About Me

My name is Danielle. I am an early thirty something (VERY, VERY EARLY) and I have a passion for not only cruise but holidays in general. If I am not currently on one then I am either planning one or sitting in my garden with a strawberry daiquiri dreaming about…

Posted on Oct 30, 2019
Excited for Encore

I am off on my travels again. Today I am heading down to Dublin to stay overnight before catching a very very early flight tomorrow morning to Bremen in Germany (via Amsterdam). I am going to be sailing on the NCL Encore over to Southampton. I am very excited as…

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Posted on Oct 21, 2019
Let us help you get that Festive Sparkle at Sea

So Halloween is just under two weeks away and whilst some of us are still trying to decide what to wear trick or treating a lot of businesses have started the dreaded discussions to start in your workplace about the Christmas party. Some poor person has the responsibility to ring…

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Posted on Sep 30, 2019
The perils of a tender port

Have you ever gone ashore abroad using one of the tenders and thought, What happens if I cant get back on board? This is something that has never crossed my mind. I have worried about getting back to the port in time for the ship leaving and always made sure…

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Posted on Sep 3, 2019
Lovely relaxing cruise

As you would have read in my last post I was heading off on Rhapsody of the Seas for a 7 night cruise around the Greek isles. My next few posts are going  to be about some specific topics on the ship like food, entertainment,drinks packages etc but today I…

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Posted on Aug 15, 2019
Bon Voyage, I am off on my Holibobs!!

As I am writing this I have just put my out of hours message on my emails and voicemail, yippee!! I am heading away on Rhapsody of the Seas for a 7 night Greek Isles cruise on Saturday morning. Below is my itinerary if you fancy having to look to…

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Posted on Jul 31, 2019
Are you up to date …………

We have all done it before. We do think about it, somewhere in our subconscious but how much do we pay attention to it? Wondering what I am talking about? The topic of holiday vaccinations!! More and more of us are taking those cruises to far flung places around the globe.…

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Posted on Jul 16, 2019
Been there and done that in Civitavecchia ………… think again!

  With cruising becoming a yearly event now rather than that one off special holiday I have found myself finding perfect cruises for my customers at superb prices only to be told ‘Oh No, its stopping at Rome, I have been there loads of times!’. Once you have visited the…

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Posted on Jun 24, 2019
Is there more to Seattle than a TV Show …….

I was speaking to a customer yesterday about Seattle and I almost had to stop myself from tearing up. Last week I decided to have a Grey’s Anatomy re-run thing going on and have spent the last week traumatising myself with series 11 of my favourite show where I cried…

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Posted on Jun 5, 2019
Are adding low cost flights onto your cruise lowering your standards and lightening your pockets????

More and more cruise lines are basing themselves out of European Ports rather than the old favourites like Southampton and Dover. It obviously cuts down on sea days and means you can cram as many ports as possible into a 7 night cruise. But it opens up a whole other…

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Posted on May 19, 2019

This week my blog is more of a question. A query if you may, on what expectations you feel you have a right to when you book a holiday. You expect to have a good time. You expect to get into all of the ports that you have carefully chosen…

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