Queen Mary 2 Travel Diary- Moments Of Sophistication and History

Cunard never disappoints; their ships are unfailingly beautiful, luxurious and complete with amenities, yet they capture a glamour of days gone by.  I have been lucky enough to sail on this line several times, and am posting a travel diary I wrote during one of my voyages- a six-day sailing on the QM2.  I hope you enjoy my notes of a ship with the flair of a bygone era.- Heidi Wednesday – A Stroll in Olde Londontowne …

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New York, Not Your Typical Port of Call

A cruise leaving out of the city can be amazing, not only for what you will experience on your cruise ship, but for the endless opportunities while your in New York. We planned a weekend stay there, so we could fully taste what the city had to offer. Flying into LaGuardia was a little rough, unusually high winds made landing over water and between skyscrapers a bit treacherous. Once landed the airport is pretty easy to navigate, …

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Quantum Global Odyssey to bring Quantum-class cruising to world’s top cosmopolitan cities

World Travelers will not need to trek out to New York City to catch Quantum of the Seas, the most anticipated cruise ship to-date. The ship will come to them. Royal Caribbean International today announced the details of the Quantum Global Odyssey, a 53-night epic journey, departing May 2, 2015, from the New York-metropolitan area to its new home in Shanghai (Baoshan), China. Quantum of the Seas will take its never-before-seen-at-sea experience globally to savvy vacationers after …

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Cunard Line shows love for New York City in first photo of Queen Mary 2 10th anniversary celebrations

  Officers, staff and crew of Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2, including (front left) Captain Kevin Oprey, master of Queen Mary 2, showed the company’s love for their U.S. homeport of New York City today,  as they posed on the ship’s bow while she is docked at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal.  The world’s largest, longest, tallest, widest and most expensive ocean liner ever built, and the most famous and fastest passenger ship currently in operation, is in …

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Royal Caribbean announces 2015-16 deployment for New York and Galveston

Royal Caribbean International today announced its 2015-16 year-round sailings from the New York-metropolitan area and Galveston, Texas, and seasonal sailings from Tampa and Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Still ranked among the world’s largest and most innovative cruise ships, Liberty of the Seas will homeport at Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, N.J. for summer 2015 and offer vacationers the most advanced cruise options to sail from the New York-metropolitan area to Bermuda, the Caribbean, and …

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