Woman using the Flowrider surf simulator on-board Independence of the Seas Of all Royal Caribbean International’s ships, Independence of the Seas is the one that has the strongest links with the UK. After all, this mega-ship was named in Southampton in April 2008 in a suitably British-style celebration, with a godmother who hailed from Derbyshire and UK pop-rock band Scouting for Girls leading the on-board party. Independence...

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Britannia vs Anthem vs Royal Princess

It’s fair to say I really appreciated how lucky I was, having the chance to see not one but three of the newest and biggest cruise ships in the world – namely Royal Princess, Anthem of the Seas and Britannia – in a truly ship-packed (and it has to be said, food-packed) three days. Of…

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