About Me

Hello everyone, My name is Haydn , I live in Caerphilly South Wales with my wife and 2 young sons. I have been in the Travel Industry for just over 23 years now, specializing in cruising for the last 13 years. I have been on a variety of Cruise ships,…

Posted on Apr 15, 2018
Children and travelling (with or without an adult)!

This Easter half term has been a particularly adventurous one, for one particular member of The Jones household this week, my 14 year old son! He travelled to the other side of the world with his school friends on a G.C.S.E Geography trip of a lifetime! The week flew by…

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Posted on Mar 29, 2018
What’s a Snapchat handle……I hear you ask??

To be honest I didn't really know either, but it seems Carnival feel the need to have it. Carnival Cruise Line has convinced a 15-year-old teenager in the US state of Virginia to trade his Snapchat handle for a free family cruise. Darian Lipscomb of Prospect, Virginia, was surprised to…

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Posted on Mar 14, 2018
P&O Winter 2019/2020 launch……

Are you someone who wants to book REALLY early, you are?  Well P&O Cruises has launched its brand-new winter 2019/2020 cruise programme which features more than 180 itineraries.  Or if you haven't booked your summer 2019 yet you better get moving, they've been on sale since September! Cruises include a full season…

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Posted on Feb 28, 2018
Calling all Muggles, Wizards and Witches!

We've just had our February Half Term here in Wales and one of the treats my boys had was a Harry Potter afternoon Tea and a nearby hotel. My youngest son is a HUGE Harry Potter Fan! It's been 20 years since the first Harry Potter was released in the UK…

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Posted on Feb 13, 2018
A “Flippin” Busy Week Ahead…

So this week, see's a busy week ahead, full of celebration days. Starting with my favorite Pancake Day today! You can get pancakes and practically any other food item you could ever wish for on a Royal Caribbean cruise, but they also remember its shrove Tuesday! My personal thoughts are…

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Posted on Jan 23, 2018
Here come the girls…..

So my blog this week is a bit of a hot topic and been written along with the help of my wife. There's been press galore on the controversial topic of how women are being treated and portrayed in every sector. This year's women's march took place just a couple of days…

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Posted on Jan 9, 2018
Can you really diet on a cruise? I couldn’t……..

Firstly, Happy New Year! Yet again, its a New Year which means its a new diet, Bacon has been replaced with Muesli , chocolate seems to have disappeared and the wine rack is bursting.....with sparkling water!   Did you have an over indulgent Christmas, (honestly, who doesn't), and now your…

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Posted on Dec 24, 2017
Nadolig Llawen…..

Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda, roughly translated as Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all my Colleagues and Clients, from not so sunny or snowy but wet and windy South Wales!   I hope you'll be eating your weight in Turkey, exchanging gifts you didn't need or want…

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Posted on Dec 13, 2017
Mr Trip on Navigator , part 3.

So after a fantastic and entirely different Halloween at sea, our next port was Gran Canaria. The weather i have to point out was again just brilliant! The Port of Las Palmas which is less than a 5 minute walk out of the Marina.  We headed straight for a day…

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Posted on Nov 26, 2017
My Trip on Navigator continued…..

After a couple of days at sea from Southampton, the sailing was surprisingly calm for the time of year and our first port of call is Funchal, Madeira. It was our first visit, having sold it for many years, we were not disappointed! The weather was glorious and the island…

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