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28 06, 2020

A relaxing vacation is just what the doctor ordered and Pavlus can fill your prescription

By |2020-06-28T19:50:32+00:00June 28th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Destinations, Land Tours, Riverboat Cruises, Ships, Stuff, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dreaming of a luxurious getaway at affordable prices? You're at the right place By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva We could all use some spa time about now and Regent Seas has you covered (Photo courtesy Regent Seven Seas) While we're still in the doom and gloom of the coronavirus nothing can brighten your [...]

18 05, 2020

Going on an Alaska cruise? Be sure to pack smart

By |2020-05-18T20:31:52+00:00May 18th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Ports, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

 A handy guide for smooth sailing in Alaskan waters By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva While Alaska cruises are paused for the 2020 season, many folks are already booking them for next year.  What would have been a record number of cruise passengers was rudely interrupted by the coronavirus.  We’re talking 1.3 million people heading off [...]

5 07, 2019

Celebrity’s Flora a Galapagos game-changer

By |2020-02-03T18:09:07+00:00July 5th, 2019|Dining, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Detail-oriented ship By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva A real game-changer The Celebrity Flora, which sets sail on June 30, 2019  raises the bar  on Galapagos cruises.   The amount of detail that went into planning each public space, each cabin, and each experience is unrivaled among cruise ship designs. The 5,800 ton, 100-passenger purpose built ship [...]

25 06, 2019

Silversea Silver Cloud Crew Member Profile Post 6

By |2020-02-03T18:09:10+00:00June 25th, 2019|Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

By Wes Weiner It’s time for a behind the scenes Silversea Silver Cloud crew member profile Let’s meet the Silver Cloud Expedition’s Desk Top Publisher (DTP) Fely. Born in Manila, in the Philippines,  Fely has four wonderful children; ranging in age from 24./Kai, Marc/23, Brian/21, and her youngest at 17, Angelo. Her sister takes wonderful [...]

24 06, 2019

Silversea Cloud Expedition Jan Mayen Island Post 4

By |2020-02-03T18:09:11+00:00June 24th, 2019|Land Tours, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

By Wes Weiner Jan Mayen Island-- Meterological Station Commander briefed all Silversea Cloud Expedition cruisers this morning before our five hour stop at this Volcanic rock--a black and grey sand island marked with hilly terrain. Except for the near 15,000 foxes, there are no animals found on this island. Its  last volcanic eruption was in [...]

24 06, 2019

Silversea Silver Cloud Expedition Arctic Post 3

By |2020-02-03T18:09:11+00:00June 24th, 2019|Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

By Wes Weiner Thanks tons to Dear Wife Ida for awarding me yet another kitchen pass to travel to the Arctic (Iceland & Norway) , to hopefully view the elusive “Polar Bear--The King of the Arctic.” Board the Silversea Silver Cloud Expedition ship on Tuesday in Reykjavik, Iceland and will head out on a 14 [...]

24 06, 2019

Silversea Silver Cloud Expedition La Dame Experience Post 2

By |2020-02-03T18:09:11+00:00June 24th, 2019|Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

By Wes Weiner Tonight will share my only cuisine post during this Silversea Silver Cloud Expedition voyage. Enjoyed one of the best French dinners in Le Dane on board any SS ship tonight on the Silver Cloud Expedition ship. Cuisine served exceptionally well by Norway who hails from the Philippines. Impeccable wine service by Igor [...]

24 06, 2019

Silversea Silver Cloud Arctic Expedition Post 1

By |2020-02-03T18:09:12+00:00June 24th, 2019|Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

.   By Wes Weiner Good afternoon all from the Silversea Silver Cloud Expedition. Join me as we sail to our next Arctic Island, Jan Mayen. Our seas our calm, the weather is foggy and overcast. Here are some first photos. I am enjoying the ongoing  Expedition ship learning process.  Instead of slow and smooth [...]

31 05, 2019

Yes, There are great travel bargains for single travelers

By |2020-02-03T18:09:28+00:00May 31st, 2019|Riverboat Cruises, Stuff, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Affordable fares  for single seafarers are just a click away So many people who prefer to go solo are concerned about paying those sometimes inflated single supplements. But there are some cruise lines that do make it more affordable to go it alone. Some of the best bargains for single seafarers can  found by clicking [...]