17 02, 2020

Cruise where few have traveled before on Ponant’s hybrid electric polar vessel

By |2020-02-17T18:23:35+00:00February 17th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Destinations, Land Tours, Ports, Ships|0 Comments

Posh French line visits the far reaches of the earth  in 2021-2022 By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva   To be quite honest, I’m a fan of tropical island cruises. Sure I’ve done Alaska and Scandinavia but for me Antarctica is quite a reach. Not to say I wouldn’t do it, maybe one day. I would [...]

14 02, 2020

Silversea spreads the love with zero single supplement for solo travelers

By |2020-02-14T21:11:11+00:00February 14th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Land Tours, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Luxury line's Valentine’s Day promotion for single seafarers By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva I have single friends who  love to cruise alone but hate to shell out the single supplement. Well, this one's for them and anyone else who prefers to sail solo. From today through Feb. 28, 2020 Silversea Crises is waiving the single [...]

13 02, 2020

Silversea names Italian vintner madrina of the Moon

By |2020-02-13T19:14:24+00:00February 13th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Ships|0 Comments

 She's the shining star of Barbaresco, Italy By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva The newly-named Godmother of Silversea’s new ultra-luxury ship Silver Moon,  Gaia Gaja, is known as the Queen of Barbaresco.  That is where she owns and operates a fifth generation winery that produces fine Italian wine.  Gaja will  officially name Silver Moon at a [...]

10 02, 2020

Jaw-dropping moments caught on camera when Silversea ships meet in Antarctica

By |2020-02-10T17:50:35+00:00February 10th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Destinations, Land Tours, Ports, Ships|0 Comments

Silver Whisper and Silver Cloud get up close and personal By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva The Whisper meets the Cloud in Wilhelmina Bay Ah, to have been a fly on the wall when Silversea’s Cloud and Whisper were side by side in Antarctica’s Wilhelmina Bay. Several lucky passengers saw the rendezvous on Feb. [...]

6 02, 2020

Windstar’s putting on the perks

By |2020-02-06T18:36:51+00:00February 6th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Ships|0 Comments

 Get more fun and bang for your buck on your next Windstar cruise Wow, Windstar is offering plentiful perks that are hard to resist. And a Pavlus agent is ready to get them for you. Photo by Glenn Bozarth   One of Windstar’s most popular (and my favorite) amenities is the watersports platform [...]

6 02, 2020

Turn your cruise into a spa vacation on these 5 luxury lines

By |2020-02-08T23:46:22+00:00February 6th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Finding nirvana on the high seas By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva Photo courtesy Regent Sevenseas Wellness is the new industry buzz word Cruise lines are jumping on the 'wellness' bandwagon big time.  While ship spas are nothing new, the treatments being offered are. And so is the special attention to fitness and healthy [...]

3 02, 2020

Regent Seven Seas Splendor is ready for her close-up

By |2020-02-03T18:13:38+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Blog Homepage, Ships|0 Comments

A star is born for the all-inclusive luxury line By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva Like they say in Hollywood,   Regent Seven Seas Splendor is ready for her close-up after a gala presentation on January 30 at Fincantieri shipyard in Italy. She's sleek, extravagantly put together and boasts tons  of marble and lavish public rooms. To [...]

30 01, 2020

14 ways to treat your lover on a cruise

By |2020-01-31T19:01:21+00:00January 30th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Tryst again like you did last summer or sex on the high seas By Patti Pietschmannm, Travel Diva With February just two days away,  and having recently posted about Princess Cruises vow renewal Valentine's Day ceremonies, we thought  some mojo-motivating tips might be in order to practice on your next cruise.  After all we are [...]

28 01, 2020

Top DJ’s, a private island and a some spending loot on Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady

By |2020-02-01T22:27:21+00:00January 28th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

A DJ view By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva The Scarlet Lady, Virgin Voyages first ship,  launches on a high note in April with Virgin’s resident On Deck DJ program. The sounds of music will fill the air at sea and on land.  Nothing unusual about that.  Branson has his background in the music business as [...]

24 01, 2020

A preview of Silversea Cruises dreamy Grand Voyage in the Med 2021

By |2020-02-01T22:27:59+00:00January 24th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Destinations, Land Tours, Ports, Ships|0 Comments

Silver Shadow sets sail on magical, immersive 59-day voyage By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva Can you imagine 59-days sailing the Mediterranean on a luxurious ship. I can.  In fact I am fantasizing right now about being aboard Silversea Cruises Grand Voyage Mediterranean 2021. I am a big Silversea fan and repeat passenger and I can [...]