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Is Cunard Queen Mary 2 Is As Bad As Recent Reviews Say? (podcast)

Tips For Travellers

Release Date: 09/05/2022

7 JAW-DROPPING Things ONLY Select Few Get To See On Cruise Ships show art 7 JAW-DROPPING Things ONLY Select Few Get To See On Cruise Ships

Tips For Travellers

I show you 7 jaw-dropping things on a cruise ship that most cruisers will never get to see, but I have managed to by hook or crook. And I am NOT talking about things like rollercoasters, go-kart tracks that thousands get to see every week.   Become a Patron on Patreon and get perks:    

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Tips For Travellers

I look at the reality of cruising on smaller ship lines versus the many misconceptions and things I was warned about by other cruisers about them. I discuss what I found to be the at the 5 upsides and the 5 downsides of small ship cruise line cruising Become a Patron on Patreon and get perks:

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What's Up With Princess Cruises These Days? show art What's Up With Princess Cruises These Days?

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Has Princess Cruises lost its way? Or is it just a temporary blip as it gets back to speed? I've been asked this increasingly by cruisers coming off recent Princess cruises. Based on my 3 recent trips here’s 4 things they’re getting very wrong 4 things they’re getting very right. Become a Patron on Patreon and get perks:

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River Cruise Lines Don't Like Talking About These Issues show art River Cruise Lines Don't Like Talking About These Issues

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I’ve been on several European river cruises, and I’ve had a good time, however I keep stumbling across things I don’t think are made crystal clear or as up-front as they should be to travellers like you and me.   Become a Patron on Patreon and get perks:

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8 Cruise Cabin Checks Everyone Should Do BEFORE Unpacking (podcast) show art 8 Cruise Cabin Checks Everyone Should Do BEFORE Unpacking (podcast)

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No matter what type of cabin I’m cruising in, I do a series of checks the minute I get in. They’ve unlocked perks, they’ve even got me upgraded, and certainly made the cruise so much better. You should do these too!  

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Too Many Alaska Cruisers Still Get These 7 Things Wrong (podcast) show art Too Many Alaska Cruisers Still Get These 7 Things Wrong (podcast)

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You need to get your Alaska cruise right as for most it's a once-in-a-lifetime trip and the stakes are high, and as they cost more than many alternative cruises the stakes are higher. These are the mistakes I see people cruising to Alaska keep making - so you can avoid them      

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What Smart Cruisers ALL Do On CRUISE DISEMBARKATION DAY (podcast) show art What Smart Cruisers ALL Do On CRUISE DISEMBARKATION DAY (podcast)

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I keep seeing cruise passengers making the same cruise disembarkation mistakes and have looked at what smart cruisers do to make it easier, less stressful and successful - making disembarkation more fun and not a wasted day - and these are the 7 things that they all do

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The 10 Things All Smart Cunard Transatlantic Passengers Do! PODCAST show art The 10 Things All Smart Cunard Transatlantic Passengers Do! PODCAST

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My 10 must-do and tips for anyone considering or planning doing a Cunard Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic Crossing. These are the smart questions and things to do if you are thinking of doing, or have booked, a Cunard Transatlantic Crossing  

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8 Secrets The Cruise Lines Are Hiding In Plain Sight (podcast) show art 8 Secrets The Cruise Lines Are Hiding In Plain Sight (podcast)

Tips For Travellers

I look at 8 things we cruise passengers see all the time on cruise ships but don’t realise they are there, what they mean nor the significance of them.

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A Cunard Transatlantic Is Different To What Most People Think (podcast) show art A Cunard Transatlantic Is Different To What Most People Think (podcast)

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I explore the 3 biggest concerns and fears people tell me they have about doing a Transatlantic Crossing on Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 between Southampton and New York during my latest Crossing.

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I cruised on Cunard Queen Mary 2 to see if the ship is as rundown and poorly maintained as many recent critics have claimed, and explore what the ship is like today. Here's what I found: the good and bad