Scenic Cruises, Christening Scenic Jasper & A Cruise Along The Danube


Today, I am in Budapest to board the new Scenic Jasper. Our cruise takes us to Vienna, by way of Linz, Durnstein and Melk, for christening events on April 21.  What can I expect while on board? Well, Scenic is hanging its hat on a couple of key differentiators: to be the most all-inclusive of all river cruise… [Read More]

Loire Princesse: Day 5, Visiting The Beautiful Châteaux of the Loire Valley


Today, the motorcoach’s engine was revving at 8:30 a.m., and with all seated comfortably, we pulled away from Loire Princesse to begin a full-day excursion to visit some of the most beautiful châteaux in the Loire region. Unlike the other excursions on our cruise, which ranged from €37 per person to €71 per person, the Châteaux of… [Read More]

Silver Wind Middle East Adventure Day 9: Aqaba, Jordan


Exploring the Ancient Rose City of Petra Monday, April 13, 2015 Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports This morning Silversea’s Silver Wind docked in Aqaba, Jordan just after nine. Fifteen minutes later, guests were streaming down her gangways – and nearly everyone was taking part in Silversea’s full-day shore excursion to the ancient ruins of Petra…. [Read More]