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 Dec 4, 2018
Tis the season!

With December well and truly upon us , tis the season for all things festive! I'm taking my family Ice skating this week in the Historic Caerphilly castle. The last time we went skating was last October whilst on board Navigator of the seas. As we all know, Royal Caribbean…

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Posted on Nov 19, 2018
I’m a Tourist…..Get Me Out of Here!!!

Its that time of year again that sees the return of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!  Usually a group of B list celebs but this year i'm quite impressed with the line up. They head into the Jungle and compete in Bush Tucker trials to win food and treats…

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Posted on Nov 5, 2018
Thanksgiving is coming…….what happens onboard?

What is Thanksgiving exactly?  Thanks to my friend Google its this - an annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal. The holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1621, and is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November!! Thanksgiving…

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Posted on Oct 22, 2018
Princess Cruises Summer 2019 offers……I’m looking!

Hi All, As you know if you've read my blogs over the years Princess Cruises are definately favourite in the Jones household!  I've now done 4 cruises with them as a family and have to say all have been fantastic and we're lucky to say we have some great memories.…

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Posted on Oct 7, 2018
The end of a wonderful holiday……Cozumel and Philadelphia

The last port on our Cruise itinerary was Cozumel. Cozumel, a mostly undeveloped Mexican island in the Caribbean Sea, is a popular cruise ship port of call famed for its scuba diving. Cruise ships often visit the island. A few can dock virtually downtown. A larger pair of piers lie about two miles south…

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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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