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Rocking the boat

July 2017 Naturally enough there are one or two things passengers occasionally grumbled about. One close to the top of the list was changes in the itinerary. On our cruise, well before we sailed, our first port of call on returning to the US was changed from San Diego to San Francisco. This caused some …

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Solo travellers

July 2017 Solo travellers The more we are on board, the more we realise what a great way this is for women to travel solo. It’s safe, comfortable and relaxed but it’s not cheap. Cabin costs are inevitably based on two sharing: note that Regent Seven Seas are among the priciest. Some cruises companies give …

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Rolling Along 2

A few days later we visited Tayrona Park in Colombia where the guide did not seem to know anything about the Park which was unfortunate. We were hoping to get a feel for the fauna and flora in the park but that wasn’t to be. There seemed to be a problem with water supply to …

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Rolling along 1

July 2017 Things have calmed down considerably since those first few nights. We made very rapid progress, almost imperceptibly. We visited the Cayman Islands, which were very pretty and very English – roundabouts, driving on the left etc. Had hoped to ‘interact’ with turtles and stingrays but cancelled due to the bad weather so visited …

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Plain Sailing

After the initial clash of cultures, we have settled into our first cruise very well. We chose our cabin with care and it has all the amenities promised. Being an all-inclusive deal has taken much of the hassle out of the whole process. We can eat where and when we like; we can drink where …

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