Today, we’ll be visiting a city that was conquered and occupied by the Romans, the Visigoths, the Saracens and finally the Franks. Inside the medieval walls, we’ll see more than 2,000 years of history. Let’s explore Carcassonne. A stone replica of the Lady Carcas welcomes you into this UNESCO World Heritage fortress. Although she was… [Read More]
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
Marseille is a wonderful destination, full of history — if you know what to look for. Otherwise, the city can appear edgy and unsafe. Marseille is also the gateway to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the birthplace of world-class wines, and cities such as Avignon and Aix-en-Provence that exude the charm of this beautiful region. Learn… [Read More]
I don’t think I’ve ever docked more downtown than in Sete. Situated in France’s Languedoc region, the city is unique in that small ships tie up in the heart of the city, just steps away from all that Sete has to offer. In this series of photos, Seabourn Odyssey practically fills the dock. With such proximity… [Read More]
Marseille is the gateway to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the birthplace of world-class wines, and cities such as Avignon and Aix-en-Provence that exude the charm of Provence.
A cruise, on its own merits — and without any ports of call — can be a romantic vacation choice. But coupled with the right destination, a cruise can be more than that; it can be a romantic adventure to last a lifetime. So whether you’re celebrating multiple decades of marriage or just setting out… [Read More]
This past Wednesday I disembarked Seabourn Sojourn along with my son and cinematographer Chris Stanley. We were on board shooting a new show featuring “Adventures Ashore” throughout Europe. During our ten days on Seabourn Sojourn (and in the ports where she called), we saw the sights, met the locals and had some fun in the sun-splashed… [Read More]
Hallo, Europe! Europe can be a fantastic cruise for beginners, particularly if long-distance travel doesn’t put you off. However, Europe requires a lot more “travel savvy” than, say, the Eastern Caribbean. In Europe, it can be beneficial to have at least a rudimentary grasp of the local language. You’ll also have to deal with the… [Read More]