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M is for Marella, D is for Discovery.

I wasn’t sure what to expect when boarding Marella Discovery but I was certainly surprised, she’s classier than I expected and the staterooms impressed me with their facilities and spaciousness. The staff are very friendly and the food and drink choices onboard are fantastic. Here are 26 things I’ve learnt about Marella – alphabet style! […]

A Cruise Addicts Review of the Norwegian Spirit

Cruise Addict Kathryn Gardner has enjoyed an 11 day Mediterranean cruise on board the NCL Spirit and here’s her review of the experience. Embarkation Embarkation took place in the new cruise terminal in Civitavecchia, the process was smooth and comfortable taking a total of 40 minutes. Boardimg was simple however it lacked the welcome glass […]

33 Embarrassing Moments Suffered by Cruise Addicts

Cruising can be the most fun, relaxing and best way to travel but sometimes it’s also a recipe for utter embarrassment. We’ve compiled a list of the most embarrassing situations that members of Cruise Addicts – Rate, Rant & Review have got themselves into. We’ve been crying with laughter reading through these, I hope you […]

A Cruise Addicts Guide to Exploring the Norwegian Fjords

I know how hard it can be researching an upcoming cruise when you’re planning on arranging all your own excursions, so I’ve complied a list of tried and tested activities in some of Norway’s most popular ports, as recommended by the amazing members of Cruise Addicts – Rate Rant & Review. I’ve added links to […]

The 3 Bags You Didn’t Know You Needed For Your Next Cruise!

I’m sure you’ve all been watching Cruising with Jane Mcdonald Friday nights. Aside from the beautiful ships and gorgeous ports you may have noticed Janes fabulous bag collection. Jane loves her handbags, especially her Mia Tui bags, so much so that you’ll often see her sporting 3 or more in just one episode of “Cruising […]

7 Fantastically Fun Things for Kids on Independence of the Seas

I thought I’d share with you 7 of my favourite features on Indy’s Deck since her refit was completed. Have you sailed on her? What was your favourite part? Let me know in the comments. Splashaway Bay It’s fun by the gallon in the new Splashaway Bay. The water park features exciting slides & sea […]

Toy Lending Service on Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas

First thing we did after embarkation was find Adventure Ocean on Deck 12. We walked though to the nursery area and requested the catalogue of toy bags available to lend for our trip. We were shown 15 toy bundles suitable for babies aged 0-36 months. The bundles are created to inspire leaning though play, something […]