Alaska – A Cruise that ticked the bucket list!

Sharon and Brian had always dreamed of a Cruise to Alaska! The image of shimmering Glaciers, snow capped mountains, vast expanses of Wilderness and the thought of Salmon, Bears, Whales and other wildlife made this a cruise of our dreams.  So when the opportunity came up to take a Seabourn Cruise…it was an easy decision to make! It is really important [Read more...]

Europe River cruise – By Jacqueline Belcourt

Imagine floating along a river watching the beautiful European countryside pass by, this magical experience can be enjoyed on a River Cruise with a variety of Cruise Companies. Jacqueline travelled as a guest of Travelmarvel who have been operating river cruises in Europe since 2012 and the company has been around for 30 years so there is plenty of experience to offer you an unforgettable experience. Jacqueline says - I [Read more...]

New York City – A city with so many layers

After my very first 5 day ‘whirlwind’ trip to NYC in 2013, I decided I needed to go back and dig little deeper. This is an amazing city with so many layers. It’s a city where the whole world lives and for this reason you have so many different cultures, languages, food and experiences.You could easily spend 3 weeks here and still not cover it all, so here’s how I [Read more...]

The 5 Tick Family Friendly Holiday on Hamilton Island

I think anyone with children will agree that travelling with them can be quite the challenge and not like the holidays we used to know and love pre-children! This doesn’t mean that you can’t have a wonderful and relaxing holiday, you just need to choose the right destination that can accommodate all the things you need to make it easy. That is where we at East Burwood Travel and Cruise [Read more...]

In Pursuit of Pandas, China

Travelling to China, for me was a lifelong dream. From the moment I arrived in Shanghai I was not disappointed. Driving through Shanghai I had my mouth wide open as I looked in amazement at the array of sparkly lights. For a moment I thought I had touched down in Las Vegas instead of China!! Shanghai is China’s main financial centre. The city is a good mix of old beautiful [Read more...]

Royal Caribbean’s “Spice of Asia”

We were apprehensive about cruising…!!! Sea sickness was a worry. So we decided to do a short cruise – just 5 days. And in relatively “calm” waters. We chose Royal Caribbean’s “Spice Of Asia” cruise. The five day cruise, departed and returned to Singapore and visited Kuala Lumpur and Penang in Malaysia and then onto Phuket in Thailand. What a GREAT choice. We chose two interconnecting balcony Oceanview cabins and [Read more...]

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