ULTIMATE First Time Cruise Tips from experienced cruisers

ULTIMATE First Time Cruise Tips from experienced cruisers

It is no secret that we love cruises. Between us we have cruised every continent in the world (bar Antartica and that is on our list) and considered ourselves experiences cruisers. The idea of going on your first cruise might seem daunting but we are here to make the world of cruises for first timers easier to navigated. So we have rounded up our first time cruise tips to help you with everything from booking your first cruise to everything you need to know about cabins, alcohol packages and shore excursions on your first cruise.  View Post

What is the best cruise cabins for families?

What is the best cruise cabins for families?

We are experienced cruisers, mainly as a couple but we took Baby E as soon as she hit Royal Caribbean’s 6 month minimum age limit – you can read all our tips for cruising with a baby here and we have carried on cruising even now that we have a toddler! Now we all know that the different stages of childhood present different challenges which can be difficult when looking into what type of cruise cabin to book for your family. So how do you know what is the best cruise cabin for families? We are lucky enough to have experienced all of the types of cabins listed below on a variety of lines! In this guide we round all of the types of cabins and give top tips for each to help you pick the best cruise cabin for your family!  View Post

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Baby’s First Holiday Autumn Ideas

Baby’s First Holiday Autumn Ideas

There are so many firsts to treasure with your new baby – Christmas, Birthdays, food, smiles. One of the firsts I was most looking forward to was taking baby on her first autumn holiday! But where is the perfect destination for baby’s first holiday? Here are my family and some other family travel bloggers favourite places to go for Baby’s first autumn holiday.  So whether you want city breaks, beach breaks, European holidays, cruises or something more exotic we have you covered  with some great global suggestions for baby’s first holiday ideas – a month by month autumn destination guide View Post

Five places that have inspired our future family travel plans 

Five places that have inspired our future family travel plans 

There’s always that moment before you go on a trip where you wonder if you have misjudged your plans – this is even more true when you are traveling as a family. I remember sitting on the plane before doing our big med trip last year and wondering if it was going to be as successful as we hoped. I’ll admit there were some hiccups along the way – I’m looking at you earthquake – but our trip in particular our experience in Rome inspired us in our future travels (you can read about our big trip planning here). So here is a low down of places we’ve been and how they have inspired us for future travel with our baby contrary to what people have told us!  View Post

Best Baby Friendly Cruises – How to choose a baby friendly cruise itinerary!

Best Baby Friendly Cruises – How to choose a baby friendly cruise itinerary!

I love cruises but besides the restaurants, amenities and convenience what I love most about cruises is the ports! I love seeing so many places in bite sized chunks so I know where I want and where I don’t want to go back to and satisfy my wanderlust in a really easy way. When we were travelling as a couple if the itinerary had somewhere new on it we would quite happily go especially if it was good value but now we have a baby we chose our cruise itinerary more carefully. A lot of people question whether there are baby friendly cruises and ask what are the best cruises for infants so here are my top tips for picking a baby friendly cruise itinerary:  View Post