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 Oct 25, 2019
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…

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Posted on Oct 10, 2019
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…

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Posted on Sep 25, 2019
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…

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Posted on Sep 6, 2019
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…

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Posted on Aug 23, 2019
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. This can be a bit of a difficult question to answer as different cruise lines offer…

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Posted on Aug 8, 2019
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. Not so long ago these requests were unheard…

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Posted on Jul 25, 2019
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? Can you imagine what it must be like…

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Posted on Jul 8, 2019
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! When I logged on last week I was delighted to hear that Royal Caribbean have announced in partnership with charter…

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Posted on Jun 24, 2019

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 callĀ …

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Posted on Jun 5, 2019
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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