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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Black Watch To Undergo Multi-Million Pound Refurbishment

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest Black Watch will be entering dry dock at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany in November 2016, in preparation for the forthcoming 2017/18 cruise season. The ship will undergo various engineering works, general

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Posted in Cruise News, Fred Olsen Cruise Line

A 7-Night Cruise Aboard MSC Splendida

It had been quite some time since I travelled down to Southampton the day before a cruise, but for my MSC Splendida sailing, that’s exactly what I did. I spent the night pre-cruise at the IBIS Budget in Southampton on West

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Posted in MSC Cruises

Eastbound Transatlantic Voyage Aboard Queen Mary 2

As my two incredible weeks in America came to an end, it was time to once again head for the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal and say a big hello to Queen Mary 2. As much as I love to be on

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Posted in Cunard Cruise Line

P&O Cruises Oriana To Retain her “Classical Elegance” During Refurbishment

P&O Cruises has unveiled details of the new-look Oriana, due for an extensive refit later this year. Oriana will undergo a three-week refurbishment in Hamburg at the end of November. The adult-only mid-sized ship will receive a complete makeover of

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Posted in Cruise News, P&O Cruises

Westbound Transatlantic Voyage Aboard Queen Mary 2

I boarded Queen Mary 2 in Southampton on July 17, and we are currently steaming west across the North Atlantic towards New York City – in fact, we are almost there! I can’t begin to tell you how excited I

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Posted in Cunard Cruise Line

Cunard Westbound Transatlantic Countdown

It’s almost time to begin my Cunard and American road trip adventure and I’m so excited that I had to do another pre-cruise blog. I’ve never sailed on Queen Mary 2 before, but I did visit her once in Greenock

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Posted in Cunard Cruise Line, General Cruise Articles

Never Cruised Before? Then You’re REALLY Missing Out!

If you have never cruised before, then you REALLY are missing out on a wonderful holiday experience and I’m not just saying that because I love cruising, I’m saying it because it is true. There are some things about a

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Posted in General Cruise Articles, New To Cruising

2017 Strictly Come Dancing Themed Cruises With P&O Cruises

Strictly Come Dancing is back on board P&O Cruises in 2017 for more dazzling performances across the Med and Baltic from some of your favourite professional dancers and the outspoken judges everyone loves to hate. Guests can sit back and

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Posted in Cruise News, P&O Cruises

Cunard Reveals Queen Mary 2 Remastered

Queen Mary 2 will set sail today on her first voyage following an investment in the region of $132 million, one of the most significant refurbishments undertaken by the world’s most venerable passenger shipping line, now marking 176 years in

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Posted in Cruise News, Cunard Cruise Line

Cunard And An American Road Trip

My next big trip of 2016 is just a few weeks away (26-days to be exact!), so I wanted to start telling you about it – I’ve not mentioned it much, but as the planning stages are almost complete, it’s

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