Prior to my P&O cruise I was unable to find many examples of the onboard activities. This post contains the P&O Goodtimes which is the daily schedule of activities available on the Pacific Jewel on the 11 day sailing from Melbourne … Continue reading P&O Goodtimes Daily Schedule – part 1
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I know many people hate travelling and dining alone, but I’m not one of them. I love the feeling I get from being totally anonymous in a strange city. Therefore, I had no hesitation on booking a solo cruise for … Continue reading Cruising solo
Call me a snob but for years I have avoided P&O prefering to travel with Princess Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean and the premium Disney Cruise Line. However a need for a last-minute Christmas holiday combined with a P&O sale forced … Continue reading P&O vs Princess Cruise Line
The slightest hint of a leaf rustling in the garden and there is a stampede of yelling dogs flying through the house to protect us from the possible threat. As I leave for work every day,I don’t have to worry about … Continue reading Guard dogs… yeah, right!
Couldn’t resist sharing the rest of these beautiful cakes from our recent cruise onboard Sea Princess from Fremantle to Indonesia. Each evening in the buffet were these gorgeous, colourful desserts and cakes. So many to choose, so few elastic … Continue reading STRESSED is DESSERTS spelled backwards
Mum and I recently returned from a cruise onboard Sea Princess from Fremantle to Indonesia. One of the highlights was each evening in the buffet with these gorgeous, colourful desserts and cakes. There was something for everyone and very few … Continue reading Cake! This blog post contains (lots of) calories
Two years ago we were chosen by a lovely family to take in their precious pup when their lifestyle and her were no longer compatible. Within a few weeks we had broken her of the “no dogs on the furniture” … Continue reading My snuggly-buggly
We took a punt and booked online. Unfortunately our first choice boat based on Tripadvisor was fully booked and we ended up on the 3-star Golden Lotus Classic cruise. I think this is an overly generous rating – it was … Continue reading Halong Bay Cruise – Vietnam
Back in February when I was arranging our holiday to Vietnam, I wrote of The cost of an organised tour vs Independent Travel. The holiday has now been completed and we are home, while we were away I kept track as … Continue reading Vietnam – travel cost summary
Click here for part 1 Blurb repeated from previous entry so skip to the photos if you read the first one 😉 When we did our Royal Carribean cruise back in July, for the second cruise we had two stops in Vietnam. One of these was Hoi An which is situated on Vietnam’s central coast. Mum and […]
So after the zombie mannequins at Beenleigh Historic Village, I was pretty sure that a visit to Wolston House was going to be your standard, run of the mill historic house. For the most part, I was right, however visiting Wolston House will remain memorable for a couple of reasons, but I’ll come to those shortly. First […]
So after the zombie mannequins at Beenleigh Historic Village, I was pretty sure that a visit to Wolston House was going to be your standard, run of the mill historic house. For the most part, I was right, however visiting Wolston … Continue reading Wolston House – But oh, the gift shop!
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Surfers Paradise is always a bustling tourist hotspot at any time of year but during February the Safari Arts Festival always gives it a touch extra fun and whimsy. Most days I take a walk at lunchtime, and stroll from … Continue reading Sand Safari 2017 – Surfers Paradise