The rebirth of Puerto Rico

Every time there is a gentle zephyr in Britain and Ireland tired headline writers trot out the old banner: ‘batten down the hatches’. But any storm here pales into insignificance compared with the annual worries Caribbean islanders have to go through. Maria variously conjures up images of The Sound of Music, West Side Story or […]

Thank you Norwegian

We take it for granted now but transatlantic travel has transformed our lives. And that is in no small part down to the influence of low-cost carriers. And why I lament today Norwegian discontinuing its service to North America. It is 100 years since John Alcock and Arthur Brown landed their modified First World War […]