21 AUGUST 1936, Page 30


THE trouble in Spain has turned the thoughts of travellens towards northern and central Europe. Judging by letters which have reached me recently, a very large number are following King Edward's lead and taking a holiday at sea. Here in all truth one has the widest possible choice. The Blue Star Line are providing an additional Sunshine Cruise in the famous Arandora Star.' She leaves Southampton on October 31st to visit Madeira, Canary Islands, Senegal, West Africa and Morocco, 21 days from 35 guineas. This ship represents the last word in comfort and luxury, and its passenger list is limited to 400. Fall particulars may be obtained from the Passenger Offices, 1-3 Lower Regent Street, London, S.W.1. The Canadian Pacific Railway can always be relied upon to provide their passengers with every comfort. This autumn they are offering a number of attractive cruises during Septem- ber and October from 13 days for £13. Among the places to be visited are the Azores, Santa Cruz, Teneriffe, Madeira, Tangier, Lisbon, Monte Carlo and many others. Inquires, should be addressed to 62-65 Charing Crossi London, S.W.1. The Orient Line and the P. & 0. Company have made an arrangement by which inclusive tickets for a holiday to be spent partly at sea and partly on the Riviera can be obtained at an inclusive price of 40 guineas for 26 days. The tickets include First-Class accommodation on P. & 0. and Orient Line steamers to Marseilles or Toulon and return with about twelve days at sea ; First-Class rail between Marseilles or Toulon and St. Raphael ; a stay at the Golf Hotel, Valescure, of not more than 14 days, in- cluding full board, de luxe bedroom with private bathroom, all tips, &c. Tickets are available by steamers arriving at Marseilles on or after October 15th and returning not later than February 11th, but may he extended for a longer stay on the Riviera if desired. Full particulars can be obtained either from the Orient Line, 5 Fenehurch Avenue, London, E.C.3, or the P. & 0. Co., 14 Cockspur Street,-Lonclon, S.W.1. Another kind of holiday at sea can be found in the very comfortable ships of the Ellerman's City and Hall Line. Return fares to Marseilles £13 ; to Port Said £24 ; or to India

Those interested in the Empire Exhibition at Johannesburg (September, 1936, to January 15th, 1937) should write to the Union Castle Steamship Co., 3 Fenchureh Street, London, E.C.3. Special return fares are offered to Capetown, Port Elizabeth, East London and Natal. Travel by rail in South Africa is extremely comfortable, the express trains having excellent dining' saloons and sleeping accommodation. In elusive tours are arranged to such places of interest as Johannesburg and the gold mines ; Pretoria, capital of the Union, &^ The tours may be extended to include, Southern Rhodesia, the Victoria Falls, and the Matoppos, where Cecil Rhodes. lies fitirind The Royal Mail Line has a special ' Atlantis' Cruise to the Black Sea and Caucasus : 28 days from 48 guineas. This roan be recommended. Departure from Southampton on September 26th.

The Cunard White Star Line amongst other attractive cruises are offering through bookings by regular sailings (including the Queen Mary ') no the Rivieras of the New Wcrld—Palrn Beach, Miami, Los Angeles, Hollywood, San Francisca and Bermuda. Full particulars foam Cunard White Star Ltd., Cunard Building, Liverpool, 3.

Holiday voyages by parka vessels should not be overlooked when planning a holiday at sea. Many experienced travellers prefer this type of cruise. Exoellent selections are offered by Messrs. Galbraith Pembrok-e and Co., Ltd., 7 Billiter Square, London, E.C.3 ; Messrs. Elders and Fyffes, Ltd.; 31-32 Bow Street, London, W.C.2 ;iand the United Baltic Corporation, Ltd.., 153 Fenchureh Street, London, E.C.3.