Baltic Cruise

Saint Petersburg has been on our bucket list ever since we discovered its incredible history, its return to the grandeur it once had as the capital of the Russian tsars and the influence of Catherine the Great. Continue reading

Crossing the Pond – Then and Now

Queen Mary2 is the way to go – in stylish splendour

If your travel memories reach back to the days before the first jumbo jets took to the skies, you may have some fond – and some not-so-fond – memories of travelling to Europe by ship. I know I do. Continue reading

Finding Sweet Music in the Norwegian Fjords

It was a lesson I learned long ago, that the best place to taste a wine is in the cave of its birth. There is a magic that makes the experience much more memorable than the same bottle sampled on a Friday night, say, at a neighbourhood eatery far from its roots. Continue reading