About Me

Born in Coventry in 1961 at Gulson Road Hospital, making me a true Coventarian!! I moved to South Africa at the tender age of 19 to live two years with my husband to "try it out" Way back then in 1981 the South African government kindly paid our fare. We…

Posted on Sep 22, 2018
Konningsdam in Southampton

It's not often we get Holland American Line in Southampton, so we were very happy to go take a sneaky look at the Konningsdam, Mid cruise in Southampton last week. As this was a port stop we could not see many cabins, we did get one of the ocean view…

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Posted on Sep 7, 2018
Msc Seaview in my opinion, part one!

Well due to some technical difficulties my photographs are still to be loaded on!! And anyone who knows me will understand that this may not be a fast process to fix, technology is not always my friend. I can tell you how beautiful this new ship is, and hopefully, in…

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Posted on Aug 23, 2018
MSC Seaview , get ready for us !!

Wells that me out of office for the first real break of the year, back to the mill on 03/09/2018 These are the two little munchkins off on their first cruise, well the eldest did one years ago for 2 nights, but he was only three and can hardly remember…

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Posted on Aug 9, 2018
Suite privileges, what a muddle !! And watch out for Ovation of the seas

Royal Suite Class is available on Symphony of the Seas, Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas, Harmony of the Seas, Anthem of the Seas and Ovation of the Seas (Singapore and Sydney departures only). Heres the heading that intrigued my customer, and we both then proceeded to lose…

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Posted on Jul 26, 2018
Conference 2018 Back on track

Well, it's fair to say that conference 2017 was an eye-opener, probably one of the coldest winters I have experienced in a while and where do we end up? BUTLINS in Skegness, by the seaside, in December! Now in advance, I will say we had a great laugh and the…

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Posted on Jul 15, 2018
P&O new drinks package…Trial

Well there's been lots of talking and social media about this new drinks package being offered by P&O, some are saying about time, others not so sure. There are lots of terms and conditions, which in a way I agree with, at least they are making it crystal clear of…

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Posted on Jun 30, 2018
P&O drinks package , a good or bad thing ?

They must be one of the last few cruise lines left not offering this, is it a good thing? I have had mixed reactions when chatting with customers. When in life is anything really FREE, the old saying there is no such thing as a FREE lunch. I Have, in…

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Posted on Jun 15, 2018
Over 5,000 passengers on board, too much for you?

Well not long now until I am off on the new MSC Seaview with the grandchildren in August 77 days and counting, this is the first one they have been on and they both very excited, the older one is nearly 10 so he understands a little more, hopefully, MSC…

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Posted on Jun 1, 2018
Whats an obstructed view? How bad can it be?

Whenever there are offers on Obstructed cabins or sheltered, it is pretty hard to describe over the phone to give people a mental image of what it means, experienced cruisers will know, more or less, but we are lucky enough with Cunard to have a library with every cabin number…

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Posted on May 16, 2018
What are the Alcoves on Silhouette ?

What a nice change this year to have a different ship, its always been the Eclipse who is now taking a turn out of Dublin. I was happy for the Irish when I saw this until I saw the itineraries! Did someone at Celebrity think the poor Irish like the…

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