Silver Wind Middle East Adventure Day 13: Haifa, Israel

Today, we set out on an exploration of Haifa, Nazareth, and the Sea of Galilee. Photo © 2015 Aaron Saunders

Silver Wind Arrives in the Holy Land, Part II Friday, April 17, 2015 Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports Today, our adventures continued aboard Silversea’s Silver Wind with our early-morning arrival into Haifa, Israel; an attractive port city with a population of nearly 300,000. It’s Israel’s third-largest city, and for those of us on the Silver… [Read More]

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]