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Going solo: The beauty of taking a cruise…alone

Going solo: The beauty of taking a cruise...alone Ah, the thrill of the open ocean. Is there a finer way to travel than racing through the waves on an all-pampering luxury liner? Champagne in hand, of course. For many people …

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Introducing the most lavish cruise lines on the seven seas

Introducing the most lavish cruise lines on the seven seas There are plenty of cruise lines clamouring for your coin when it comes to a seafaring holiday. You’re spoilt for choice. But when only the best is good enough and …

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Fancy a cruise? There’s never been a better time…

Fancy a cruise? There’s never been a better time... Just picture it. You’re dressed in your favourite finery, sipping a glass of bubbly after stepping on board a beautiful cruise liner. Having settled in to your well-appointed suite, you inch …

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The Quirky Traveller’s Favourite Travel Destinations

The Isle of Man: this unspoilt gem lies off the coast of Ireland and NW England and has Gaelic connections with Ireland and Scotland. It’s like stepping back in time to a world where life was lived at a more leisurely pace – except when the world famous TT Races take place and then the island is alive to the roar of thousands of motorbikes and the pace definitely speeds up.

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Themed cruises, which one do you fancy?

Themed cruises, which one do you fancy? Cruises aren't all evening dresses, tuxedos and dining at the captain's table any more. We've moved on quite significantly from the traditional picture of cruises as stuffy middle-class, middle-aged affairs that you could …

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Why cross the Atlantic in a plane when you can still do it on a boat?

The first man-built machine to circumnavigate the world that wasn't a ship was the Graf Zeppelin airship. In a William Randolph Hearst-financed expedition, it did the journey in 12 days and 11 hours. Zeppelins were the first commercial airliners and for …

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What should I pack when I go on a cruise?

A post about things to pack when going on a cruise

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