The International Date Line

2019-02-21T14:49:28+00:00

Because the world is round and rotates creating day and night the question becomes: when does the day start and where? To fix a time – and consequently a date – it was decided in 1884 to establish the International Date Line ...

The International Date Line2019-02-21T14:49:28+00:00

Ships Within Ships

2018-12-21T14:14:36+00:00

Many loyal followers of cruise lines have the opportunity these days of “stepping up” to luxury but still cruising on their favorite ships with the concept of an exclusive area or "ship within a ship". Cruisers are familiar with the difference ...

Ships Within Ships2018-12-21T14:14:36+00:00

The Essence of Capri, Italy

2018-12-19T17:35:41+00:00

Dropping by Naples on a cruise? Cruisers who disembark for the day passing through the Stazionne Marittima port terminal have a myriad of options: explore Naples, tour the Amalfi Coast to Sorrento and Amalfi, visit the ruins of Pompeii, take a ferry to Capri,...

The Essence of Capri, Italy2018-12-19T17:35:41+00:00

A Cruiser’s Evening Dining

2019-02-21T15:17:02+00:00

A great deal of attention to planning of one’s ocean cruise vacation often goes to the port days – the excursion(s) or not, and if so, which ones, the clothes and items to pack, and so on. Dining options are often way down the list.

A Cruiser’s Evening Dining2019-02-21T15:17:02+00:00

10 Lesser Known Ports of Call

2018-12-19T17:40:56+00:00

All the “popular” cruise itineraries visit the most “popular” ports of call. It is a question of the hen versus the egg – which came first. Are the more popular ports the result of the cruise offerings based on itineraries? Probably, yes. That is why you see ...

10 Lesser Known Ports of Call2018-12-19T17:40:56+00:00

Let’s Go to Tasmania

2018-04-05T17:54:44+00:00

Travel to Van Dieman’s land, or Tasmania as it has been called since the mid-1800’s, is now something to look forward to rather that a life sentence as it used to be in the past. This large island off the coast of south eastern Australia

Let’s Go to Tasmania2018-04-05T17:54:44+00:00

Regent Seven Seas Explorer Review

2017-12-18T17:43:51+00:00

We were welcomed on board Regent’s most luxurious ship ever built, Seven Seas Explorer, for a preview voyage to experience all that Regent has to offer. From the moment you step on board and glimpse the stunning ...

Regent Seven Seas Explorer Review2017-12-18T17:43:51+00:00