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The Amalfi Coast
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The Amalfi Coast

I hadn’t been to Italy since 1997. I’d been in Italian waters, sick in my ship’s cabin whilst my friends frolicked and ate gelato earlier in the year, but I hadn’t set foot on gorgeous Italian land for far too long. All of that changed last week. An extended weekend […]

Hotel Chocolat
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Hotel Chocolat

As I walked up the stairs to the restaurant, I saw it and it took my breath away. St Lucia’s Pitons – luscious tree covered peaks reminiscent of Jurassic Park almost seem within touching distance from this idyllic spot outside of Soufrieres. This restaurant, Boucan, was picked because of the […]

Bruges, Belgium
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Bruges, Belgium

The Christmas Markets in Bruges was one event on our QM2 itinerary that I was extremely excited about. You know how much I love Christmas, and visions of old-world stalls laced with gingerbread and hand-crafted decorations danced through my head. Sadly, the reality was more rubbishy market stalls selling cheap […]

The Canary Islands and Lisbon
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The Canary Islands and Lisbon

Since I embarked upon the world’s greatest ocean liner, the Queen Mary 2, on Novemeber 26th, life is very different. There are many adjustments one must make when living in a moving beast, and with our schedule busy due to getting all of our shows up and running, life has […]