Cruises

Read my latest post featuring the new underwater sensation SNUBA© – and whilst I personally might have struggled to get to grips with the activity, my fellow Snuboids clearly did not! If you are looking to take your snorkelling experience up a level but are not quite ready for the whole tank-on-the-back scuba thing, then SNUBA© might well be the aquatic answer to your wet dreams.
Just be sure to keep the Vaseline handy so as to keep your facial hair from spoiling the fun…

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Impress your FitBit pals as you clock up over 7,500 steps on this info packed 2,5 hr Celebrity Cruises’ walking tour of St John’s, Antigua. Read my comments on ‘whisper guide radios’, high visibility T. Shirts, and how NOT to miss all of the best bits about this interesting and history laden island.
Tune in that radio, turn up the volume and let’s follow Rowan …

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St. Kitt’s is in the Shorexpert spotlight today as I take a trip down memory lane and share my musings on Celebrity Cruises’ “Island History and Rum Tasting” tour.
St. Kitts is roughly 168 km2 and is home to around 45,000 so called ‘Kittitians’. It is also home to the Warner Park Cricket Stadium, which was used to host 2007 Cricket World Cup matches. This made St. Kitts and Nevis the smallest nation EVER to host a World Cup event. (Ha – I bet you didn’t know THAT now, did you?)
My story today somehow manages to take a detour to Nassau and even features a bit of inside info on Edward VIII and Mrs. Simpson. Don’t quite know how that happened…

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I recently spent a wonderful morning soaking up the pre match atmosphere in Cardiff ahead of the 6 Nations Rugby match between Wales and Scotland. Bag pipes wailed and warbled, whilst Welsh troubadours belted out familiar Max Boyce favourites. Join me as I take a trip down memory lane along the familiar streets of Cardiff – in Welsh costume and sporting on trend styled accessories in the form of a Shaun the sheep back pack, and a plastic daffodil brooch. This post is all about meeting Tom Jones, singing the Welsh National Anthem and upcoming cruises to Wales.
Goodness, could that be a touch of hiraeth Liz..?!

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Lucky me! Like many others I am counting down, and looking forward to, my upcoming cruise vacation. Counting down means getting ready, means packing. Part of the process, part of the fun and if you are not careful, part of the stress. Iceland’s cruise season kicks off shortly with the arrival of CMV’s flag ship Magellan on March 6th, whilst I find myself musing topics such as brain freeze, formal dress codes and Iceland’s ever popular hot spring bathing opportunities…

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