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A sojourn on the Altantic

On a cool September morning last year , I had the most amazing travel experiences. It was not any exquisite museum or an archaeological site. It was the… 257 more words


Ciao, Isabela

My mum’s world traveller status is a recent acquisition, precipitated mainly by a desire to see her wayward son once in a while. However, this coincided with definite self-interest when she announced another visit- coincidentally whilst I was due to be on the amazing Galápagos archipelago! 3,032 more words

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Bodies at sea

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the sea.

We swim in it, fly over it and pollute it; we harvest its resources and, in greater quantities that ever before, we consume goods that come to us in ships that have sailed over it. 882 more words


Brigs, Barges & Wild Rovers: Transit from the Port of New York

Before the mid–20th century, when air travel took over as the fastest mode of transporting people and our things around the globe, our ancestors primarily relied on ships for trade and transit. 823 more words

Manuscripts And Ephemera


When you take a cruise anywhere in the wotld, there is almost always a good chance that, at one port or another, you will have to go ashore by tender. 781 more words

Starlite changes the image of PH maritime industry; launches 2nd brand-new roro

HIROSHIMA, Japan — Importing second-hand Roll-On Roll-Off (Ro-Ro) vessels from Japan seems to be a thing of the past for the Philippine maritime industry.

Just last Wednesday (Manila time), Batangas-based shipping firm Starlite Ferries Inc. 520 more words


Expat travel tips for South East Asia

When people are about to travel to places like Bali or Thailand they generally receive oodles of free advice from friends and family. It can seem that everyone has a favorite travel tip that must be adhered to, an item of luggage that must be taken, and a medical cure that must be followed in the event of illness or injury. 1,462 more words