In season one of Adventures Ashore, we feature shore activities in (or from) Barcelona, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Istanbul, Katakolon, Kusadasi, Livorno, Marseille, Monte Carlo and Naples
Dubrovnik’s massive city walls enclose one of the world’s best preserved medieval cities, and certainly you’ll want to spend time exploring this UNESCO World Heritage Site. But you can do a lot in addition to seeing Dubrovnik. We’re going to stroll through the Old City and visit the countryside, where we’ll go out for a… [Read More]
Dubrovnik’s massive city walls enclose one of the world’s best preserved medieval cities. We’re going to stroll through the Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit the countryside, where we’ll go out for a spin on a bike and experience a few local Delicacies for a taste of life here along the Dalmatian coast.
During the next six weeks, I’ll be traveling from Marseille to Istanbul (and points between) with Vancouver-based videographer Chris Stanley. We’re on the road to create a new travel show featuring ten “aspirational” ports. By aspirational, I mean that these ports are where you want to drop anchor — if you haven’t already. Cruises frequent these… [Read More]
If you are in your fifties or beyond, no one could blame you for thinking that your best summers are behind you. That’s what I thought — until this summer. At age 55, I am having what just may be the best summer of my life. It did not come easy. I spent hours/days planning… [Read More]
If, as it is said, a picture is worth 1,000 words, then we have 60,000 words, enough for a book, contained within this post. After culling hundreds of photos that we snapped last week and the week before, we chose 60 to portray a memorable voyage on Silver Spirit from Athens to Venice. The slideshow… [Read More]
This morning, Silver Spirit anchored off of Hvar, an island that bills itself as the sunniest in Adriatic. No problem with anchoring. Tenders ran frequently, and we hopped on one to go ashore. As you can see in the photo, Silver Spirit appeared stunningly gorgeous at anchor. Unfortunately, our tour, an off-road excursion, was cancelled… [Read More]
We are midway into an incredible journey on Silver Spirit from Piraeus (Athens), Greece to Venice, Italy. Today, we visited Corfu, Greece, where we trekked to the top of the Old Fortress for magnificent views of the town, Silver Spirit in the distance and the mountainous coast of Albania. Check out the photos here. Yesterday, one… [Read More]