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The 6 Must-Haves for a Caribbean Cruise

The Caribbean. It’s one of the worlds most popular cruise ship destinations. The weather is perfect almost constantly and the cruise lines send countless ships there every year. There’s a pretty good chance you’ll find yourself there sooner or later, so if you’re one of the lucky ones going sooner, we have a list for you! Here are our seven must-haves for your Caribbean getaway.

5 Tips for Staying Safe on Your Cruise

One of the safest ways to travel the world is on a cruise ship. Almost all travellers go about their day on cruises and return home with no incidents at all, one of the reasons that cruise ships are so favoured for relaxing getaways. As with any form of travel though, you should make sure that you take as many precautions as possible to keep yourself safe at all times. Once you step aboard the ship it’s easy to just put everything to the back of your mind and focus on having fun, but you have to remember that you’re on that ship with thousands of other people. All it takes is just one altercation to ruin a trip.

Cruise Food, Drinks and Cabin Secrets You Didn’t Know

For a lot of people going on a cruise is a once in a lifetime opportunity and because of this, there is a lot of mystery and a few secrets that most people don’t know about cruise ships. A lot of the time your food, drink and service choices aren’t totally clear and you mightn’t be aware of a number things you can actually do!

A Checklist for Before You Cruise

During the planning phase of a cruise there are so many things you have to remember, from things like buying the right clothes, planning all of the excursions and daily activities and the dinner reservations. This is all fun and games unless you leave it until the night before. If you don’t get everything ready by the day of the cruise, you’ll be panicking and might even cancel a few things - and you might even ruin the trip. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of 10 things you have to do in the week before your cruise, so you won’t forget anything and you’ll be relaxed and ready for your holiday!

6 Best Cruise Ship Bars

Getting a straight answer when you ask someone their opinion on the best cruise ship bars is almost impossible. It’s not because they don’t have a favourite, but because they simply can’t choose! At sea, there are so many amazing bars to choose from with features you certainly can’t find back on land, like levitating lounges! Whether you’re a beer person or a fine wine purveyor we’re sure you’ll find your next favourite cruise ship bar on our list below!

Using A Smartphone and the Internet on a Cruise

It’s a totally reasonable expectation to have internet access onboard a cruise ship whether it be via your smartphones cellular connection or wifi onboard the ship, but sometimes it’s not always possible. Using the internet and your smartphone on a cruise ship will largely depend on where the ship’s located and whether you have a good roaming plan. Below we’ll take a look at making calls, texts and using the internet whilst on a cruise.

The 4 Best Cruise Ship Water Parks

Sitting on the very top deck of your favourite cruise ships are some of the most exhilarating waterparks you can find on both land and sea! You’ll find kiddie pools, larger adult pools, water slides and cartoon character-themed water cannons. These waterparks are perfect for warmer summer months and when you factor in the amazing high speed slides it’s truly an amazing experience for anyone of any age! Take a look below at our four favourite playgrounds that sit onboard some of the worlds best cruise ships.

What Not to Eat at a Cruise Buffet

It’s no secret that cruising has its risks when it comes to food and getting sick. This can be simply from overeating, or actually from bugs and bacteria found in food. We’re sure you’ve seen the news about gastro outbreaks and other sicknesses onboard cruises. So, let’s go over a few ways to keep yourself safe while cruising. Now, it’s not just aboard cruise ships where food has a risk. Literally every cafe, restaurant or fast food joint you go to has the potential of handing over compromised food, or giving you foods that have been sitting too long - though, onboard a cruise, these issues are amplified thanks to everyone being in a confined space and sometimes sharing food and touching it and putting it back down. So, let’s take a look below at our list of foods you should certainly second guess before eating on your next cruise.

Why Choose an Inside Cabin?

You’re probably thinking, why would I spend my cruise locked up in a miniature inside cabin with no windows or balcony… Well, there are a few great reasons to choose an inside cabin – and there are plenty of inside cabins aboard some of our favourite cruise ships. So, take a look below and we […]

The 5 Best Cruises for First Timers

If you’ve never planned a cruise, or taken one at all for that matter, the whole process can feel a little overwhelming. All the different slogans and cruises to choose from with phrases like ‘party boats’ and ‘cruises to nowhere’ makes everything start to look like a jumbled mess! But fear not! We’ve listed the […]