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?
David Moorcroft has taken 72 cruise voyages in almost every part of the world, crossed the Atlantic by ship six times, and for more than 35 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, Calgary Herald, Vancouver Sun, and Hamilton Spectator as well as in the Globe and Mail and Toronto Star, and 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.
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