Cruising with a Toddler!

If you read my blog last week, you will know that I have just booked my summer cruise on the Ventura with my husband and son who will be almost 22 months at the time we go, it wasn’t an easy decision to make due to the fact that travelling with a toddler can be hard work!

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Ventura here we come!

Well after months of deliberation, we finally have our summer holiday booked – 9th July on P&O Ventura. It will be our first holiday abroad with our son who will be then just 22 months so that is why it has taken so long to decide as we were debating on a UK holiday as we were under the impression that it would be much easier.

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A change is as good as the rest!

So with the face of cruising changing from the traditional ship as we know it to the more innovative dynamic creations that we are seeing today, are we all in favour of these transformations?

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It’s a funny old story!

I was reading an article last week about a couple who had accidently booked their flights to Trinidad from Birmingham Shuttles worth airport in Alabama instead of Birmingham International in the UK and it wasn’t until they turned up at the midlands airport that the mistake was uncovered! I know it’s naughty but I actually had a chuckle about it!

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Cruising into the next Generation!

So the forecast is that cruising will continue to rise for 2014 with some reports suggesting that more people will cruise this year than ever before. Long gone are the days when cruising was seen as an older person’s holiday!

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The future of the cruise ship!

So all of the major cruise lines are competing in the ‘who can build the largest ship race’ with Royal Caribbean been one of the biggest contender’s but may all their efforts be in vain?

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Excellent service? or maybe not!

It is very rare nowadays that you will travel on a cruise line and have a bad experience. One of the many reasons for this is the fact that in recent years cruising has become more popular with more people taking a cruise than ever before, meaning that every cruise line has to be competitive and keep their eye in the ball.

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Beat the January Blues!

Everyone knows that January is a tough month, with the Christmas festivities over, the dark nights still haunting us not to mention the Christmas weight gain and lack of something to look forward to, there’s no wonder that January is seen as the most depressing month of the year!

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It’s all over until next year!!

Well I hope everyone has had a lovely Christmas? I certainly did! It was very quiet but we really enjoyed it all the same! My son had an absolute ball opening all of his presents (over 2 hours in total) and my house still looks like world war 3! But I wouldn’t change it, seeing the excitement on his little face brought tears to my eyes!

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Catch the lifeboat!

I was catching up on the latest cruise news a few days when I came across an article that really caught my eye! Royal Caribbean lost not one but two lifeboats in the space of 2 weeks! Shocking I know!

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