Recapping Our Silver Wind Voyage: 10 Days Of Peak Experiences

It’s hard to believe that we covered so much ground — and sea — during  our 10 days on Silver Wind. To think that our voyage began about a week and a half ago seems unreal. How could we have possibly experienced so much in so little time? We boarded in Rome, docked in Naples, […]

  • October 31, 2014

On Silver Wind: Sneak Peak Of The New Production Show, Musica Maestro

In yesterday’s story, Silversea Entertainment: A New Production Rolls Out On Silver Wind, I wrote about being among the first to see Silversea’s elaborate new show “Musica Maestro.” Embedded below is a video that I produced to give you an idea of how the show plays out as well as interviews that reveal the thinking behind Musica […]

  • October 31, 2014

Silversea Entertainment: A New Production Rolls Out On Silver Wind

It’s always fun to discover something new on Silversea Cruises. I was there, for example, when Silver Spirit was launched in 2009 with its innovative restaurants and dining venues. The Grill, which I wrote about recently, still ranks as one of my favorites. Last night, we watched as Silversea rolled out new entertainment on Silver […]

  • October 30, 2014

On Silver Wind: A Moving Day In Jerusalem, Israel

Silver Wind dumped half of its passenger load in Limassol, Cyprus. The reason: Our next two ports of call were in Israel, and apparently quite a few people were afraid to travel to this country in the Middle East. So they booked a half voyage. I can only say, Boy did they miss out. My […]

  • October 29, 2014

On Silver Wind: A Birthday Celebration

In 1957, at a hospital in Danville, Virginia, the 20-year-old wife of a 25-year-old Southern Railway station master, pushed from her womb a baby boy. “Happiest day of my life,” the husband wrote in a nearly empty, small leather journal. The happy couple took their baby boy home and began their new lives as parents. […]

  • October 28, 2014

On Silver Wind: A Fun Day On ATVs In Cyprus

Quad Bike Adventure In Cyprus from Ralph Grizzle on Vimeo. I love learning more about new places and shore excursions that show me a bit of culture and history. But sometimes it’s fun to do something completely different, and today, we straddled ATVs (called Quad Bikes in Cyprus) for an exhilarating ride through the Cypriot […]

  • October 27, 2014

Silver Wind Dining: Steaks & Lava Stones, An Evening At ‘The Grill’

Silver Wind docked this morning in Aghios, Greece. All aboard was at 12:30, so we only had a few hours in this small town situated in Crete. After a leisurely breakfast, we did what many of the other guests did, headed to a café for internet and the obligatory coffee. Returning to the ship at […]

  • October 26, 2014

On Silver Wind: Our Day At Sea Begins With An In-Suite Breakfast Feast

In Sweden it is traditional to serve breakfast in bed to those who have birthdays. After all, what greater luxury is there than to have breakfast while in your pajamas? On Silversea, you need not be celebrating your birthday (although I will be in a couple of days) to dine in your pajamas — or the […]

  • October 25, 2014