Can you really relax on a cruise with small children and grandparents in tow?

Three generations on one holiday has a lot of boxes to tick, but an Eastern Mediterranean cruise proved to be just the ticket

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Jade

Chrissie Russell

The kids are splashing about in the pool, shrieking with delight as grandpa pretends to be a shark, while lazing at the water’s edge my mum and I are nibbling on hand-delivered skewers of fresh fruit and contemplating the possibility of summoning mimosas to our sun loungers.