About Me

I have worked in the travel industry for nearly 20 years… I started off on the high street and I have worked as a Cruise Consultant for the past 8 years. I can honestly say that it is just the best job ever! My passion is cruising, so being able…

Posted on Mar 15, 2018
Mutiny at sea!

It sounds like Celebrity cruises have a few things going wrong on their Infinity ship based in South America this winter. Most reviews we receive reagrding Celebrity cruises are excellent and reflect the 5* staus in the cruising market. Guest to staff ratio means you have much more space to…

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Posted on Mar 1, 2018
Jane on the Mekong River

Did you watch the TV show on Channel 5 with Jane McDonald on the Mekong river in Vietnam? How fantastic did it look? She started in the vibrant city of Ho Chi Minh city and enjoyed all the markets and meeting the locals. I think she was glad to board…

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Posted on Feb 15, 2018
Finally, I have my Money back…

  Well I have finally got my money back for my Monarch flights! After the collapse in September last year, 5 months seems so long to wait for a refund. It’s been a long wait and at one point I did wonder if I was going to get it back.…

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Posted on Feb 1, 2018
P&O aim for the ‘new to cruise’ market

This week P&O announced a second new ship will join the family in 2022. This is a brave move especially as the biggest ship in the fleet at the moment is just over 3,000 passengers. The new ships plan to accommodate over 5,000 passengers each. The Britannia which is currently…

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Posted on Jan 18, 2018
Head to the Caribbean for some winter sun

Are you heading to the Caribbean for some winter sun? At this time of year when its cold and wet we start to think about sunnier climates! The Caribbean is a great place to travel to during the winter months. In fact, the sun shines for most of the year…

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Posted on Jan 4, 2018
What is new for 2018?

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and new year. Wow it has gone so quickly! I was off work all over Christmas and spent some magical moments with my daughter and family. We made some real memories! A rustic visit to see Santa was a highlight…

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Posted on Dec 21, 2017
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!   With Christmas just a few days away, I wanted to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Its all go in our household. Having a 5-year-old must be one of the best ages for celebrating! The 1st of December…

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Posted on Dec 7, 2017
Disappointment as cruise is cancelled

  P&O have recently cancelled a 50-night cruise on-board the Oriana. The cancellation came less than 2 months before sailing and has left so many people disappointed and out of pocket. The Oriana is one of the most popular P&O ships especially with regular guests. The ship is mid-size and…

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Posted on Nov 23, 2017
No more Party cruises for P&O

No more Party cruises for P&O   I have done many mini cruises in my time, 2 of which were with P&O on-board the Ventura and Britannia. The mini cruises are a fantastic way to get a sneak preview of a cruise company/ ship. I always make sure I experience…

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Posted on Nov 9, 2017
Chinese wedding celebrations

Chinese wedding celebrations I was delighted to be invited to a Chinese wedding reception last weekend. My next-door neighbour, Vida is from Hong Kong. Her son Justin was the groom and he married Anne. The wedding took place in May at a local church in Saddleworth and then family reception…

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