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Galveston, Oh Galveston!

I have already sailed from Galveston Island on the Carnival Magic through its silt filled green Gulf coastal waters on a 7 night fun...

Kemah, Texas

Gulf Coast and all that Jazz KEMAH, Texas One of the first things you notice about Kemah is that doors are not only unlocked but even...

Bulgaria and Kissing The Finger

I couldn’t believe it. We were visiting the Rila Monastery in the Rila Mountains of Bulgaria which is, in fact, the largest monastery in...

Bulgaria – First Impressions

Flying into Sofia, it should have been apparent from the snow on the ground that it was cold. But -4C on a windy tarmac is far colder...

Costa Concordia

Did anyone notice it was Friday the 13th when the Costa Concordia’s ‘number was up’ and she careened into rocks near Isla Giglio off the...

Oriana has a new look

2012 is a special year. Not only is it the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympic games but also the 175th anniversary of P&O...

Suez Canal

I was greatly disappointed that our cruise on the Aegean Odyssey would not be stopping at Suez due to the continuing ‘troubles’ in Egypt....

Report from Egypt – 26th Nov 2011

It is early Saturday morning, the 26th of November, and I am on the Aegean Odyssey travelling up the Red Sea to the Suez Canal. The...

Godmother announced for P&O Adonia

Dame Shirley Bassey named as Godmother to Britain’s latest cruise ship Fantastic news that Dame Shirley Bassey has been named as...

DISNEY CRUISE LINE'S 'DREAM' COMES TRUE

On 26 January 2011, Disney Dream will depart Port Canaveral, Florida on her maiden voyage after sailing across the sea from Bremerhaven....

NORWEGIAN EPIC’S BLUE MAN GROUP

As we took our seats in the Epic Theatre for Blue Man Group, I noticed ‘ticker tape’ style messages appearing simultaneously on two...