Food Glorious Food!

Food Glorious Food!

What do you enjoy most about a cruise – is it the entertainment? Interesting ports of call,  or is it the food?

You may recall from my last blog that over the last bank holiday weekend,  together with a wonderful colleague from cruise.co.uk, Barbara,  I was invited for a 3 day taster trip on Oceania Insignia from Seville to Lisbon.

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How Did You Sleep Last Night?

How Did You Sleep Last Night?

The answer for me is definitely not as well as I have slept for the previous three nights! And the reason for this is that I have just returned from a little trip on board Oceania Cruise’s Insignia.

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All cruise passengers are equal, but some cruise passengers are more equal than others

All cruise passengers are equal, but some cruise passengers are more equal than others.

Have you any idea of what I am taking about?

Today, I took a phone call from a customer who wanted to offer some feedback about her recent cruise on board Crown Princess. This was her first cruise in Europe on board a Princess cruise ship – she is however,  an Elite member of their loyalty scheme and normally sails in the Caribbean or Alaska with them, so she does have a fair bit of knowledge about the service etc on board, and although she had a pleasant time she was quite disappointed with the food, on a number of occassions it was lukewarm and fairly bland. The service from some of the staff left a lot to be desired. She remarked that it felt as though the cruise line were ” spreading themselves a little thinly “

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What Will You Spend Yours On?

What will you spend yours on?

Speciality dining?

Excursions?

Do you normally book your next cruise whilst you are on your current sailing? If you do, then I must congratulate you for being a savvy sailor and if you don’t normally book – why not?

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Chinese Grand Prix At Sea?

Chinese Grand Prix at sea? – Don’t laugh – Norwegian Cruise Line  are trying their best to please their  Formula One fans.

I am only asking as I see Norwegian cruise Line have announced that they will have a first at sea – a ground breaking race track , it will be sponsored by the Italian giant in racing – Ferrari.

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Will She Have The Edge?

Will she have the Edge?

I am sure that by now you will of heard and read about Celebrity Cruises new Ship, Celebrity Edge.

I was pleased to receive a booklet about her in the post a couple of weeks ago.

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How Much?

How Much?

Last week, out of the blue, I woke up on Friday morning with horrendous back pain.

I tried to brave it out, taking pain killers and clamping a hot water bottle to my back! but nothing was working.  I am not one for going to see my Doctor, in fact, before my visit on Friday, I had not been in over 2 years, so imagine my shock when I was given my prescription and my Daughter went to the Chemist to get it filled – £25.00!!

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Hola Amigos!

Hola Amigos!

I have just returned from a long weekend in Benidorm.

I booked this as a  Christmas present for my Husband, as I had no idea of what to get him – he has enough socks and jumpers already! It is somewhere he has always wanted to visit – why? I don’t really know, I think he thinks it’s something he has missed out on.

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Do You Remember The Cruise?

Do you remember the BBC television show that featured singer Jane McDonald and helped launch her television career?

Well, whatever you thought are about that,  she is currently  on our television screens  on Channel 5 presenting a new series about cruising. Have you had a chance to watch it yet?

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Where Is Your Favourite Place?

Where is your favourite holiday destination?

I am often asked this question when chatting with my lovely customers

I find it really difficult to answer this question – would you be able to come up with an easy answer?

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