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Crossing the Atlantic on a Cruise

If you’re looking for great value in a cruise that will sail across a wide swath of the globe, consider a trans-Atlantic cruise. And, if the description “trans-Atlantic” brings to mind ships that require a big travel budget and formal attire every night, be assured that we’re talking about different kind of experience. 307 more words


Ships, Shoes and Maggiemou.

By way of  a little promotion I am taking the unusual step of plugging a really fun book on cruising that has recently been published by one of this blog’s avid followers and a personal friend, Maggie Thorpe. 259 more words

Cruise Reviews

robbarcruises reblogged this on robbar's cruises 2014 and commented:

My book is on its way but I fully agree with Richards comments about the book and Maggie cruise experience. Repost on my blog for cruisers / Rob. 😄

How to decide on the right cruise for YOU!

OK- so we’ve discussed Fred’s first cruise experience.  While it sounds terrible- (with the weather and mechanical issues)  I can certainly tell you it was not a cruise from the “norm.”  I have been on three other cruises and had a GREAT time on all of them!   1,099 more words

Royal Caribbean

When Classic Is Exotic

I suppose there are people in this world who cannot appreciate the charms of a trans-Atlantic crossing on a grand Cunard liner. Personally, I cannot conceive of a more delightful way to pass a week than cruising the north Atlantic on the… 842 more words


The launch of the 'Queen Mary': ship 534

80 years ago today ship number 534, the Cunard White Star Liner built on the river Clyde by John Brown’s shipyard, was launched and given the name… 853 more words

Archive Services (GUAS)

Peggy Bawn Press reblogged this on www.peggybawnpress.com and commented:

Nothing to do with G.L. Watson. Everything to do with the River Clyde, which made him. A worthy first ever "re-blog", and reminder of the fabulous collections and work of University of Glasgow Archive Services (GUAS). To see the larger photo of Queen Mary at anchor at "The Tail o' the Bank", click or tap "View original". IMcA peggybawnpress.com

A Salute to the Queen Mary

In the light of Queen Mary’s upcoming 80th birthday in Long Beach, California, CBS News America showed a short broadcast about Queen Mary called ‘A Salute to the Queen Mary’ … 1,036 more words