Russia onboard Celebrity Constellation

Hermitage

Russia has always been on my wish list – and now I have ticked it off !  I loved it….

My partner and I joined Celebrity Constellation for a 14 Night Scandinavia & Russia Cruise from Southampton. We had both cruised before but this trip for us was about the destinations, not specifically the ship. We chose the ports of call we wanted to visit and Celebrity fitted in with the dates and time we had available to us.

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Cruising into Sydney Harbour onboard Rhapsody of the Seas

It is a bit of a tradition in the cruising world to stay up all night on the last night of any cruise sailing into Sydney harbour….My cruise on Royal Caribbean’s “Rhapsody of the Seas” to Fiji was no exception….

I had the best time….This ship was a lot of fun…including a Fully Equipped Gym, Rock-Climbing Wall,  Day Spa, Covered Pool area and a great bar “Schooner Bar”…..where Derek some Texan guitarist kept us entertained every night.

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New Douro Cruiser for Uniworld

Douro Spirit

River Cruising has grown in popularity over the last couple of years and Uniworld Boutique River Cruises are keeping up with the demand with the addition of their newest ship “Douro Spirit”.

The Douro Spirit will sail the Douro River Valley in Spain and Portugal.

With a maximum of 128 guests, you will find the same small ship ambiance that Uniworld are known for. All staterooms and suites will feature French Balconies and

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Bahamas Cruising and Cuisine

Norwegian Sky

We joined our cruise in Miami. The Norwegian Sky, a medium size ship, is ideal for a short cruise.

Many cruise companies out of Florida operate three day cruises to the nearby Bahamas. It’s a great way to spend a few spare days on an American holiday.

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Yangtse River Cruise

Yangtzee River

In late 2009 we cruised for 4 days in China down the Yangtse River from Chongqing to Yichang through the 3 Gorges and the world’s largest river dam site. As we were the only non- Mandarin speaking passengers on our cruise we were given a special offer upon embarking. Our cabin was upgraded to a double sized room with en-suite, TV and balcony without any additional cost.

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