About Me

Hi, I'm Sally and I have worked in the cruise and travel industry for 26 years,  5 years at cruise.co.uk I am passionate about cruising and have cruised on quite a few different cruise lines/ships with my husband and 16 year old daughter. I would like to say I know everything…

Posted on Nov 5, 2019
NCL deserving of an Encore

  And boy did they produce one, The amazing brand new Norwegian Encore far exceeded all expectations. I was lucky enough last week to board the brand new NCL Encore from Bremerhaven for its pre-inaugural voyage to Southampton where it would sail over to America for its Caribbean Season. I…

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Posted on Oct 28, 2019
Encore time!!

Its been a long time coming, my next cruise that is, I have not been on a cruise ship all year so am most excited at the prospect of travelling to Germany to join the launch of the brand new NCL Encore. NCL for me too, has been a long…

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Posted on Oct 11, 2019
May not be Day of the Dead just yet for Thomas Cook staff

Hays travel have come to the rescue to the delight of many Thomas Cook retail travel agents up and down the country this week. Fantastic news from John Hays as they announce they are set to buy 551 Thomas cook shops on the high street. This will save many retail…

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Posted on Sep 25, 2019
Sad times for the Travel Industry

I am sure we have all heard the news now with regards to poor Thomas Cook who sadly went into liquidation this week. A well known name on the high street and one of the largest travel firms going not just in the UK but in Europe and worldwide went…

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Posted on Sep 11, 2019
Brand New MSC Magnifica coming to Southampton

  Royal Caribbean may have deserted us Brits and pulled out Independence of the seas from Southampton, but MSC are sure liking us at the moment as they have announced they are to spend 130 million refurbishing and stretching MSC Magnifica before she will homeport in Southampton for the summer…

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Posted on Aug 28, 2019
Summer Lovin happened so Fast

Well hasnt summer flown by!! But doesnt it always, before we know it Summer is over and we are on the uphill climb to my favourite time of year, Autumn, followed by - dare I say, Christmas. This Autumn will prove to be quite an exciting one since there are…

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Posted on Jul 31, 2019
Stop Clowning about!!

So the headlines this week were that of a mass brawl that broke out on Britannia on Friday as it was sailing from a week long cruise to the Norwegian Fjords. The fight broke out in the buffet restaurant late at night on Friday, a staff member had initially tried…

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Posted on Jul 17, 2019
The Ocean Medallion

Well the highly anticipated new technoloy from Princess has finally arrived after a few set backs and delays. The Medallion Class sailings started in June this year and will be rolled out across the fleet: So far these are the Medallion class ships:  Caribbean Princess, Regal Princess, Royal Princess Coming…

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Posted on Jul 3, 2019
Menorca here we come

Well the countdown is on until we jet off on our summer hols this year as we head off to a little villa holiday in Menorca. I can hear the pool and lilo and a good book calling me now.  I cannot wait for a week of relaxation around the…

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Posted on Jun 19, 2019
Schools out for summer

Well, emotionally, this is the last time I will ever get to say this, as my baby girl has now, as of today, officially left school. She has sat through 20 GCSE exams over the past 4 weeks, and worked her socks off, now comes the wait until 22 August…

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