Whether you’re new to cruising, or a seasoned shipmate, it’s often difficult to know whether you should book a shore excursion or make your own way in a port of call. If you’ve just booked a cruise it’s likely the cruise line is currently trying to sell you at least one – so what are shore excursions, and what’re the pros and cons?
“I’ll be bored” and other misconceptions about cruising
It’s no secret that cruising has at times struggled with its identity as the industry transitions from the ocean voyages of past to the cruise vacations we see now – one of the results of this is misconceptions. Let’s try and tackle a few of those here and now… 1. I’ll be bored 😴 (click…
What is included in the price of my cruise ticket?
Are you looking at booking a cruise? Perhaps you’ve just booked a cruise and are being bamboozled by optional extras? Let’s talk about what’s included in a standard cruise ticket.
What is Speciality Dining?
If you’re new to cruising you’ve likely never heard the term “speciality dining” before and if you’ve just booked your cruise your inbox is likely full of emails about it – but what is it?
Is a drinks package right for you?
One of the most frequent topics that come up with new cruisers is whether drinks packages are right for them and whether they’re worth the money. Here’s my two gin & tonics worth…