Cruise with Kids

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to cruise with kids?

I’d say we are fairly adventurous when it comes to taking the boys away.  Our first holiday with our eldest happened when he was a mere 7 weeks old.  Since then they have been on countless planes, trains and automobiles as we cart them round the world.  With all that said the one thing we wanted to try was going on a cruise with kids, but we were more than a little apprehensive about all that it entailed.  And the fact that you were on a big ship in the middle of the sea and no way to get off.

Still, feeling brave (and thanks to Grandma for paying for us) we bit the bullet and took our boys on their first cruise aged 8 months and 3 years, in January 2016.  It turns out we needn’t have worried, going on a cruise with kids was our perfect family holiday with something for everyone from our littlest to Grandma.  It’s safe to say that we became complete converted to cruising life after our holiday aboard the Azura.

When I was busy searching about going on a cruise with kids I didn’t find much out there on what it was like for younger children.  So this is the Life with Baby Kicks love for and how it really goes when you go on a cruise with kids section.

And if you wondered how we much we recommend going?  We loved it that much we’ve booked to go back on a cruise with kids for Christmas 2017.  Watch out Britannia we’re coming for you!

In January we headed aboard the Azura with the boys, and my mum, and loved it.  The Azura turned us into complete cruise converts and this is why a cruise should be your next holiday and you should consider heading aboard the Azura too! It’s been no secret that we love… View Post

Anyone who travels with children knows that they tend to command most of the space in the case despite the fact that their clothes are half the size.  Once all their clothes and junk essentials are packed just how do you pack yourself a decent cruise wardrobe? And more importantly… View Post

This January we headed on to the Azura to go and travel round the Caribbean, and in doing so became cruise converts. Before we even set foot on board, we have been to a lot of places.  It’s our mission to try to see as much of the world as we… View Post

When myself and the Husband used to travel around the world just the two of us, we had a backpack each that weighed in about as much as the Big One does now. Then we had children and not only does life change but packing does too. Then when you… View Post

A cruise tends to conjure images of the silver surfer generation.  Those that have money put aside and are happily “skiing” (spending kids inheritance) through their retirement.  Happily meandering through the sunshine in exotic ports while the weather is miserable back in the UK. A cruise is also something we have… View Post