Adventures Ashore: Our New Video Series Kicks Off With Dubrovnik, Plus, Five Hidden Cruise Treasures

Adventures Ashore: Dubrovnik, Croatia

I hope you enjoy the first in our series of destination videos. Featured in this episode, Dubrovnik.

Dubrovnik’s massive city walls enclose one of the world’s best preserved medieval cities, and certainly anyone visiting Dubrovnik would want to spend time exploring this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

But you can do a lot in addition to seeing the Old City. Join me as I take you for a tour inside the city walls before heading out to the countryside, where we’ll go for a spin on a bike through the beautiful Konavle valley and then head north to taste a few local delicacies along the Dalmatian coast.

Watch Adventures Ashore in full HD on YouTube.

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Five Hidden Cruise Treasures

If you say the word “cruise” to someone, chances are good that they’ll picture one of two things: the Caribbean or the Mediterranean. But the world of cruising is so much broader than the sun-splashed destinations of the world. In fact, some of the most rewarding journeys are the ones that will leave you friends puzzled as to where you’ve …

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Picture Postcard Perfect: Symi, Greece

October 27, 1957. That's the day I was born. October 27, 2015. That's the day I spent in one of the most beautiful places ever: Symi, Greece. Few, if any, of us on Seabourn Sojourn had visited this charming Greek island just 12 miles from Turkey. Francisco, Seabourn Sojourn's shore concierge manager, was in as much awe as we were as …

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Oceania Cruises To Offer Two Special Voyages In 2016

Oceania Cruises is all about the special voyage. Recently the line unleashed a flurry of press releases announcing a whole host of fascinating itineraries that combine vibrant ports of call with notable onboard speakers. At the top of the pack are two special Mediterranean voyages in 2016 aboard the 1,250-guest Marina that are designed to appeal to culinary aficionados and …

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Sunday On Seabourn Sojourn: Postcards From The Sea & Beyond

Out here on the Ionian Sea, the chill of an October evening causes me to head back to my stateroom to grab a sweater. I am sailing on Seabourn Sojourn as the ultra-luxury vessel makes its way toward the Greek island of Crete. This is her last Mediterranean voyage for the season. When our voyage ends on Sunday, Sojourn begins …

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