An omen of things to come? Gale force winds, thunder and lightning. Mother Nature was hard at work as we began our journey to Antarctica on Seabourn Quest. Next up, a two-day transit to Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands before we cross the dreaded Drake Passage.
Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas Delivers Aaron Saunders, reporting for Avid Cruiser The truth of the matter is that two days is not nearly enough to experience everything you can possibly do aboard Royal Caribbean’s new Quantum of the Seas. In fact, two weeks might not be enough. She’s not just a cruise ship… [Read More]
A Quantum Day at Sea Aaron Saunders, reporting for Avid Cruiser November 13, 2014 My first full day aboard Royal Caribbean’s new Quantum of the Seas was jam-packed with activities. There was so much to see and do aboard the massive new ship and, with the clock ticking down, I armed myself with a deck… [Read More]
Royal Caribbean Introduces Another Winner Aaron Saunders, reporting for Avid Cruiser I had my doubts about Royal Caribbean’s new Quantum of the Seas. I really did. When someone promises they’re going serve the moon up to you on a platter – even if it’s one of the most successful cruise lines on the planet –… [Read More]
Our Journey to New York to see Royal Caribbean’s Latest Innovation(s) She has been billed as the most eagerly awaited new cruise ship of 2014. Her features, amenities and even her dual deployment in North America and Asia have turned heads. This week, we’ll give you our take on one of the most talked-about ships… [Read More]
Livorno is the gateway port to cypress-studded landscapes, rolling hills draped in vineyards and cities crowned by some of the world’s greatest masterpieces. From fine art to fine wines, we assess six shore excursions from Livorno: Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Cinque Terre, Chianti, Siena & San Gimignano. Here’s a sampling of shore excursions from Livorno.
It’s hard to believe that we covered so much ground — and sea — during our 10 days on Silver Wind. To think that our voyage began about a week and a half ago seems unreal. How could we have possibly experienced so much in so little time? We boarded in Rome, docked in Naples,… [Read More]
In yesterday’s story, Silversea Entertainment: A New Production Rolls Out On Silver Wind, I wrote about being among the first to see Silversea’s elaborate new show “Musica Maestro.” Embedded below is a video that I produced to give you an idea of how the show plays out as well as interviews that reveal the thinking behind Musica… [Read More]