Meet the current news team; Chris, Fran, Jim and Steve

Live blog: Queen Mary 2 B2B via Halifax!

  Jim is aboard Queen Mary 2 once again! This time travelling from Southampton to New York and back via Halifax! You can follow his daily blog from the ship here: cruise.gs/QM2-2015

Live: Cape Town to Venice on MSC Opera

Our resident blogger, Jim is now aboard MSC Opera and sailing for 19 nights from Cape Town to Venice! As we said earlier in the week, we’ve relocated our live trips and posts to our new cruisemeet forums. To follow Jim, just head over to his new […]

Cunard Line announces 2016 cruises

Cunard Line have today announced their 2016 programme of cruises for their three ships, Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth. All three ships will travel over 205,000 nautical miles between May-December of 2016. That is made up from over 100 ports in 34 different countries. […]

Putting the “meet” into Cruisemeet!

Hello Everyone! Two pieces of news for you on this post. Firstly, we’ve now launched the Cruisemeet forums. Finally Cruisemeet let’s you meet other cruise lovers by chatting on our forums. It’s really easy to get started, just head over to here and register. Registering allows you to […]

A Winter crossing on QM2 Day 7 heading overnight to Southampton.

Today is Friday January 9 and I must admit to feeling more than a little woolly this morning, I woke to a grey, dank and murky sky. There was a thick sea mist clinging to the ship and the decks and balconies were running with water. The […]

A Winter crossing on QM2 Day 6

Today is Thursday January 8 and I woke at 7am to another grey day, you can’t really expect much else here at this time of the year which makes yesterday such a treat. The sea is moderate and we have a force 5 breeze. The decks are […]

A Winter crossing on QM2 Day 5

Today is Wednesday January 7 and once again the dress code is informal, this means that we are running out of days on this trip. Tomorrow is the last formal evening, followed by packing day and then we are off the ship in Southampton. Having become accustomed […]

A Winter crossing on QM2 Day 4

  Today is Tuesday January 6 and I’ve been running late all day long, there is no reason really but it just happened that way. It is now 7.10pm and I’m in my cabin for the evening. I’ve had a great day and I’m not unwell, I […]

A Winter crossing on QM2 Day 3

Today is Monday January 5 and we continue our trip, our course is currently 81 degrees so we are heading just slightly north of due east and may or may not have started a great circle route. It may be that we want to get as far […]

A Winter crossing on QM2 Day 2

Today is Sunday January 4 and it is 7.45am, I slept the sleep of the innocent and pure which must mean that some poor person tossed and turned all night. I didn’t move from the second my head hit the pillow. The sky is overcast and grey, […]