“Barcelona is a very old city in which you can feel the weight of history; it is haunted by history. You cannot walk around it without perceiving it.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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.
Key West is a haven for artists, writers and the world weary who love the town’s carefree atmosphere and historic charm.
Crossing the equator by ship is a milestone often marked by King Neptune baptizing Pollywog passengers and inducting them into the secret society of Shellbacks.
A powerful civilization once thrived in Ichma before it was conquered by the Spanish in 1535.
Meandering down the Mississippi River from the Big Easy to Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula.
Chile’s second-oldest city, La Serena, is an interesting collection of colonial architecture, busy markets and sandy beaches that serve as a gateway to the sprawling vineyards, orchards and Picso distilleries of the […]
As ships sail inland from the Pacific Ocean on their way to Guayaquil, they sail past a tropical background of green jungles, mangrove swamps and lush plantations that belie the region’s once proud […]
Valparaiso is a collection of colourful clapboard houses, weathered Victorian mansions and cobble-stoned esplanades that cling to the sides of cliffs
Colombia’s sea-side resort of Cartagena used to be one of the wealthiest cities in South America when it served as a transfer point for precious metals and stones bound for Spain. And […]
From water to wine along the beautiful canals of the French Burgundian countryside.