Thanks to the nearly 500 of you who participated in last week’s survey (on our sister site River Cruise Advisor) asking whether the Paris attacks had affected your travel plans. Nearly 45 percent of you answered affirmatively, with a few who said you were cancelling your plans and others who said you were reconsidering. Most of… [Read More]
With a half dozen or more shore excursions from which to choose, the cruise passenger visiting Livorno will need to choose a single shore excursion — often at the expense of other experiences that could have been equally as enriching. Here’s a little help in deciding what may be the best choice for you.
Explore Istanbul’s famous mosques, museums and markets, and experience an evening of belly-dancing and exhilirating entertainment.
Come along with me to explore the Greek island of Corfu, the second largest of the Ionian Islands, on foot, on bikes and by four-wheel-drive vehicles.
Dubrovnik’s massive city walls enclose one of the world’s best preserved medieval cities. We’re going to stroll through the Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit the countryside, where we’ll go out for a spin on a bike and experience a few local Delicacies for a taste of life here along the Dalmatian coast.
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… [Read More]
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… [Read More]
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. I dined on Keller creations each of the five nights… [Read More]