In part one of this two-part series, my wife Gail and I boarded the Silver Galapagos expedition ship in Baltra, and began our seven-night cruise through the Galapagos Islands by sailing to […]
David Moorcroft has made 66 cruise voyages in almost every part of the world, crossed the Atlantic by ship six times, and for more than 30 years has written about his experiences to the benefit of those interested in seeing the world by ship. He was a writer for the Southam Group for many years and his cruising reviews appeared in many of their papers, such as the Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, and Hamilton Spectator as well as in magazines such as Luxury and Orlando. He then wrote a cruising blog for a North American cruise agency, and contributed to the Bell Sympatico travel site. David is a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association.
Isolated in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 kilometres off the coast of South America, the Galapagos Islands are a living museum of evolution and home to some of the most unusual species […]
If you’ve been thinking about taking a cruise, you’re not alone. A recent study conducted by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) says that 30 million travelers will take a cruise in […]
The second evening of our 10-day Mediterranean cruise began with such promise. But it quickly went downhill when I tried to keep up with our twenty-something off-spring and party into the wee […]
I used to love visiting the East Coast of Florida and watching beautiful sunrises over the Atlantic Ocean. But once I saw a sunset over the Gulf of Mexico, that all changed.
With lots of great holiday cruises to the palm-fringed beaches of the Caribbean and the historic Christmas markets of Europe, why not put a family voyage under the tree this year?
There’s usually nothing more carefree than sailing away on a luxury cruise. And once people have selected their ship, destination and travel dates, there’s nothing else to worry about until the trip […]
The lush vegetation, golden beaches and soaring peaks make Hawaii’s verdant Valley Isle of Maui a true Polynesian paradise. And it may well be, as locals claim, the most beautiful island in […]
With its dramatic cliffs, spectacular waterfalls, and magnificent canyons, Kauai is a fantasy island that redefines the meaning of Polynesian Paradise.
It used to be that sailing solo on cruise ships was like the opening lyric of the old hit song “One” by Three Dog Night. You know, the song that begins by […]