Princess Cruises has announced two of its summer ‘Seacation’ sailings will be themed cruises. Hosted by Radio Times TV and film critic Andrew Collins, and featuring a line-up of celebrity speakers, the ‘Mind, Body and Soul’ and ‘Culinary Stars’ cruises will be hosted by Radio Times TV and film critic Andrew Collins. Both sailings will feature a line-up of celebrity speakers.

“Guests can experience a cruise like no other with our star-studded themed cruises, which offer a unique weekend away this summer,” Tony Roberts, vice president Princess Cruises UK & Europe, said.

“Our Mind, Body and Soul cruise offers guests the chance to nurture their well-being, while foodie fans can learn the inside tips and tricks on becoming a culinary master on our Culinary Stars voyage.”

Roberts continued: “We are excited to welcome a host of headline speakers onboard Regal Princess and Sky Princess for these themed cruises, and look forward to hearing them share their personal experiences and expert knowledge with our guests.”

‘Culinary Stars’ cruise

The three-night ‘Culinary Stars’ Seacation cruise on Sky Princess will depart Southampton on 10 September 2021.
Culinary experts will share their tricks of the trade during the foodie-themed cruise, with appearances from chef and TV presenter, John Torode, and Michel Roux Jr., chef-patron at London’s two Michelin-starred restaurant Le Gavroche and presenter for BBC’s Saturday Kitchen. Star of series 11 of Channel 4’s The Great British Bake Off, Lottie Bedlow, also joins the line-up.

‘Mind, Body and Soul’ cruise

Sailing from Southampton on 21 August 2021, Regal Princess’s three-night ‘Mind, Body and Soul’ cruise will focus on mindfulness and self-care. Guest speakers at wellness talks and events will include TV doctor and NHS clinician, Dr. Ranj, along with The Chase’s Jenny Ryan and The Reverend Kate Bottley, known for her time on Gogglebox, Songs of Praise and BBC Radio 2’s Good Morning Sunday.


All-inclusive fares for a balcony stateroom on Princess Cruises’ three-night Seacations start from £389pp. Fares include premium drinks, unlimited Wi-Fi, crew incentive and the cost of any COVID-19 testing which may be required at the time of travel.