Oasis of the Seas, July 2014

Oasis of the Seas, July 2014

Having Fun With Kids and Grandkids I admit it. When it comes to cruising, I am a snob. I love cruising on the luxury lines…Crystal, Regent, Seabourn and Silversea. But when we decided to take my daughter Elizabeth and grandchildren, Matthew, 11 and Danielle 7, on a cruise this summer, we were more concerned about […]

Bali to Singapore - Crystal Symphony 3-2014

Bali to Singapore – Crystal Symphony 3-2014

March 1 – We sailed from Bali at 10 am and had a much-appreciated day at sea after four days of touring and sightseeing. March 2 – Surabaya, Indonesia. An excellent day of sightseeing. We were picked up by our guide and driver early in the morning and drove about 1 ½ hours to several […]

Blue Mountain National Park

Sydney to Bali on the Crystal Symphony 3-2014

February 13: Irene and I flew to Sydney Australia via Tokyo on Japan Air Lines. We splurged and traveled Business Class. Flat beds throughout, the service was impeccable, and the meals OK. We arrived in Sydney after 27 hours of traveling, exhausted and completely jet-lagged. We checked into the Westin Hotel — quite luxurious and […]

Amber Fort

India and the Taj Mahal

April 18- Irene and I were met by the representative of Zutshi at 6AM as we disembarked the Regent Seven Seas Voyager. We had to pass through immigration again and unload all our baggage, which was then put through an x-ray machine. After everything cleared, we had to reload the car and were on our […]

Regent Seven Seas 2013 – Cambodia to India

Regent Seven Seas 2013 – Cambodia to India

The Regent’s Seven Seas Voyager is the perhaps the best ship for exploring far away places on a long voyage. There are several reasons. First is the size of the cabin. The basic least expensive cabin measures a full 350 square feet including a large verandah. Our particular suite had a spacious walk-in closet affording […]

Sunset on Tonle Sap Lake

Cambodia Pre-Cruise Highlights – Regent 2013

It sounds like a cliché to speak about “a trip of a lifetime”. So many travel ads make this claim. But in Irene’s and my experience (which we certainly can boast a lot of), we DID take our “trip of a lifetime” on the Regent Voyager from Bangkok to Mumbai in April 2013, with a […]