Dinner at Pacific Rim

Last night we had dinner at the Pacific Rim restaurant on our way to Belfast.  We had drinks in the Explorer Lounge with our favorite bartender, Sonja who is from…

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Day at Sea

Before I begin with today's story, let me just share a few photos of last night's dinner at Prime 7.  We had a great time, enjoyed all of the food,…

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Newcastle upon Tyne
Millennium Bridge viewed from the Baltic Museum

Newcastle upon Tyne

Today we arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne which is just at the border with Scotland.  It's where Hadrian built the wall to protect the Romans from the North.  We've also…

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Explorer – Day 1
The White Cliffs of Dover

Explorer – Day 1

Where do I begin?  So much has happened in the last couple of days.  Of course, it hasn't been easy trying to get the wifi to work on board the…

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Final Day in London
Big Ben

Final Day in London

Again, we started the day early.  We had two destinations in mind for the day - Buckingham Palace and the National Gallery.  By the end of the day we had…

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Food in London
Pappardelle with duck ragu

Food in London

The food has been extraordinary here in London.  It's interesting to comment that many of the servers, bartenders, and host (hostesses) we've encountered have not been native Londeners.  We've encountered…

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