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 Oct 11, 2018
MS Konigsdam – Carpets fit for a King!

You know me, a ship visit wouldn't be a ship visit without taking in and appreciating the fabulous carpets that are unique to cruise ships. I love them, and the more 'out there' and wackier the better in my opinion! Konigsdam's carpets were no exception, in fact I think I…

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Posted on Sep 27, 2018
MS Konigsdam – a fabulous day out and a nice spot of lunch!

It's been a while since I saw 4.30am, and it has also been a while since I did a ship visit in Southampton but get up at that ungodly hour I did last Tuesday for a trip to visit Holland America Konigsdam. It has been 10 years since I was…

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Posted on Sep 13, 2018
By ‘Eck it’s September already, and P&O isn’t the only thing ‘launching’!

So having all sweltered for what seems like forever over what has to be one of best Summers ever, those days seem like a distant memory already don't they? Whilst we are still having some beautiful days here in Worcestershire there is a distinct nip in the air in the…

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Posted on Aug 30, 2018
Massive announcement from Oceania Cruises………..

Oceania are about to undertake the complete enhancement of their four Regatta Class ships. This was recently announced by Bernie Carter, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, of Oceania Cruises, this is a massive undertaking and Bernie himself is obviously very excited about it! "I have had the pleasure of…

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Posted on Aug 16, 2018
Norwegian Fjords – from Trolls to Giants?

Anyone who has cruised to or visited the Norwegian Fjords will be very familiar with Trolls, they are everywhere in Norway. I came across several on my recent visit. Not so familiar is the sight of Giants in Norway, however, in less than two years there will be a Giant that…

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Posted on Aug 2, 2018
Is Bigger Necessarily Better for P&O Guests?

May 2020 will see the launch of P&O's largest ship to date, P&O Iona, weighing in at 180,000 tonnes, another 40,000 bigger than Britannia, and named after our beautiful Scottish island. Iona is going to be quite a groundbreaking ship for P&O with lots of new and exciting features which…

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Posted on Jul 19, 2018
Horses for courses, each to their own………..

Being a Mom of three I have spent many holidays keeping the children occupied and happy over the years, now it's my time to do the type of holiday that keeps me happy, and allows me time to relax and unwind. I no longer need a 'family friendly holiday', nor…

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Posted on Jul 5, 2018
A Lovely Family Celebration!

Nothing to do with cruising at all this week! I just wanted to share with you the lovely evening we had on Saturday. You may recall that my daughter and her boyfriend got engaged back in March, on a beach in Cornwall, well on Saturday evening friends and family got…

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Posted on Jun 21, 2018
So why should you book your cruise with me?

There are lots of agencies and agents around as we all know, so how do you choose an agent? Well, you want one who knows their stuff, will get you the best cruise that suits your requirements as well as your budget, and most importantly one that is passionate about…

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Posted on Jun 7, 2018
The Mystery of the Disappearing Roast Beef……… well almost!

You know how I love my food, I make no secret of it! So just before we headed off on our recent Fred Olsen cruise a colleague said to me that on Balmoral there is always roast beef on a Sunday in the Ballindalloch restaurant and it was not to…

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