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Glasgow ‘s got Commonwealth Fever

As you know I live quite close to Glasgow and it is great to see how well the city has embraced the Commonwealth Games this year.  My first taste of the games came not too long ago when the baton […]

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  •  Katie
  •  July 30th, 2014
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A day on Oceania Nautica

Living in Scotland means that I don’t have as many options to visit ships as my colleagues in the South so I was pleased to be invited onboard the Oceania Nautica for lunch last week – being one of the […]

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  •  Katie
  •  July 23rd, 2014
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Are you calling in at Greenock?

There are lots of great deals just now for round UK cruises and many of them call in at Greenock (for Glasgow) - naturally your first thought would be to travel the 40 miles down to my house for a cup […]

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  •  Katie
  •  June 6th, 2014
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Top Tips for Visiting Rome

Arriving into Civitavecchia for Rome (pronounced CHIV ITT AH VECK EEYA) is one of the few ports where I usually recommend people take a shore excursion.  You can certainly go for a walk along the promenade to the train station […]

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  •  Katie
  •  May 30th, 2014
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Welcome home Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean ships have now returned to Southampton as we welcome back the Independence and the Adventure of the Seas for their summer sailings. Adventure has been revitalised and now has a host of new facilities including a new concierge […]


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  •  Katie
  •  May 15th, 2014
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Wedding Fever

It was a busy week in my household – it was my sister’s birthday on Saturday so we went out for a lovely family dinner but I had to leave early as I had a wedding to attend the next […]


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  •  Katie
  •  May 8th, 2014
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Top Ten things to do in Iceland for Cruisers

I have been talking a lot about Iceland recently to customers as this seems to be a very up & coming cruise destination.  I have been to Iceland myself and still think of it as one of the best holidays […]


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  •  Katie
  •  April 24th, 2014
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Not another price promise……

  I don’t mind admitting this – I HATE price promises from cruise lines.  It isn’t that I want people to overpay for their cruises, or that I want passengers to hang on for late deals every year.  It’s because […]


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  •  Katie
  •  April 17th, 2014
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Dining Alone?

Travelling alone is not an issue on cruiselines when it comes to dining as you usually share a table in the main dining room but what happens if you want to try the speciality dining?  This can be compounded if […]


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  •  Katie
  •  April 10th, 2014
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