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 Jan 6, 2019
5 Years and counting…

Today marks my 5 year anniversary of working with cruise.co.uk and I have to say it has been a great 5 years.  I started with 5 other colleagues Gina, Rosie, Abbi and Lily and I am pleased to say we are all still here. Personally, I have had some fantastic…

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Posted on Dec 21, 2018
Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year for 2019

Well, it is nearly time to pack up for a few days R&R to eat, drink and be Merry and start a load of new year resolutions that will be forgotten by the end of the first week of January! Personally, I cannot wait to see the back of this…

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Posted on Dec 7, 2018
Mum’s turning 70

Next week I have a few days off to celebrate my mum's big 70 birthday. I am hoping to try and make it a bit extra special for her as this is her first birthday without my dad in over 55 years! I have taken a few days off so…

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Posted on Nov 23, 2018
Black Friday Deals

It's that time of year again and Black Friday is here on the run up to Christmas. This American phenomenon hit the UK a few years back and is now just as popular with us Brits as it is with our cousins across the pond. It's not just TV and…

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Posted on Nov 9, 2018
Farewell Marella Spirit

On the 21st October 2018, the Marella Spirit (formerly Thomson) sailed for the last time from Malaga. Included with the guests was a couple whom are not just clients but also family friends, Peter & Rosie. Thanks to them they have given me permission to use some photos taken from…

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Posted on Oct 26, 2018
How do you fall from a cruise ship?

More and more cruise ship 'falls' keep happening, but how? I was saddened to read that earlier this week a man lost his life after a fall on a cruise ship in the Bahamas. Reports state that he fell from the 10th or 11th decks to a lower deck on…

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Posted on Oct 12, 2018
Ritz Carlton Luxury Yachts

Did you know that the 5* Hotel Brand Ritz Carlton Group are now to join the world of cruising? They are not building Cruise Ships but luxury yachts. The first of which completed her sea trials in Vigo, Northern Spain earlier this week. After a religious and traditional maritime ceremony…

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Posted on Sep 28, 2018
Early, Late or Anytime?

I like to eat as we all do, but my working schedule means I don't eat at the same regular time every day. Today, for example, I am on a split shift so will eat my main meal around 3.30pm, tomorrow I am on a normal shift finishing at 6…

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Posted on Sep 14, 2018
Battle of the New Ships – Iona V Apex

This week P&O Iona summer 2020 sailings went on sale and I have to say it was a very successful few days for P&O for the launch of their new ship.  The maiden voyage on the 14th May 2020 is now virtually sold out. All Ocean view, balcony cabins and suites have…

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Posted on Sep 1, 2018
Welcome to September – Cruise Month

Welcome to September, the kids are getting ready to go back to school and the summer nights are starting to draw in. After a great hot summer, it's now time to start looking at holidays for next year and beyond. September is known as Cruise month as a lot of…

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