Category: Cruising

Golden Princess Cruising in Milford Sound
Cruising

Cruising Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

After our New Zealand North Island road trip, we cruised back to Sydney through Fiordland. We were fortunate to have excellent weather and got to see Dusky Sound, Doubtful Sound and Milford Sound. We’ve been to Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound on previous trips aboard small tourist vessels operated by Real Journeys (including this amazing

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Shakespeare Point Lookout View
Cruising

New Zealand North Island 32-Day Road Trip Itinerary + 10-Day Cruise

In September and October 2018, we did a 32-day road trip around the North Island of New Zealand followed by a 10-day cruise that brought us back to Australia via the South Island of New Zealand. I know, 32 days seems like an awful lot to spend on just the New Zealand North Island, right? Especially considering we visit some of those same places again on the subsequent 10-day cruise home. However, there are actually so many places to see and things to do here that are often overlooked. We could easily have spent longer here, and there are places I want to go back to and spend some more time in!

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Explorer of the Seas at Port Vila
Cruising

Explorer of the Seas Thoughts and Review

To be honest, I’ll say this right up front: Our first, and so far only, cruise on Explorer of the Seas is perhaps the poorest cruise experience we have ever had, but it’s important to remember, that doesn’t make it a bad cruise, not by a long shot! In spite of the things we didn’t

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Noumea 1-Day Road Trip From A Cruise Ship
Cruising

Noumea 1-Day Road Trip From A Cruise Ship

Noumea is a beautiful and unique city in its own right. Situated at the southern end of the largest island in New Caledonia, Grand Terre, is both the capital and the countries major port. As a result, Noumea is also home to much of the countries heavy industry. A significant portion of New Caledonia’s GDP

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P&O Pacific Dawn Cruise Ship
Cruising

P&O Cruises Coupon – $100 Free Onboard Credit

We all want as much onboard credit as we can get when we go cruising, don’t we? More onboard credit means less to pay for on the ship, or it could be a discount on shore excursions. So, I’ve got a deal for you: $100 free onboard credit using my P&O Cruises coupon. is one

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