She is possibly the greatest ocean liner ever built. She’s the Queen Mary 2, the only liner built since the Queen Elizabeth 2 in 1969, and the last ship still offering a […]
Uruguay’s capital is an eclectic mixture of beautiful beaches, grand plazas, wonderful parrillas and decaying mansions that would look at home in Havana. In other words, Montevideo is a feast for both […]
I’m already dreaming of pie when we take one of London’s ubiquitous black cabs to the Chelsea Physic Garden. I know nothing about the garden, but we’ve been offered a free tour […]
After rounding Cape Horn and heading north up the coast of Argentina, we are looking forward to a wonderful day in the Patagonian province of Chabut. However, the local port authorities have […]
Spending a few unhurried days in London, my long ago home town, brings back many interesting memories. As Samuel Johnson said: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of […]
Not so long ago, some in the European Union were pushing for vacations to be declared a human right. But with Brexit on the horizon, the idea of a free cruise may […]
Sailing around the tip of South America was once the fastest way to reach the Far East, Australia and the South Pacific. But as we discover, Cape Horn’s reputation as one of […]
Like Charles Darwin, we sail down the Beagle Channel to the end of the world at Ushuaia and discover the majesty and mysteries of Tierra del Fuego.
In Nottinghamshire, it is hard to escape the legend of Robin Hood, but in Yorkshire the authorities have renamed the former Robin Hood Airport.
The cruise industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the mass tourism market, with 24 million passengers sailing in 2016, compared to just 1.4 million in 1980. And a growing […]