Holland America Line | MS Koningsdam Ship Tour

Having been loyal Celebrity Cruises guests and becoming tired of the brand´s service decline, we were looking for an adequate alternative in terms of a luxurious resort ship cruise experience, yet with a classy and more conventional touch. And without being dusty, Holland America Line´s newest fleet addition, MS Koningsdam, provided us with a modern approach to traditional cruising that we were looking for and a quality that had been long-lost on all the Celebrity Cruises vessels. Step onboard with me and experience MS Koningsdam, HAL´s new flagship. Continue reading

Celebrity Cruises | MS Celebrity Reflection Ship Tour

Celebrity Reflection is the fifth and largest member of Celebrity Cruises´ highly popular Solstice class and entered service in 2012. She can accommodate up to 3046 passengers in state-of-the-art cabins and suites and carries the company´s Modern Luxury cruise experience to Europe during the Summer and the Caribbean during Winter season. After her inaugural Transatlantic crossing in November 2012, this was the second time onboard during a 7 night Western Caribbean itinerary. Come along and experience the ship´s stylish interiors on this photo ship tour and find out what I liked and disliked … Continue reading

Madrid | NH Collection Abascal

Having just been to Madrid on one of my recent trips, today I would like to introduce you to one of my most favourite boutique hotels in the Spanish capital. Continue reading

Riyadh | InterContinental Riyadh

Located round about 30 minutes from the international airport, the InterContinental Riyadh is located closely to the city´s business district and many governmental institutions. The property offers any amenity that the IHG´s luxury brand is famous for and even though the design and decor may appear a little outdated for the Western taste, InterContinental Riyadh has already set the course for the future by implementing renovations and refurbishment one at a time. Continue reading

Fitness Motivation | This playlist will make you jump!

We all know this feeling: Work or a busy social life have prevented us from paying enough attention to the fitness and the well-being of our body. Or it was simply us who have not found the right level of energy to actually start focussing on it again. Whatever your workout or fitness goal may be though, there is one vital ingredient that stands above all and everything: Motivation. Continue reading

Fit@Sea | 10 of my favourite Cruise Ship Gyms

Oh, sweet thooth, I know you well! Putting on weight on a cruise vacation is probably as normal as reading the morning newspaper with a cup of coffee. But what would be relaxation without a proper indulgement to go along with? Right, it would be just half as much as fun! Continue reading