For the first time in two years, Star Clippers, the tall ship sailing company, resumes the full sailing program with all three tall ships in the Mediterranean. Star Flyer and Royal Clipper have been in the Mediterranean since last month. Now, all three ships will sail together right in time for
Leaden skies over Dover’s famous chalk cliffs had dashed hopes for the billed “sunset sailaway,” but as a gentle breeze flicked the sails of Golden Horizon and her magnificent frame nudged out of port, excitement rippled across her upper deck. A cruise along the south coast of the British Isle
The siren’s call of Maine’s mid-coast region pulls us to a land of stark beauty and resilience. Here green forested islands shelter lighthouses, sustainable farms, and island towns that wear their history proudly. Maine has over 4,600 islands off its coast, set in unusually blue yet cold water n
Hungry to Sail Again There I was, thinking home-made crème brûlée would be an ambitious undertaking. I was a tad intimidated by all those accent marks and doodads in the name and then, if that wasn’t enough, I discover you’re supposed to attack the thing with a blowtorch before serving.
The Monthly Mantra A Space in the Crowd… A Space in the Crowd… A Space in the Crowd… Venice is vexed. Barcelona is bothered. London is livid. Prague is p.o.’ed. And Rome is revolted. I just watched a news report that said that residents of European capitals are up to HERE with the thousands
The ferry-cruiser Viking Grace has become the world’s first passenger ship to capture wind power with a high-tech rotor sail, a cylindrical device that propels the ship by spinning. Viking Line, the Baltic company based in the Åland Islands, already had a reputation for ecologically friendly trav
The Monthly Mantra My Head’s in a Sea Cloud…My Head’s in a Sea Cloud…My Head’s in a Sea Cloud… A pair of Christian Louboutin red-soled stilettos A quilted black leather CHANEL drawstring hobo with chain straps A sailing with the uber-exclusive Sea Cloud Cruises Those are really the only