1 - 'It's all Magic' - Healthy eating for one's and two's using your microwave oven - This can be an illustrated talk or even a cooking show - if a microwave oven can be allowed on stage.
2 - 'Food from Spain and Northern Africa' - A great talk, as we cruise the Spanish and North African coastlines, we explore all their delicacies
3 - 'Romantic Spain and Portugal' - Again great as we cruise past the Spanish mainland. Much of our history connects to Spain (remember Catherine of Aragon). A humorous talk on our links with Spain
4 - 'All about Chocolate - A little of what you fancy does you good!' From the 'pod' to tasting lots of varieties – a great talk as we cruise around Africa or Central America
5 – The History of Gin – Is it really ‘Mother’s ruin’ ? And was a Martini really James Bond’s favourite tipple? There is a large gin factory on the island of Mallorca that passengers can tour. Another great link with the Balearic islands. It also has fun links to James Bond!
6 - 'Our British heritage and cheeses of the world' - a good talk as we cruise, linking cheese and wine – and the Middle East, as cheese was first discovered there over 4000 years ago
7 – ‘Italian favourites’ – the History of Pizza and Pasta
8 - 'Food from the North - Norway and beyond' - what the natives have been eating for centuries
9 – Sensational Cakes and Puddings – a live cooking show using a microwave oven
10 – ‘Soul food’ – links with the Caribbean islands
11 - 'Slimming diets - why they don't work'
12 – ‘Hunters and Gathers’ – how the first foreign visitors to the USA and Canadians survived
14 - Is renewable energy the Answer to global warming ? Threats to parts of our planet – links with people and food
15 - Australia - Its food and it's cultures through the years - We look at the very cosmopolitan people of the country - that now call them selves - Australians - together with the cultures and customs they have bought to the country
16 – Food and cultures from the Orient - how old is the recipe for 'sushi'? And how different cultures affect the food people eat
17 - The Secret life of Colour. - Colour affects us all - what we wear, how it has affected history, what makes us happy or sad - we look at the whole spectrum
18 - Customs and cultures of the peoples of South East Asia
19 - Wow - It's only a cup of coffee - the story of coffee
20 - 'Fancy a cuppa' - the story of Tea
21 - A spoon full of sugar - the story of sugar
22 - 'Chinese - The cuisine of the world' - One in every 6 people in the world today has Chinese origins - how is that? We look at what their cultures, food and customs have given the rest of the world
23 - The art of proper sleep and relaxation - can't sleep - let's look at why and have some practical ideas to help relaxation and sleep - when you get home!
24 - 'Japan' - the land of calm and order - We look at all aspects of people and their lives in Japan - together with their cultures and customs - and when to go - especially the Spring - in time for the sacred Cherry Blossom celebrations