Mediterranean

For fans of Viking–and there are many–this recent announcement will be a welcome one. Your editor is personally intrigued by the capacity and size of this ship. It’s what I believe is the “sweet spot” size where you can really enjoy the ship and get to know your fellow sailors (I’ve been on ships where you can hardly find your own stateroom, let alone someone you met at the disco). And if the onboard infinity pool turns out as fabulous as the artist’s rendering, WOW! I also love the sentiment of Viking CEO Torstein Hagen, “It is our view that in the race to build bigger ships, many cruise lines have lost sight of the destinations to which they sail.” Amen. The content below is [&hellip

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Have you ever dreamed about floating beneath a canopy of stars as waves gently rock you to sleep? If you answered ‘yes’, GaySail will help you make that dream come true. Mark van den Eshof, owner of GaySail, started organizing sailing trip since the early 90’s. Mark is a fully licensed skipper and sailing instructor with over 15 years of experience with gay tour groups. His sailing trips will take you to such wonderful destinations as Greece, the magnificent surroundings of Croatia, the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean and many others. Mark loves to share his passion for sailing with other gay men. I recently had the opportunity to ask Mark a few questions about GaySail. 1.  Why did you start GaySail? I started [&hellip

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For me, the last day on a cruise can be very depressing. I know that I will once again have to return to my 9 – 5 workday, plan the meals for the week and say ‘goodbye’ to new friends. For Dale and I, this trip was full of positive experiences that can only be felt on a cruise. We had our last meal with our new friend Gilles and his partner Gord where we shared our many memories over a few bottles of wine. We both agreed that cruising is about the community we build on board and the new friendships that we make. Since our experiences were so similar, I asked Gilles if he would share his thoughts. I will soon be writing [&hellip

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