Take the Rocky Road

I am feeling very Privileged right now.

Anyone who knows me will now know I have been given the great privilege of an educational visit on the Rocky Mountaineer with this wonderful company I work for. When I found out I was on Cloud Nine as this is probably top of my bucket list of things do.

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Watch this space!

The Baltics and in particular St Petersburg have long been a draw for cruise ships with so much to offer the would be visitor.

St. Petersburg is an amazing city for sightseeing, with its abundance of art-filled galleries and awe inspiring architecture to explore. Stroll along the Nevsky Prospekt and have a coffee at a local café or visit one of the many palaces or museums that the city has to offer.

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Death on the Nile or is it Life after Death?

Did you know that 10 Years ago around 60,000 British Holidays makers took a Nile cruise compared to approximately 4000 in 2016.  That is a staggering decline in anyone’s books and despite the troubles in Egypt a decline that no-one could have possibly anticipated.

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Customs? Is what they do all necessary or is it Bullying?

On my last blog I mentioned my fascination with Customs

I thought I would write about a few experiences I have had with Customs and Immigration and maybe you would like to share yours.

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A Travelling life for Me!

People sometimes ask me how I come to be doing this job? Where did my fascination with Travel and the Sea begin? Well I suppose my Dad being in the Royal Navy may have had something to do with it.  Here he is in his Uniform looking very dapper and with him is my stunning Mum who at almost 77 Years old still looks amazing.

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SPARE A THOUGHT FOR THE AIRLINE CREW!

Airlines have been taking a real battering in the press lately what with man-handling passengers off flights, drunken pilots at the controls and flight attendants punching passengers. I have had customers saying they will not fly with certain airlines because of this so it has had an impact.

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Liverpool Port Breaking Records!

The last Couple of Years have really established Liverpool on the cruising Circuit both as a departure port for Northern cruisers and a port of call and why not? Liverpool has much to the offer the would be visitor.

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Extreme vetting’ likely for British Visitors to Trumpton!”

There is some disturbing News for would be Visitors to the Shores of Trumpton!

Oops, sorry the USA.

Sources have advised that the US has not ruled out “extreme vetting” procedures which would force British visitors to hand over social media passwords, mobile phone contacts and financial records in order to gain entry to the country.

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Edge-U-Cation!

Well its almost here.

The brand new celebrity Ship – The Edge will sail out of Fort Lauderdale on the 16th December 2018 and she is on sale now!

Celebrity describe the ship as Forward thinking, Transformational and Revolutionary.

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Bugs Beware!

This is not strictly speaking about cruising but it is about travelling.

I have travelled to many places and seen some weird and wonderful things to eat, not all of which I have wanted to try may I point out.

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