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Sydney is a very important cruise stop, not just because Sydney Bridge is iconic, but because many people use it to start or terminate a cruise. Did you know that less than half of the people on a world cruise go all the way around? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcqe8XYMK2A&feature=youtu.be Yes, you don't have to do all a world cruise and many people use it...
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The adult only ship is to get a Glass House! There are always ongoing improvements, but one that is creeping in is that the bar on Deck 2 opposite the Ocean Grill is becoming a Glass House, and will be serviced from the Ocean Grill kitchen. A few things have appeared on the menu already. Here is a 2019...
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St Vincent in the Caribbean sea lies between Saint Lucia and Grenada. It is the largest of the Grenadine Islands and conjures tropical visions, but its beauty is away from the port of Kingstown which does have one of the most interesting Catholic churches that should be seen. It could easily be a location for Game of Thrones. Whilst...
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Unless the weather is very bad, the guards change each day at the palace. The palace, as visitors will know is very open so the guards march through the crowd. If you want a close-up, this video shows the route around the square and will help you choose where you are going to stand. The Danish Royal Guard march...
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Sydney is a major city in Australia with an endless amount to do, but the harbour is a special view, sailing in and out.Here is our filmed guide. Sydney is actually quite small and walkable as our film shows, but the iconic Opera House and Bridge make it so much bigger. We have five films on Sydney, so we...
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In Noumea, they speak a huge variety of languages, but French might be a base. Noumea is the capital city of the French territory of New Caledonia. It has a Fjords like island run in. The ship stops in a container port and shuttles you around to the city. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YblMZqkoiws&feature=youtu.be Just as they speak many languages the main language is French, and...

Lautoka, Fiji

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Lautoka, Fiji is a busy working port town. There is no beach near but First Landing is between it and Nadi, and it is a quieter experience. Beware the taxi drivers might not take you where you expect but where they are getting a backhander, the buses are far more reliable. See our film, we show the bus garage. https://youtu.be/6_43z5sPaK0 We...
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Antigua, is really a beach destination island. A true Caribbean holiday destination with 365 beaches; one for each day of the year! Our favourite beach is Jolly Harbour, see our beach film and blog here   Our film on Antigua Jolly Harbour Beach If you want to jump a bus tour, here is what we had on our tour. This bus tour...
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Download Local Tourist Map here    EC$ Eastern Caribbean Dollars (The will take US $) Antigua is a jewel in the Caribbean, but St John's Port is not a port that keeps you busy for long. Here is how to get the bus to a great beach. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SyuTVnJOgY&feature=youtu.be We also have an island tour film on our other blog which shows the...
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There is another side to Barbados that is not sheltered yellow sand beaches. The Atlantic crashes into the east coast, and it is the side of Barbados you will choose if you like walking with dramatic landscapes. Public transport in Barbados is fantastic and can get you to most places. Bathsheba is a great place to start. Waves break...