Scenic Jasper, Day 5, Excursions From Linz & A Dinner To Remember

Prosciutto, Buffalo Mozzarella, Marinated Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes at Portobello restaurant. © 2015 Ralph Grizzle

What a gorgeous day in Linz, Austria. Again, as was the case yesterday, Scenic Jasper offered several complimentary tours. Some of the guests headed off for a full-day excursion to the Czech Republic, where they would explore the 13th-century town of Cesky Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Others headed to Salzburg, the setting for “The Sound of… [Read More]

Scenic Jasper, Day 3, A Comprehensive Look At Suites & Staterooms


Scenic Jasper features a mix of staterooms and suites, ranging from 160 square feet (15 square meters) to 475 square feet (44 square meters). The major distinguishing factor of a Scenic stateroom is the “Sun Lounge,” a mix of open-air balcony/solarium in all but the baker’s dozen of standard staterooms. Uniworld’s S.S. Catherine and the newer S.S. Maria… [Read More]

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]