News: Cruise Industry Response to Covid-19
October 5, 2020
Social Distancing for Cruise Travelers Every Friday at 5 pm, when neighbors gather on our driveway for socially-distanced, BYOB, social hour, the first topic of conversation has been cruises. They ponder, what scheduled cruises have...
Itinerary IV Ports of the Black Sea – Now Available!
August 21, 2020
The next release in the Cruise through History series of story books for adult travelers, Itinerary IV Ports of the Black Sea, takes readers around the inland sea of deep history and mythology, so little traveled by cruise ships....
Making History in a Time of Covid-19
March 21, 2020
Sitting home in imposed dry dock and self-imposed quarantine, I have the opportunity to view the crisis hysteria in the US and learn the latest from Washington and Wall Street. The following are reflections in a time of heightened fears, distrust of Washington and prejudice toward travel and cruise travel. A dose of rational action is the healthy option....
Greetings from the Oceania World Cruise in a Time of Covid-19
March 13, 2020
In the midst of what has become a pandemic, I am on the 2020 Oceania Insignia World Cruise. The ship left Miami on January 8 and will arrive in New York City on July 25. As a presenter of stories from a Cruise through History, I came prepared with one hundred stories to entertain the 650 guests, about half of whom are world cruisers. Due to our change in itinerary, there will still be as many stories, about half of different ports....