Author: Alistair Baillie

When I'm not sailing the seven seas as a Deck Officer aboard some amazing cruise ships I can be found travelling the world on my own or with friends.

Seeking the Northern Lights

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One of the many things I have always wanted to witness in person is the Northern Lights and I finally got a chance, although brief, to see them during our aptly named final cruise of the Northern Europe season. As the ship made its way through the Arctic Circle to the port of Honningsvåg, Norway…

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Cruising Norway: Flåm

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Flåm is an absolutely gorgeous village sitting at the end of Aurlandsfjord which features a number of small shops, cafes (including a brewery) and a train station for the Flåm Railway which is one of the steepest railways in the world and apparently offers amazing views as it climbs up onto the Hardangervidda plateau where the majority of our passengers headed off to.

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Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom

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While at the Magic Kingdom park Fiona introduced me to an awesome game – Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom that you can play in the Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World. As the story goes Hades has decided to make the park his new summer home and assisted by various Disney Villains is trying to take over the Magic Kingdom Park. Standing in his way is Merlin who needs your help to defeat them.

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Disney Dining Plan

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This post is part of a series called Walt Disney World 2018 As part of our package we had Disney’s Quick Service Dining Plan, we opted for the Quick Service plan as it seemed better suited to our overall plans. As part of the deal, you get 2 Quick Service Meals and 2 Snacks per…

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Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

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This post is part of a series called Walt Disney World 2018 We stayed at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort which is one of what Disney calls their Moderate Resorts and opened in 1988. It’s themed on the Carribean, hence the name, and consists of several islands located around a central lake. Each island area is…

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