As we have been reporting, one of the nicest cities in Europe is overcrowded. The is mostly due to the huge cruise ship traffic coming in. When I say HUGE, I mean those that can dump 5,000+ onto the city streets.
Personally, I love the city;. The Gaudi Art Nuevo architecture dazzles the senses – eye… Read the rest
Things to know about using copyrighted material
When giving presentations, it’s tempting to just put in any text or photo you can grab off the internet. It’s best to learn a little about the rights of the owner.
As soon as a person creates a work, it holds a copyright.… Read the rest
We believe it’s a good idea for speakers on cruise ships to keep abreast of developments in places they might be heading to. Venice, Italy has been front and center and continues to be a hotbed of the “too many people visiting” trend.
Simply put,… Read the rest
I recently sat through a good talk on a scientific presentation. The topic doesn’t matter, but the PhD had trouble during the talk. You’ll want to note this – to keep your lecture spot on.
Each point built up and was enhanced by the next slide. Our attention was focused and then 10 minutes into the … Read the rest
A lot happened in the cruise industry recently.
Crashes – A Viking riverboat was approaching a bridge “underpass” arch in Budapest. It was night and the weather drizzly. As it sailed on, a much smaller tour boat – the Hableany (“Mermaid”) – seemed to crowd the… Read the rest