What should you expect when cruising the Caribbean?

Something like 60% of all cruises in the world today take place in the Caribbean! Why is the case, and should you consider cruising the area? The next most popular destination is Alaska. I find the fact that the Caribbean so dominates the world of cruising quite staggering. In reality it probably reflects more the…

Queen Mary Ship and Hotel (Long Beach, California): is this old icon of a ship worth visiting today?

RMS Queen Mary at Long Beach California When I first wrote this posting and recorded a podcast about the RMS Queen Mary liner at Long Beach in California, it was heading towards Halloween time at the end of October. What got me thinking about writing the posting was that I received an email newsletter reminding…

THE QM2 STORY BY CHRIS FRAME AND RACHELLE CROSS: MY REVIEW AND THOUGHTS

Tweet ———- There are quite a few books covering the Cunard flagship Queen Mary 2. So which one or ones to choose if you looking for one?For me, I look out for people with real passion versus just an academic interest in Cunard and their ships, and Chris Frame and Rachelle Cross are just this.Chris…

Podcast: Transatlantic Crossing on Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 from New York to Southampton.

I have posted the 45th in my Tips For Travellers (Global Travel Destination Podcast), this one is about a Transatlantic Crossing on Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 from New York to Southampton.To listen to the podcast you can either “right click” this link and save the MP3 file to your computer and then listen to it,…

CUNARD QM2 QUEEN MARY 2 Q4 PENTHOUSE SUITE REVIEW

Queen Mary QM2 Q4 Penthouse Suite 10092 (17), originally uploaded by garybembridge. Queen Mary QM2 Q4 Penthouse Suite 10092 (12), originally uploaded by garybembridge. Queen Mary QM2 Q4 Penthouse Suite 10092 (10), originally uploaded by garybembridge. Queen Mary QM2 Q4 Penthouse Suite 10092 (6), originally uploaded by garybembridge. We travelled in Penthouse suite 10092 on…