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Life among the leaves – John Honeywell on the Allure of the Seas

I'll be notching up a personal first this week during my visit to Allure of the Seas. Not if I end up clad in a pair of tights alongside the stars of Chicago,...

Blue skies, calm seas

The ship is moored opposite St Bart's, perhaps the chicest of all Caribbean resorts, with its French influences in everything from food to fashion. Finally, the cold front that has been doggedly following us for...
Seabourn Sojourn dining

Another great night on board the Seabourn Sojourn

Last night we enjoyed the best Seabourn Sojourn has to offer gastronomically, with a superb seven-course tasting menu in Restaurant 2. It started with grilled octopus ceviche and just got better, the highlights for me...

A day in Old San Juan

I've spent the day in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico: what a beautiful city. Architecturally, it reminded me of Havana – pastel-coloured buildings, pretty little squares, wrought-iron balconies – but in much better condition. It...

Stormy weather

We've been trying to outrun a cold weather front, according to Captain Hamish Elliott, which has now definitely caught up with us. Last night was pretty rough, with the odd slap, bang from big waves...

A Caribbean Sojourn : Editor’s Blog

Last night I learnt that there is a lady who lives on one of the Seabourn ships. Yes lives. She's been on board for seven years, apparently, and intends to stay on board for...

Disney Dream ‘Conveyance’ – By John Honeywell

The crew on board Disney Dream have been putting the ship through her paces this weekend in the North Sea. They have been running the engines to maximum speed, throwing crash turns and emergency...

Spamgate: the Carnival Splendor saga continues

Did they or didn't they? After pictures of the US Navy airlifting emergency Spam rations to the stricken Carnival Splendor were beamed around the world, the blogsphere and Twittersphere has been have been buzzing with...

Disney Dream ‘Float Out’ – By John Honeywell

If you were following Cruise International's Twitter feed this weekend you will have seen @cruisemag pictures of the "float out" of the new cruise ship Disney Dream. But what exactly is a float out? What...

All at sea

Venice to Dubrovnik: Onboard the Norwegian Gem When I mentioned to my mum that I was going on a cruise, she said there are some cities that should be seen from the sea (rather than...

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