Today is the inaugural sailing of the MSC Bellissima . A sister ship to MSC Meraviglia, she boasts innovative technology, exciting entertainment, extensive dining options, and superb family facilities.The earliest itinerary available to book through Barrhead Travel is a 7-night Western Mediterranean cruise on the 26th of May. She’ll stop in Genoa, Naples, Messina, Valletta, Barcelona and Marseille, before returning to Genoa. Prices start from £1,099pp and includes exclusive return flights from Glasgow with British Airways, transfers, and all-inclusive board.
More and more families are now opting to book a cruise for their summer getaway. With the chance to see more than one destination during a single trip, and a list of fun activities for children on board, it’s no wonder family cruising is becoming more popular. There are now several cruise lines aimed towards […]
#NewToCruise: on board the MSC Sinfonia Arriving in Venice I was simmering with excitement about my maiden voyage, although as a newbie to cruise, unsure of what to expect. My first impression of the MSC Sinfonia was how big she is – and she’s considered a “mid” sized ship. I overwhelmed by the scale of her and couldn’t wait to get on-board to explore. There she was, […]
Like everything else Italian, the MSC Fantasia cruise liner is sophisticated with tasteful beauty woven in. With a staircase encrusted with Swarovski crystals and an Italian-style espresso bar looking onto a genuine stone piazza in the heart of the ship, the MSC Fantasia is classic luxury personified. Able to hold 3,274 passengers it is one of the biggest […]
A Day On Board the MSC Orchestra Today was a day on board, we were all at sea today! Literally – as MSC Orchestra was navigating her way through the Persian Gulf, reaching the Strait of Hormuz in late afternoon. This is where a 5th of all the oil in the world transits, and it’s […]
Enjoying Sunshine in Dubai Onboard the MSC Orchestra We left the Marriott for the port at lunchtime, and were amazed to arrive at the ship to no queues at all -especially as we knew that MSC Orchestra was full for the sailing, so thousands of people would be aboard. Embarkation was very quick and very […]
Barrhead Travel Heads to The Middle East It’s been at least 10 years since we were last in Dubai, Middle East. What a lot has changed in this city in the desert since then! We’re staying in the JW Marriott Marquis, which is the world’s tallest hotel, and our room’s on the 57th floor. The […]