Hongkonglady, please don’t worry about feeling ‘trapped’ on a cruise ship. My mother thinks the same way and won’t do it, but I think it is always worth trying it. All our friends who have followed our lead by making cruising the main holidays say it has changed their lives.
It really is a great way to see places – albeit for short spells – and choose the right ship/cruiseline and you will be pampered as in any good hotel, if not better.
I’m about to go on cruise number 26 to The Baltic – looking forward to visiting Russia, Sweden and Estonia, places I wouldn’t normally go to for a holiday. This cruise is actually better value than touring round these places individually as well.