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Book Review: QUEEN VICTORIA A Photographic Journey

Book Review: QUEEN VICTORIA  A Photographic Journey

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QUEEN VICTORIA A Photographic Journey by Chris Frame and Rachelle Cross with an afterword by Commodore Rynd 120 pages, available in both hard and soft cover Publisher: The History Press With over 200 colour images in the book, this is certainly a thorough photo survey of all of  Cunard’s QUEEN…

Catching Up With LOFOTEN, Part Five

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Peter Knego’s southbound journey aboard Hurtigruten’s dowager LOFOTEN concludes with a nocturnal rescue at sea and visits to Trondheim and Bergen. Hurtigruten Keep up to date with Peter Knego on Twitter by clicking here THE SANDS OF ALANG: The latest DVD about shipbreaking in Alang, India All photos by and…

Princess Cruises Golden Anniversary Celebration In 2015

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SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 9, 2014) – The 50th anniversary of Princess Cruises will be especially memorable for guests cruising in 2015, as they will be treated to festive onboard celebrations including a themed menu, cocktails and entertainment. “We love helping our guests celebrate their many milestone occasions aboard their…

NORDSTJERNEN Returns!

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The classic scoop:  NORDSTJERNEN’s returnin’! The vintage Hurtigruten ship will be back in 2015, offering a season of cruises from Spitsbergen. Hurtigruten Keep up to date with Peter Knego on Twitter by clicking here In rare but exciting news for vintage cruise and liner aficionados, Norway’s Hurtigruten has just revealed…

Catching Up With LOFOTEN, Part Four

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Peter Knego’s southbound journey aboard Hurtigruten’s dowager LOFOTEN continues with a crossing of the Arctic Circle, encounters with two northbound Hurtigruten ships and yet more spectacular scenery. Hurtigruten Keep up to date with Peter Knego on Twitter by clicking here THE SANDS OF ALANG: The latest DVD about shipbreaking in…

One Day Before The Mast

One Day Before The Mast

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Peter Newall enjoys a day sail on the Weymouth-based tall ship PELICAN OF LONDON Having spent the last few years traveling aboard immense, frenetic giant cruise ships, when my partner Julie and I were invited by Adventure Under Sail to experience a day sail aboard its tall ship PELICAN OF…

QUEEN MARY 80th Anniversary Of Launch

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QUEEN MARY 80th Anniversary Of Launch Celebrated By Shawn J. Dake Eighty years ago today on the banks of the River Clyde, a giant hull 1019 ½ feet in length slid down the ways and touched water for the first time. John Brown & Company shipyard had begun work on…

Catching Up With LOFOTEN, Part Three

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Peter Knego’s southbound journey aboard Hurtigruten’s dowager LOFOTEN continues with visits to Trollfjord, the ship’s namesake Lofoten Islands and a transit of the Arctic Circle. Hurtigruten Keep up to date with Peter Knego on Twitter by clicking here THE SANDS OF ALANG: A new DVD about shipbreaking in Alang, India…

PRINCESS CRUISES 50th Anniversary Rose Parade Float

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Princess Cruises will ring in the new year 2015 and its 50th anniversary celebrations in an unprecedented way – with its first-ever float in the world-famous Rose Parade on January 1 in Pasadena, California. As a special feature, the six original cast members of The Love Boat television show will…

KONINGSDAM Cometh

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Holland America’s new ship brings in a new design team and will be the biggest in the line’s history. Holland America Line’s new 99,500-ton, 2,650-guest Pinnacle Class cruise ship will be given the name KONINGSDAM to honor King Willem-Alexander, the first Dutch king in over a century. KONINGSDAM will be…

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