My 25 First Time Cruise Tips And Advice As A Total Cruise Fanatic / Expert

Cruising has been very much the focus of the last month or so for me both in travel – and also from a travel blogging and writing perspective. The highlights have included:

  • Writing a guest article for the Daily Mail Travel Site, a major UK newspaper, about tips for first time cruisers.
  • Appearing as a guest on the Heather on her Travels podcast and site, again talking about cruising and offering tips for first time cruisers.
  • Being selected to be one of three official travel bloggers to cover the launch and maiden voyage of the MSC Preziosa cruise ship.
  • Taking a 3 week trip on Cunard’s Queen Mary 2, which included┬á a transatlantic crossing from Southampton to New York and then a trip from there to the Caribbean and back. While on board I posted a number of articles, made 2 podcasts of observations and recorded interviews with a number of the senior crew that I will soon turn into podcasts and write up articles.

Meantime to find out more about the articles and interviews with cruise tips, please visit and read the articles on Heather on her Travels and Daily Mail Travel:

25 Tips from Gary Bembridge for planning your first Cruise. Podcast and article on Heather on her Travels.

25 Tips for First Time Cruisers with Gary Bembridge by Heather on her Travels

25 Tips for First Time Cruisers with Gary Bembridge by Heather on her Travels

Click on the article heading to read the tips: “25 Tips For Planning Your First Cruise. Podcast and Article with Gary Bembridge. To just listen to the podcast: click here

Tips for first time cruisers from Gary Bembridge, a cruising fanatic on Daily Mail Travel Site

Dail Mail Travel Gary Bembridge: Tips for first time cruisers

Dail Mail Travel Gary Bembridge: Tips for first time cruisers

Click on the article heading to read “Tips for first time cruisers from a cruising fanatic, Gary Bembridge

2 thoughts on “My 25 First Time Cruise Tips And Advice As A Total Cruise Fanatic / Expert

  1. I am listening to your podcast right now. Very valuable stuff. I read the blog post associated with the podcast as well. It helped me think about some of the different expenses I will need to plan for. Headed to Jamaica in April for my first cruise. Can’t wait! Thanks for the tips!

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