Seabourn’s modern fleet features four dining venues, ranging from al fresco dining to the gorgeous main dining room, called simply, The Restaurant. From local specialities to international dishes, Seabourn serves up fine dining at its best, rivaling what you might expect to find in the world’s best restaurants. The Restaurant offers open-seating dining, meaning that… [Read More]
On Sunday, I fly from Stockholm to Denpasar to cruise Indonesia. Last time I was in the archipelago? Nearly 30 years ago, a 26-year-old backpacker exploring the world. My upcoming adventure on luxury operator Silversea Cruises will prove to be quite a different experience I am sure. The cruise begins on Monday, February 3, coinciding… [Read More]
We were fortunate to film in southern Sweden this past September, when the end of the summer was glorious, and even that descriptor is inadequate for the beauty of this region. Gorgeous sunsets, stunning landscapes and engaging guests conspired to deliver perhaps our best video ever — particularly for cruise passengers aspiring to visit the region. Check out our travel show, featuring highlights of South Sweden’s Skåne, from Helsingborg to Båstad, from the birthplace of Swedish sin to the home of a gifted sopranist and a lot more.
To Cuba and Back Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports January 18, 2014 It may be that as the pages of history are turned, brighter futures and better times will come to Cuba. – Winston Churchill, 1895 Sadly, I’m back to where I started last week aboard Cuba Cruise’s Louis Cristal , which means two things:… [Read More]
Rain Day in Santiago de Cuba January 16, 2014 When I awoke just after 6 a.m., sun was peeking through the drapes of my stateroom on Louis Cristal. In fact, when I emerged out on deck via the doorway at the stern of the Deck 7 passenger corridor, the view from the aft end of… [Read More]
Holguin, Biran and Cigars January 15, 2014 Cuba Cruise’s Louis Cristal anchored this morning off the small port city of Antilla in Bahia de Nipe. It was the site of the Battle of Nipe Bay, which occurred on July 21, 1898 as part of the Spanish-American War. Today, Antilla is a relatively sleepy little village that… [Read More]
Exploring Cuba Cruise’s Louis Cristal At Sea January 14, 2014 Cuba Cruise’s Louis Cristal is sailing the Caribbean Sea for Antilla, Bahia de Nipe today. At a distance of 443 nautical miles from Havana, Antilla will be our gateway to the inland city of Holguin, which was originally founded in 1545 as San Isidoro de… [Read More]
Mojito Days, Havana Nights January 13, 2014 Today has easily been the most spectacular part of this voyage so far aboard Cuba Cruise’s Louis Cristal . We sailed into the port of Havana, Cuba on a hot, cloudless morning; the panoramic view of the city obscured only by a thin layer of mist. But it… [Read More]