About Me

Hello there Thank you for taking the time to read my blog and in getting to know more about me My name is Kerry James and I have worked within Travel for the last 19 years. I have worked in different areas within the industry - selling package holidays, around…

Posted on Sep 26, 2013
Ship Visit Oceania Marina

On Friday 27th September I am lucky to have been offered the opportunity to visit the Oceania Marina whilst she is in port at Southampton. I am very excited about this ship visit as having sold Oceania for a few years I have not had the experience of visiting or…

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Posted on Sep 20, 2013
National Cruise week – 21st September – 29th September 2013

So from the 21st September until the 29th September 2013 sees the 6th National Cruise Week take place in the UK.  Over this week the Cruise Lines offer some fantastic promotions for people looking to book their cruise. It focuses on the reasons why a cruise holiday is such a fantastic holiday…

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Posted on Sep 14, 2013
Chilled atmosphere on board NCL ………..

So this week saw NCL (Norwegian Cruise Line) announce that another one of the ships in the fleet will now feature an Ice Bar on board. Currently the Epic and the Breakaway have the Ice Bars and now the new NCL Getaway which is going to be the largest ship…

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Posted on Sep 6, 2013
Let the ratings war commence!

So this Saturday sees the fake tanned and sequin dressed celebrities take to the floor again ready to take battle with Gary Barlow, Sharon Osbourne and their wannabe pop stars. It also is the start of the battle of my will power - every year I vow not to get…

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Posted on Aug 30, 2013
Cruise Countdown has begun …. 43 days to go!

You would think working for an award wining cruise company, booking you own holiday would be a simple task and would take just under half an hour to do. This was definitely not the case when it came to deciding what me and my partner were going to do this holiday…

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Posted on Aug 23, 2013
ALL THE WORLDS A STAGE!

OH WHAT A NIGHT ......... Many people including myself enjoy having an evening at the theatre, whether it be to see a musical, west end production, musicians/recital, cabaret act, comedy act or a play. Last weekend, myself and my family all went to Chichester Festival Theatre to watch the production…

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Posted on Aug 18, 2013
Cruising Into Christmas – Only128 Days Left !!

So what has prompted this seasonal blog. Well this time of year has me and my family deciding on which Christmas Market we are going to visit. We enjoy embracing in the local traditions, sampling the notorious Glügwein, trying out the holiday foods and admiring the tree ornaments. With the added bonus of sight seeing…

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Posted on Aug 14, 2013
P&O announce more “Star Studded cruises”

So this week saw P&O announce more dates for their "Star Studded Cruises" - some departures fairly imminent and some for 2014. Cruises vary from having the Celebrity Chefs on board, to having Strictly Come Dancing , an opera Singer, Musical performers or has been's from 1980's trying to make…

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Posted on Aug 11, 2013
Some Like It HOT !!!!

This weekend saw the annual Chilli Fiesta take place on the outskirts of Chichester. The setting is the stunning West Dean Gardens and this year they offered the option of camping over in tents or caravans. With over 250 different varieties of Chilli on offer such as Hungarian Hot Wax, Rooster…

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Posted on Jun 25, 2013
Every Cruise is a fashion show, and formal night is your runway!

Walking through my home town of Chichester last week it was lovely to see all the ladies (and not forgetting the men) all dressed up for a day out at the races at the Glorious Goodwood Festival.   Many of them looked like they had put a lot of time…

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