The contemporary Retreat on-board PO Cruises's Britannia cruise ship To date, P&O Cruises’ Britannia is the biggest vessel ever built for British cruisers, carrying 3,647 passengers, although P&O is launching an even bigger ship in 2020. For now, though, Britannia remains the line’s flagship, proudly British in feel, with the world’s longest Union Flag emblazoned on its white hull and all food and entertainment...

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Royal Princess - perfect cruise ship for first-timers With fleets boasting tens of ships, there can be an overwhelming amount of choice when it comes to selecting your first cruise line. Do you want pure relaxation and state-of-the-art spa facilities? Or rock-climbing walls and a 3D IMAX cinema? What about the dining options and stateroom choices? If these are some of the questions...

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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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