About Me

I have been working in travel since 1991 when I realised there was more to life than the Banking Industry. I started as an Overseas Representative with Thomson Holidays moving to the beautiful Island of Rhodes, where I spent 3 very happy summer season. This was interspersed with winters in Spain -…

Posted on Apr 8, 2019
All Change For Norwegian

Well I`m back at my desk today after a lovely week in Norfolk where the sun shone most of the time. The first day back after a break is always really busy and a catch up day,time to see what is new and what has changed in the world of…

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Posted on Mar 25, 2019
All Things Spring

Last week, 20th March,  was the official start of the Astronomical Spring and ends on 21st June. Looking outside today it feels like Spring has finally sprung. After the unusually warm spell in February winter returned with a vengeance at the beginning of March, hopefully that is the last we…

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Posted on Mar 11, 2019
2021 Is Here !

Today is the day when P&O release their new programme for winter 2020 into 2021. This will be different because they have their new ship Iona on sale for the first time during a winter programme. All the usual things are there , Britannia & Azura doing 7 and 14…

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Posted on Feb 25, 2019
Welcome To The Scarlet Lady

Shes almost here and ready to sail, Virgin`s new cruise ship Scarlet Lady and her voyages are now on sale. This is what they say about her - "Ahoy Sailor! Welcome to how we do cruises voyages. A 24/7 festival at sea where tranquility meets curiosity with no kids, no…

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Posted on Feb 11, 2019
The Drinks Are On P&O!

A decision has been made, at last ! P&O have decided to introduce drinks packages on their cruises. This brings the company pretty much in line with the other cruise companies like Royal Caribbean , Celebrity and Norwegian Cruise lines. So what exactly is finally on offer after months of…

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Posted on Jan 28, 2019
New Year – New Bucket List

A lovely. smart , shiny brochure popped through my door at the weekend. Everyone has a Bucket List, even if its not a holiday or cruise, but our new Bucket List Collection will inspire many to take the holiday of their dreams. The collection covers just about every corner of…

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Posted on Jan 14, 2019
Destination Palma

The last time I went to Majorca for a holiday was years ago, that is until I sailed there on Azamara Quest in May last year. Sailing in to the port on a glorious, sunny day made me realise what a lovely destination this Spanish island is, and what a…

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Posted on Dec 31, 2018
Looking Forward To A New Year

Well Christmas has come and gone in a flash and tomorrow is the start of a New Year. We all had a great time in Norfolk with lots of long walks on the beach, shopping on beautiful Burnham Market and evenings in front of a roaring log fire. Oh and…

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Posted on Dec 17, 2018
It`s Christmas – Well Nearly !

Christmas is just under a week away now and I am spending the holiday in one of my favourite places , Thornham in Norfolk. Myself and a group of friends, plus Rowan my dog of course, will be heading off at the weekend for a lovely, long, relaxing  break. Last…

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Posted on Dec 3, 2018
Port or Starboard ?

It is very close to Christmas now and a New Year approaches which made me think of my New Year Cruise on P&O Ventura in December 2015. This was the mini cruise to Amsterdam and Bruges.  I had done the same trip a couple of years before and the highlight…

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