3 months 3 weeks ago
It looks like something straight out of the pages of a Mark Twain novel. Serried tiers of white decks are stacked atop each other like some overly decorated wedding cake. A pair of spindly twin funnels jut straight up into the ether, black and uncompromising against a pale blue sky.
7 months 1 week ago
As cruise ships get increasingly bigger, they come chock full with a wealth of fantastic new facilities, aimed at at much younger demogaphic than the 'fifty shades of grey and blue rinse' that has traditionally been cruising's prime revenue source.
7 months 3 weeks ago
Half past ten on a warm August night, and the sun is just about to set on another mesmerising day of cruising the Norwegian fjords. The air is surprisingly warm as the Balmoral surges impassively through a rolling, slowly reddening swell.
9 months 3 weeks ago
The Thames is currently playing host to a trio of unexpected, but quite elegant visiting dignitaries. Dressed in flags in gleaming in the often admittedly sporadic sunshine, they sit like tethered swans. All three will remain on site for the duration of the current London Olympics.
10 months 3 weeks ago
The larger size of Silver Spirit gave the company the opportunity to step outside its traditional comfort zone and add some extra options to the new ship.
11 months 1 day ago
It is a balmy late spring evening in Monaco as the Silver Wind shrugs her mooring lines and eases slowly out into a bay studded with stupendous, floodlit yachts of all shapes and sizes. Passengers mill around the pool, many cradling champagne glasses or martinis as they make small talk.
11 months 1 week ago
A warm summer Sunday afternoon, and the siren of the Costa Favolosa booms along the Venice waterfront as she swings slowly clear from her berth and begins her stately procession towards Guidecca.
1 year 4 days ago
After a few hours of wonderful people watching on the bustling waterfront of Mykonos, it was all back aboard the Cristal as we set off for our next port of call. Evening entertainment on board revolved around a main show in the forward facing lounge. It also had a mezzanine level.
1 year 2 weeks ago
Spring in the Aegean brings a succession of amazing sunsets like this one. They unfurl like a series of muffled drum rolls. You can see how beautfiul these are from the picture below.
1 year 1 month ago
Some places seem to come into their own at certain times of year, and right now one of the best examples of this is the South of France. Few places on the earth have such an exotic cachet. And, for the most part, the riviera is, indeed, the stuff of dreams.