Amazonian Travels
2019-03-26

Hello Everyone, When I am asked what might be the most intriguing destination I have ever had the good fortune to cruise to in my career, I always say that the voyage along the Amazon River in Brazil has to be right up there near the top. I was in command of Cunard Line’s Queen […]

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10 Excellent Educational Vacations for Families
2019-03-26

Make sure your next getaway is both enjoyable and informative. These educational trips will help kids learn while having fun. Some families prefer to spend their vacations simply unwinding, while others crave activity and adventure. If you are looking to do more than just relax or sightsee on your next vacation, consider adding an educational […]

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15 Epic Outdoor Adventures to Enjoy Across America
2019-03-19

Plan an unforgettable trip in your own backyard or on the opposite coast. The U.S. offers plenty of exciting outdoor pursuits for travelers to enjoy. From jagged mountains and tropical islands to sandy beaches and massive lakes, the U.S. is home to some spectacular natural wonders. So it’s no surprise that travelers love to take […]

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Nautical Tales and Sayings!
2019-03-11

Hello Everyone, Where do all these everyday sayings come from – the ones we say regularly but don’t really think about, especially their original origins…??!! The answer is in many cases; from seagoing terms and expressions and old sailors “slang” sayings, which have over the years made their way into everyday speech. Here’s my first […]

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30 Hot New Hotels to Check Out in 2019 Part 3
2019-03-11

Holiday Inn Express Farroupilha: Farroupilha, Brazil The Holiday Inn Express Farroupilha, which opened in October 2018, is conveniently located at the crossroads of multiple highways in southern Brazil’s Serra Gaúcha region. Designed to provide guests with everything they need and nothing they don’t, the property offers fitness and business centers, free daily breakfast, a 24-hour […]

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Queen Mary 2; Queen of the Oceans
2019-03-05

Hello Everyone, This week, a little interesting information on my last ship and the only true Ocean Liner still operating in the World today; the unique “Queen Mary 2”, affectionately known as “QM2”. If you are a traveller and you are making a “bucket list” of trips to take in your lifetime, then a voyage […]

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30 Hot New Hotels to Check Out in 2019 Part 2
2019-03-05

Párisi Udvar Hotel Budapest: Budapest, Hungary The 110-room Párisi Udvar Hotel Budapest is scheduled to open in Budapest by the end of 2019. The property was previously the Brudern House, a 20th-century shopping arcade known for its art nouveau design. The new hotel will pull inspiration from the former venue, incorporating elements from Moorish, Oriental […]

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More tales from Chile
2019-02-26

Hello Everyone, Travel leaves one with so many great memories to recall and relive after the event, in a quiet moment or two and I still frequently find myself recalling recent memories from my amazing trip to the beautiful country of Chile. My wife and I stayed with good friends in the Chilean region of […]

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30 Hot New Hotels to Check Out in 2019 – Part 1
2019-02-26

With modern-day perks like private butlers and pick-your-own prices, these fabulous new hotels may be perfect for your next vacation. Are you planning your 2019 travels but don’t know where to stay? Consider some new properties that boast luxurious and unusual amenities. From resorts set along the deep blue Caribbean Sea to trendy hubs in […]

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World Voyages on Cunard’s Queens!
2019-02-19

Hello Everyone, Well it seems like only yesterday that I was writing in this blog on how it was World Voyage time of year again, as the Cunard vessels and many other cruise vessels got ready to head off for anything from 3 to 4 months for their annual circumnavigation of the World – in […]

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