Cruise secrets: Why can passengers never find this mysterious location on a cruise ship?

Cruise ships may be filled with the latest technology and top entertainment – but there is one thing many vessels do not have. Numerous cruise ships will omit one important place from the boat. Some of the world’s biggest cruise lines refuse to have a 13th deck. Instead, the decks will be numbered up to […]

Cruise passengers left STRANDED in holiday nightmare when ship leaves without them

Cruise ship passengers were horrified when, during a stop-off to Havana, Cuba, their Norwegian Cruise Line ship left the island without them. US tourist Kevin Rohrer and his girlfriend returned to the dock after a day of exploring the city only to find they were completely stranded. The ship, Norwegian Sky, had left without them, […]

Cruise liner to power ship using DISGUSTING product to reduce cabin emissions

Cruise liner Hurtigruten have revealed their newest endeavours to reduce their carbon footprint. Cruises are notoriously bad for the environment, emitting sulphur oxide which damages the sea and atmosphere. Many companies have announced plans to remove plastic straws and single-use plastic on their ships in the next decade. Hurtigruten announced they planned to replace fuel […]

Cruises: 222 passengers STRANDED after ship propeller damage halts cruise holiday

Cruise passengers were left stranded near Chile following damage to the ship during the voyage. While travelling through the Kirke Canal, the bottom of the ship was damaged with scratches to the propeller, according to Chilean divers who investigated the incident. Lubricant oil was also lost following the incident which left 222 passengers stranded, according […]

I Just Took My First-Ever Cruise on the World’s Largest Ship — Here’s What I Learned

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Cruise secrets: Bringing this one food item on board a ship could ruin your holiday

Cruises are becoming an increasingly popular holidays choice among Britons. A bonus of travelling by sea is that you can always keep all your belongings in the same place, no matter the destination. However, there’s one thing some people say you should never bring aboard a cruise ship. The rationale for this dates all the […]

The US Navy ship that got walloped by rough seas on the way to NATO’s biggest exercise in years is coming home

US Navy/Mass Comm. Specialist 3rd Class Colbey Livingston The amphibious dock landing ship Gunston Hall began making its way back to Virginia this week after heavy seas caused damage last month that forced it to miss NATO’s Trident Juncture exercise in Europe. The crew reported battered landing craft and well deck barriers after encountering rough […]

Cruises: Never use this onboard the ship or face an expensive holiday

Cruise holidays are on the rise as more millennial travellers are joining the market, something often catered to older passengers. Travelling by cruise is often considered a great package holiday option to see a number of countries in one trip. One down-side however is the additional costs and charges that passengers often forget about. One, […]

Cruises: Never do THIS when disembarking the ship – or face being turned back

Cruise travellers may not be aware of the local laws and customs that they must follow on holiday. With cruise itineraries featuring a number of countries and islands, each one can have different rules. From clothes to mannerisms, there are many ways Britons could be breaking the law on land. For any passengers heading to […]

Justin Trudeau formally apologized for Canada’s 1939 refusal to accept a ship carrying 900 Jewish refugees

Neil Hall – Pool/Getty Images Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a formal apology on Wednesday for the country’s refusal to take in a ship carrying more than 900 Jewish refugees in 1939.  The ship left Germany in 1939 fleeing Nazi persecution.  After it was rejected entrance into Canada and other countries, the ship was […]