About Me

I live in Bromsgrove and work for Cruise.co.uk as a home worker, I'm only 5 minutes away from our Head Office in Redditch. Now for those of you not entirely sure of the beautiful sights that Redditch has to offer, if you go into any good book shop and ask for a…

Posted on Jun 24, 2017
New underwater experience for Royal Caribbean

As Cruise lines go I've always said I prefer the more traditional ship with no gimmicks, just good food and drink, good entertainment and company. I'm happy with that. Although I do appreciate that Cruise Lines have to move with the times to entice a new younger audience, as our…

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Posted on Jun 10, 2017
Take me back to the 70’s……..

Our Cruise Bulletin featured a great article recently that got me thinking how our expectations have changed over the years, and how great it would be to turn the clock back 50 years and feature some of the entertainment and accommodation on ships that we were lucky enough to have…

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Posted on May 27, 2017
Increased security for cruisers???

With the recent events in Manchester this week it obviously makes us all think about the security around travelling and being in places where large groups of people gather. The perfect target for a cruise ship springs to mind. I recently took a short mini cruise on P&O Ventura and…

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Posted on May 12, 2017
Great new invention for flying with kids

I don't know about you but I love anything that makes life just that bit more easier. I don't have kids but with my partners three Grandchildren and my two niece's all under the age of 7 I'm always looking out for new gadgets that just help you get through…

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Posted on Apr 28, 2017
Ventura here we come…………

We're heading off on the Ventura this week on a 4 night mini cruise with a day in Bruges and an overnight in Amsterdam. Very excited, I've been to both ports but Mark has not been to either. He's looking forward to seeing if the famous Red light area still…

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Posted on Apr 14, 2017
Passenger safety a priority…..

Cruise lines have again this week been put in a position to make alterations to Itineraries to ensure passenger safety comes first. Fred Olsen have been forced to substitute Port s on their 'Black Watch World Cruise'  due to the recent terror attacks in Egypt. It is believed that P&O…

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Posted on Apr 3, 2017
Do we all want an All Inclusive cruise??

It seems to be that more and more passengers are wanting a one stop shop. A cruise with everything included, no hidden extras or nasty big bills at the end of their stress free holiday. More ships than ever are including drinks packages with their sailings such as Royal Caribbean,…

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Posted on Mar 18, 2017
Want free internet at sea??????

Does this package come with free WIFI on-board? This is definitely one of the most popular questions I get asked now when I book a cruise, how times have changed, it used to be dress codes, 'Do I need to take a dinner jacket?' Not anymore! Nowadays cruise lines don't…

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Posted on Mar 4, 2017
Bath scrubbed up well!

We headed down to Bath earlier this week for an overnight stay to explore the City. As we exited the M4 our car broke down, our beloved Peugout headed back to the Midlands towed by the heaven sent Green Flag man and we called a taxi to pick us up…

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Posted on Feb 18, 2017
Are cruise lines becoming sexist

Last week Aqua Expedition launched a new sensation but only for us ladies I'm afraid. They have come up with the idea of offering cruises just for ladies. They state........ 'With these cruises, women will have the chance to learn about new cultures and traditions whilst meeting new people who…

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