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The Adventure begins

The main thing for this trip is sailing. Split was just a convenient distraction for a first visit in Croatia.

The real journey started with the taxi picking us a little bit earlier than agreed, which was a pleasant surprise. 240 more words


The People

On a Transatlantic cruise with nine days at sea, you have time to meet people.  In the early morning, I often met Barbara or Jackie.  Barbara was a retired nurse, and Jackie was on holiday from northern England.   68 more words

Atlantic Sabbath

It's All About the Ship

The Bliss did not disappoint.  She is beautiful with a lovely observation lounge on the 15th deck and scenic views above on the 16th, all along The Garden Cafe.   392 more words

Atlantic Sabbath

Onto The Ship

The train from London to Southampton was easy to navigate.  We bought our tickets the day before and checked out our route.  The last thing you want to do is miss the ship.   30 more words

Atlantic Sabbath

When the spirit moves you

I’m off at the beach for a week on a writer’s retreat.

So far, I’ve managed a few timed writes, a lovely two and a half hour nap, lots of good eating, and some research on a fighter for a pal, but now comes the hard part. 195 more words

Norwegian Bliss Says Hello To Southampton

Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL) newest and largest ship arrived into Southampton yesterday (21st April) for her maiden call to the port.

Only handed over to NCL from Meyer Werft on Thursday, the 168,028 GRT ship was on a two night inaugural preview cruise from Bremerhaven ahead of her maiden voyage to New York yesterday evening. 374 more words

Cruise News

14 - 15 Apr : The sinking of the largest and most luxurious ship - 'Titanic'

Titanic, as the name so is the fame. 
‘Titanic’ means of exceptional strength, size, or power.
It’s 104 years of Titanic’s maiden voyage and sad demise. 236 more words