Sunset Photos

Sunsets are beautiful on a cruise ship surrounded by water. It’s easy to take a fantastic photo. Remember to use your flash and have your camera in portrait mode (or similar) and have a play around on your camera settings and see what you can come up with! Attached are a couple of photos we […]

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Christmas in July Cruise

Lynda from Cruise Review talks about Christmas in July Cruise. What is it? Christmas in July is starting to be a tradition in the Southern Hemisphere, one that I have not really participated in, as after all there is only one Christmas right ? As July is generally the coldest month in Australia, somewhere along recent […]

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Drinks – Cocktails & Beer

What’s your favorite cruise ship drink? Cruise ships can certainly mix up a good cocktail, some ships have specially brewed craft beers, and all can mix a spirit or martini. However we find that most passengers have an old faithful drink that they always go back to. Today we are mainly talking about Cocktails and […]

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Ceremonies at Sea (Vow Renewals)

Today we talk about Ceremonies at Seas (Vowel Renewal). Being the frequent cruiser that I am, on my 22nd Wedding Anniversary, I decided (oops I mean my husband decided…… well, actually it was really me) that we would have a vow renewal onboard the ship. I have heard of these previously from a fellow passenger, […]

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Organising Cruise Cards

Organizing Cruise Cards. Being the OCD person I am, I was not happy with the big pile of Cruise Cards that I had amassed. I do like to keep these but needed to organise them in a better fashion. This was my initial mess So whilst I was at Office Works, I found some business […]

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What to do – After Boarding your Cruise Ship

What to do – After Boarding your Cruise Ship This post is about after you get on board the ship, not the actual boarding process. So you just got on board – even though you may have woken at 4am (or earlier) in the morning to get here, have travelled 100 of kilometres, you will […]

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Boarding – arriving at the cruise terminal

So you have booked a cruise, your packed and the day has come. Below we explain the boarding process. Boarding a cruise ship is a little different to a going on other holidays. Before the cruise – 90 days out Double check departure date, time, place, flight bookings, and all medical and dietary issues have […]

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Pacific Dawn – Ceremonies at Sea (Vow Renewal)

Being the frequent cruiser that I am, on my 22nd Wedding Anniversary, I decided (oops I mean my husband decided…… well, actually it was really me) that we would have a vow renewal onboard the ship. I have heard of these previously from a fellow passenger, who had done the same. We booked the ceremony […]

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