A slow boat to Brazil’s colonial coast, fabulous cities and glittering beaches brings back memories of the golden age of cruising.
Many modern passenger vessels look more like bloated condominiums than elegant ocean liners. But do all the fabulous amenities inside a ship make up for an ugly exterior?
Leaving Toronto in winter’s chill grip, we discover spring in England, the hedgerows alive with birdsong and pretty with cascades of white hawthorn.
Dealing with the people’s booze monopoly is certainly no bed of roses.