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 Sep 20, 2018
My holiday away part 3- Roatan, Honduras and Costa Maya, Mexico!

Our next port of call was to Roatan, Honduras. The cruise port was Mahogany Bay, this cruise ship port is owned by the Carnival Corporation, located in Dixon Cove, between Coxen Hole and French Harbour along Roatan’s south shore. There is a full range of activities, tours and excursions here but here is an island…

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Posted on Sep 6, 2018
My holiday away part 2- The Cayman Islands

After Fort Lauderdale, we joined the Caribbean Princess in Port Everglades, to sail for 7 nights around part of the Caribbean. We honestly love Princess cruises , we went on Caribbean Princess a few years ago around the Norwegian Fjords, my sons who are 12 and 14 prefer this ship…

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Posted on Aug 23, 2018
My holiday away part 1- Fort Lauderdale

So I'm back from an amazing summer holiday to the USA and thought id share some of it with you! Our first stop was Fort Lauderdale, I've never been before and honestly cant wait to return! My wife, children all loved it and with good reason. We stayed at The…

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Posted on Aug 8, 2018
It’s my turn to embark….see you all soon!

This week I'm off on holidays with my family. Having two boys of GCSE age now means joining the 1000's during August! We are going to Fort Lauderdale for 4 days, then joining the Caribbean Princess as she visits Grand Cayman, Roatan, Costa Maya, and Cozumel. After the cruise we…

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Posted on Jul 25, 2018
Did someone say Cocktails?

Now I'm not really a cocktail drinker, I leave them to my wife,  she's become quite the specialist on our cruise holidays, her favourite is an Aperol Spritz ! Here's a few for you all to try when next on your sun lounger at sea. All cruise ships have the…

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Posted on Jul 11, 2018
Cardiff Beach and Port…..ready for summer hols!

[caption id="attachment_1811" align="alignleft" width="320"] Cardiff Bay with its big wheel![/caption] It's nearly the school 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…

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Posted on Jun 27, 2018
A cruise ship comes to me for a warm Welsh welcome……

i forget sometimes just how busy my home time of Cardiff can be, even more so I forget that its a cruise port! Last week my wife was day off and text me to say a Cruise Ship was in Penarth, just down the road from home! The MS Deutschland…

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Posted on Jun 13, 2018
Which cruise ships will cover the World Cup?

The Russia World Cup 2018 is just hours away and the excitement is building, although my beloved Wales aren't part of the action, I still cant wait! The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup.It is scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018, after the…

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Posted on May 30, 2018
I name this ship…….Iona

You what?...... I hear you say! After months of anticipation, P&O Cruises has finally revealed the name of its brand new ship. The cruise line has revealed that the new 180,000 ton ship will be called 'Iona', in a "celebration of the sea and our island nation".  Many of you thought it…

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Posted on May 16, 2018
‘We are Premier League’

Although my first great love is Cruising...........my second is football, my beloved Cardiff City to be precise! I'm thinking maybe I should have put my wife and children in here somewhere but they will understand! As a season ticket holder i've been a little distracted over the last few weeks…

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