Category: Cruising

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How to get better sleep onboard a cruise ship

Sleep. Peaceful, relaxing, calm, soothing sleep. Sometimes it can be so elusive, especially when you are trying to sleep on a cruise ship that has so many unfamiliar stimuli. Your stateroom has a different bed to the one you have at home. Maybe it’s firmer, perhaps softer. The ship is going to be rocking, at

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Angelo's Dessert Selection - Panna Cotta, Tiramisu, Pistachio Cannelloni , and a Custard Torte
Cruising

Dining at Angelo’s Italian Restaurant on P&O Cruises

Angelo’s is one of the complimentary dining options aboard most ships in the Australia-based P&O Cruises fleet, and as the name might suggest, the cuisine is Italian-inspired. Most recently, we enjoyed a terrific meal at Angelo’s aboard P&O Pacific Explorer, and for the coeliac sufferers, gluten allergic, or otherwise gluten intolerant; yes, you can have

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Royal Caribbean Truffle Menu - Vegetable Samosa
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Royal Caribbean’s Main Dining Room Menu – Truffle Theme

Royal Caribbean’s main dining room menu rotates nightly through an assortment of menus that are shared across their ships, usually coordinated with the ports they are sailing to and the tastes of the main demographics on board the ships. That said, I’ve seen many of the same menus across multiple ships in different ports so

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Voyager of the Seas docked at Circular Quay Sydney
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How much money should you budget for each day on a cruise

So, you’ve booked yourself a cruise on a big, beautiful cruise ship. Hopefully, you got yourself an awesome deal (if you haven’t booked one yet, read this blog post for the places I check for cruise deals) and you’ve budgeted out paying off the cost of the cruise, but, how much should you allocate for

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All the desserts at Dragon Lady on Pacific Explorer
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Dining at Dragon Lady on P&O Cruises

The Dragon Lady is one of the complimentary speciality dining options onboard P&O Australia’s Pacific Explorer and Pacific Aria cruise ships. It is an inspired ala carte dining option with dishes from all over Asia including Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and India. Most recently, we’ve eaten here onboard P&O Pacific Explorer, and it is

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Making Cruise History in Eden on P&O Pacific Explorer

Today was an exciting day for us. When we booked a short 3-night cruise from Sydney onboard P&O’s Pacific Explorer with a stop for a day in Eden, NSW, we had no idea how special the day was not just for the town of Eden, but also for Pacific Explorer. Our itinerary said Eden was

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