About Me

Hello, and welcome to my page.  I have been working in the Travel Industry for over 38 years,  it really just seems like yesterday! I am married with 2 grown up children and very happily waiting for the arrival of my first grandchild in the next few weeks or so.…

Posted on Nov 7, 2014
Wow Me MSC!

Msc? I have always wondered what they are like, they do occasionally  get some negative comments, but why? They are after all an Italian cruise line and we all know what Italian class is all about.  You just need to look at the likes of Versace and Prada. Well, my…

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Posted on Oct 31, 2014
Going Solo

"Why do I have to pay double for single occupancy?" I get asked that question so many times.  The biggest hurdle for a single passenger is the dreaded single supplement.  Because most cruise lines do not offer many cabins for 1 or because they sell out quickly, they will typically…

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Posted on Oct 24, 2014
Love And Marriage

There are so many people who get married or re-new their vows overseas, the Caribbean being the destination most people go to.  Have they thought of doing this on a cruise? Planning your wedding on a cruise can be as simple as planning your honeymoon. The wedding coordinators arrange everything…

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Posted on Oct 17, 2014
Gardeners World

Here at Cruise.co.uk we have a great team of people who work behind the scenes, putting together the fantastic tailor made itineraries we feature on our website.  I love them all but one in particular has caught my eye, the tour to China, run in conjunction with Gardeners World.    …

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Posted on Oct 10, 2014
Parks And Palms

Disneyland Paris has been in the news this week as profits are down. I am not surprised, yes, it is a good place to visit but the weather is usually awful and apart from Paris there is not a lot more to do and see.   Put that in comparison…

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Posted on Oct 3, 2014
Cruising in 2024

This week I read in the Daily Mail of a recent report by Skyscanner, who were defining how our holidays will be in 2024.  They are predicting that the dizzy heights of the earth's orbit and the worlds oceans will become holiday destinations over the next decade. Journeys to the…

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Posted on Sep 26, 2014
Happy Birthday Mr Presley!

No, I haven't gone mad!   If Elvis was still alive did you know he would be celebrating his 80th birthday next year?  Hard to believe it has been 38 years since he left us. We all know that he still has a huge fan base, even after all these years.…

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Posted on Sep 19, 2014
Fred’s Enjoyment Promise Is Back!

Fred Olsen cruises really do their utmost to make every part of your cruise extra special.  They are so confident that a cruise with them will be a great experience they are offering that fantastic promise to you again! If you find that the cruise is not for you within…

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Posted on Sep 12, 2014
Cruise the Arctic Northwest Passage

There are not many places in the world  that you would find difficulty travelling to, however the Arctic North West passage is one of them.   Even now it is only a very small number of ships that can undertake a North West passage cruise and only a privileged few who can…

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Posted on Sep 6, 2014
Escape The Winter Blues

It's that time of the year again when the new world cruises, for a year ahead go on sale. You may think this is early but would be surprised at how quickly these sell out. P&O are offering a fantastic cruise - Caribbean and The America Adventure. This will be…

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