About Me

I've been a Cruise Consultant for a number of years now and I can honestly say that it is just the best job ever. No two days are the same. I have got to know some fantastic people through the course of my job, both in the industry and clients,…

Posted on Mar 5, 2020
Scarlett Lady – I might be Hannah but I have to be ‘Frank’

It has been a while since I did an update, due to technical issues, but I'm back, fresh from my trip to Liverpool last week to spend a night on Scarlett Lady, Richard Branson's first ship of the Virgin fleet. I have so much to say on this subject that…

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Posted on Oct 23, 2019
Taormina – What a Gem! (home of the Worlds most expensive sandwich)

Taormina is somewhere I haven't visited before so I was thrilled to find that it was one of the ports of call on my recent Silversea trip. We docked, at anchor, just off Giardini Naxos, got the tender across and then got private taxi's up the hill to Taormina. Oh…

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Posted on Oct 9, 2019
Silver Shadow – Simply Superb!

It's been a while since I went on a trip to experience a different cruise line, but this time the wait was most definitely worth it. I spent a few days on the Silver Shadow over the weekend, my first time on Silversea, and if I am honest, I could…

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Posted on Sep 25, 2019
Would you venture into the unknown?

For a while now Fred Olsen cruise lines have been offering guests the chance to sail off on one of their 'mystery' cruises. Guests have no idea where the ship will be going to and which ports of call they will be calling at. This is how Fred Olsen market…

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Posted on Sep 11, 2019
Practically Perfect in Every Way!

....... is just how I would describe my daughter and son-in-laws wedding on Friday 30th August. So many of my lovely clients had wished them well before their big day and have called me to ask about it since that I thought I would do a post and share some…

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Posted on Aug 28, 2019
Wedding bells are in the air…………

Well after 17 months of waiting the time is finally here and I am so excited I could pop honestly. As you are reading this I will be taking a few days off from work after a manic busy August, however it won't be much of a restful break as…

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Posted on Aug 14, 2019
It’s all change for P&O this Winter…………

There was disappointing news for guests booked to cruise the Arabian Gulf this Winter on board P&O Oceana last week as P&O made the decision to redeploy the ship following recent events involving the British flagged ship Stena Impero in that area. It was a difficult decision for P&O to…

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Posted on Jul 31, 2019
Don’t believe all that you read in the Press!

No doubt you will all have read about or heard on the news about the supposed mass brawl on P&O Britannia last weekend. The headlines were, in the main, sensational, making all sorts of outlandish claims. One described it as a “blood-soaked mass brawl”, another report claims that it was…

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Posted on Jul 17, 2019
Brand New Experience from Princess Cruises on their newest ships – is this the new Crystal Maze?

I suppose really it will only be people of a certain age who remember the original Crystal Maze hosted by Richard O'Brien in the very early 1990's. I used to love watching it although I always had a sense of panic that people would get timed out before they solved…

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Posted on Jul 3, 2019
Cruise lines are giving it away!

Well since I last caught up with you there have been a couple of significant developments in the world of cruising, and it's all good news for cruisers, we love a bit of good news don't we :) Firstly, MSC jumped on the free Gratuities band wagon. Any bookings made…

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