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    Cruising: when size matters!

    If you’re wondering whether a mega ship, a big ship or a small ship is the one for you, here are the pros and cons from my experiences on each…

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    Cooking at Sea: Cruises for foodies

    If you love to cook, then you’ll love the chance to learn from a pro at the Culinary Arts Center onboard all Holland America Line cruise ships …

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    Cruise deals this week

    Great deals on cruises from New Zealand on now

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    How to pack for a cruise

    9 essential tips for what to pack for your first cruise. Enjoy!

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    Cruising the German Christmas markets

    To cruise the Rhine in search of Germany’s famous Christmas markets is on my bucket list and this one is the one I’d choose from Cologne to Basel…

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    8 reasons to go on a honeymoon cruise

    If you’re thinking of honeymoon ideas (or a romantic holiday at all really), here are 8 reasons I could come up with for choosing to cruise on a boutique ship or tall masted yacht rather than stay in a hotel somewhere fancy…

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    Shall we take the kids on a cruise?

    If you have some questions around whether your family would enjoy a cruise, then this blog is for you. Practical questions answered and info about kids programs within!

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    Bucket List cruises in Asia and NZ/Australia

    If you’re thinking about next year’s holiday already, or even a last minute 2013 cruise, these trips have some great added bonuses. Cruise the mighty rivers of Asia in brand new boutique ships, or circumnavigate New Zealand and head over to Oz on Holland America Line’s 5-star ships.

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    A photo shoot of the Murray River

    How about a few brilliant days on a houseboat on the Murray River, driving it yourself, wine tasting and soaking in the spa pool on board? Here’s my favourite photos to whet your appetite…

  10. Canal boating in Paris anyone?

    Canal boating in Paris anyone?

    Explore Paris by canal boat under the roads and through the bohemian 10th arrondissement. The perfect Spring afternoon in Paris!