Exploring Australia’s The Kimberley Aboard Silver Discoverer


From sharks to crocodiles to luxury, this trip had it all On Saturday, May 24, I disembarked Silversea’s Silver Discoverer in the port of Bali after a 12-day journey through Australia’s Kimberley Coast and the remote islands of Indonesia. A One-Of-A-Kind Adventure – In Style The two weeks prior gave me a once-in-a-lifetime journey through an… [Read More]

Stunning Photos From Sicily: Photographing Europa 2 At Sunset

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“I’ve only seen this once before,” said Frank Neumann, hotel director of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ Europa 2. He was referring to the magic happening over our heads as we zipped around the harbor in Syracuse, Sicily, on Zodiacs photographing Europa 2 at anchor. Set against a backdrop that could have come straight out of a Disney… [Read More]

On Live Voyage Reports: Star Princess – Alaska’s Inside Passage


Departing from San Francisco, we’ll venture into America’s last frontier. Gail Jessen, Live Voyage Reports On May 23, 2014, the Star Princess departs from San Francisco and sails north toward the Alaskan wilderness. The ship was originally built in 2002 and then refurbished in 2011. When she’s at full capacity, the Star Princess carries 2,600… [Read More]

Step Inside Seabourn Square

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Post by Seabourn. Transcript: Seabourn Square When Seabourn Square was introduced on Seabourn Odyssey a few years ago, it was an innovative concept. Seabourn Square is the hub of the ship, its heart and soul. Let me take you for a quick tour. Seabourn Square is like a large, elegant living room. It’s a well-used… [Read More]

Golden Sunset In Greece On Europa 2

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As Europa 2 approached the Peloponnese peninsula, I woke up with sunrise, which according to the daily program delivered each evening to my suite, was at 6:19 this morning. Sunlight filtered into the room through the sheer curtains pulled across the sliding glass door that leads out onto the spacious veranda. There are heavier curtains… [Read More]

On ms Europa 2: Day 1, After A Great Night In Athens, We Set Sail From Piraeus

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Monday, May 12, 2014 — Our Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt touched down at Athens International Airport on schedule, and at around 6 p.m. videographer Chris Stanley and I were wheeling our luggage into the arrivals hall. We sought out our driver, who we found holding a placard with our names inscribed on it. A quick introduction,… [Read More]