My first cruise with Cunard!

I just returned from an amazing 4-night cruise on-board the beautiful Cunard ship the Queen Elizabeth.  I traveled with my sister Katy and we were excited to get away from our very hectic lives of juggling full time jobs and kids for a few nights of fun and relaxation.  We had a balcony cabin on deck […]

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Our Summer Holiday in Playa Blanca

We have just returned from a lovely week away in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote.  I went there with my partner Darryl and our 3 children as well as other family members.  We had a lovely time and enjoyed perfect weather!  It was about mid-twenties all week which was perfect for enjoying the sunshine whilst not being […]

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Vietnam here we come!

I am very excited as myself and my partner Darryl have booked our flights to Vietnam for the Easter holidays next year.  We struggle to fit in time to travel but every chance we get we love to visit new destinations and explore.  In previous years we have traveled around parts of Thailand and Sri […]

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New Drinks package being trialed on P&O Azura! What do you think?

Last week P&O announced they are trialing a drinks package on P&O Azura which starts from 21st July and runs for a month.  After the trial the success will be revised and then P&O will decide whether to carry this on for 2019 sailings. There is a lot of demand for drinks packages and some […]

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I have a new favourite ship!

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting the MS Zuiderdam!  As Holland America ships don’t come to Southampton much I jumped at the chance to get on-board and have a look around!  The MS Zuiderdam is a mid-sized ship holding around 2000 passengers.  I noticed when stepping on-board however that there […]

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The charm of small ships!

I went on the Fred Olsen ship the Braemar last week and was very impressed!  It has recently been refurbished along with the other members of the Fred Olsen fleet the Balmoral, Boudicca and Black Watch.  These ships I feel can now compete even more with the other smaller ships with their new refurbishments creating […]

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Fun in the sun on the South coast!

As some of you may know, I live near Southampton.  Which is great for getting to a cruise ship very quickly and sailing away or just visiting for the day.  It is also brilliant for the many days out available within an hour drive of where I live.  Especially in this beautiful sunshine we are […]

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How not to miss out on visiting the Rock of Gibraltar

We had a fabulous afternoon in Gibraltar on our recent cruise!  I wanted to tell you all about it as we nearly didn’t get to go up the Rock and wouldn’t want anyone to miss out as we nearly did!   We disembarked as soon as the ship allowed us to at about 1pm in […]

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MSC Meraviglia- Wow what a ship!

I was lucky enough to go on a ship visit the other day on the MSC Meraviglia.  I could talk about MSC all day but here’s a brief overview of my day and what MSC and this ship offer.   The MSC Meraviglia really is a majestic ship!  I walked from about a mile away in […]

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Where can you visit from La Spezia?

On my last cruise on the P&O Oceana I had visited many of the ports already, but this was one which I hadn’t visited before, so I decided to do some research before sailing to decide where to go. I found that there were so many options, and this would be a port where even […]

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