Why I booked my family cruise for 2021 nearly 2 years in advance

This week has been a very busy one for us cruise agents.  Starting at 8am on the dot every morning to get cruises booked for customers as soon as they are released.  I’m talking about P&O cruises launch of course.  I’m very happy to say that I have had 100% success rate of getting my […]

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WONDER-FUL news For Royal Caribbean Fans!

A few days ago, it was announced that Royal Caribbean will be launching it’s latest Oasis class ship which will be called ‘The Wonder of the Seas’ in 2021.  She is set to break records and become the largest ship in the world.   This will be the first Oasis class ship to sail the fantastic […]

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Cruise ships pledge to Go Green!

16-year-old Swedish girl Greta Thunberg has captured the hearts of many recently (including myself) with her passionate speeches about the effects global warming are already having, and will do even more so in the years to come.  It’s so important for everyone to join in with the effort to combat global warming so a few […]

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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 musicians on offer around the […]

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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 about what they loved about […]

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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 better right?   I try […]

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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 to juggle work, spending time […]

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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 well worth a visit.  I […]

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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 find lots of like-minded passengers […]

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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 to docking up in Ha […]

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