Monthly Archives: November 2011

Passenger Liners and Environmental Practice

The Cruise Line International Association (a body representing the interests of North American cruise companies)  reported in September that the cruise industry is one of the fastest growing areas of tourism. The environmental practices that cruise companies choose to either … Continue reading

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Feeling sick on the Ocean waves

Our boat was scheduled to leave from the port of Long Beach just outside of LA, which is a strange place, with an atmosphere somewhere in between that of a theme park, a failed beach resort and a film studio. It … Continue reading

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On our journey through the South Pacific we were able to sample many of the islands’ own delicacies and specific ways of preparing food. The food in Hawaiʻi represents a microcosm of Polynesian food, drawing on recipes that have been … Continue reading

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North Hollywood, Los Angeles

Getting to spend some time with Naomi, Ned, Kai and Isan in their North Hollywood home was a really great way to end the American leg of our journey. Having started and finished the first cross-country part of our travels … Continue reading

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San Diego

With a bit of time left on our side in the US, we decided to take the Pacific Coast Highway through Newport and OC Country to San Diego. Despite the obvious ‘cultural’ link with Josh Schwartz, we found Newport to … Continue reading

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Los Angeles

Small World Books (407 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291) The entrance to this great little bookshop is almost hidden among the jumble of restaurants and stalls which line the busy Venice Beach boardwalk. Its shop front is entirely obscured by the … Continue reading

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