104 Days, 25 Countries, 35 Destinations! Incredible World Cruise!

For all the individual stories about the amazing destinations we visited, plus tips and useful hints for cruising - please click HERE for the full Resource Page, where you'll find everything that I've written on cruising. I was a guest of Princess Cruises but all opinions are my own. … [Read more...]

Paradise Found in French Polynesia

As Sea Princess prepared to cruise out of Valparaiso in Chile we looked from our Stateroom Balcony over the city and just as we were waxing lyrical about the city, our neighbour popped his head around the balcony and said, “Fancy a beer?” and so we joined Kerry and Di for a sundowner next door as … [Read more...]

25 Tips to Keep Fit, Relax, and Come Back New

A Princess Cruises World Cruise offers a host of ways for you to keep fit, relax and help you to 'Come Back New'.At first I didn't believe how many things there would be to do on Sea Princess, thinking my days at sea might be spent around the pool with a good book, but now, almost near the end … [Read more...]

How to take better holiday videos

We've been so lucky to meet many talented people on the Sea Princess World Cruise, and two of them include the ship's videographers Sophie and Waide, two film makers who are loving travelling the world and capturing the unique stories of each country we visit.They're always out and about … [Read more...]

World Cruise Highlights

What an amazing world cruise! Sea Princess has been sailing a 104-night global circumnavigation from Australia taking in 37 destinations in 25 countries over a distance of 28,709 nautical miles (the equivalent of 53,169 kilometres).The highlights have been too many to mention with visits to … [Read more...]

Loved our time in Paracas and Lima, Peru.

 Sea Princess made two ports of call in Peru, a country that encompasses the arid Pacific west coast to the towering peaks of The Andes and Amazonian rainforest, and both of these places had us wishing we could stay longer and explore more. Lima, Peru The port of Callao was our … [Read more...]

How Panama Hats are made and more in Manta, Ecuador.

On April 16 2016, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 occurred around 190 km north of the town of Manta,  The very large thrust earthquake was the worst natural disaster to hit Ecuador since the 1949 Ambato earthquake and at least 661 people were killed and 27,732 people injured.Manta was … [Read more...]

The Panama Canal with Sea Princess

Wow! What an exciting day! Cruising through the Panama Canal was absolutely mind-blowing, and throughout the day we learnt about the history and the engineering, as well as being treated to some wonderful and varied scenery.The Panama Canal The Isthmus of Panama is a slim land bridge … [Read more...]

Colourful Cartagena, Colombia

We waved farewell to Bermuda and sailed away between the navigational markers that mark the safe passage between the reefs surrounding the island.I watched the island recede and marvelled at the crystal clear sea which appeared in so many shades of blue from the inky navy of the deeper passages … [Read more...]

Why Beautiful Bermuda will steal your heart.

There are some places that capture your heart on first sight. And for me, beautiful Bermuda was one of those places.Unlike the great cities of Europe with their history and grand architecture, or the glittering extravagant palaces I’d expected of St Petersburg, I hadn’t known what to expect … [Read more...]