The Crowds Come To See Something Not Seen Before: A River Cruiser On The Loire

Imagine floating through France as people line the river banks and assemble on bridges to wave and snap photos of something they’ve not seen on this river: a “hotel” boat carrying passengers from Europe and North America. Indeed, as we make our way up the Loire River, we are as much a spectacle to the people and places […]

  • April 12, 2015

Live Voyage Reports

Travel With Us | Live Voyage Reports Live Voyage Reports allows you to follow the cruise adventures of two avid cruisers, who also just happen to be professional journalists and photographers, while we are on our cruises. This allows you to cruise with us, virtually, and to engage with us during our cruises. If you […]

  • February 27, 2015
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Big Ship Cruising: MSC Divina Live Voyage Report – Day 4

European Cruising Meets Dutch Heritage in St. Maarten Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Just after eight o’clock this morning, MSC Cruises’ MSC Divina came alongside in the island paradise that is Philipsburg, St. Maarten. Discovered by Christopher Columbus on November 11, 1493, the town itself was actually founded nearly 300 years […]

  • February 11, 2015

Day 6 – Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos

Your Private Island…With a Dock Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports Thursday, February 12, 2015 Today, MSC Cruises’ MSC Divina was originally supposed to spend a day at sea before anchoring off Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas tomorrow. But a last-minute alteration was made to the itinerary, and it was one for the better. An […]

  • January 1, 2015
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Day 4 – Philipsburg, St. Maarten

European Cruising Meets Dutch Heritage in St. Maarten Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Just after eight o’clock this morning, MSC Cruises’ MSC Divina came alongside in the island paradise that is Philipsburg, St. Maarten. Discovered by Christopher Columbus on November 11, 1493, the town itself was actually founded nearly 300 years […]

  • January 1, 2015
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MSC Divina – Eastern Caribbean

Sailing the Eastern Caribbean, Mediterranean Style What better way to start 2015 off than by escaping the cold with another Live Voyage Report? On February 7, 2015 we’re headed for the sunny shores of Miami, Florida, where we will embark MSC Cruises’ MSC Divina for a week of cruising Italian-style around the Eastern Caribbean. The […]

  • January 1, 2015
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Ten Aspirational Ports: Medieval Villages, Flower Markets, Beautiful Villas & Monte Carlo Chic On Shore Excursions From Monaco

On shore excursions from Monaco, you can choose to visit the hilltop villages of Saint Paul de Vence or Eze, tour Vieux (Old) Nice and its famed flower market, visit Villa Rothschild and its gardens in Cap Ferrat, or spend time absorbing the sights and sounds of Monte Carlo. And that’s just for starters. In […]

  • October 6, 2014

Day 1 – Exploring Rome, Italy on ms Noordam

Day 1 – Exploring Rome, Italy on ms Noordam Gail Jessen, Live Voyage Reports After a direct redeye on Delta from Salt Lake City to Paris, a quick jump on Alitalia delivered us to Rome. We took advantage of a Holland America Line (HAL) transfer to the four-star Hotel Londra & Cargill. The property is […]

  • August 27, 2014
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