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Maritime Anniversaries

April 2012 commemorates two events involving passenger ships. The most famous one is the sinking of the Titanic on the 15th April 1912, having set sail from Southampton on the 10th at noon, resulting on over 1500 dead, more than … Continue reading

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Norwegian Epic Cruise – Barcelona to Livorno

I finally found my Studio at 5.10pm. This really is ridiculous since it was fifty minutes from departure time. I know it’s not NCL’s fault but it’s still frustrating. The door has a card slot so only those supposed to … Continue reading

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Norwegian Epic Cruise – Heathrow to Barcelona

And so the day had arrived when I’d be reunited with Epic nearly 16 months after the disasterous cruise! When I booked it direct with NCL, I opted for their flight and transfers, since Celebrity’s worked out so well exactly … Continue reading

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Cruise Lines and Social Media

Now Royal Caribbean UK have their own Facebook page – yesssssssss!!!!!!!! – I thought I’d do a blog. Once upon a time, not really that long ago when you think about it, you had to either phone or write if … Continue reading

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Ship Visits – Travel Agents or Public?

There is a long-held belief by cruise lines they will get more sales by treating travel agents to free boozy lunches. They reckon the public (potential cruisers) only want a nosey with no intention of booking and, as a result, … Continue reading

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