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 Mar 15, 2015
Can’t cruise any more unless it’s the Queen Mary 2!

And the reason for this has four legs and brown eyes and is adorable!! Or she will be when we collect her in a few weeks time. Please welcome the latest addition to the McIntyre family. This is Miley and she is currently 3 weeks old and is a black…

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Posted on Mar 3, 2015
Do Buy Dubai! It’s worth it!

As you know if you read last week’s blog I visited the UAE whilst on an MSC cruise. This week let me tell you about the ports and the do’s and don’ts! The best time to visit the Middle East is December to March as during the summer months temperatures…

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Posted on Jan 5, 2015
Love Boat returns to Pasadena!

Princess Cruises have delivered the new Regal Princess on to the streets of Pasadena. (more…)

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Posted on Dec 13, 2014
Travel with a Queen!

I am currently cruising onboard the magnificent Queen Mary 2 and have to say "what a ship"! (more…)

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Posted on Dec 6, 2014
Quantum of the Seas ……. this changes everything! (Part 5 of 5 – Activities)

Where do you begin? Royal Caribbean has always led the way with its innovative activities and their new Quantum Class certainly delivers. Whether its sky diving or flow riding its all on board for you. (more…)

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Posted on Oct 5, 2014
A relaxing spa treatment! I think not!

Have you ever been pressurised into buying the products from the spa whilst on a cruise ship? (more…)

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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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