About Me

Hello!  My name's Debbie and I've worked in travel for 15 years.  When I say work that doesn't really sum it up properly.  Travel is my passion and I love  looking for my next holiday so helping you lovely people really isn't like work for me! I live with my…

Posted on Sep 14, 2019
Can you have too much passenger participation entertainment on a Cruise?

A few things this week sparked me to think about this question.  Firstly, I had a good customer of mine come back from a cruise with the feedback that entertainment wasn’t as good as she was used to and there wasn’t the same wide offering of professional shows, singers and…

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Posted on Aug 31, 2019
My children’s reviews of their cruise on Independence of the Seas!

My family and I have just returned from a wonderful 6-night cruise on The Independence of the Seas!  I will write about it in more detail in a future blog and why this cruise ship is so amazing for families!  For this blog though my children wanted to tell you…

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Posted on Aug 16, 2019
To upgrade or not to upgrade…. THAT is the question!

A lot of cruise-lines including P&O, Cunard, Princess and Holland America (to name a few) ask the customer at the time of booking whether they would like to be open to an upgrade.  This may sound like a no-brainer.  Why would you not want an upgrade… it’s got to be…

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Posted on Aug 2, 2019
A full-time working mum’s guide to the Summer Holidays… so Far!

The summer holidays are the most exciting time of the year for children. I have 3 children aged 10 and under at home who have 6 Week’s of no school and lots of fun to look forward to!  For some of us full time parents though it can be challenging…

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Posted on Jul 19, 2019
The Crazy, Beautiful city of Ho Chi Minh!

As many of you know I visited Vietnam earlier in the year.  Today I want to tell you about my last 3 days in Vietnam when I stayed in Ho Chi Minh City.  If travelling in from a cruise you can get tours from Phu My port and it is…

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Posted on Jul 5, 2019
We’re now selling festivals at sea!

Yesterday we got some exciting news that we are now able to sell Floating festivals cruises!  Now, what is a floating festival you may ask?  They are specialist cruises which include predominantly music/entertainment aimed at a particular musical genre.  There are normally some big names performing on-board and you will…

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Posted on Jun 21, 2019
My experience sailing Ha Long Bay!

During my travels around Vietnam a few months ago I spent 2 days and 1 night aboard a much smaller boat than I am used to with cruising.  This is a fantastic way to experience the beautiful scenery and there are one day options available if you are lucky enough…

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Posted on Jun 7, 2019
The Scarlett Lady – Her aim is to pop the cherry of as many cruising Virgins as possible!

Yesterday we had a webinar with the lovely people at Virgin cruises to tell us all about the Scarlett Lady.  I wasn’t convinced at first (based on my pre-conceptions of the brand) but after hearing all about her I would absolutely love to get on-board and think that they will…

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Posted on May 24, 2019
What is the Seabourn Difference? Food Glorious Food!

A few weeks ago, I wrote my first blog about my time on-board Seabourn Odyssey and told you about how the incredible service on-board made Seabourn extra special. This week I will tell you all about the amazing food options!  The fantastic thing about Seabourn is that you can enjoy…

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Posted on May 10, 2019
What is the Seabourn Difference? Part 1- Service

I have just got back from the most fabulous 5-night cruise on-board the Seabourn Odyssey!  We sailed from Barcelona to Malta which included stops in Valencia, Palma, Mahon and a day at sea.  Now, my expectations were very high as I have only been on main-stream cruise lines before so…

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