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48 Hours in Miami – Part 2

Our second day in Miami was again about jumping on the Big Bus tour and seeing as much of Miami as possible.  We left the hotel mid morning and grabbed a Starbucks breakfast from the hotel. We jumped onto the beach shuttle bus to the south beach loop and then we jumped on this route […] Read more…

48 Hours In Miami- Part 1

Post cruise we wanted a few days on land in the sunshine before heading back to the winter in the UK. So with 48 hours in Miami we had two options, 1) sit on the beach and lap up every last minute of sunshine until it was time to leave or 2) cram in as […] Read more…

Hotel Review | Eden Roc Miami Beach

Post cruise I wanted to spend some time in Miami beach to unwind and have some final winter sun before flying home to the cold English weather. From the moment I seen the Eden Roc hotel I knew this was the hotel I wanted to stay at.  We were given other (cheaper) hotel options but […] Read more…

Western Caribbean | Sail Away With Me

On arrival at the port and being a first time cruiser I seen the ship and was in disbelief, it was huge and I mean huge! I know that Allure was once the biggest ship and has now been taken over by Harmony but wow it was bigger than I ever imagined.   On arrival […] Read more…

Western Caribbean | Nothing but Ocean

Today was our first sea day of the cruise we had three in total for the seven day cruise.  I was always really nervous about sea days, being in the middle of the ocean with nothing around but water.  Little did I know that actually I was going to love these days at sea.  Waking […] Read more…

Western Caribbean | zip a dee doo dah

Today was our first port day, we docked in Labadee around 7.30am and watched the huge ship reverse into port from our balcony along with room service which was delivered around the same time. We had a lovely cooked breakfast and what I loved most was you got to pick from the breakfast menu which items you wanted therefore you never […] Read more…

Labadee Overview

Labadee is a port located on the northern coast of Haiti. It is a private resort leased to Royal Caribbean until 2050. Royal Caribbean has contributed the largest proportion of tourist revenue to Haiti since 1986, employing 300 locals, allowing another 200 to sell their wares on the premises for a fee and paying the […] Read more…

Western Caribbean | It’s Bobsled Time

This morning we woke to the view of the beautiful big blue looking incredibly calm.  Our docking time for Falmouth wasn’t until around 10am therefore we still had a bit more travel time and time to relax this morning.  We decided to head to breakfast in main dining room today and opted for table service […] Read more…

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