Clever videos and podcasts to keep cruising on our minds and more
By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva
Updated May 13. Crystal@home Wednesday Wellness video. “Perk up with Natalie Ross.” It’s great for core toning and releasing stress.
Cruise lines are reminding us of the many joys of cruising through podcasts and videos. Each are enjoyable refreshers courses to keep cruising on our minds.
Cruise are floating hotels. They provide passengers with fine dining (and drinking). Champagne moments. Awesome sun rises and sun sets. Often fabulous entertainment. Pampering in spas. Movies under the stars(on Princess). Island hoping and excursions.
The various podcasts share on board experiences and tips to use while sheltering in place. You will discover mouth-watering recipes and cooking demos from ship chefs. And even cocktail ideas for viewer’s virtual happy hours.
Let’s start with Virgin Voyages. The wacky newcomer from Richard Branson and associates waiting to make its bow. The company has videos showing how to create stay at home fun with cocktails like this aperol spritz.
More cocktail concoctions can be found on Regent Seven Seas. For tonight’s happy hour at home watch ‘specialty cocktails with Catalin” at Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
Luxury ship operator Crystal Cruises holds a weekly Crystal@Home: A Virtual Cruise Experience, Facebook feature. This week’s podcast stars Michele Lee . Cruise Director Russ Grieve virtually sails with the award winning actress, singer, director and onCrystal Symphony producer
Windstar airs “Roam from Home”
Windstar is running #ONEWEEKOFCOLOR– a kaleidoscope of colors, intriguing of regional dishes. .
Staying on top of Arctic Explorations
Poseidon Expeditions is keeping Antarctica on our minds through virtual expedition cruises.
And Silversea has a free download of its Tale of Tales anthology. It’s a vibrant collection of memories by famous writers who took the 2019 Silver Whisper World Cruise. The odyssey began Jan. 6,2019 from the West Coast of the USA and ended in Great Britain.
Meet the storytellers
Some of the contributors are Jude Deveraux; Pico Iyer and Laksmi Pamuntjak. Others include Sophy Roberts; Tahir Shah; and Paul Theroux. Harold Koda, former curator in charge of the Costume Institute of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Joining Harold are iconic contemporary photographer Steve McCurry and celebrity chef Jeremiah Tower.
You can d0wnload the Tale of Tales as an e-book on your e-reader or tablet at https://silversea-discover-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/04/TALE-of-TALES.epub.
Read more about cruise lines on our Pavlus site. Call any of our agents (800-528-9300) for help preparing your trips.