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 Jan 1, 2014
Happy New Year ! Are you booked for this year yet ?

The New Year is here and where did the last one go ? This has been an eventful year for me and I can honestly say I am looking forward to 2014 and booking lots more cruises. I worked New Years Eve and again on 1st January, and what can…

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Posted on Dec 24, 2013
Merry Christmas and spread the cheer with Westjet

I know this has done the rounds, but I thought it a fitting video for Christmas Eve, it sort of gives us a good feeling. It also probally gave this company an amazing advertising outlet on all the social media, but in this case I don't mind helping, its good.…

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Posted on Dec 18, 2013
Flying the Flag!

It was with great interest I read about the recent news from British Airways not transporting our National team to Brazil ? How on earth can this happen ? After the enormous success we achieved as a nation in 2012 during the Olympics, the amount of pride it gave back…

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Posted on Dec 11, 2013
Christmas Market cruise

There were a few of us who went off on our Christmas Market River cruise, all different ages, sexes, married & single. So between us all there should be lots of different opinions. I really liked it, and would definitely consider a summer cruise, I think it would be so…

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Posted on Dec 4, 2013
River Cruising…………..

A first for me and tomorrow I am off with The River Cruise Line for a Christmas Market Cruise, I will be back on Tuesday, but in the meantime if anyone wants to watch this space I am going to be keeping you updated as we go !! Hopefully there…

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Posted on Nov 28, 2013
Single Cruisers on NCL

I have recently attended the Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) road show in Birmingham, myth buster, they are not Norwegian, they do not even sail to Norway ! They are in fact American owned. The Single traveller, this really impressed me as we often get calls from people who for one…

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Posted on Nov 21, 2013
Liverpool & the Cunard Queens

I have read with interest that Cunard are planning a celebration in July 2015 with hopefully, the three Queens all being in Liverpool at the same time. What a fabulous sight to see and one to take the whole family along to. This happened in Southampton in June 2012 for…

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Posted on Nov 13, 2013
Fancy a one night stand with a Norwegian ?

Well now that I have your attention, we have been very busy with this one night "cruise to nowhere" on 14th January 2014 out of Southampton with the new Norwegian Cruise lines Getaway. What a wonderful way to have a night out, look around the ship and see what there…

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Posted on Nov 6, 2013
Disabled cabins on Cunard

Having had members of my family with mobility difficulties this is a subject close to my heart as I am sure it is with most caring individuals. Which is why I hope anyone reading this will be interested. Queen Mary, one of Cunard's beautiful ocean liners only has 30 disabled…

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Posted on Oct 30, 2013
School Holiday prices, rip off or not ?

We hear about it constantly in the media how the Travel Industry "rips" people off during the school holidays, they take advantage of the new rulings and fines are handed out to parents taking the children out of school for a week or two during the academic year. What never…

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