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Indulge in a Delicious Afternoon Tea with Cunard’s Classic Scone Recipe, Compliments of Cunard

Until you can sail Cunard again, the company has shared its delicious scone recipe. It is surprisingly simple to make. Enjoy with your favorite tea! Ingredients for 12 scones: 17 oz plain flour 1 oz baking powder 4.5 oz diced butter 3 oz powdered sugar 4 eggs 4.5 fl oz whole milk 2 oz golden raisins Method: Take the flour, baking powder, butter and sugar to breadcrumb stage by either rubbing or using a paddle on a…

Oceania Cruises Offering Major Price Reductions on Over 400 Exciting Itineraries

The Ultimate Sale … Plus, Olife choice free roundtrip airfare, plus choose one: free shore excursions, free beverage package, or free shipboard credit. Ask about Oceania’s best price guarantee. 17 Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison CruiseCompete travel agents can provide details/terms and about availability, dates and restrictions – plus any other current deals – at https://www.cruisecompete.com/ CruiseCompete also offers shore excursions https://www.cruisecompete.com/shore_excursions/ Check out All Things Cruise, our ultimate source for cruise lovers…

BC (Before Cruising) Travelling in Steerage

We’ve all heard many people emigrated to America from Europe crossed the Atlantic in steerage. Before you complain your cabin is too small or the food onboard isn’t as good as it was, you might consider what steerage class was like. Steerage was the least expensive option for crossing the Atlantic. Around 1900, the crossing took 7-10 days. If you were crossing between 1850 and 1900, in the early days, a ship might offer three classes: First,…

The Scenic Group Looks to the Future as Construction Begins on Eclipse II

The first of five new custom-built vessels planned for the next six years across the group Courtesy of Scenic Group: May 2020 – The Scenic Group announced that steel cutting for Scenic Eclipse II has commenced in Croatia as the initial step in the construction of the world’s second Discovery Ship. A newly formed company, MKM Yachts, wholly owned by the Scenic Group, will now take full responsibility for all new ocean ship builds starting with the…

How River Cruising Suddenly Got Popular

Ever have one of those “I wish I thought of that” moments? River cruising is very popular. How did it get that way? It’s been around for a long time. Traveling with friends in the French countryside in the early 1990’s we learned people could rent a boat, like you could rent a camper, then sail the canals on your own. Operating all those locks by yourself sounded like no fun. We learned you could book a…

CruiseCompete Podcast #8: Seven Weeks on the Pacific Princess World Cruise During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Tune in with CruiseCompete CEO Bob Levinstein to CruiseCompete’s Cruise Podcast ~ Seven Weeks on the Pacific Princess World Cruise During the Coronavirus Outbreak (CruiseCompete Cruise Podcast #8) Bob’s guest is former U.S. Navy Flight Surgeon Dr. Donna White, who recounts her 7-week odyssey aboard as a passenger on the Pacific Princess World Cruise during the coronavirus outbreak. Click here to tune in to the podcast! CruiseCompete CEO Bob Levinstein is the host of this series to educate…

Ready for the Inspiring Outdoors? 5 Unique Destinations For a Future Trip

Good ideas from our friends at TravelGuidesFree With warmer weather here to stay, it’s apparent that spring is finally upon us! Winter weather is finally in our rearview, but unfortunately, most of us are confined to our home and home area for at least a little bit longer. Even though we’re doing our part to help our country get back to normal, … more Time for Inspiration. Plan Now. Travel Later. May 6, 2020 by Heidi Allison-Shane Updated this…

Unique Destinations Off the Beaten Path

More good ideas from our friends at TravelGuidesFree Whatever you decide, whether you are ready now for a spring getaway road trip or planning for the near future, we’ve found a few off the beaten path destinations you will enjoy! … more Time for Inspiration. Plan Now. Travel Later. May 6, 2020 by Heidi Allison-Shane Updated this post today … My friend Paul, owner of The Travel Guide Group, offers Free print and digital travel guides from 100s of…

Make the Most of Being Home. Make It a Staycation.

Another great idea from our friends at TravelGuidesFree Make the Most of Being Home. Make It a Staycation. With everything that’s going on, many of us have found ourselves with a lot of time on our hands. Whether you’re looking to keep your kids stimulated or you’re trying to prevent cabin fever, we’ve rounded up a few fun things you can do in or around your home. … more

Discovering the French wine country by barge, cruising the Danube on a longboat, wrestling the currents on an expedition ship to Antarctica or taking an intimate luxury yacht through the Galapagos …

Our All Things Cruise official photographer, Dennis Cox, is launching a new book – The Perfect Book for Armchair Cruising. I have described it as cruise travel photography created by a brilliant artist who delights your senses and makes you wish to travel to magical destinations. Please see more here on the AllThingsCruise.com blog … and please take advantage of any promotions Dennis is offering to All Things Cruise readers as far as shipping discounts. Dennis is…

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