5 Things Madeira

One of the ports of our Norwigian Spirit cruise in December 2018 was Funchal, Madeira. Madeira is located only about 800 kilometres from African continent, whereas the capital of Portugal is 1200 km away. For both of us this was the first time on the island and in Portugal, for that matter. We booked a … More 5 Things Madeira

Our Cruise Packing List

These days our packing is easy. We have packed for so many different trips that we don’t have to stress over items to pack. Packing for a cruise includes some special things to remember, however. We talk about some things to remember before going into packing list. Think of Temperatures Finland is a country of four seasons. Think of December in Finland compared to December in, say … More Our Cruise Packing List

Secrets of Tangier

It was still dark as we docked in Tangier, Morocco. Our captain had chosen to skip Casablanca because of an approaching winter storm and head to Tangier instead. City between two continents The waves are huge even if the storm just passes, we realized. The night was somewhat restless. Fortunately, we had been able to … More Secrets of Tangier

9 Cruising Myths Busted

We were totally not into cruising less than ten years ago, because well, we had quite a typical bunch of beliefs we didn’t know are myths. Our cruise experiences of the ships that cruise between Finland and Sweden, even they are huge, nicely updated and have quality food, drinks & entertainment, have never found their … More 9 Cruising Myths Busted

How to Cruise Kid-Free

We have cruised on different companies, chosen various itineraries of different lengths. As most cruise lines are family-friendly, our preference for adults only travel needs some pre-planning and daily schedule choices on board. How to ensure the R&R? Choose the Ship You have all these fantastic, luxury adults only resorts around the world, those that … More How to Cruise Kid-Free