Crystal Serenity Day 3: At the foot of Vesuvius

Waking to a Limoncello headache after our sumptuous evening in Sorrento, Elysia and I get set to be the ultimate tourists for the day, heading through winding roads to the ancient town of Pompeii.

Celebrity Reflection inaugural sailing: Day One

The 3.5-hour bus journey from Schipol airport to the port of Eemshaven, Celebrity Reflection‘s temporary home, proves that Holland (or this part of it anyway) is indeed very flat.

Experiencing China’s wonderwall

Two large red doors adorned with golden knobs and an ornamental door knock greets me. This is the ‘doorway to heaven’ I am told. Eager to see what is on the other side, I reach up to the heavy door k...

Carnival Breeze Day 10: Maybe next time Messina

It’s not often that I decide not to get off the ship at a port, especially when I haven’t visited the city before, but cruising the Mediterranean can really be exhausting so I decided a quiet day rel...