Dave Monk has been a journalist for 38 years, most recently as deputy editor of Metro, Britain’s third biggest daily paper. He began writing about cruising in 2005 and was voted best blogger in the Cruise International Awards 2016. He regularly updates shipmonk.co.uk, and also has Twitter, Instagram and Facebook pages, as well as an app.
Lines Dave has sailed on include Royal Caribbean, P&O Cruises, Disney, Celebrity, Princess, Norwegian, Carnival, MSC, Hapag-Lloyd, Silversea, Seabourn, Viking, Cunard, Crystal and Holland America. He has also visited Saga, Voyages of Discovery, Windstar, Ponant, Azamara and SeaDream ships.