Where to eat for free onboard Carnival Vista

Carnival Vista

I had heard that the food aboard Cruise ships is generally regarded as excellent and the general consensus amongst friends was to take elastic trousers as many had put on a few lbs on weight by the end of their cruise and I can see why. Nothing prepared us for the sheer amount of food choice aboard the Carnival Vista, however we did do our best to sample as many types of the cuisine offered as possible from both the… Continue Reading “Where to eat for free onboard Carnival Vista”

Saturday is Caption Day – 3rd September 2016 #satcap

Swimming Pool

Hello and welcome to Saturday is Caption Day #satcap. If you have not taken part before please come and join in. Simply find a funny / cheeky / captionable photo and upload it to your blog or instagram with a sentence or three about it. Then link it up with me below and visit the other people who link up and have a giggle as you come up with some humourous captions! I have another picture to share from our… Continue Reading “Saturday is Caption Day – 3rd September 2016 #satcap”

Carnival Countdown

With just 24 days until our Carnival cruise onboard the Vista it is time to start making those final arrangements. I have travel insurance with my bank account but after investigation it doesn’t cover us for a cruise as you need specialist cruise insurance cover. I picked up a good level of insurance for a family of 6 for under £30. The great thing about Carnival cruise line is that you can check-in, book childcare clubs, restaurants, spa treatments and… Continue Reading “Carnival Countdown”

Planning our excursions with Carnival Cruises


Last month I was one of the lucky 5 families chosen to become a Carnival Cruise Ambassador and we have just received the details of the destinations our cruise ship Vista will be taking us next year. We shall be flying in to one of my favourite European cities, Barcelona and I am hoping we get to spend a little time there as I would love to show the kids some of the sights. Few places in the world pack… Continue Reading “Planning our excursions with Carnival Cruises”

Carnival Ambassador for Thrills!

Mark Warner

Last year I followed the lovely Penny, from A Residence, adventures as a Carnival Cruise Ambassador. I was unsure whether a cruise would be a suitable family holiday but from the fun and adventures they had, she convinced me it would be. This year the Carnival team were again looking for ambassadors in 5 different categories and as a family with adventure at its heart, we decided to apply for the Thrill Seeking family. I am so excited to announce… Continue Reading “Carnival Ambassador for Thrills!”