About Me

Hello there Thank you for taking the time to read my blog and in getting to know more about me My name is Kerry James and I have worked within Travel for the last 19 years. I have worked in different areas within the industry - selling package holidays, around…

Posted on Apr 16, 2018
Where were the P&O Fancy Dress police?

As many of you know, I am getting married at the end of May and after deciding to have my wedding on land rather than at sea, it seemed only right to have my hen party on a cruise. When the itineraries were released I decided on the Britannia sailing…

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Posted on Apr 2, 2018
Love him or hate him – he is back on our screens this week

So guess who is back on our tv screens this Thursday at 8.30pm - on ITV? Got it in one - Timothy from Princess Cruises will be appearing in the new series The Cruise - sailing the Caribbean which will show the Royal Princess crew and guests as they sail around…

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Posted on Mar 19, 2018
What are you doing in March 2020?

Have you even thought that far? Do you even know what you are doing this March or even next March yet? The reason behind asking is its the start of launch week and P&O and Cunard have both now launched their itineraries and prices for cruises up to March 2020!…

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Posted on Mar 5, 2018
Timothy disappointed in Ketchikan

Last Thursday I sat down at 8.30pm all excited that The Cruise was back on for a 3 part series showing the Star Princess in Alaska. In the first episode the ship was going to sail from Vancouver and go to the port of Ketchikan - great I thought as…

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Posted on Feb 19, 2018
Gratuities on the rise again !

So last week two cruiselines have announced they are going to be increasing their gratuities charge - P&O and Fred Olsen. P&O will be increasing from £6 per person per day to be £7 from the 23rd March for anyone over the age of 12, and Fred Olsen who will…

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Posted on Feb 5, 2018
My shore excursion in Abu Dhabi

Back in December when I was sailing on the Silversea's Silver Spirit we had a half day city tour shore excursion included for us in Abu Dhabi. Our tour included a visit to the Grand Mosque, then a drive down the Corniche and a city tour, and then a drive…

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Posted on Jan 22, 2018
Calling all Canada and Alaska experts

So as many of you know this year in May, I will be getting married to my partner Nicholas of 7 years - luckily we have not picked the same date as the Royal Wedding or as the men in my life have told me more importantly not the FA…

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Posted on Jan 8, 2018
Return of the Cruise

This week on ITV will see the return of the fly on the wall documnetary of Princess Cruises's programme - The Cruise and the first episode is due to be aired on Thursday 11th January at 8.30pm.  This series is back on the Royal Princess (which was featured in the…

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Posted on Dec 25, 2017
Day 3 of my Hong Kong Adventure

So on Day 3 of our Hong Kong Adventure we had free time during the day until we were picked up at 16:20 for our evening tour which would include the Symphony of Lights cruise.  We decided during the day as we were only 15 minutes away by taxi that…

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Posted on Dec 11, 2017
My 6* Luxury Silverseas Experience

Last week I was lucky to have been chosen to fly to Dubai for 2 nights and then to sample 6* luxury on board the Silverseas Silver Spirit for 3 nights. Our flights from Edinburgh were with Turkish Airlines and we were very lucky to have half of us upgraded…

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