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Hello! From Somewhere In The Sea!

Good morning from somewhere in the sea! We are on our second sea day today and have tomorrow morning at sea before we reach Gibraltar tomorrow late morning/early afternoon. It’s been quite choppy since we left Southampton and although our

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A Pre-Christmas Cruise (With Some Shopping)

It is almost that time of year again and the time to start thinking about that all important Christmas shopping. I have to be honest and say that I am almost finished all of mine, I started in September this

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This Time Next Week Amsterdam

This time next week I will be once again exploring the wonderful city of Amsterdam and I am really looking forward to it. I am travelling with DFDS Seaways aboard King Seaways for my outward journey and Princess Seaways for

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Christmas On A Cruise Ship

I know there are many people that love nothing more than to escape at Christmas time and a cruise is becoming more and more popular as a Christmas holiday option but, believe it or not I’m not sure if it

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The Bay of Islands welcoming committee came out in full force to greet us this morning. It was breathtaking, there were #dolphins everywhere - even a baby came to greet us! #NewZealand #marinelife #BayOfIslands #paihia I have a massive fear of heights, but yesterday I put my big girl pants on and went up the #SkyTower in #Auckland #NewZealand. I was TERRIFIED, but I DID IT! The views are absolutely incredible and I was so happy the sky was clear. 
Fun facts:

It took two years and nine months to build, at a cost of NZ$85 million. 
It's 328 metres high

Has 1,267 stairs from the base to the Sky Deck

I went to 2 levels: Sky Deck at 722 feet and the Main Observation Level at 610 feet.
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