In this issue, we honor the continent of Europe through port and shore excursion
reviews in Dublin, Northern Ireland, and Italy, and review a novel that provides
an alternate history of British shipbuilding. We also examine how liners were reconfigured
for military service from 1911-1982.
As much we lament the passing of classic liners, we need to acknowledge the positive
changes in the modern cruise industry. Also, join us on our favorite itinerary and
an overview of a favorite liner-turned-cruiser.
May 2011(75th anniversary of Queen Mary’s maiden voyage)
In this special issue, we celebrate a milestone anniversary of RMS Queen Mary by
recounting a 2005 visit and reviewing a marvelous children’s book depicting a transatlantic
crossing on her longtime rival. Also join us for a 14-night exploration of the British
Inspired by a conference session by two renowned travel experts, we share unconventional
port visits in the U.S., Bermuda, Holland, Norway, and more. Also, join us on our
first Alaska cruise, our last cruise on our beloved Norwegian Majesty, and an amazing
shore excursion out of Naples.