About Me

Some people are shopaholics, some are chocaholics and some like me are cruiseaholics! Okay you got me I am also a slight chocoholic as well. I guess my love affair for cruises began in the late 1970's when I used to watch "The Love Boat", which was an American TV…

Posted on May 11, 2014
Princess Cruises most travelled passenger passes away – gone but never forgotten.

I heard today that Princess Cruises most travelled passenger, who had amassed over 5000 days at sea has passed away. Lorraine Arzt loved cruising so much that she made her home on board,first the Sea Princess then in her latter years,the Royal Princess. (more…)

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Posted on May 7, 2014
Arrested in Alaska – don’t tell my mum!

Today I am giving a cruise talk past and present to "The Ladies Friendship Group" in Morecambe, Lancashire for a group of 50 ladies. This is me using slave labour also know as my children, to help pack cruising packs for the lovely ladies. (more…)

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Posted on May 1, 2014
MSC Cruises – are you missing out?

MSC Cruises only caters for Italians and not the Brits so what's the point of promoting them or that's what I thought! Well after a recent training session I will tell you why! (more…)

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Posted on Mar 31, 2014
April Fools!!

It has long been a tradition in the travel world to think up some of the best Aprils Fool pranks and it is my pleasure to share my favourites with you today. (more…)

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Posted on Mar 20, 2014
Still lost!

How can a plane just disappear from the face of the planet. Well it appears that is just what has happened to Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. (more…)

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Posted on Feb 18, 2014

This is a headline that you would never expect to see from a Cruise Specialist but fair warning I am going to tell you all the dangerous reasons (as reported in the press) why you should not cruise. (more…)

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Posted on Feb 12, 2014
Any Virgins left?

I still find it hard to believe that many people are still "Cruise Virgins"  and have never been on a cruise and in fact many people find the whole subject quite daunting! Even my own mother thought she was not posh enough to cruise and my dad said he did…

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Posted on Jan 3, 2014
Explore.Dream.Discover in 2014!

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” (more…)

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Posted on Nov 24, 2013
Battle Of The Giants – P & O v Royal Caribbean

It's an exciting time for us here at cruise.co.uk as in the past few days Royal Caribbean have announced that their new Quantum Class Ship, Anthem of the Seas, will be sailing from the UK in 2015 in direct competition with P & O Cruises, Britannia. Here are a few…

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Posted on Oct 15, 2013
Top 10 Morbid Cruise Destinations!

As Halloween is imminent I thought I would try and find the top 10 morbid cruise destinations. I honestly thought I would have trouble coming up with 5, so was surprised that my list just kept growing! In some ways I think it's human nature to have a morbid fascination…

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