Category: luxury

Flora at Makkovic

Makkovik and Trees

How different this port appeared as I viewed it from the ship! Small hills with trees on their tops made me aware that we had entered another zone. Having viewed the obviously barren landscape of Greenland, the first thing that I noticed on seeing the port of Makkavik from the ship, was...

Na Pali Coast

Pride of America Pointers

A Perfect Ship for Cruising the Hawaiian Islands I have sailed twice on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America(POA) visiting the largest four Hawaiian islands. I can’t think of a better way to explore the major islands of Hawaii than sailing on Norwegian’s Pride of America. Why? Because cruising eliminates the need...

The Scarlet Lady

Virgin Voyages recently revealed the name of its new ship. In an homage to sister company Virgin Atlantic, President, Sir Richard Branson, revealed the ship’s long-awaited official name: Scarlet Lady. This name appeared on one of the earliest planes to fly for Virgin Atlantic. Now, as the flagship for the Virgin Voyages fleet,...

Two New Luxury Ships Christened

The luxury cruising market continues to grow and two new ships were christened adding to that growing segment of cruise options. Regent Seven Seas Explorer Claiming to be the most luxurious ship at sea, the Regent Seven Seas Explorer debuted in Monte Carlo. Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco cut the...