I just spent an hour earlier googling various things about why we don't have airship cruises and stuff now days. Depressing stuff.
Luckily we have fanfiction to make it happen! Go get my glorious zepplin worlds below.
Author: Scramblers and Shadows
Description: Ponies discovered the world of Amaranth three years ago -- a desert world filled with the ancient and mysterious artefacts of a dead civilisation. It has become the new frontier: Salvor airships seek riches, sky pirates prey on the weak, and idealists seek to unify the disparate.
Scootaloo, now a young mare, has gone missing in Amaranth. Sweetie Belle follows, in search of her friend, but stumbles upon the secret behind Amaranth -- and soon finds herself the target of a number of powerful and dangerous ponies, and in the midst of a plot that could destroy Equestria.
Cold Light (New Part 14!)
Author: Dark Avenger
Description: The news had shocked the entire nation. Anger, violence, and even threats of war have erupted in the colony on the borders of the harsh Frozen North, all of it centered around the infamous city of Gueldergrad. If Equestria is to put an end to the chaos before it escalates, somepony must venture into the foreign lands and set things right.
A noble unicorn steps up to meet the challenge: Shining Armor. Newest prince of the Crystal Empire. Captain of the Royal Guard. The pride of the Equestrian armed forces. But there is a lot hidden in the far-stretching lands of the Frozen North, and even more can it reveal among those who dare to enter. Things the valiant captain does not yet know about his own company, those who command him, or even himself...
Wires (New Part 9!)
Description: Inept guards, unsupervised death traps, and monologuing villains – Twilight Sparkle thinks the Daring Do stories are too predictable, so when she learns Rainbow Dash and Applejack are going off to have a make-believe Daring Do adventure, she vows to make it an adventure they’ll never forget.Daring Do and the Lost Tome of Shadows (New Part 10!)
[Crossover][Human][Adventure] DARK SOULS? I think I'm going to read this one.
Author: Dagger of Winter
An Abyss Watcher’s soul is torn from the whole, sent flying through reality upon the event of a Great Betrayal.
Finding himself within an entirely new world, he discovers a new purpose under the guidance of the moon, charged with the protection of her subjects. It is something to hold onto, to resist the Undead Curse for at least a little while longer.
However, a darkness rises again in the Frozen North, seeping into all that is good. The old king of Shadow, Sombra, will challenge the Watcher’s newfound connection with this world and its princesses.
Shadows and Watchers (New Part 12!)