Travel Reviews

Motion Sickness Patches – The pros, cons and potential side effects.

My problem with using motion sickness patches was not so much the wearing of them but the post-withdrawal symptoms.....As with all medical products there are always going to be some side effects which happen to some people, so please don't let my experience with patches put you off trying them as you may have great… Continue reading Motion Sickness Patches – The pros, cons and potential side effects.

Travel Tips

Gratuities and Tips…

...Should they be earned or just given freely despite the level of service? I am sure there is a good discussion to be had as to whether gratuities and tips should be an automatic addition to a bill or should only be given where good service is deserving of such? My personal view however is… Continue reading Gratuities and Tips…

Our Travel Stories

We lost a life boat!!

Serious safety breaches on board The Carnival Dream Cruise Ship. It's hard to believe possible but today the Carnival Dream cruise ship lost a lifeboat in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico whilst sailing on a packed Christmas holiday cruise with c.4500 passengers & crew on board. The lifeboat apparently literally sheered off from… Continue reading We lost a life boat!!

Travel Reviews

Review of Iglu Cruises ‘Rail and Sail’

Chicago - Memphis - New Orleans via Amtrak and 7 night Caribbean Cruise from New Orleans on Carnival Dream. As this trip draws towards a close it is hard to believe that we have packed so much into just two weeks. It has been both exhilarating and exhausting at the same time (remembering that I… Continue reading Review of Iglu Cruises ‘Rail and Sail’