About Me

Hi there, my name is Gail. I live in Manchester, am married to Colin and have 2 grown up daughters, Danielle and Kimberley, we all live together with our 2 Jack Russell terriers, Lottie and Mitzi - One day I am sure that my 2 girls will want to leave…

Posted on May 17, 2019
It’s Endangered Species Week At Cruise.co.uk

It's endangered species week here at cruise.co.uk. It is running from 17th to 24th May and it is something we are really proud to be supporting. Travel and tourism gets it's  fair share of criticism for the effects it has on our planet so here at cruise.co.uk we want to…

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Posted on May 5, 2019
The Jane McDonald Effect Strikes Again!

The Jane McDonald Effect Strikes Again! Have you been watching the current series of Cruising With Jane McDonald? I know that it's a bit like a busman's holiday for me but I really enjoy it. It's great to see the different ships and itineraries she experiences. Last night,  I watched…

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Posted on Apr 20, 2019
Don’t Know Where To Start On Your Bucket List?

Don't know where to start on your Bucket List? Well I think I have the ideal starting point for you. This is something iconic and doesn't require an extreme fitness regime to complete - although the latter may be required at the end! I am talking about a fabulous Transatlantic…

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Posted on Apr 3, 2019
Where East Meets West

Where East Meets West - Istanbul Napoleon Bonaparte was credited saying about Istanbul, that If the Earth were a single state, Istanbul would be its capital. Well I don't know about that, but for those who have never visited this city, when I was there a couple of weeks ago it…

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Posted on Mar 20, 2019
Want To Cruise From The Emerald Isle – Better Get Your Skates On !

Want To Cruise From The Emerald Isle - Better Get Your Skates On ! I was shocked to hear this week, that the Dublin port authority have announced plans to halve the number of cruise ships calling into Dublin from 2021. They are to limit the number of ships to…

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Posted on Mar 6, 2019
Where In The World?

Where In The World Would You Like To Travel To? The world has definitely become a smaller place over the years. Once upon a time the only way to cross the Atlantic was by sea, which takes on average 7 days and yet in the modern era of jet travel…

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Posted on Feb 20, 2019
And The Prize For The Biggest Ship Goes To………………………..

And the prize for the biggest ship goes to ............................... Royal Caribbean! Not another huge cruise ship I hear you say - how much bigger can they get without sinking? This certainly does not seem to be an issue Royal Caribbean are worrying about as they have just announced the…

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Posted on Feb 4, 2019
There Is Only One Word For It – Bellissima!

There Is Only One Word For It - Bellissima! The excitement and anticipation has been growing for many weeks regarding MSC's Bellissima's naming ceremony. We are so lucky to have this event happening in the UK. I for one believe that it shows not only MSC's commitment to the UK…

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Posted on Jan 19, 2019
How Much Do You Know About The Galapagos Islands?

How much do you know about the Galapagos Islands? If, like me, you have only ever seen these fascinating Islands on a David Attenborough documentary and thought it was somewhere that just the BBC went to? Then, you may be in for a pleasant surprise. Last week, I had the…

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Posted on Jan 3, 2019
They Think It’s All Over – It Is Now!

They Think It's All Over - It Is Now! Happy New Year to you all. Can you believe that the festivities are over for another year? I, for one, really can't wait to get back to a bit of normality, I know the house looks bare without all the Christmas…

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