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When the dress code on a cruise is optional. When clothes are optional for that matter!!!

The cruise industry is one of the most dynamic, innovative and ever-changing industry. Each cruise line has its own USPs and are always looking at ways to stand out from the rest, introducing new attractions, ideas and key ship-features.

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January…….The Bad Month for Cruise?

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Always a favourite time of year for me. Its the start of what we call our WAVE period, where just after Christmas clients are ready to book their next cruise holiday. As agents we hunker down after boxing day, working 13 hour days, working on days off and literally not seeing the light of day until around March.

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Good Bye………………………….. 2016


Well its GoodBye 2016, and what a year its been. Ive been lucky enough to have been on some wonderful trips:-

Azamara in June

Uniworld in October

Seabourn in November

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New Year – New Ships


As we fast approach a new year, what new ships are on the horizon? 2017 is shaping up to be a massive year for new ships…..So what can you expect to come in 2017 ?

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Superb Seabourn


As you may know from my previous blog, I have just returned from an amazing trip on board Seabourn.  And boy did it exceed my expectations!! Having previously sailed with other luxury lines, I most most keen to see the difference.

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Sailing With Seabourn…..


Well this was very last minute, but how could I refuse? Im lucky enough to be flying to Nice tomorrow to embark the Seabourn Sojourn for 3 nights of cruising luxury and decadence.

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The Rhine, German Wines and Bratwurst – Part 2

As you know from my previous blog I have recently returned from a river cruise with Uniworld from Amsterdam to Rudesheim. You can read the previous blog here ;-


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The Rhine, German Wines and Bratwurst – Part 1

As you all know from previously I have just returned from a 3 night trip with Uniworld on board the SS Antoinette from Amsterdam to Rudesheim

Uniworld are 6 Star Boutique River Cruising, offering a fully inclusive progamme, so all meals, drinks, gratuities, and excursions are included.

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Deutschland – Ich komme für Sie….

Ok so for those who dont speak German among you –  I am off to Germany to experience the Uniworld River Cruise brand for 3 nights! This is a really exclusive trip with one the highest rates River lines.

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Visas……Who’s responsibility is it?

Its a great debate that causes a lot of divide. Some people will say Travel Agents should know and advise. Some will say not. But when it comes to the issue of Visas it can be very confusing.

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