5 Things not to forget to take on a Cruise!

Oh how exciting, you’ve booked a cruise, you’re either already addicted or about to be.Now you need to start thinking about what to pack!Do check out my P&O dress code post for advice on those formal nights! They seem to be the part of cruises , new cruisers worry about the most. However, do not…

Lake Vyrnwy Stay, August 2020

If you are after a traditional Country House hotel, in an area of extreme Natural beauty with good food, then look no further, Lake Vyrnwy ticks all the boxes! If you add on a love for the outdoors, for wildlife watching, for endless walks and exciting bike rides, you’ll be in heaven. You can even…

Shrove Cottage

An Air BnB review. For obvious Covid19 reasons, cruises are not happening currently. Having had a good few cancelled so far we decided to have a Staycation this year. I’d love to go aboard, but with my husband and I having quite niche jobs, it seemed a far more sensible plan to stay in Great…

Brunch at Aqua Shard

Have you eaten out since lockdown was eased?Pre-covid times my Husband and I would eat out regularly.I was intriguied to see how eating out has changed since Covid. We chose to visit Aqua on their earliest Brunch sitting, to allow for a quiet time to try out public transport and a quiet time in the…

5 Nautical Themed hotels to help satisfy a Cruise addiction!

All the cruise addicts of the world are feeling it, we are missing cruising! Given the World situation, Covid, people losing their jobs, furloughed people. lockdown, closed international borders, second waves, we are all a bit dazed and confused! You may have future cruise credit, you many have a refund, you most definitely want a…

5 things I am missing about Cruising!

5 things I’m missing about cruising Travelling the world The peace of sitting on the balcony , sea views and the relaxing noise of the sea The spotless living area, endless cleaning. The delicious food. Formal Nights We all miss cruising at the moment.Those of us who enjoy holidaying by cruise are extremely lucky, yes…

5 Fabulous Ports in the United Kingdom!

The World has changed massively for everyone over the last 6 months. Covid19 has changed so much. Tragically many people have died, many people have been unwell, many people have lost their jobs, many trades have been severely affected by the devastation Covid has brought.Over the next few months, hopefully times will improve for those…

Dreaming of River Cruising!

I have thoroughly enjoyed Ocean Cruising over the last decade, I love taking your luxury hotel around the world with you, I love sea days on the balcony gazing out across the waves. I love visiting ports getting a taster of the Country I am so briefly visiting. A taster, to then decide if I…

How to spend a day at Sea, on Cunard Line’s Queen Victoria.

If a person feels bored on a cruise ship it does say far more about them, than the ship!I feel it’s a frequent excuse not to experience the Ship way of life, ‘Oh I’d get bored’ ‘there would be nothing for me to do’. Stop making excuses, life can be short, try something new, try…

My 5 favourite areas aboard Cunard’s Queen Victoria.

5 of my favourite areas aboard Cunard’s Ship, Queen Victoria. The Library The Royal Arcade The Promenade deck The Queens Room The Royal Court Theatre Cunard’s Queen Victoria is a Vista-class Cruise Ship, she was built by Fincantieri , launched in 2007 and joined Cunard Line as its smallest ship with a GT of 90,049….