Category: Cruising

Getting the best value currency exchange on Royal Caribbean

On our South Pacific cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Voyager of the Seas we were sitting with another passenger who was not impressed that when he made a payment on his SeaPass account he only got USD$0.63 for each AUD$1.00 when the exchange rate that day was USD$0.74. I’ve also read a number of complaints from

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Matt on the Voyager of the Seas Flowrider
Cruising

Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas Flowrider Review

I’ll start this off by saying: I’ve never used a Flowrider before and I am not a surfer either, I have never surfed. The only places I’ve been that have one have been theme parks and it’s always been where I haven’t brought swimmers (eg the one they used to have at Dreamworld) or it

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Hyperlapse Video Into Carcross, Yukon Territory

While our Royal Caribbean Alaskan cruise was stopped in Skagway we had the opportunity to hire a car at the local Avis and do some driving. The drive from Skagway across the Alaska/Canada border into the Yukon was absolutely stunning. I decided to start recording this Hyperlapse partway through the segment. I’m not 100% sure

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Dawn Princess Ice Carving Demonstration
Cruising

Video: Ice Carving Demonstration On Dawn Princess

On board Dawn Princess in October 2015, cruising from Sydney to Hobart via Burnie and Port Arthur and back again we got to watch an ice carving demonstration by the ships resident ice carver. Check it out as he carves a blue marlin out of a chunk of ice.

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Dawn Princess Food Carving Demonstration
Art

Food Carving Demonstration On Dawn Princess – Sydney To Tasmania

On board the Dawn Princess Cruise from Sydney to Burnie, Port Arthur, Hobart and back in October 2015 we were treated to a free food carving demonstration by the 3 resident carvers. Each one came up with unique and amazing works of art that included birds, flowers and even fish! Have a look at below

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Radiance of the Seas in Juneau, Alaska
Accommodation

18 Day Sydney to Canada and South East Alaska Travel Itinerary

This is our planned 18 day itinerary for our trip to North America visiting Canada and Alaska in May-June. Note that this includes travel time from and to Sydney. With different travel arrangements or starting in Canada this itinerary is essentially a 14 day itinerary. As I am able I will link each day up

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