Yesterday was Craig’s birthday and I always find it difficult to find him a present for his birthday that he wants or needs so I have been surprising him with a day out or better still, like last year,  a three day break for the two of us in Uluru! This year wasn’t quite so extravagant but we did manage to get a day to ourselves and went on a Yarra Valley Segway tour at the Balgownie Estate. Read More

I was so excited to have the opportunity to visit the Cayman Islands as part of our Carnival Cruise. Grand Cayman has a shallow harbour so we had to board a tender to take us ashore at the Port of George Town. This was something different as I hadn’t experienced this before. Top of the attraction list was Cayman Turtle Centre, the rest was icing on the cake.

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On our West Caribbean Carnival Cruise Dunn’s River Falls Jamaica was top of my bucket list for our Ocho Rios shore excursion. Carnival Cruise Lines provide a number of options for shore excursions and you can even opt to just hang around port.

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Have you ever considered taking a Carnival Cruise with kids? I hadn’t! When we travelled to the USA, I had a week at the end of our trip and I wanted to do something fun and exciting, something the kids would enjoy. We found Carnival Cruise Lines very affordable departing from the USA, particularly for a family of 5 like ours.
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There is so much history to explore in Washington but I was concerned there wouldn’t be enough interesting things to do in Washington DC with kids, how wrong was I! There is definitely more to Washington than the White House but strangely enough the kids were pretty interested in seeing that for themselves. Read More