About Me

Hi there, good to see you.. Thank you for visiting my page.. I am what they call in any trade ' a self-confessed workaholic'.. with this title I carry no regrets, I just genuinely love what I do and have a passion for doing it. I pride myself in my…

Posted on Sep 9, 2019
Eating on a cruise ship, one place you can never go hungry ..surely?

Recently I had spoken to a guest of mine that had returned from her cruise, everything was great she said telling me all about the entertainment, the excursions, the fantastic staff, her beautiful cabin, then she finished her great feedback with ... the food, I just couldn't find anything to…

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Posted on Aug 14, 2019
Southampton 2021… Fit for a Princess

Princess Cruises has revealed the biggest European season for 2021 with three ships based in the UK. It will be an exciting year for Princess with 3 beautiful ships offering new itineraries sailing from Southampton. Grand Princess, Island Princess and Crown Princess will be based in the UK for 2021,…

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Posted on Jul 23, 2019
A fresh look discovered for Saga Cruises

A proud moment for Saga last week when their new ship 'Spirit of Discovery' was officially named by the Duchess of Cornwall. So what do we know about this exciting new addition to Sagas fleet? She will be an adults-only ship with a guest capacity of 999, 505 Crew and…

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Posted on Jul 3, 2019
Sunshine is and was the best medicine

I have recently returned from a week away in Ibiza. I went to visit my 18-year old son who is working out there as a barber, its just me and him at home and we are very close and as soon as he suggested he may work there, my bags…

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Posted on Jun 15, 2019
Cuba Cruises ends for US citizens

Last week proved a sad end to Cuba cruises for US Citizens. On June the 4th 2019, the Trump administration announced new travel restrictions, that ends the authorization for group people to people educational travel to Cuba which is currently how Cruise Lines are legally able to allow US citizens…

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Posted on May 29, 2019
Exciting Call to be made in the UK in 2020

Virgin Voyages have announced their new first cruise ship will make a stop in the UK next year on her way to the Caribbean. Virgins new cruise ship 'Scarlet lady' is currently being built in Genoa. She is set to sail in 2020 for her first season in the Caribbean…

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Posted on May 9, 2019
Losing our ‘Independence’ for 2020 :(

What a start to my day today with the news that Royal Caribbean announcing Independence of the Seas will not be based in Southampton for 2020. A few months ago having the Independence and Anthem of the Seas for 2020 alongside each other was an exciting time, but sadly Royal…

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Posted on Apr 24, 2019
An exciting new announcement from TUI

Hi there, I was surprised to read that TUI has just announced they will be launching themselves into the River Cruise Market. They will have three ships in Summer 2020. The brand will be known under TUI and their Ocean cruises will still be known as Marella. The River Cruises…

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Posted on Apr 7, 2019
Out with the old…..

Marella Cruises are going from strength to strength with their newer ships and great itineraries, not to mention value for money they offer with their All inclusive cruises now. Their older ships in their fleet known as their 'classic ships' are the Marella Dream and the Marella Celebration. Marella has…

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Posted on Mar 20, 2019
Cruise ship Cabins .. what’s your choice?

I was away last week sunning myself in Spain for 4 days (well actually got very sunburnt on the 2nd day so more like suffering for the rest!) I spoke to a lady who was asking me about Cruising and she told me she had been looking to do her…

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