Nervous on a cruise ship?

Far left: Odysseus’ dilemma crossing the Strait of Messina. Left: Cruisers on the Nieuw Amsterdam in the strait take it all in stride.     Friends know that Sara and I often travel on and write about cruise ships, and occasionally we’re asked if we are at all nervous while doing this job. For three days on the Queen […]

Give me Liberty

Cruisers returning to the ship at Cozumel Monday, Dec. 5 – I am enjoying life aboard the Carnival cruise ship Liberty, which docked this morning for a few hours at the popular Mexican island of Cozumel. Cruise ships are sometimes criticized for fostering the impression among their guests that they are still in the U.S., […]

Epic proportions

Books and Bowling Shoes: My previously published story on the Norwegian Epic has come to life again as the lead story in the October issue of WatchBoom.  It was also carried on Linda Coffman’s prizewinning Cruise Diva site earlier in 2011. (Click on either to read.)   Nothing to do with the story. But here’s a little contest: NCL Cruisers […]

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