About Me

With the better half! Hello There, Well now my blog has had a makeover I thought I had better update the details about me. It doesn't seem like 5 minutes since I was writing about myself for the first time but that was nearly 5 1/2  years ago, they do say time…

Posted on Feb 9, 2018
Sea Princess’s Feathery Stowaway!

A couple of weeks ago cruise workers were shocked to discover that they had a secret stowaway on board. Sea Princess departed from Brisbane across the Tasman Sea cruising to the  Fjord lands of New Zealand when they discovered a Rose Breasted Galah bird on board. These birds are only…

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018
Going Solo! Would you?

Cruising is a great way to travel for Families, Couple and Groups of Friends and is becoming more and more popular with Solo Travelers. Cruise lines are now catering more and more for single travelers with single cabins available on-board. NCL were among one of the first to do this…

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Posted on Jan 12, 2018
Happy New Year from Aurora

We are nearly half way through January and Christmas and New Year seem like a distant memory already. I cant believe that it is 10 days already since I got back from my New Year cruise on Aurora which also seems like an age ago. When I woke up on…

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Posted on Dec 29, 2017
Sailing into 2018

By the time this is published I will be on board P&O Aurora on a 5 night Cruise to Hamburg for the New Year. These short breaks are something I have been doing for the last few years with friends and family and is a great way to celebrate. We…

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Posted on Dec 15, 2017
Viva Skegvegas Conference 2017

It’s that time of year again when the party season has started and everyone is looking forward to nights out and work get together’s. This weekend it was the annual Cruise.Co.UK Conference at Butlins Skegness on a 60’s Music themed weekend. Now you may think this doesn’t sound much like…

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Posted on Dec 1, 2017
Meraviglia Part 2 – Dining and Drinks

If you read my last blog you will know that I have recently returned from a cruise on MSC Meraviglia. This time I want to tell you about the dining, food, bars and drinks onboard. We had opted for the late dining but were allocated 9.30pm in the L’Olive d’Oro…

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Posted on Nov 17, 2017
My Meraviglia Experience Part 1

I have just returned from a cruise on the new MSC ship Meraviglia and I had an amazing time. I had only been on MSC Magnifica previously and that was only for 2 nights back in 2010 for the launch. I was going with an open mind because they are…

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Posted on Nov 3, 2017
Warnemunde- A Pleasant Suprise

If you read my last blog you will know that I have recently returned from a Baltic Cruise on NCL Getaway. Warnemunde was one of the ports of call and is the port that the ships use for Berlin, even though this is around 2.5 hours away by train or…

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Posted on Oct 20, 2017
My Getaway on Getaway

I have just returned from an 8 night Baltic cruise on NCL Getaway. This was a first for me for the Baltic and on this ship. Having previously sailed on NCL Epic 5 times I was looking forward to trying a different ship and I wasn’t disappointed.  We had 2…

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Posted on Oct 6, 2017
Wonderful Wonderful Copenhagen.

This weekend I will be in Copenhagen for a 2 night stay before joining a Baltic Cruise  on NCL Getaway. I will be staying at the Admiral Hotel along with my husband and a friend who is meeting us in Copenhagen. The 4* hotel is  situated in the centre of…

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