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The world’s largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean‘s Oasis of the Seas has sailed into Southampton’s port for the first time. The ship is unable to leave until 23.59 when the tidal conditions are at a premium and there is no other river traffic which will allow the ship to carry out a three point turn.
Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has announced that the England Coast Path will be completed by 2020. The announcement was made following fears that the project might stall after previous timetables had only outlined work on the project up to 2016 with no finalised date for completion. The new National Trail will see beaches, wildlife […]
Glasgow was known as the second city of the British Empire for much of the Victorian and Edwardian period. Today, the Merchant City bustles with shops and has a thriving cultural scene Like all amazing cities, at the centre of Glasgow is a river. From its source in Leadhills to the south east, the […]
The calm and warm waters of the Arabian Gulf have traditionally been the home of ancient Arab dhows and vast merchant ships, plying between its oil rich nations and the rest of the world. It is only in the last couple of years that there have been regular cruises within the area. Such is the […]
Morocco is situated in Africa with quite some African heritage, but its common history with Al Andalus (Islamic Spain), its climate and its varied topography, its Arabic name (Maghred Al Aqsa = the West of the Muslim world) and its proximity to Europe and the Middle East, all give this country a special position. Its population is […]