About Me

I have worked in the travel industry from the age of 15 stacking brochures and making tea at a local Thomas Cook shop, I absolutely loved it and this was the start of my fascination with travel. I went full time into travel at the age of 17 in June…

Posted on May 24, 2019
Wearing Shorts but Planning Xmas

So finally it is shorts season in Spain. The decision each morning of which shorts and vest top to wear as the sun beats down on the Costa Del Sol are tough. On my last day off I finally got to go and spend a few hours on the beach,…

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Posted on May 10, 2019
Weekend to the UK

Last weekend I flew to the UK to attend a party for one of my former bosses Heidi at cruise.co.uk. Heidi left last year for early retirement and has kept in touch with many of us since her departure. A much loved and missed member of staff, when I heard she…

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Posted on Apr 27, 2019
Bucket Lists

The phrase 'Bucket List' has been kicking about since around 2004 and then made popular by a film starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman in 2007. I have seen this film and it is a really good watch. Two older gentlemen with not too long to live making a list…

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Posted on Apr 12, 2019
The Indulgence of a Massage at Sea

Cruise booked, food and entertainment catered for, drinks package (if applicable) sorted, excursions booked or itinerary laid out with places of interest to visit whilst in port. For most, this is their cruise holiday, a lot of guests may indulge in a speciality restaurant or two whilst onboard, but most will…

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Posted on Mar 29, 2019
MSC Bellissima the Inaugural cruise – part 2

Following on from my last blog MSC BELLISSIMA THE INAUGURAL CRUISE – PART 1 here is part 2 for you all. The last blog I covered the beauty of the ship along with the bars and cabin. This blog I want to give you more information about dining, entertainment, and overall sailing.…

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Posted on Mar 15, 2019
MSC Bellissima the inaugural cruise – part 1

I am just back from 8 nights on the MSC Bellissima which set sail from Southampton on the 04th March 2019 on her inaugural sailing to Genoa with my colleague Bonnie. We disembarked in Barcelona on the 12th March and if you haven't already, please visit my Facebook Page for…

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Posted on Mar 1, 2019
Don’t Be Late

Last month another couple was seen running down the docks in the Bahamas desperately trying to get the ship that they were sailing on to wait for them.  Unfortunately for them, they were late and there was nothing they could do but watch as their cruise ship sailed off towards the…

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Posted on Feb 15, 2019
MSC Bellissima

This week I was asked if I would like to take the maiden voyage on the brand new ship the MSC Bellissima. The only answer that came from my lips was yes and thank you. I shall be sailing from Southampton to Barcelona on the 04th of March 2019 for…

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Posted on Feb 1, 2019
It’s Official – P&O to offer All Inclusive Drink Packages

Months ago, I wrote a blog on the trail that took place on the P&O Azura to see if a drinks package would suit P&O and their many returning guests. P&O Experiment with All Inclusive Drink Package Finally, after months of speculation, they have finally released a press statement to…

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Posted on Jan 18, 2019
A bad month for Royal Caribbean

The last couple of weeks have not been good for Royal Caribbean with all the wrong head lines. Last week a young boy of 16 fell to his death from the Harmony of the Seas whilst in port at the private resort of Labadee. Apparently, the young lad had forgotten…

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