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Going on a Cruise again

For my imminent return to Europe, I have, in line with my romantic and old-fashioned disposition, chosen the steamship over the plane. Thus, I will be cruising the Caribbean and the Atlantic for two weeks, leaving from Cartagena in Colombia on … Continue reading

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Painting the Ship

Yes, these cruise ships are really that huge. (Photographed in Messina, Sicily, Italy.)

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Full Moon over the Atlantic

Some extra advice for your next cruise: Book your cruise in a way that you will be in the middle of the Atlantic for full moon. You can spot the cruise novices because they overlook this detail when planning their itinerary.

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Sea Surveillance

Even on a boat in the middle of the Atlantic, you are being watched.

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What is it like to Work on a Cruise Ship?

It was not exactly as imagined, but my office on board was actually quite cozy. Larger, lighter and quieter than some places I have lived. Because the ocean offers fewer distractions than land, particularly if you don’t have internet, it’s quite … Continue reading

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For the Fitness Fanatics

Always remember: This reminder was photographed on the cruise ship Sovereign, with which I crossed the Atlantic. The reason for the temporary limitation of physical activity was that the jogging route went around deck 7 and was exactly above the suites on deck … Continue reading

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Eight Days on the Atlantic

Tomorrow, I will set sail from Gran Canaria, hopefully cross the Atlantic Ocean in eight days and arrive at Salvador de Bahia in Brazil on 26 November 2015. The ship with which I embark on this adventure is the Sovereign, a cruise … Continue reading

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