About Me

Hello everyone, My name is Haydn , I live in Caerphilly South Wales with my wife and 2 young sons. I have been in the Travel Industry for just over 23 years now, specializing in cruising for the last 13 years. I have been on a variety of Cruise ships,…

Posted on Oct 9, 2019
Do China want tourists???

Well what a few days its been for many of our and other tour operators passengers looking forward to a trip of a lifetime in China.  Last week inexplicably China authorities started refusing UK citizens entry into China at Beijing airport. Many passengers arrived into Beijing wishing to purchase a…

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Posted on Sep 17, 2019
My non cruise holiday…….

As many of you will know I recently had my annual holiday.  For a change this year we (the wife) decided on a land based holiday rather than taking cruise. We booked back in January and booked everything seperately, flights with Easyjet, hotel and transfers through the normal channels. Obviously…

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Posted on Aug 31, 2019
Oh, What’s Occurin?

Christmas has come early for Gavin and Stacey fans...especially here at home in Wales. It's the news we've all been waiting for, Gavin & Stacey is to return to our screens for a one-off Christmas special. Over the last few weeks, very close to my hometown , as stars from the hit British sitcom…

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Posted on Aug 9, 2019
Shark Week!

Shark Week is television's longest-running and eagerly awaited summer TV event, delivering all-new groundbreaking shark stories. It is is an annual event, week-long, in July and/or early August, it was originally devoted to conservation efforts and correcting misconceptions about sharks. Over time, it grew in popularity and became a hit on the Discovery…

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Posted on Jul 25, 2019
Great Film but genuine concern?

Last night I noticed one of my favourite films 'Captain Phillips' was on and I can never resist watching it!  Anything involving sailing interests me. The film is based on the true story of the 2009 Maersk Alabama hijacking, an incident during which merchant mariner Captain Richard Phillips was taken hostage by pirates in the…

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Posted on Jul 10, 2019
Oh no, its the school holidays!

Well there is no avoiding it now, the 3 words many of us parents dread are almost here.......school summer holidays! We have to now juggle work, childcare, activities, queue 3 times longer than normal for any day out, put up with the unpredictable weather and boredom!  A great many parents find…

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Posted on Jun 25, 2019
My First cruise…..

A client of mine asked me the other day which was my favourite cruise destination, and it has to be the very first cruise I did, nearly 15 years ago.  Although I had been selling them for several years , my manager at the time thought it was about time…

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Posted on Jun 9, 2019
Cardiff Bay Beach back for Summer 2019……

It's not long until the school summer holidays and in my house that means avoiding the word bored at all costs! I have 2 boys that are happy anywhere as long as they can swim! They would happily live in a pool! Cardiff Bay has again given me the perfect…

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Posted on May 22, 2019
Classy Celebrity Edge……

As you may have seen if you follow me on Facebook I’ve recently been lucky enough to cruise onboard Celebrity's newest ship the Celebrity Edge for a 2 night mini cruise from Southampton.  We didn't actually go anyway, just sailed around the English channel very slowly!  The weather was perfect,…

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Posted on May 8, 2019
What do you miss most when you’re away?

I've found this interesting article, well i found it a little worrying to think we can't go away for a week / fortnight and switch off! Despite spending most of our working days longing for some blissful days on a sun lounger, almost half of us Britons spend their holidays…

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