Silversea will take guests closer to the authentic beauty of the Far East with destinations ranging from the Russian Far East to Indonesia.
I am writing these words on a Tuesday evening in the south of Sweden. It is 9 p.m., about 30 minutes before sunset and a few hours before the sky gets pitch dark. It is achingly beautiful here, and I find it fulfilling to live in a region where the beauty rewards me with a… [Read More]
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]
Probably the closest you can come to cruising without stepping on board a ship is to follow a section of our site that is tucked away, but rapidly growing. That section is called Live Voyage Reports, and this month, three writers will be reporting from three diverse voyages, the first of which begins this week. Silver Discoverer,… [Read More]
It was a great trip, cruising from Bali to Singapore on the luxury vessel Silver Shadow. No matter how hard the day — hot and humid weather, bumpy roads, heavy traffic in under-developed Indonesia — those of us traveling with Silversea were well taken care of ashore. We returned afternoons and evenings to our luxury boutique… [Read More]
I’ve spoken to several people on my Silver Shadow voyage from Bali to Singapore who share a common sentiment: After getting a taste of Indonesia, they would not want to travel here on land-based vacations. Indeed, having done Indonesia both by land and sea, I am in consensus with those who I have spoken with. Perhaps it… [Read More]
After a long, yet invigorating and enriching, tour yesterday, quite a few of us stayed on board Silver Shadow this morning to enjoy all that the luxury vessel has to offer. With that in mind, I thought it would be a good time to take you on a tour of Silver Shadow. This voyage marks… [Read More]
Today’s shore excursion to Borobudur featured two attractions: the UNESCO World Heritage Buddhist temple compounds known as Borobudur; and traveling to and from Silver Shadow. The travel component took us about 60 miles in each direction between Silver Shadow and Borobudor. It’s journey that would take less than an hour on America’s interstate highway system… [Read More]