Silver Wind and Silver Whisper to Undergo Renovations

Ultra-luxury travel innovator Silversea has announced plans for Silver Wind and Silver Whisper to undergo a concrete refurbishment program in some areas of the two ships. The transformation of these two ships will be accomplished in December. The project is part of the elegant fleet-wide refurbishment program launched at the end of 2016 that will continue with new announcements to come soon. The […]

  • September 25, 2017

Silver Wind: South Africa & Safaris

  • January 26, 2016

Updated: Our Silver Wind Ship Review

This week, we continue with our ship review updates for ultra-luxury line Silversea with an extended review and deck-by-deck photo tour of Silver Wind. Built in 1995, Silver Wind was the second ship to enter service for Silversea, following close on the heels of her sister, Silver Cloud. But during the intervening decades, Silversea refitted […]

  • January 19, 2016

Silver Wind Live Voyage Report – Recap

Cape Town, Cape Grace & the Journey Onward “You’re going to love this,” she says as the elevator doors open on the fourth and uppermost floor of the Cape Grace Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa “She” is Jana, the hotel’s Public Relations Executive  and she’s right: instead of a nondescript lobby, the elevator doors […]

  • January 12, 2016

Silver Wind Live Voyage Report – Day 10

One final Day at Sea aboard Silversea’s elegant Silver Wind Today, Silversea’s sleek Silver Wind spent a lazy day sailing the Indian Ocean, destined for Cape Town, South Africa. Tomorrow, the two hundred or so of us onboard will disembark, and another two hundred or so guests will embark for their very own 10-day adventure […]

  • January 11, 2016

Silver Wind Live Voyage Report – Day 9

East London & an Inkwenkwezi Safari The now-familiar heavy swells once again graced Silversea’s elegant Silver Wind this morning as she sailed south through the Indian Ocean along the South African coastline, destined for the city of East London. Since it was such a lovely day out, I ate both breakfast and an early lunch […]

  • January 10, 2016

Silver Wind Live Voyage Report – Day 8

Durban &  Tala Private Game Reserve Safari A brilliant rainbow seemed to guide Silversea’s intimate Silver Wind into the port of Durban, South Africa this morning. It was an excellent precursor to the sun, blue skies and warm temperatures that would greet guests after several days of rain and unseasonably cool temperatures. I was up […]

  • January 9, 2016

Silver Wind Live Voyage Report – Day 7

On Safari at Hluhluwe-Umfolozi, Silversea-style This morning aboard Silversea’s beautiful Silver Wind was notable for two reasons. First, the sun finally made an appearance this morning, having remained hidden since we were in Port Elizabeth last Thursday. But secondly, I finally began to realize that my time here aboard Silver Wind is all-too-quickly drawing to […]

  • January 8, 2016