Anthem: ‘Bad luck’ but not ‘cursed’ as media says

‘Storm-battered’, ‘bad luck’ and even ‘cursed’ are just three of the epithets applied by the media to Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas cruise ship after the early return to port after its latest voyage was curtailed. And, although the shipping line said that the ship was turned around to avoid another storm, passengers have said … Continue reading Anthem: ‘Bad luck’ but not ‘cursed’ as media says

Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem caught in storm but don’t panic, Captain Claus is so cool in command

News that Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship Anthem of the Seas was hit by a bad storm with hurricane force winds and huge waves on its current trip took me back to Lisa’s and my time aboard that very ship last year. We sailed from Southampton in late October and docked in Bayonne in early November, … Continue reading Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem caught in storm but don’t panic, Captain Claus is so cool in command

Patricia hits Mexico while UK is on ‘storm alert’

UPDATE: Hurricane Patricia has made landfall in Mexico's Jalisco province in which major tourist destination Puerto Vallarta is situated. Hundreds of thousands of people are said to be in its path. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Storms lie ahead. Nothing strange in that, it is just a difference in scale. As the British news media gets its figurative knickers … Continue reading Patricia hits Mexico while UK is on ‘storm alert’