About Me

I have been in the travel industry over 14 years now, only working for 2 travel firms in this time. I started with First Choice holidays back when I was 18 and spent 3 years as a travel consultant and 2 years as a team manger. I then moved straight…

Posted on Jul 8, 2019
Tips Included

Last year P&O cruises announced they were to scrap tipping, and fro May 2019 there will be no more tips added to your onboard account which was fantastic news from the UK cruisers as tipping is always such a taboo subject, most British customers dont like the idea of being…

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Posted on Jun 24, 2019
Beautiful Mexico

I have recently returned from a 2 week holiday in Mexico which was just perfect! I travelled with my parents brother and my little boy Alfie to celebrate my parents wedding anniversary. This was my 4th trip to Mexico always staying in different all inclusive property's and each one has…

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Posted on Jun 8, 2019
Arriba Arriba!

You may have noticed I am currently away from the office and while reading this I will be nearing the end of my holiday, I am currently in Mexico enjoying 2 weeks of sunshine , food and cocktails 3 of my favourite things! Unfortunately this is just a land based…

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Posted on May 25, 2019
Welcome to the Edge!

Celebrity's newest ship has now officially launched and is currently sailing around the Mediterranean soaking up the sunshine! She looks absolutley beautiful from all of the photos I have seen from many of my colleagues who spent a few nights onboard recently. I have only ever sailed onboard the Celebrity…

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Posted on May 11, 2019
Adios Independence!

A couple of days ago Royal Caribbean announced that they had decided to pull the Independence of the seas from Southampton for the 2020 season and the ship would now be sailing around the Caribbean instead for the 2020 season. What a blow this would have been for anyone booked…

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Posted on Apr 27, 2019
Restricted View Balcony?

A lot of people are put off as soon as you say restricted view balcony, but maybe they arent as bad as you think? And weighing up the cost difference in some cases it can really be worth it. Along with the fact you still have a balcony, you still…

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Posted on Apr 12, 2019
26 Hens Take Over Britannia….

This time last Friday I was on my way down to Southampton to board the P&O Britannia for a great friends Hen weekend, and completely up my street what better way to celebrate than onboard a cruise! Having sailed on the Britannia previously I knew what to expect in terms…

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Posted on Mar 29, 2019
Britannia Here I Come!

Again! For the 2nd time! So, next weekend I will be embarking on a cruise, unfortunately for me only a short mini cruise for 2 nights. 2 years ago pretty much to the month i flew out to Barbados to join the Britannia for a 2 week transatlantic crossing back…

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Posted on Mar 15, 2019
The Beautiful Bellissima !

I was recently lucky enough to be invited to spend the evening onboard the brand new MSC Bellissima down in Southampton for her launch weekend. I could have stayed onboard for a week the ships was stunning , unfortunately it was only 1 evening so I had to cram in…

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Posted on Mar 1, 2019
Introducing The Scarlet Lady

After years of waiting and speculation on whether they actually will branch out with a cruise liner Virgin Voyages recently announced there first ship to be named the Scarlet Lady is on her way! She is currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy and more importantly she is…

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