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Cruising For Cheap: 3 Ways to Make the Most of a Cruise on a Budget

If you’re like most people, you probably have dreams of going on a cruise through the beautiful Bahamas or mystical Mediterranean coast. Then adult responsibility hits and you have so many bills that all those luxury travel dreams seem like a far-off fantasy. Sure, cruises can be expensive. But guess what, they can be cheap …

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Cruise Ship Shore Excursion in Cochin Kerala.

If you read my post yesterday about our day in wonderful Mumbai, you’ll know that we enjoyed our first ever cruise ship shore excursion in India, with a few reservations. I’d ask you to go back and read it, if at all possible, by clicking the link in the first sentence, I’m on limited ship …

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5 Beautiful Kayaking Routes in Australia

Back home in Australia outdoor pursuits are, understandably, big news. We owned kayaks, camping gear, fishing tackle and a great big truck to transport them in. Our children were small, so our kayaking endeavours were restricted to our local (Four Mile) beach, Lake Tinaroo on the Atherton Tablelands along with the occasional foray as far …

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Inside Cabin or Outside Cabin on a Cruise Ship?

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 mentioned here …

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Things to Do on a Cruise Ship – That You May Not Have Thought Of.

We’re cruise mad here at the moment, we’re taking our second Trans Atlantic Cruise in a couple of weeks and I’m on a mission to spread the word about how much fun cruising can be and how affordable cruising can be particularly as an alternative to flying.. There are things to do on a cruise …

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Is Cruising Safe For Kids? Cruise Ship Safety

Is cruising safe for kids? The tragic February death of a child in a cruise ship’s pool has probably added more anxiety to the shoulders of the potential cruise parent. I can only share my experiences and what I saw on our cruises with 2 different cruise lines , but maybe I can help worried …

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Finding Cheap Cruises (Re-positioning Cruises)

We took 2 10 day + cruises in a year a little while ago. We wouldn’t take a second or third if we hadn’t loved the experience of cruising and found it extremely affordable. We were budget travellers for that year, yet we managed to find 2 cheap cruises within our budget. Our repositioning cruises …

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What’s a Transatlantic Cruise Like?

Transatlantic cruise reviews, crossing the Atlantic on a cruise ship, what’s it like? And tips for transatlantic cruise crossings. Nerves got to me in Southampton in February before our journey across the Atlantic to New York. I had no idea what lay ahead on our voyage and weather conditions concerned me. Want to know the …

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