Sampling Thomas Keller's Acclaimed Cuisine On Seabourn Odyssey, Plus, Visiting Silver Whisper In Montreal

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Sampling Thomas Keller Cuisine On Seabourn Odyssey

I knew that Seabourn had partnered with acclaimed, multi-Michelin-starred chef Thomas Keller. In fact, I wrote about Seabourn's partnership with Keller back in June. What I did not expect was to experience Keller's creativity on Seabourn Odyssey during our sailing from Rome to Barcelona last week.

Read more and see photos of Thomas Keller dishes on Seabourn Odyssey.

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Quebec City and the Silver Whisper - Day 1

I’m writing this from the cozy confines of the 1608 Bar inside the iconic Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac. I’m here in Quebec City, Canada to tour, photograph and write about Silversea Cruises’ ultra-luxurious Silver Whisper, which will be pulling alongside at her berth on the St. Lawrence River just down the hill from the …

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Quebec City and the Silver Whisper - Day 2

It was pouring rain early this morning as I ate my breakfast at the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac and gazed out at the misty expanse of the St. Lawrence River and Quebec City. But not even the chilly weather could dampen my spirits; with a vibrant backdrop of fire-red trees, Silversea’s elegant …

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Quebec City and the Silver Whisper - Day 3

When I opened the blinds in my room at the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac this morning, I was shocked – shocked! – to see snow softly falling over the historic expanse of Quebec City. It turns out it’s not the only area of the country to see snow this morning: parts of Ontario …

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Five Romantic Cruise Destinations

A cruise, on its own merits — and without any ports of call — can be a romantic vacation choice. But coupled with the right destination, a cruise can be more than that; it can be a romantic adventure to last a lifetime.

So whether you’re celebrating multiple decades of marriage or just setting out for the first time with that someone special, here are five of our favorite romantic cruise destinations.

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Silversea Introduces Early Booking Bonus Promotion

Ultra-luxury line Silversea has a new fall promotion in the works. Between now and December 10, guests who book and pay for select Silversea voyages in full by December 10, 2015 can save 10 percent on new bookings.

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40 Inspiring Photos From Our Voyage On Seabourn Sojourn

This past Wednesday I disembarked Seabourn Sojourn along with my son and cinematographer Chris Stanley. We were on board shooting a new show featuring “Adventures Ashore” throughout Europe. During our ten days on Seabourn Sojourn (and in the ports where she called), we saw the sights, met the locals and had some fun in the sun-splashed Mediterranean.

Nothing could relate our experiences as well as the best picks from our digital photo album —- except for video, which will be rolling out in a few weeks. Until then, I hope you enjoy browsing our 40 best photos from a wonderful 10 days at sea on Seabourn Sojourn.

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Video: A Father & Son In Greenland On Silver Explorer

As a travel writer, I'm fortunate to be able to take my kids on a lot of cruises. My son's been on Disney's flagships, on Royal Caribbean's large ships and on Carnival's Fun Ships, but he seems to prefer the adventure-seeking, thought-provoking expeditions offered by Silversea Cruises. This week we're in Greenland on Silver Explorer. Now in my 50s, … Click to see watch the video.

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Six Tips To Extract More Joy From Your Cruise

In this free special report, I’ve put together a half dozen actionable items that can make the difference between cruise vacations that are memorable and others that fail to measure up to all you had hoped they would be. I’ve cruised on hundreds of ships, as a solo traveler and with family and friends.  — Ralph Grizzle, The Avid Cruiser

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