York by Alison Wilson

A northbound train journey of just under two hours had us arriving in York which sits on the junction of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. A short walk from the station and across the Ouse into the city centre. This city goes back to the Romans of 43AD and has been occupied by the Anglo […]

New Caledonia by Cassandra Trezise (part 2-final)

Noumea has numerous museums. Tjibaou is a must do to help appreciate the evolution of New Caledonia as well as the history and customs of the Indigenous Kanak people.Baie des Citrons is another spectacular area along the city beaches well worth exploring. A new development called the “Mirage” houses many outstanding restaurants with a huge […]

New Caledonia by Cassandra Trezise (part 1)

On August 8th I set off to New Caledonia. It had been 10 years since I was last in Noumea so I was very keen to see how it had evolved. We picked up a car at the airport from Thrifty for a mere $ 70 per day. The staff reminds us about the toll […]

Regent Voyager – My Impressions by Martyn Chapman

47,000 tons and 700 Guests Maximum On seeing the ship as you approach on the Wharf side you can clearly see that all cabins have balconies. On boarding the ship you are greeted by a lobby area of polished wood and just looking around you are given the impression of understated elegance. Our tour including […]