About Me

Hello my name is Ruth and I have worked in the travel industry for 27 years. Apart from a couple of years working in a retail shop the rest of my career has been specialising in cruise so as you can imagine I am an expert in this area. I…

Posted on Jul 17, 2018
My cruise and stay holiday

As you read this I will be cruising on MSC Musica for my family holiday. I couldn't decide what to do this year as we obviously love cruising but my kids also love an all inclusive hotel we have been to a few times over the last few years I…

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Posted on Jul 3, 2018
Black Watch takes precautions against piracy

Pirates are more thought of as fictional characters or storylines from Hollywood movies but they are still a problem in certain parts of the world. Usually they target cargo ships but cruise lines still have to follow strict precautions to protect their passengers and crew. The danger area is round…

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Posted on Jun 19, 2018
Planetarium at sea

Viking Ocean Cruises have an exciting new feature on their newest ship Orion This will be the first of their ships to feature a planetarium although not the first in the cruise industry. However it is the most advanced on a cruise liner. The dome will be located in the…

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Posted on Jun 5, 2018
Behind the scenes of Britain’s favourite cruise ship

I was lucky enough to recently experience a short break cruise on the newly refurbished Independence of the Seas. You will see from my last post what I thought about the ship. Whilst we were on board we did a behind the scenes tour which can be booked and added…

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Posted on May 8, 2018
Independence of the Seas

I’m very excited to be off on board the newly refurbished Independence of the Seas next week. I am heading off on a short 2 night cruise with a few colleagues to see how Britain’s favourite cruise ship has changed and to see the new features that have been recently…

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Posted on Apr 24, 2018
New details of P&O Cruises new ship

P&O have announced details planned for their newest and biggest ship due to be launched in 2020. This 5,200 passenger ship will be the largest ever built for the UK market and it sounds like they are taking a fair few ideas from Royal Caribbean. One of the exciting features…

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Posted on Apr 10, 2018
Symphony of the Seas

We have just seen the launch of the biggest ship in the world. Symphony of the Seas is the 4th Oasis class ship for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and has started its season cruising the Mediterranean from Barcelona and Rome. this ship won’t suit everyone because there are still many…

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Posted on Mar 27, 2018
Perfect Days for Royal Caribbean Cruise passengers

Royal Caribbean’s plans for their private island destinations look amazing. They will name these island Perfect Day and the first destination is their existing private island in the Bahamas Coco Cay. I love their plans for this island and hope to visit myself at some stage with my family. The…

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Posted on Mar 13, 2018
Secure your cruise for just £1.00pp deposit

Over the last few weeks we have seen the release of the new 2019/2020 cruise itineraries. If you haven;t already booked now is the time to start looking. Royal Caribbean have the Brit's favourite ship Independence of the Seas sailing out of Southampton again and have replaced the Navigator with…

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Posted on Feb 27, 2018
When is the best time to book your next cruise ?

The question everyone wants to know is when is the best time to book. Well the answer is it depends on when you are wanting to travel and how flexible you can be. If you are tied to school holidays or there is a particular cruise you want to go…

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