ms Amsterdam Day 2: A day at sea before Sydney

All prayers had been answered when my eyes rested on the dreamy vista of ocean stretched as far as the eye could see and that persistent sun peeked through the smattering of clouds.

Queen Elizabeth Day 3: A Queen in Sydney

It doesn't matter how many times I sail into Sydney, the sight of the harbour's glistening lights as the liner eases her way through the heads is ever breathtaking.

Alaska with HAL’s Zaandam: Day 3, Gulf of Alaska

Today passed by in a pleasant relaxed haze after a tour of the Rotterdam Dining Room’s galley in the morning (I love seeing those acres of gleaming stainless-steel and industrial-sized pots and pans)...

Carnival Breeze Day 7: Dubrovnik dreaming

The heat was palpable on arrival into Dubrovnik and I was glad that I had booked the ‘Best of Dubrovnik’ shore excursion rather than relying on just wandering around on my own.

Carnival Breeze Day 3: Pisa and Pasta

Something that never fails to amaze me when cruising in Europe is how you can go to sleep one night in one country and be in another country when you wake.

Alaska with HAL’s Zaandam: Day 2

The day dawned bright and extremely early – there’s about 22 hours of daylight here on the summer solstice and we’re only a couple of days away from that.

Italy Through Eternity

Through Eternity Pompeii And Amalfi: Italy's Most Spectacular Sights With A Private Guide

Alaska with HAL’s Zaandam: Day 1

It takes three flights (Sydney to LA, LA to Seattle, Seattle to Anchorage) to get to Alaska, America’s 49th State – and it’s probably a miracle that only one bag was (temporarily) lost in transit....

Carnival Breeze Day 1: Breezy Barcelona

Anticipation mounted as I met my cruising buddy, Travel Manager Michelle, at Barcelona Airport to embark on a voyage aboard Carnival's newest ship, Carnival Breeze.