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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The Golden Age Of Cruising – What Was It Really Like?

The Golden Age Of Cruising – what do you think it was really like?

I recently watched a television programme about the original Queen Mary – did you see it? I found the history very interesting.  From the book of comparisons Cunard issued in relation to the French Blue ribbon holder – the Normandy, the size of the propellers that could be operated by a hand, the funnel that was as wide as 3 train widths, there was even a song written about her – amazing.

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Busy! Busy! Busy!

Busy! Busy! Busy!

That’s what I have to say about January 2017.

In travel, we always get ourselves geared up for the post Christmas sales frenzy. But if truth be told, January often starts off a little slow.

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Another Year Over – A New One Just Around The Corner

Another year over and a new one is waiting just around the corner.

It’s amazing how quickly the years fly by – that long for summer holiday seems a distant memory by now.

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No Passport Required With Fred Olsen!

No Passport required with Fred Olsen I hear you gasp!

Fred Olsen are abolishing the need for a Passport – surely not!

Well not quite.

They have some exciting news though – they have announced today that, they will be sailing a few short taster cruises from the UK in 2017/2018.

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Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Is It All Just A Ploy?

Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Is It All Just A Ploy?

Now anyone who knows me will be very aware of how much I love to shop. Present shopping, food shopping, clothes shopping – it doesn’t matter to me. It’s all good. But I am fairly sceptical of this new phenomenon that has been imported recently from the USA – ” Black Friday and Cyber Monday “

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Love Liverpool? Love The North West Of England?

Love Liverpool? Love The North West Of England?

Well a lot of the cruise lines certainly do!

What a fantastic boost to the North West economy the cruise lines have achieved, it’s not just the monetary value either-  approximately 7 million pounds, and this figure is expected to grow over the coming years as this year council chiefs approved the next stage in building Liverpool’s new permanent cruise liner terminal it also  gives cruise passengers the opportunity to experience the fantastic and friendly North West Of England.

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