I went on my first cruise over 25 years ago back in March 1993. It has a lot to answer for, as it’s responsible for my love of cruising and travel. I still remember it as if it were yesterday and the one thing that strikes me is just how it has all changed, or […]
Welcome to my first post in a series that will span the next year looking at the construction, development, delivery and christening of MSC Bellissima in Southampton in 2019. I recently had the amazing opportunity to visit Chantiers de L’Atlantique shipyard in France to witness not one, but three key milestones in the construction of […]
I’ve always had a personal fascination in seeing how things work and how they’re built. No more is this the case than with ships and cruise ships in particular. I work in a planning and engineering field so it really intrigues me how it’s all done. These giants are modern miracles of technology and most […]
Whether it’s watching the latest blockbuster film, the super bowl, a royal wedding, or even the Eurovision Song Contest, cruise lines have you covered in terms of being able to screen and stream movies and events. With so many big events coming up in 2018 here’s my quick guide to the top five best places […]
Norwegian Bliss is the latest ship from Norwegian Cruise Line. The largest ship in the fleet, she has a number of firsts for both the line and the industry. With new food, drink and entertainment offerings, she has something for every taste and budget. Bliss has at least in part been designed for the destinations […]
Welcome to this dedicated part of my blog looking in-depth and reviewing the Viking Cruises experience. Click on the themes below to begin your journey. During this trip I was a guest of Viking Cruises.
This is a handy visual guide on what to do on the lead up to your first cruise. To navigate either click on the subject circles across the globe or via the arrows at the bottom. For maximum effect, click at the bottom right to take this guide fullscreen. Another great guide on cruising 101 […]
It’s perhaps the one question I get asked the most – Why should I take a cruise? Will I like it? The answer is yes, book your first cruise! I often advocate cruises because of the sheer variety of choice it can offer to a wide range of people. The notion that cruises are for […]