Category - Cruise

16
Jul

South America on Wheels

The last thing you want to do five days before you set off on a trip is to fall and fracture your leg. Last December I did just that. The doctor wanted to put me in a hard cast but agreed to a walking cast if I promised to keep off my feet, easy to […]

15
Mar

Cruise from Tahiti-to-Hawaii

If one were to think of two places that could be called “Paradise” in the central-southern Pacific and the ideal way to travel between them, I’m confident that 99 times out of 100 – with a margin of error of 1 – that it would be a cruise between Tahiti and Hawaii. I was recently […]

17
Jan

Review of MSC Yacht Club Cruise

Recently I was able to take a Mediterranean cruise in the Yacht Club section of MSC, this is similar to “first-class” and provides a middle-ground for those cruisers who want upscale amenities and services, but find some of the other ships a bit to geriatric. This would be a great solution for the younger luxury […]

28
Jul

Crystal Cruises – Alaska….Part 2

San Francisco is a delightful city to sail out of, after embarking at Pier 35, right down on the old Fisherman's Wharf. If I had been smart and taken the early morning AC flight, I would have had time to breakfast at either the Fairmont or the Four Seasons, both of which are fabulous hotels […]

26
Jul

Crystal Cruises – Alaska

It was an adventure getting to the ship, due to delayed flights and a power failure. Thankfully we were all packed the day before, and I set the alarm for 5.00am, leaving us plenty of time, BUT the thing failed to go off. At 6.05 I awoke leaving us ten minutes to leave the house. […]

20
Jun

Budapest

Budapest is a beautiful city, the capital of Hungary, located on the Danube River. We came here by river cruise, but there are also many flights, on regular as well as cheap airlines, from all over Europe. We had reservations at the Kempinski Corvinus Hotel. It is right downtown, kitty corner to the British Embassy […]