In my last voyage report from Nieuw Statendam, I reflect on my time at Half Moon Cay, Holland America Line’s private island, and my special dinner at Canaletto.
My best friend Natalie and I spent four days aboard Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam. On our first day, we visited B.B. King’s Blues Club and Rolling Stone Rock Room where we danced the night away.
Strolling Spain’s Most Famous City Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports The two ladies sitting behind me on the flight have it all figured out. I’m travelling from Canada to Barcelona, Spain to embark an old friend: Silversea’s ultra-luxurious Silver Spirit, for a six-day voyage through some of the most off-the-beaten-path ports in the Mediterranean. And… [Read More]
Virtually Cruise With Us Aboard Silver Spirit & Viking Sea in Europe Over the next two weeks, we’re going to be bringing you two Live Voyage Reports from two very distinctive cruise ships in Europe. One of them is brand-new; the other is poised to celebrate her seventh birthday. Both deliver some of the most… [Read More]
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… [Read More]
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… [Read More]
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… [Read More]
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… [Read More]