Return of the Sea Empress
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- The Privateer Clause…cruising has never been more dangerous!
Monthly Archives: July 2011
If a ship is sinking and the captain is a woman does that mean she gets to abandon ship first along with the other women and children?
They didn’t have that question posed on the Titanic…. From NorthernStar.com P&O Cruises has made Australian history, with the cruise line’s first female captain sailing into Sydney Harbour at the helm of Pacific Pearl. Captain Sarah Breton joins four other … Continue reading
Looking for extra cash? Homeowners in Honolulu and San Francisco rent out rooms in their homes when big conventions come to town
From Pacific Business Honolulu has had a long-running controversy over short-term real estate rentals. There are a few exceptions, but most of the properties on the market as vacation rentals or bed-and-breakfasts are illegal. Still, dozens of homeowners persist in … Continue reading
Note: This article was written by Douglas MacKinnon, a former White House and Pentagon official and author of the forthcoming memoir entitled, “Rolling Pennies In The Dark.” MacKinnon, also a former press secretary to Senator Bob Dole, has published hundreds … Continue reading
From The Guardian UK Steven Spielberg’s summer cruise around the coast of Sardinia in the company of his god-daughter Gwyneth Paltrow and friends has entered choppy waters after he fell foul of watchful Italian beachgoers, a vigilant coastguard and Italy’s … Continue reading
From New York Post The city’s youngest high-fliers are pampered campers whose parents are paying big bucks to jet them off in style to their summer vacations. In some cases, parents are spending thousands to save kids a bus ride … Continue reading
POPE URBAN II Rome to Limassol When Pope Urban II gave his address in 1095 calling on the faithful of Christendom to take up arms and embark on the freeing of the sacred city of Jerusalem and the Holy Land … Continue reading
On May 4, 1904, Panama granted the United States the right to build and operate the canal and control the five miles of land on either side of the water passage in exchange for annual payments. President Theodore Roosevelt viewed building … Continue reading
This link to the Virgin Islands Police Department press releases is a lot better indication of what the crime situation is on the islands following the murder of a cruise ship passenger in 2010 at Coki Beach on St. Thomas. The … Continue reading
From Naples News Sailing the high seas, swashbuckling with a merry band of buccaneers who pillage and plunder for treasure: It resembles a scene from “Pirates of the Caribbean.” But tell Johnny Depp to stay home. You can lead the … Continue reading
From USA Today A Costa Cruises ship is skipping a call in Oslo, Norway today in the wake of Friday’s bombing in the city. The 2,720-passenger Costa Magica instead will head to Kristiansand, Norway. “The safety of our guests and … Continue reading