About Me

I started life working at good ole Woolworths for quite a few years (too many to mention).  Other past jobs I have tried are working for an Interior Design company, Retail for a well known American chain and a Policeman in West Midlands Constabulary. I live in Birmingham in my…

Posted on May 30, 2017
My Celebrity experience 11 years on

I have recently returned off a two night mini cruise on Celebrity Eclipse.  This was my first time I have been on a Celebrity ship since leaving their employment as a shop manager.  I was intrigued to see what it was like on board. Now we were booked with the…

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Posted on May 16, 2017
Constellation refit…..money making ?

If you read my previous post I will be joining the celebrity Eclipse on Friday for a two night mini cruise to Le Harve in Paris which I am very much looking forward to be going on.  As well as the ship (Which you will have plenty of photo's soon)…

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Posted on May 2, 2017
I’m going to be a Celebrity again

In a couple of weeks time I will be visiting Celebrity Eclipse.  It has been about 10 years since I worked on board Celebrity cruises and I have a feeling thing may have changed a little. I used to run the duty free shops department on Infinity which is a…

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Posted on Apr 18, 2017
Racing cars at sea?

I am sure you have heard that Royal Caribbean's Quantum class ships have fantastic on board features such as robotic bar tenders, sky diving at sea and even an arena for bumper cars. Well to try and out do Royal Caribbean's newest features , Norwegian cruise line (NCL) have announced…

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Posted on Apr 4, 2017
Princess new dining

Dining is a big part of cruising and all cruise lines like to try and out do each other on new and innovative venues to make your cruise experience memorable. Princess have recently announced some new dining experiences they are introducing on Caribbean Princess.  The ship is currently in dry…

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Posted on Mar 13, 2017
New York in March – Snow joke

March, is supposed to be the start of spring, however I am off to New York in two days to hopefully enjoy the St. Patrick's festivities with some friends and there is snow forecast!! Two weeks ago I was looking at pictures of people on the Brooklyn Bridge in shorts…

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Posted on Feb 28, 2017
Garden themed cruises

Here at cruise.co.uk we are always looking forward to new ways of cruising.  We have been offering garden themed cruises for over 30 years.  Whether we combine these with Cruise & Maritime, River cruise line, Regent, Cunard and Fred Olsen these garden cruises are extremely popular. This year we have…

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Posted on Feb 16, 2017
I am off to New York

Well, it has been over 12 years since I have visited the 'Big Apple'.  That time was with 30 friends to celebrate a friends 30th Birthday.  The weekend was quite a fuzzy one as you could appreciate and I didn't really take in the fact that I was actually in…

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Posted on Jan 31, 2017
Drinks on a ship

This is a question we get asked as agents many times.  What are the price of drinks on board? Now different cruise lines offer different packages.  It really depends on how much you drink and I hate asking that question.  It sounds like i'm saying my clients like one too…

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Posted on Jan 17, 2017
Do famous people cruise?

Cruising is not for everyone I know.  However if you were famous would you confine yourself to a 2000 passenger ship sailing to amazing ports of call? Ed Sheeran recently took over part of the Queen Mary 2 sailing from New York to Southampton.  In typical Ed Sheeran style he…

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