And Now For Something Completely Different!

And Now For Something Completely Different!

I think it’s about time that we had some news that is definitely not Brexit or Government related, don’t you? I mean, really – who want’s an election in December when all most of us can think about is what presents we need to get and making sure the turkey is cooked!

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Aye Aye Captain – There’s A Mutiny On Board

Aye Aye Captain – there’s a mutiny on board

If you have never cruised before and think that cruise passengers are of the genteel sort, dancing around a beautiful ballroom while the band plays on then you should take a look at some of the footage that has been posted on line from passengers on board Norwegian Cruise lines ship NCL Spirit.

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How To Make A Bad Situation Worse?

How To Make A Bad Situation Worse?

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few days you can’t have failed to see the news regarding the sad demise of the travel institution that was Thomas Cook. Travel has faced some terrible obstacles over the past few years – bird flu, terrorism and financial uncertainty to name just three, but in my heart I never thought that a company that had been around for so long would disappear virtually overnight.

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Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Ain’t No Valley Low Enough

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Ain’t No Valley Low Enough – you know the words so sing along!

This is the song I could not get out of my head last week when I was talking to one of my customers about the legendary Rocky Mountaineer train. They have been lucky enough to experience this fantastic journey earlier this year and as it was for a special birthday they opted to upgrade to the Gold Leaf service on board the train.

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Are Suites Worth The Extra Cost?

Are Suites Worth The Extra Cost?

This was a question I was asked the other day by a customer who had received a windfall and was considering upgrading their cabin on their Cunard cruise.

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All Your Dietary Needs Covered!

All Your Dietary Needs Covered.

In this fast paced world where Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Dairy Free, Fat Free diets are now the ” norm “, it makes you wonder how cruise lines cope with this ever increasing dietary request from passengers.

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Who Is Your Favourite?

Who Is Your Favourite Cruise Line?

Or perhaps you don’t have a favourite cruise line – perhaps it is a favourite ship?

There are so many choices out there that I think it is really difficult to pick one – don’t you?

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She’s Back!! Although I Don’t Thinks She Has Ever Been Away!

She’s Back!! Although I Don’t Thinks She Has Ever Been Away!

Okay, so I am back from my fantastic holiday in Sorrento but it’s not me I am talking about!

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Ciao!

Ciao

Well, when you read this I will be hopefully sunning myself in stunning Sorrento.

Who has been there? Was it a land based holiday or was it a port of call?

I have visited the area just once a few years ago when it was a port of call¬† on one of Oceania’s ships,¬† and I have to say that from just the brief time I had there I thought it was a wonderful place and was definitely on my returns list.

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Cheers Everyone!

Cheers Everyone!

Are cruise line drinks packages worth it? What are your thoughts? Do you only sail on lines that have an all inclusive drinks package already included or are you a little more cynical and believe that there is no such thing as a ” free ” drinks package?

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