Right to the Bitter End!
2018-11-20

Good Day to all readers, or as I used to say on board Cunard’s Queen Victoria or Queen Mary 2 at my daily Noon speech; “Good Afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Captain Peter Philpott speaking from the Navigating Bridge and I do hope you all enjoying this wonderful day at sea! As is our […]

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Discover the Best of Alaska with Cunard
2018-11-20

Alaska – the Great Land – is a magnificent wilderness brimming with spectacular scenery and awe-inspiring natural wonders. Discover Cunard’s 2019 Alaska itineraries with six charming ports to explore, all from the comfort of elegant Queen Elizabeth. Feast your eyes on towering glaciers, native wildlife, and national parks with full days in port. You can […]

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10 Travel Photography Tips for Getting Better Photos
2018-11-20

Use this guide to start taking top-notch vacation pictures. While professional-looking travel photos were once a privilege for those who could afford pricey equipment, today, travelers can take a stunning photo with nothing but a smartphone. Follow these 10 expert tips that will help you find the best lighting, achieve the perfect angle and make […]

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Special guests and entertainment aboard cruise ships
2018-11-13

Hello again! If you happen to be a regular reader of my column, you’ll have seen that I was for a long time with Princess Cruises – in fact I served in all Navigating Officer ranks up to the rank of Staff Captain. My favorite Princess ship was the original Pacific Princess (built in the […]

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Princess Cruises Continues Year-Round Caribbean Cruises with Summer 2020 Program
2018-11-13

Ocean Medallion-Enabled Caribbean Princess Offers the Ultimate Family Vacation Sailing Roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale Princess Cruises continues to offer year-round Caribbean cruising from Florida with family-friendly summer vacations in 2020, featuring the cruise line’s popular Eastern Caribbean and Western Caribbean itineraries. Cruisers will enjoy the beach, sunshine and island life while sailing aboard Caribbean Princess, […]

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The 5 Top Health and Wellness Trends in Cruising
2018-11-13

Find out how taking a cruise can support your health, fitness and nutrition goals. In today’s health-focused world, many vacationers aren’t willing to disrupt their diet and fitness routines for a week of fun. In response to passenger demands, cruise lines are expanding their health and wellness offerings, providing travelers with nutritious food options, unique […]

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Enjoy the Caribbean sunshine with Cunard
2018-11-06

A cruise to the Caribbean is arguably the best way to explore the dusting of islands that lie to the south of Florida. While they are collectively known for their sandy beaches and enviable weather, each island is unique — so to visit and contrast several on one vacation is a rewarding experience indeed. Snorkeling […]

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Early days
2018-11-06

Hello again and as you may have read, I just finished my career at sea on “big ships” as Captain of Queen Mary 2 in September 2018 and it really was an amazing way to complete a career. But we all start somewhere and I still vividly recall my early days as a young 16 […]

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New Sky Suites and Enhanced Eateries are Highlights for Enchanted Princess
2018-11-06

Princess Cruises has announced that when its next new ship, Enchanted Princess, debuts in June 2020, it will be named in Southampton, UK and sail its inaugural season in the Mediterranean. Princess has also unveiled new details revealing innovative features on board the ship. As previously announced for its sister ship Sky Princess, Enchanted Princess […]

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No route is ever the same
2018-10-23

You know, the average person might think that Queen Mary 2’s Transatlantic Crossings must take the same route every time. I mean, why not? It’s all Ocean out there and it would be very difficult to bump into say, Bermuda or some other such island on the way across! So why is then that I […]

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