Cruising with Jane Macdonald VS The Cruise!

So, they both started their new series’ in the New Year whipping all excited fans of cruising (us at cruise.co.uk included) into a frenzy.  But how good are these shows and what are they all about?   ‘The Cruise’ is on ITV on Thursday evenings.  It lasts just half an hour and follows life on-board […]

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A very happy 2-year Cruise.co.uk workaversary to me!

It’s the beginning of another year and the start of my 3rd year with Cruise.co.uk!  I have to say I have never worked for such a fantastic company and have loved my 2 years here so far (here’s to many, many more!)  We work from home and can fit in our hours around our daily […]

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We were rollin’ all over the dance floor!

We just got back from an amazing Christmas conference on the Marco Polo.  Last Sunday we set sail from Bristol to Dublin for a 3 night ‘Christmas festive party cruise’.   As many of us (including me) work from home it was fantastic to be able to put some faces to names and enjoy some festive […]

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I’m converted…. MSC are so me!! Part 2

Day 2 on-board the MSC Seaview was really all about exploring the ship and trying out as much as we could.  We had a tour with some of the ladies from MSC.  One of the highlights of this was exploring the pool deck area.  There is a covered pool area (which is great for those […]

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I’m converted…. MSC are so me!! Part 1

I was lucky enough to get picked for a work familiarisation trip to sail on the MSC Seaview last weekend for 2 nights from Barcelona to Genoa.  I was very excited at the prospect as although I have been on ship visits you really need to sail with a cruise line to get a good […]

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A Royal disaster for the Navigator of the Seas

In the past few weeks weather has affected quite a few cruise itineraries, but the Royal Caribbean ship the Navigator of the Seas has been affected exceptionally badly.   26 October 2018 Sailing On 26th October she sailed out of Southampton for a 10-night Canary Island cruise.  This was filled with many families as it […]

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Why book a suite with Cunard?

Last week I boarded the amazing Queen Mary 2 for the day to tour around the Princess and Queen’s grill suites and learn about the benefits of suite life on-board Cunard’s fleet.  Being someone who normally travels in inside, outside or balcony cabins I was very excited to get a look into ‘how the other […]

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Can you ever have too many holidays?

  I tend to get the same reaction whenever I fill in a holiday form at work, ‘another holiday??!!’  This year I have enjoyed a 10-night cruise on P&O Oceana which took in Gibraltar, Barcelona, Marseille, La Spezia, Rome and Valetta in March.  I then went on a 7-night family holiday to Playa Blanca in […]

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Is Turkey back on the cruising map?

A memory popped up on my phone from 4 years ago today along with a photo album.  It was of my partner Darryl and myself on our first holiday together in Olu Deniz, Turkey.  We had the most amazing time, so these pictures always make me smile.  We loved the beautiful Blue Lagoon, all the […]

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This could be Rotterdam or anywhere!

Does anyone else sing the song Rotterdam (or anywhere) by The Beautiful South in their heads (or out loud) every time Rotterdam is mentioned or is it just me?  On my last cruise on the Queen Elizabeth we were away for 4 nights and had 2 sea days and only one port, Rotterdam.  Here’s a […]

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