Archive for Cruise Reviews

Cruise Review: P&O Cruises Azura Caribbean – Part 2

Mar 11, 2013 No Comments

Friday 15th February 2013 – at sea Why does my silly brain tell me to wake up at UK time? We are in the Caribbean now stupid brain. I’ve not slept properly for the last 48 hrs and still you decide to wake me up at UK time of 7.30am. Its only 3.30am you stupid […]

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

Mar 10, 2013 No Comments

Wednesday 13th February 2013 My adventure begins at home. Suitcases strewn across the lounge floor, luggage scales laying idol next to them. Ooh should I weigh them just one more time. Its been driving me insane for days trying to achieve that magic weight of 23kg. Why is it 23kg? Why can’t it be 25kg? […]

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Cruise Review: Silversea ~ Silver Cloud

Oct 28, 2012 1 Comment

Wednesday 3rd October 2012 What would a going away day be without a bit of stress? No internet this morning! Of all the days to have no internet! I needed to do online check in for my BA flight to Barcelona tomorrow. Somehow through all the madness and mayhem of the morning I managed to […]

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Cruise Review: P&O Cruises Azura Weekend Break

Oct 27, 2012 No Comments

Saturday 15th September 2012 You know I always say its good to look out of your window and see the funnels of a ship waiting for you? Well today was one of those mornings. There she was sitting basking in the sunshine, Azura. She was sitting tall and proud over at Ocean Terminal and her […]

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Cruise Review – P&O Azura Grand Event

Aug 27, 2012 4 Comments

It’s been a long time coming but it is finally here. My review of Azura Grand Event Cruise 3rd July 2012. I have to be honest and say that I felt somewhat disappointed with the ‘Grand Event’ element of this cruise. For me it didn’t feel like the amazing celebration of 175th Anniversary that I […]

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Cruise Review: Cunard Queen Elizabeth Summer Getaway

Jun 29, 2012 No Comments

Tuesday 19th June 2012 Its always a good feeling when you can look out of your Southampton hotel window and see the funnels of the ship waiting for you. Today I was at the Premier Inn West Quay and the funnels in question were the famous red and black funnels of Cunard. Queen Elizabeth was […]

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Cruise Review: P&O Azura Mediterranean 2011

Aug 13, 2011 5 Comments

Friday 22nd July 2011 The sun is blasting through the bedroom window and today is cruise day! Its still early at 5.30 am but things to do, last minute checks to make, and before I knew it we were in the car and heading for Southampton. Arrived at Ocean Terminal at 11.20am which wasn’t bad […]

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Premier Inn West Quay Southampton

Jul 08, 2011 5 Comments

When it comes to Southampton hotels there is a new one on the block, and I recently had the pleasure of staying there, and it really was a pleasure! Being a frequent visitor to Southampton I have stayed at most of the hotels that Southampton has to offer. They range from the very basic budget […]

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Princess Cruises Grand Princess Review

Jul 06, 2011 No Comments

I recently had the opportunity to go onboard Grand Princess in Southampton and take a look at all the changes that had taken place during the recent refit. If like me, you had been fascinated by the daily video blog updates of how the ship was progressing during her refit you will understand why I […]

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P&O Adonia Naming Ceremony

May 22, 2011 No Comments

The journey to Southampton was a little touch and go at one stage. Time wasn’t on our side, and circumstances meant we had to cut our timing quite fine. My heart sank when the traffic ground to halt on the M40. Oh no, how long would we be sat here. We could miss the whole […]

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