Silversea Expeditions: Arctic Adventure

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Reporting live from the top of the world Northern latitudes For the next 10-days I will be reporting live from Silversea Expeditions in the Arctic. You can expect to see a lot of craggy mountains, glaciers, and animals from my posts on and via social media channels. If the expedition goes well then I will see a polar bear […]

Silversea Cruises includes shore excursions and Wi-Fi

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Roam freely: shore excursions and free Wi-Fi Beginning Jan 15 – all 2015 Mediterranean sailings will feature included tours, Silver Shore Select Excursions, and complimentary WiFi Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises announced that they are kicking off 2015 with a new program that includes shore excursions and WiFi. This program is available for new bookings made on or after January 15, 2015 […]

Christmas Markets photos

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Christmas Markets in Europe River cruising is a great way to explore the Christmas Markets in Europe. Cruise companies like Uniworld and Viking River Cruises offer packages along the many rivers in Europe like the Rhine and Danube. River Cruising in Europe I have been on two river cruises to experience the Christmas Markets along the Rhine and Danube rivers. […]

Azamara Quest: Kepez the gateway to Troy and Gallipoli

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Welcome to Kepez, Turkey Azamara Quest called on the port of Kepez, which sits on the Dardanelles, the narrow strait that connects the Sea of Marmara to the Aegean and separating Europe from Asia. First stop: gather port information After getting my morning cappuccino and mini-quiche from the Mosaic Cafe (included in the cruise fare, by the way) I headed […]

Tour Buzz: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Anuva Wines offers boutique wine tours in Buenos Aires If you are a cruise passenger heading to Buenos Aires, then think about booking a wine tour at Anuva Wines.   Spend the day at Anunva Wines Argentina is the world’s fifth largest wine producer  and cruise passengers passing through the capital have a chance to discover boutique wines when they […]

Port Buzz: Kotor, Montenegro

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Silversea’s Silver Spirit calls on Kotor, Montenegro A fun day in the sun. After a picturesque sail through Kotor Bay, Silver Spirit arrived at her prime city center berthing station just steps from Kotor’s medieval Stari Grad (Old Town), which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The ship got cleared quickly and guests set off for a full day of […]

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Port Buzz: New York City’s Circle Line Cruises

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Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Cruise passengers spending time in New York City before or after their cruise might like to get onboard Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises for on the Hudson River are a relaxing and fun way to discover New York City and its attractions. Since 1945, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises has been providing New York visitors with exceptional views […]

Bear sighting from expedition cruise on Lindblad.

Video: Alaska Photo Expedition Excursion with Lindblad

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Bear sighting while on shore excursion via Alaska cruise with Lindblad Expeditions Inspiration tweet We go to take a look at the Alaska #waterfall and who do you think we run into? (Bears!) — Lindblad Expeditions (@LindbladExp) June 9, 2014 The the 62-guest National Geographic Sea Lion, which is the ship featured in the YouTube video, is an expedition […]