What’s the cost of cruising Antarctica for 14 days & longer? Our per-diems chart gives you rates based on what you actually pay for each day of your cruise.
Our Antarctic voyage on Silversea begins in Santiago, followed by a flight the next day to Punta Arenas to board Silver Cloud.
On November 11, we’ll embark Silver Cloud for an 11-day voyage to the Falkland Islands & Antarctica. The weather forecast? Well, as the Christmas carol goes, “Oh the weather outside is frightful.”
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]
At One With One Aldwych in London Wednesday, August 26, 2015 “We’re here.” The driver puts the Mercedes-Benz in park. Its windshield wipers beat furiously against the downpour of rain that has turned London, England into one heck of a soggy mess. I look out the window at a beautiful but nondescript stone building that… [Read More]
We only spent one day in the Falkland Islands on our way to Antarctica, but we saw several days worth of penguins it seemed. Yesterday, I wrote about Cute & Woolly, A New Breed Of Penguin? and the day before I posted Perfectly Paired Penguins. This photo completes my fascination with penguins — in the Falkland Islands. On the… [Read More]
It was to have been just another day at sea. As I wrote yesterday, our stop in Port Stanley was nearly scrapped. Following the technical issue on Monday that caused Seabourn Quest to deviate from its charted course, it looked as though we would spend two or more sea days cruising directly from Puerto Madryn to the Antarctic Peninsula…. [Read More]
At the Cruise Europe AGM in Le Havre, cruise line execs spoke about 2014/15 deployment patterns and itinerary trends for cruising Europe.