Childcare Facilities aboard the Carnival Vista

On a Carnival cruise, kids can enjoy all the best parts of a family holiday and all the fun of a summer camp, all in one! Firstly, make sure you book the kids clubs online before you board as not only will it guarantee a space, but it also saves time once onboard. Carnival has well-organised activities for children, at Camp Ocean, organised by age. Penguins – age 2-5 years Stingrays – age 6-8 years Sharks – age 9-11 years There are… Continue Reading “Childcare Facilities aboard the Carnival Vista”

Fine Dining aboard the Carnival Vista

Carnival Vista

I have already posted about where to eat for free aboard the Carnival Vista, but they also offer some magnificent restaurants onboard and I urge you to check out at least one during your cruise. Now, I cannot give you our favourite restaurant as they are so different, yet all are amazing in their own way. The first restaurant we got to try was JiJi Asian Kitchen. JiJi, meaning lucky lucky, serves up enticing dishes in a restaurant designed with… Continue Reading “Fine Dining aboard the Carnival Vista”

Seeking Thrills aboard the Carnival Vista #ThrillseekingFamily

It has been exactly one year since we were chosen as Carnival Cruise Lines Thrillseeking Family, but what exactly is there to do aboard the Carnival Vista for thrill seekers like us? It turns out quite a bit! The first time we saw the ship from the air, it was instantly recognisable not only by the distinctive funnel, but the huge waterslides that were sat on the top deck of the Carnival Vista. WaterWorks, Carnival Vista’s onboard water park, has… Continue Reading “Seeking Thrills aboard the Carnival Vista #ThrillseekingFamily”

Our Family Accommodation Aboard the Carnival Vista

If you had asked me if a cruise was the perfect family holiday a month ago, I would have been unsure. Ask me now the answer is a resounding “YES!!” We have just returned from a cruise aboard the Carnival Vista, the newest ship from Carnival Cruise Line and without a shadow of a doubt, it was our best holiday ever. Our first glimpse of the ship was from the air as we arrived in Barcelona and it was easily identifiable… Continue Reading “Our Family Accommodation Aboard the Carnival Vista”

A Christmas Party at Cadbury World

Cadbury World

Last year we went on holiday to Newcastle Under Lyme and spent a week exploring various locations up North. One of the destinations I wanted to go to was Cadbury World but sadly we ran out of time so when Carnival Cruises announced that we would be having a Christmas party and that it was at Cadbury World we were very excited! The drive up to Birmingham took around three hours and was uneventful. We were hopeful for a glorious… Continue Reading “A Christmas Party at Cadbury World”