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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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Would you trust a luggage delivery service?

Did you know that instead of carrying your cases long journeys to the port you could use a luggage delivery service and have it collected from your house around 2 days before you travel and delivered to your home again […]

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  •  Katie
  •  May 23rd, 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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What is Dynamic Dining all about?

   Those of you thinking about travelling on the Quantum Class ships with Royal Caribbean might have seen this new dining option – but what does it actually entail? Well they are getting rid of the traditional style dining and giving […]


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  •  Katie
  •  April 3rd, 2014
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