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 May 18, 2018
Amazed by Symphony Part 1

My husband and i  have recently returned from a cruise on Symphony of the Seas to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary and without a doubt it was one of the best cruises we have done. We arrived in Barcelona on 27th April and had one night at the Onix Liceo…

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Posted on May 4, 2018
When age is a problem!

We are getting to the time of year when people are looking for a good last minute deal. There are plenty around, if you can go at the drop of a hat, and you are looking for a 2 berth cabin. 3 and 4 berth cabins are hard to come by…

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Posted on Apr 20, 2018
Rule(s) Britannia

A couple of weeks ago  I set off for Southampton to join Brittania for a friends Daughters Hen do. We set off early morning to make sure we would get there in plenty of time and as this was only a 2 night cruise and  wanted to make the most…

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Posted on Apr 6, 2018
Its nearly time for Bliss

Norwegian Cruise line will take delivery of their 16th Ship on 19th April this year in Bremerhaven Germany. She will take her passage across the Atlantic on 21st April before arriving in the US on 3rd May and then will be sailing on 5th May from Miami to Los Angeles…

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Posted on Mar 23, 2018
Look who’s getting christened in Southampton

It has been announced this week that MSC Bellissima will be christened in the UK when the ship launches next year. The ship will be in Southampton from 1-3 March 2019 and she will be officially christened on 2nd March. This will be the first time an MSC ship has…

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Posted on Mar 9, 2018
Get ready for Launch.

The next month or so is going to be really busy in the Cruise market as all the cruiselines release their new programmes for 2019 and 2020. The last 2 years has seen P&O launching its Summer and Winter cruises at different times whereas historically they were launched in March/April…

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Posted on Feb 23, 2018
Another Adult Only ship for P&O

It has been announced that P&O are going to make another of their ships Adult Only. When Aurora returns from a refit in March 2019 it will be Adult Only. This means there will be 3 Adult only ships with Aurora joining Oriana and Arcadia. Oriana became adult only in…

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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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