day flight to Kathmandu and subsequent overland return to North India, the next we were landing in Heathrow, tired, displaced, confused, sick and thoroughly disorientated. It was a very weird experience, India one day, London the next. We hadn't had enough, a month in India can never be enough. We were … [Read more...]
Posts on cruising and cruise ships from World Travel Family travel blog.
Two relocation cruises under our belts, both Atlantic crossings with Norwegian cruise lines. Cruising is a great way to travel and can be surprisingly affordable, even for families.
Let me start by saying that I'm crazy about India. Just standing on her soil, catching a waft of incense, hearing an accent or a “What is your good name please?” puts me in my happy place and brings me joy like little else on the planet. For me, India is it, there is nowhere better to be. However, a cruise ship shore excursion in Mumbai, India was a great opportunity, but not … [Read more...]
Should you choose an inside cabin or an outside cabin on a cruise ship? I should say stateroom, they call the cabins that. The decision ultimately comes down to personal priorities and how much you'd like to pay for your cruise. These are our feelings about making that call. Both of our cruises were with Norwegian Cruise lines. Our inside stateroom was on Norwegian Getaway, … [Read more...]
Despite spending most of my life swearing that cruising wasn't for me, I'm a new cruise convert. We've taken two trans Atlantic cruises with Norwegian in the last five months and loved them both. So, for the benefit of cruise doubters, here are a selection of diverse but great reasons to take a cruise. Reasons to Take a Cruise. You should go on a cruise if: You want a … [Read more...]
Hello from our Atlantic Crossing cruise on Norwegian Epic! Epic is a beautiful ship and we’re off to a good start on our second cruise with Norwegian Cruise Lines this year. I can’t check in to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram as often as I normally do because satellite internet at sea isn’t cheap and connection is difficult, but I do have a very limited amount of online … [Read more...]