About Me

I started life working at good ole Woolworths for quite a few years (too many to mention).  Other past jobs I have tried are working for an Interior Design company, Retail for a well known American chain and a Policeman in West Midlands Constabulary. I live in Birmingham in my…

Posted on Aug 7, 2018
What do we do with the drunken sailor……

As many of you are aware, I used to work for one of the leading cruise lines as the duty free shop Manager over 12 years ago.  Now i can talk about this as i know the Captain in question is not working as a cruise ship Captain any more.…

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Posted on Jul 24, 2018
Sun Princess gets a make over

Princess Cruises has recently refurbished the 2000 passenger Sun Princess following a two week refit in Singapore. The multi-million pound enhancements include a redesigned youth center, new premium staterooms and upgraded on board shopping. Some of the enhancements are below - Camp Discovery Youth Centre  for cruisers aged 3-17 Sun Princess…

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Posted on Jul 10, 2018
Do Celebrity endorsements make you want to cruise?

Princess cruises have recently revealed that the one and only Philip Scofield, yes the one off This Morning and the 'we buy any cars ad's' on Television and radio is an ambassador of their cruise line. If you were to go on a cruise would you take the word of…

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Posted on Jun 26, 2018
Royal go strawless

Royal Caribbean have announced that they are planning to stop providing plastic straws on all of their ships by the end of 2018. This is excellent news as we know that anything plastic is getting a bad wrap at the moment.  Sir David Attenborough did one of his documentary's regarding…

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Posted on Jun 12, 2018
World Cup fever grips Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises have announced it will screen all 64 games of the World Cup in Russia on nine of its ships. The line will broadcast every minute of the action, from the opening match on June 14 to the final in Moscow on July 15. The games will be show…

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Posted on May 29, 2018
P&O Name new ship

Well P&O have named their new ship recently.  It is to be called 'Iona' which is a small Hebridean island off the coast of Scotland.  Firstly what do you think of the name?  Does it fit in with Britannia, Azura, Ventura, Oceana, Aurora and Arcadia?  Personally I am not sure. …

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Posted on May 15, 2018
UK’s Favorite ship returns with new features

Royal Caribbeans Independence of the Seas has just pulled into Southampton to start her European season and she has had a makeover. The huge makeover has seen one of the UK's best-loved ships fitted with a loads of new features including virtual reality trampolines, a kids' water park, an escape…

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Posted on May 1, 2018
Celebrity does it again

I have just returned from a mini cruise on Celebrity Silhouette over to Le Harve which is the port for Hornfleur and Paris.  I booked a 2B grade balcony deck 6 forward number 6125.  Even though the cabin was at the front of the ship I did not feel any…

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Posted on Apr 17, 2018
Wonderful Mexico

It was time for my annual week away with great friends.  Last year we went to New York, which was a little cold so this year we went to warmer climates. We stayed at Riu Cancun in Mexico which was a perfect location to the bustling nightlife. We boarded our…

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Posted on Apr 3, 2018
Royal Caribbean banning technology?

Royal Caribbean are always at the forefront of technology whether its ordering dinner off tablets or developing robots who mix your cocktails for you. Here is a statement they will WOW you! On Symphony of the Seas the newest ship to Join RCCL's fleet very soon Royal Caribbean are looking…

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