Princesses are straight out of fairytales, and Berkshire schools (mine too), and they also rule the waves.
But the crown can sit heavy and at the moment as Princess Cruises has had to wrestle with the Coronavirus that hit Diamond Princess in Asia.
Princess www.princess.com has shown transparency, empathy and professionalism in dealing with the crisis.
And they should know that the many happy and loyal passengers who have sailed with them over the years will see them through these choppy waters.
Beatling around the Baltic
We’ve all had our disappointments, our rejections, but how do you get over being dropped from The Beatles?
He will give a 45-minute Q&A and a meet and greet.
The other Princess celebs are: Judge Robert Rinder, Bruce Grobelaar, Shaun Wallace and Patrick Aryee.
It’s poignant that Best will be sharing his stories on a Baltic Cruise as it was nearby Hamburg where he had his best days.
Stefanie Hempel will give you the best three hours music tour with her Beatles-Tour… Hamburgers and ships.
The Scary One got a taster for cruises with MSC in the fjords The call of the fjords and she wants more.
Click&Go www.clickandgo.com has a two-night Mediterranean taster cruise from €299pps on board MSC Splendida for November 10.
Which will take in Barcelona, Marseille and Genoa.
Anyone for Venice
Now so many of us arrive in Treviso on our way to Venice but the best way is by river.
Travel Escaper and Cruisescapes is offering four nights on board the MS Michelangelo.
You’ll get to visit Murano and Burano, obvs, and the seaside town of Chiogga and one of my own faves, Padua.
It’s pitched at €929pp (main deck cabin)/€1039pp (upper deck cabin). Visit https://itaa.ie/2020/01/20/the-gems-of-venice-river-cruise/. Depart March 9.
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