Close your eyes and think about a luxury Maldives resort, what thoughts rush into your mind? Can you feel the hot sun flowing over you and the pure white fine sand rubbing between your toes? Those are the things I think about, then throw in glorious sunsets over a beautiful white sand beach with overwater bungalows just off shore. Well the Maldives is all of that and a whole lot more. Read More

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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