About Me

My name is Nicola Milligan and I am lucky to be living in the beautiful Market Town of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, with its historic castle and haunting tales of Mother Shipton. I have a husband Stewart and a 16 year old daughter who are both cruise fanatics and a Cocker…

Posted on May 15, 2018

Last time I told you all about the ship so this week we will talk about the reason we actually chose this cruise, it's itinerary. I have been to Venice a few times now but the sail away never loses it's excitement for me. When standing on deck I still…

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Posted on May 2, 2018
My MSC little holiday.

For those of you who have read my previous posts you will see that when it comes to holidays I am very lucky and have several. One a year is always with my friends who are all so important to me in so many ways. So when we do these…

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Posted on Apr 9, 2018
2018 Summer Season now underway !

With most of the major cruise lines ships now safe and sound back into home ports to start the 2018 Season I thought I would summarize what we can expect from the old faithful port of Southampton. We have many lines departing from all three terminals some more often than…

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Posted on Mar 20, 2018
Boudicca gets a refit.

My first experience of Boudicca was in December 2016 and must admit she was looking very tired and a wee bit old fashioned. This had no impact on our little mini cruise but for some passengers doing longer itineraries I must say may be a bit disappointed. Fred Olsen's reputation…

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Posted on Feb 28, 2018
Another New Ship !!

Royal Caribbean's fourth addition to it's Oasis Class Ships Symphony of the Seas is due to join the fleet at the end of next month, making another massive rumble in the trade trade. Some of us here at Cruise.Co.UK were lucky enough to be invited to Saint Nazire and see…

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Posted on Feb 13, 2018
Who is “The Intimate Cruise Line “

A traditional Cruise Line who are proud to call themselves a brand that will make you feel at home the moment you step on board. With 150 years experience. yes they started in 1848 you can trust them to know exactly how to make your cruise the most memorable holiday…

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018
2nd Ship based in UAE for MSC

MSC have announced that after 7 years in the United Arab Emirates they will be adding a second ship with the introduction of MSC Lirica. MSC have seen a massive demand for the region and have invested big time. So from Winter 2018/2018 along with the ever popular 7 night…

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Posted on Jan 8, 2018
Happy New Year.

With Christmas over and 2018 well and truly in full swing I am sure you are all like me and thinking about my next holiday. Well for me that is most certainly a CRUISE. This time of year in the travel industry we are all running around like headless chickens…

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Posted on Dec 19, 2017
That time of year again.

Yes Christmas however this is not what I am referring to. Cruise.co.uk Annual Conference. We are such a fast growing Company that year this for the first time (other than when P & O had ship problem) we have had to hold this event land based rather than sea. With…

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Posted on Dec 6, 2017
Hong Kong – Day 2 and 3

This morning we were picked up at our hotel and taken across to Hong Kong's largest island Lantau. Here we boarded a cable car that took us up the Ngong Ping Plateau across from the new airport to where the Giant Buddha sits majestically close to the Po Lin Monastery.…

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