About Me

As an island-girl, originally from Guernsey, seeing the giant cruise ships alongside historic Castle Cornet sparked my passion for travel and fueled my hunger for exploring new destinations. Working in travel allows me to use my knowledge and experience to piece together the ideal holiday experience for you, and I…

Posted on Oct 17, 2019
Double your annual leave for 2020!

Whilst some of us find ourselves working a mix of day shifts, evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays, a large proportion of the UK population are fixed to a 9 to 5 Monday to Friday working week... and it is within this format, you will perhaps be able to make the…

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Posted on Oct 9, 2019
The beGINning of a beautiful friendship!

P&O Cruises are partnering with Salcombe Gin to develop the very first distillery at sea! The bespoke gin will make its debut alongside the launch of Iona in May 2020, with gin being distilled in Iona's dedicated still, before being bottled and labelled on board. Salcombe Gin will also showcase…

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Posted on Sep 19, 2019
Do you believe in Magic?

Magic, wonder, 'faith, trust, pixie dust', wishing on a star & dreams come true... "When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable." - Walt Disney I most certainly believe in magic, and this week I was delighted to be offered the chance to…

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Posted on Sep 11, 2019
Tips to ensure a great day ashore!

Is it worth booking through your cruiseline, booking excursions with an independent company or just doing your own thing? There are certainly advantages to booking an official excursion through the cruiseline, however there are also times when it may be worthwhile booking your excursion independently or doing your own thing...…

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Posted on Sep 5, 2019
Raising questions… taking holidays during term time

With the new academic year now underway, and my newsfeed filled with traditional back to school photos in place of pictures of far flung summer holiday destinations... ...I find myself once again discussing the great school holiday debate. When it comes to taking children out of school during term time,…

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Posted on Aug 29, 2019
Chasing waterfalls…

Those who have known me for a while, will be familiar with my love of waterfalls, fountains, lakes, rivers, canals, streams, the waves of the ocean and all things wet... so 'chasing waterfalls' is definitely something which fills me with delight. ...in fact, on a break to Nerja a few years ago, my family were…

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Posted on Aug 22, 2019
We reveal the best way to do it on board!

When it comes to doing it onboard, people seem to fall into one of two categories... ...those who prefer to spend their cruise holiday avoiding it completely, and those who really look forward to the opportunity to do it onboard; & enjoy the added satisfaction that can come from getting a great deal…

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Posted on Aug 13, 2019
15 drinks and I wouldn’t remember a thing!

This morning I woke up thinking about cocktails, wine and Jack Daniels... before you worry that my breakfast coco-pops are swimming in a bowl of Baileys, I should add that my thoughts were related more to forecasting alcohol consumption on our upcoming cruise, rather than fancying a shot of brandy…

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Posted on Aug 7, 2019
History in the making…

Yesterday, I was blessed to spend the day aboard the Nieuw Statendam on her inaugural visit to the United Kingdom. The Nieuw Statendam is the second of Holland America's Pinnacle-class ships and this week history was made, as she completed her first call to the UK, docking at the Port of…

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Posted on Jul 29, 2019
In need of a little fairy dust…

Would you please help sprinkle a little fairy dust by voting for me in this competition... Vote for Katrina For the 10th anniversary of their Cover Stars competition, Travel Weekly will be featuring 12 lucky travel agents throughout 2020, giving them the ultimate Florida fairytale experience by flying them out to…

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