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 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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Posted on Mar 11, 2019
Interview with a Captain – meet Wesley Duncan.

P&O's Iona launches in May 2020 and will be the largest ship ever built for the British Market. I'm booked, are you? Want to know more?  In this exclusive interview with Iona's Captain Wesley Duncan, we found out more about him and his thoughts on Iona. Q. What is your background…

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Posted on Feb 26, 2019
Virgin’s Scarlet Lady on sale now! The ship that will be quirky and fun, what do you think?

Virgin's first ship and 'adult only' will sail from Miami in 2020 with her inaugural season around the Caribbean. So what does she have in store? The intended vibe is that once onboard you will be stress-free, have time to relax, revitalize and maybe have some opportunities to meet like-minded travellers.…

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Posted on Feb 11, 2019
P&O TO INTRODUCE DRINKS PACKAGES – Four different packages to quench all thirsts – What do you think

P&O have created four drinks packages that offer unbeatable choice and value. Each is available on any holiday of five nights or more and you can use your package in all the restaurants, bars and cafés onboard. So, what’ll it be?  The first ship to offer packages will be Azura -…

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Posted on Jan 28, 2019
Walking in the Footsteps of Giants – My Galapagos Experience and how you can see it all with Celebrity Cruises!

What comes to mind when someone mentions the Galapagos Islands?  Do you think Giant Tortoises, the Iguanas, Charles Darwin, unspoilt beauty, Sea Lions or the Blue Footed Boobies? Below I have shared my photos of these amazing islands! When I think about them I think about all of the above and…

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Posted on Jan 16, 2019
Life at Sea! My onboard family.

Life onboard a cruise ship is very exciting and rewarding, non-stop and at times challenging, and from the time you put on your uniform and step outside your cabin door, you are on show.                                …

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Posted on Dec 31, 2018
Riding Along on the Crest of a Wave – cruise.co.uk Christmas Conference 2018

It was time for our annual cruise.co.uk conference, and this year it was going to be onboard the Marco Polo.  This was the first ship I had been on since January 2019 when I finished working on Voyager, so I was happy to be back at sea. The conference gives…

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Posted on Dec 17, 2018
Conference time again and it is Christmas jumper day on my birthday!

By the time you’re reading this, I will be hard at work at our company conference! Last year we were in 'sunny' Butlins in Skegness (it snowed heavily that weekend).  This year we will be onboard Marco Polo for 3 nights sailing from Bristol to Dublin and back again and…

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Posted on Dec 5, 2018
New York Drops the Ball – have you seen it?

Have you ever visited New York during the holiday season? I’d love to hear about your experiences!  Please share any photos you have as I’d love to see them. I have never been to New York but it is on my ‘to do’ list of places to visit. I would…

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