Back to Hawaii

Back to Hawaii

Having visited Hawaii for the first time in February, I can hardly believe that I am back here in Honolulu so quickly again on this extra cruise contract. Different ‘guest’ with me this time, so after having enjoyed Honolulu with cousin Jane in Feb, I am...

Same Day Twice ??

We are crossing the International Date Line  from west to east today.  The significance of this is that we have the same day again tomorrow – so 6th May once, and then 6th May twice !   Great sense of humour on behalf of the entertainments team – they are...

Tokyo – traditional and modern

Day 1 of sight seeing – decided on traditional – a walk through beautiful Japanese gardens down to embark on a River bus to Asakusa – then lots of shrines, sculptures and all things old Japan.  Excellent day and we decided to have an early evening...

Arrived in Tokyo

Arrived in Tokyo – amazing place.  Staying in a sky scraper surrounded by seemingly hundreds of other skyscrapers.   The hotel’s skyscraper has media offices from floor 1 to 24, and then from floor 25 to 40 – it is a hotel.   Incredible.  Can’t wait to...

Circumnavigating the Planet

Well, plans are now well advanced for the next trip.  Am going out 4 days early to allow time for jet lag recovery and a quick look at Tokyo, then joining the Crystal Symphony.  Plenty of sea days to watch out for flying fish and dolphins, then stopping at Hawaii and...

Ocean Powered Future…

Hurrah, hurrah, hurrah !!! Not only have our Oceans been responsible for bringing life to Earth, and keeping the balance  of our atmosphere over millions of years – we now have the solution to green and clean energy being produced in our Oceans.  We are able to have...