About Me

My name is Lyndy and I have worked in the travel industry for eight years, three years of these working on a cruise ship.  I enjoy cruising and have had many wonderful experiences both as a passenger and as a crew member (but that's another story). I returned from sea in January…

Posted on Aug 7, 2019
Walk in Memphis, visit the hallowed Graceland where ‘The King’ Elvis, once lived and cruise on an Enchanted Princess!

Take a look at what our Rhythms of the Deep South with Memphis, Nashville & New Orleans!   A brand new itinerary and a new ship what more could you want?   This is definitely one for my Bucket List.   What can you expect? An 8-Day Escorted Tour -…

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Posted on Jul 18, 2019
P and O didn’t disappoint! My on shore one-day cruise holiday onboard Azura.

I have never been on a P&O ship before so when I was asked if I would like to attend training with P&O, Princess and Cunard followed by a one-day holiday onboard Azura I jumper at the chance. The 2.5-hour drive down to Southampton was stress-free, unlike some of my…

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Posted on Jul 1, 2019
Tips – are these fair or are they just a money-maker for the cruise lines? What do you think?

With yet another cruise line announcing that it is to include service charges within its fare, I ask the question - would you prefer if all cruise lines opted for this? MSC Cruises revealed it will include service charges in fares for the UK and Irish passengers from 25 June.…

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Posted on Jun 18, 2019
Viva Las Vegas – from Weddings to the Grand Canyon and the news that Donny and Marie set to leave Vegas this year!

Have you ever visited Vegas?  It is a city that never sleeps and if you fancy combining a few nights here before or after a cruise then get in contact with me and I am more than happy to help. Let me give you some insights into Vegas! I have…

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Posted on Jun 4, 2019
H.M.S. ‘PRINCESS IRENE’ – A tribute to my Great Grandfather and that fateful day on the River Medway – one of Kent’s biggest naval tragedies.

I never really knew much about my extended family until my sister-in-law started our family tree.  I am the youngest of nine brothers and one sister - the ‘baby’ of the family! My Great Grandfather Harold Herbert Back was the fifth son in his family and was born in Ashford, Kent.…

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Posted on May 20, 2019
‘The Key’ – unlocks exclusive Royal Caribbean amenities?

ROYAL CARIBBEAN’S ‘THE KEY’ Royal Caribbean offers a limited amount of guests access to The Key, which is an exclusive program that offers special amenities to guests for an additional cost. The Key experience is available on all ships except for Quantum, Voyager, and Majesty of the Seas. The benefits…

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Posted on May 8, 2019
Get your dancing shoes on! Strictly ‘Fab-u-lous’ with P&O cruises! Iona do something a little different – an intimate evening of dinner & dance!

Some say it is like the marmite factor – you either love it or hate it.  As a fan, I have to tell you I love it and what better opportunity to get even closer to the pro dancers of the show than on a Strictly Come Dancing themed P&O…

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Posted on Apr 22, 2019
Time to Shine – A Night Around the World!

Shine Party - P&O thanks its Travel Agents.   The build-up to P&O’s first ever Shine Party promised an evening of mystery and it certainly didn’t disappoint.  The party was to be hosted by Phileas Fogg to celebrate his record-breaking travels around the world in 80 days.    I was fortunate…

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Posted on Apr 10, 2019
For me St Petersburg is a ‘Gem of the Baltic’ and here’s why and you can see it by Sea!

The first time I visited St Petersburg I didn't really know what to expect.  I certainly didn't envisage seeing the ornately decorated building and palaces. I had this vision that it would all be very stark and not inviting at all but I was pleasantly mistaken. If you don't want…

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Posted on Mar 27, 2019
Cuba – one of the hottest destinations – you won’t be disappointed and I speak from personal experience!

With my time working on cruise ships I have been very fortunate to visit some amazing destinations, and Cuba certainly falls within my top 10 of destinations to visit, especially Havana (ooh na-na). Havana is the capital city and major port and the leading commercial centre of Cuba. With a…

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