About Me

I started working at Cruise.co.uk  in January 2014 and thought you might like to know a little bit about me..... I was born in London but as a child spent a great deal of time playing in the Hopfields of Kent while my parents worked on the farm.  In fact…

Posted on Mar 30, 2014
I turn my back for 5 minutes!

Isnt it just typical! as soon as I book a cheeky little getaway to get some sun on my face and warm up my bones, all hell breaks loose in the offices of cruise.co.uk! Why? well, P&O decide to announce the sale dates for Britannia's 2015 sailings on 26th &…

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Posted on Mar 16, 2014
Burning a Hole in Your Pocket??

No.. Not adding another spark to the smoking debate this time, although I will be revisiting this particular sore subject soon.... This time its about what do you spend your money on whilst on your cruise?     You've been squirreling away all your hard earned cash, working extra hours,…

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Posted on Mar 8, 2014
Making a ‘Splash’ – The Cunard Way..

Reminds me of the quote from Toy Story when Buzz 'flew' across the room to prove to Woody that he was in fact a true Space Ranger, and could fly!  When in fact  all he was doing  was 'falling with style'. Here's how to make a 'splash' Cunard style..  …

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Posted on Feb 26, 2014
Sparking Up Controversy!

    Yes I'm talking about smoking... Like it or not, people enjoy smoking...   Whether that be a cigarette, pipe, cigar, or, the latest trend, the  e-cigarette.  Its a very emotive topic, and everyone has an opinion. Being an ex-smoker, I have to admit the cravings never completely go.…

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Posted on Feb 23, 2014
“Mums Gone To Iceland!”…

The country that is…not the well-known food store. What does 'mum' know that we have yet to discover?   So why Iceland?  What’s so special about it?  Ash clouds, Volcanoes? Snow? Er….Ice? Unpronounceable place names??   For those of you who haven’t already discovered the wonders of such a beautiful country,…

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Posted on Feb 15, 2014
2 shocking news articles involving cruise ships..

  I was shocked to the core to read of the elderly couple who were attacked and seriously injured recently while enjoying a cruise to the Canary Islands on the Thomson Celebration.It seems that they were the victims of a totally unprovoked assault by a fellow passenger, which has left…

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Posted on Feb 9, 2014
Venice Bans Cruise Ships From Entering City!!

*Just a quick update to my previous blog, and its GOOD NEWS!!! The ban on cruise ships weighing over 96,000 tons in Venice has been pushed back! with plans to implement the policy from January 1st 2015.  Talks are ongoing, so fingers crossed for a good result! The Venetian powers that…

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Posted on Feb 2, 2014
Britain In The Sun

As I've said before, I have recently returned to the UK having lived on the Costa Del Sol these past 7 years, and whilst I was there, was lucky enough to visit Gibraltar many times. Its a popular cruise destination, and rightly so, as there is so much to see…

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Posted on Jan 23, 2014
Flora! Flora! Flora!

Now I can’t tell the difference between an exotic flower and a weed.  My garden is testament to that, but I do love to wander around the garden centres, looking at all the beautiful flowers and plants. I especially love the perfumed ones.  My favourite is Dame De Noche (Lady…

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Posted on Jan 13, 2014
We’re a curious lot aren’t we?

We're a curious lot aren't we??   Always wanting to discover new places, see what’s around the corner or on the other side of the door, explore different countries, and experience different cultures. We all have that natural urge to travel to see and explore new horizons, that’s why we’re…

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