During the Golden Era of cruising, ocean liners became the epitome of romance with many assignations, love affairs and honeymoons conducted at sea. But the decline of trans-Atlantic crossings by ship combined […]
With worldwide concern about the Wuhan Coronavirus growing, this is not the time to be stuck on a zombie ship in Asia that no one wants to let dock, and could become […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
My friend and colleague David Moorcroft will be writing a regular column on cruising and ports of call for Gentleman’s Portion. His first column relates the story of his recent trans-Atlantic voyage […]