Archive for Cruise Reviews

Cruise Review: Oceania Riviera Black Sea Discovery – Part 1

Aug 25, 2014 No Comments

Friday 18th July 2014 Having spent last night at London Heathrow Premier Inn for the grand price of £29, and enjoyed happy hour of Buy one, get one free, on bottles of wine we were awake very, very early to get to Terminal 5 for our British Airways flight to Istanbul. We were there so […]

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Cruise Review: P&O Azura Caribbean 2013 – The Final Chapter

Jan 11, 2014 No Comments

Tuesday 10th December 2013 – St Lucia Ooh I’m late up this morning. It’s gone 8.00am!! I think all those drinks I drank for my boys may have taken its toll on me. I think I have arranged to go to a beach today with Garry. It would be helpful if I could recall the […]

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Cruise Review: P&O Azura Caribbean 2013 – Part 3

Jan 10, 2014 No Comments

Friday 6th December 2013 – at sea Just what you need, a nice relaxing day at sea! I can’t for the life of me lie in though, so I’m up, dressed and downstairs in the Atrium enjoying a coffee with James Cusick and Neil. That was about as energetic as my day got. I didn’t […]

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Cruise Review: P&O Azura Caribbean 2013 – part 2

Jan 09, 2014 No Comments

Monday 2nd December 2013 – St Kitts Another stunning sunrise and it’s a mega hot one already this morning. I’m up and dressed by 7.00am and need to go in search of some breakfast. I’m not going to be able to venture far today as my left foot is swollen badly now. Well by the […]

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Cruise Review: P&O Azura Caribbean 2013 – Part 1

Jan 08, 2014 No Comments

Friday 29th November 2013 Who’s idea was it for me to go on a Caribbean cruise today? It seemed like a good idea at the time, but after the chaos of the last few weeks, which I won’t bore you with, it really did seem like a good idea at the time. I drove up […]

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Cruise Review: Swan Hellenic Minerva

Jun 27, 2013 No Comments

This time last week I found myself in a very grim, mist covered Portsmouth ready to embark Swan Hellenic Minerva for a tour of the ship and learn more about what Swan Hellenic has to offer. I have to say, it felt a bit strange driving past the turning for Southampton on the M3. I […]

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Cruise Review: Princess Cruises Royal Princess by Daniel Bradley

Jun 24, 2013 No Comments

Friday 7th June – One week to go and the arrival of Royal Princess Having followed the build of the new Royal Princess over the past 2 years, my family and I were extremely excited to have been lucky enough to have a fantastic agent (guess who!) who secured a room for the four of us […]

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Cruise Review: Princess Cruises Royal Princess Naming Ceremony

Jun 23, 2013 No Comments

Something very strange happened as I approached Southampton. I was just coming over the flyover and I saw the famous P&O buff coloured funnel just pulling away from Mayflower Terminal. It turned out to be P&O Oceana. Normally I would be excited at the sight of a P&O funnel, strange but true, but this time […]

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Cruise Review: Oceania Riviera – Part 6

May 26, 2013 No Comments

Wednesday 15th May 2013 – Athens So here it is our final few hours onboard the lovely Oceania Riviera. I’m sad to leave but so happy that I have discovered the wonders of this fantastic cruise line. We decided to take breakfast in the Grand Dining Room, table for two no problem at all, and […]

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Cruise Review: Oceania Riviera – Part 5

May 25, 2013 No Comments

Monday 13th May 2013 – Santorini I have been looking forward to today having never been to Santorini before. Lizy tells me she is putting me on a donkey but we shall see about that. Oceania arrived so early that the sun was not even up and the hills and were shrouded in mist. I […]

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