About Me

I have worked in the Travel Industry for 33 years, ever since leaving school. My Dad was in the Navy so I guess I get my wanderlust from him. I was a Manager in a successful Travel Agency for 16 years before joining Cruise.co.uk. I am married and have a son who…

Posted on Mar 2, 2014
Pancake Fun!

With Pancake Day nearly upon us, I thought I would pass on a few hints and tips to making a good pancake. The posh people among you might want to call them crepes! But I am from Yorkshire and in Yorkshire we eat good old fashioned Pancakes! I have to…

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Posted on Feb 22, 2014
Norwegian Escape Accommodation Unveiled

We have had our first glimpse today of the Norwegian Cruise Line, Norwegian Escape. The cruise line today unveiled the largest ship to date at approximately 163,000 gross tons and 4,200 passenger berths, scheduled for delivery in fall 2015.  They proudly unveiled the wide variety of staterooms on the new…

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Posted on Feb 16, 2014
Exotic Myanmar (Burma)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship, Balmoral, recently called at Yangon, the capital of Myanmar or Burma as you may know it better. The 1,350-guest ship stayed for two nights in this exotic city from the 14th February 2014. Captain Robert Bamberg, Master of Balmoral, said: “We would like to thank…

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Posted on Feb 16, 2014
Is Family Cruising a Rip-off?

Family friendly Many cruise lines portray themselves as family friendly but this is not just about the facilities on board for the kids, like clubs, skating, climbing, pools and slides etc. It is about the whole family experience. This starts with getting the right accommodation at the right price. Are…

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Posted on Feb 12, 2014
Strictly Come Dancing Hits the High Seas.

P&O Cruises popular Strictly Come Dancing themed cruises have just got bigger and better.  New for 2014, the Strictly cruises will be packed with more stars and more sparkle than ever before. Each of this year’s four dedicated cruises will have two pairs of the programme’s professional dancers, legendary acerbic…

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Posted on Feb 5, 2014
Child Dies on Cruise ship

A four-year old child has drowned whilst in the pool on board the Norwegian Cruise Line ship Norwegian Breakaway. The tragic accident occurred on Monday morning while the ship was en route to Florida. The child was one of two found unresponsive in the adult pool. Sadly the child was…

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Posted on Jan 28, 2014
The Art of Luxury

Seabourn cruise lines has announced the signing of a contract with Italian Shipbuilders Fincantieri to build its new Ultra-luxury all-suite vessel as part of its fleet                     modernisation program. This is just the next link in what has been a long…

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Posted on Jan 23, 2014
Clean up your act!

Is our cruise industry doing enough to clean up its act where pollution and waste disposal are concerned? There is no doubt that things have come a long way in the last 15 years or so. 1998 saw the likes of Carnival cruises being fined $2 million for discharging oil…

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Posted on Jan 18, 2014
Digital Revolution!

Are you mad about mobiles, thrilled about tablets, dotty about digital! Do you love surfing the net, Facebooking, Googling and Tweeting? Do you understand BRB, LOL, SWAK, BFF and LMAO? Then this could be just the tool for you. Royal Caribbean International has launched a new 2014 Family Friendly Cruise…

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Posted on Jan 12, 2014
Foot in Mouth Disease!!!

Have you ever said something then regretted it the second the words are out of your mouth? Or made yourself look a right ‘Charlie’ when you realise what you just said was ridiculous or worse said something and can’t understand why everyone around you is hysterical with laughter? Then take…

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