About Me

Hello there! I have worked in the wonderful travel industry for longer than I care to think about (more than 25 years) how on earth did that go so fast? I have spent the past 5 years specializing in both ocean and river cruising and I have a real passion…

Posted on Nov 5, 2019
Queen of the Seas

I have just returned from a mini cruise on the Queen Elizabeth visiting the beautiful city of Bruges and what a wonderful time we had! I organised the trip for ten of us from my bookclub to have a little outing and Cunard fulfilled our need for a two night…

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Posted on Oct 25, 2019
Beautiful Verona

I am just back from a lovely 3 day trip to the stunning city of Verona which is great as a stand-alone city break but if you are cruising out of Venice it is about one hour 20 minutes away and can be a good alternative for a pre or…

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Posted on Oct 8, 2019
Summer 2022 is just around the corner!

Yes believe it or not it is as P&O are launching their Winter 2021 and Summer 2022 itineraries very soon! So if you want to get ahead of the game and bag yourself the best prices, why not book early to get exactly what you want as well.  It is…

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Posted on Sep 18, 2019
Is bigger better?

That is the burning question! Up until now the cruise ships that I have experienced have been small to mid size - from the tiny Braemar (Fred Olsen) 929 passengers to the largest being the Ventura (P&O) 3192 passengers. In November, I have been invited the attend the launch of…

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Posted on Sep 4, 2019
Ultra luxury Cruising – is it for you?

It is the most challenging part of our job - matching the right cruise to the right client but on our Ultra Luxury Event days this gives you a good taster of what to expect as well as taking advantage of good offers available for up to two weeks after…

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Posted on Aug 23, 2019
Puppy love

After being the proud owners of a lovely mild-mannered Springer Spaniel for the past ten years we decided to take the plunge and have a new puppy so he could learn the 'Milo way'. We did look at other breeds, but we have been spoilt with our lovely Springer Spaniel…

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Posted on Aug 11, 2019
R&R!

After a particularly hectic July, I decided to take advantage of a couple of spa day vouchers that I had previously won in a raffle, the only downside was the only place to accept these vouchers was a 4 hour plus drive away so I had to book an overnight…

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Posted on Jul 25, 2019
Beautiful Bruges

  In November I will be sailing for the first time on Cunard and the Queen Elizabeth to Bruges just for a mini cruise. If you've never cruised before or simply want to try out a new ship they are the perfect way to experience it. Many of the cruise…

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Posted on Jul 12, 2019
Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen!

The capital of Denmark really is wonderful and a great stand-alone destination as well as a popular port of call as I found recently on my cruise to the Baltic. Everyone knows about the bronze statue of the 'Little Mermaid' which has overlooked Copenhagen's harbour since 1913.  It was inspired…

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Posted on Jun 25, 2019
Ra Ra Rasputin

No, I haven't gone completely mad and burst into an old Boney M hit from very many years ago but having recently taken a Baltic Cruise and visited the beautiful city of St Petersburg we visited many famous sights and beautiful palaces, and when hearing the story of the last…

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