Klaipėda: The Legend and The Magic

By: DANIEL MORRIS Klaipėda is a lovely town that is often overlooked as a little more than a place to dock en route to other locales — an add-on that’s give or take for many travelers. Unfortunately, the little things are often missed in towns like this. And, like in much of life, it’s those…

A STROLL THROUGH MELBOURNE’S VIBRANT STREET ART SCENE

BY TERRY WARD Melbourne is the capital of Victoria, Australia’s second largest city and widely regarded as the country’s capital of culture. And, while it may not have all the glitz and glamour of Sydney, with her stunning harbor beaches and coves and the iconic Sydney Opera House, Melbourne enchants visitors in its own, exceptionally…

2018-2019 Voyage Collection Highlights

Our 2018-2019 Voyage Collection features fascinating – often remote – ports of call across more than 100 itineraries across our four ships. Among the most extraordinary journeys is our Grand Arctic Splendors, an exciting 89-night Grand Voyage, sailing roundtrip New York, that will take you to the top of the world and then to Europe…

Grand Voyage Spotlight: Panama to Patagonia

While the northern hemisphere is beginning to feel the brunt of winter, 700 pampered guests will be basking in the warmth of South America as they circumnavigate the continent. More than simply taking in the sights, for 72 nights guests will taste the cuisine, dance to the music and encounter wildlife with more than 200…

Voyage Spotlight: Mysteries of the Ancients

On the 21-night Mysteries of the Ancients itinerary, guests can enjoy two incredible overnight calls on this May 2, 2016 voyage aboard Seven Seas Voyager®. Luxor, Egypt While in Luxor, enjoy the rare opportunity to explore The Karnak Temple, the largest religious complex ever built by man. Composed of three main temples, smaller enclosed temples,…

Beijing and the Great Wall

Beijing has dazzled travelers since the days of Marco Polo. From the enchanted serenity of the Summer Palace Gardens to the ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium, past and present Beijing, swirl by in a kaleidoscope of unforgettable memories. Free excursions across Beijing showcase The Forbidden City, the best preserved imperial palace in China and the largest…

Cruise Director’s Log: Skagway, Alaska

By: Lorraine Weimerskirch Skagway is such a great port with its gold mining town atmosphere of the 1890s. Our guests always have an adventurous romp back in time when walking the wood planked main street. Knowing the day or date often gets away from us when we’re exploring, but today is Father’s Day in the…

Jewels of Hong Kong…it’s now included

Whether you are a first time visitor, or you already have a love-affair with Hong Kong, this city beckons to be explored. On your FREE 3-night Jewels of Hong Kong Land Program experience all this city has to offer. Picture Hong Kong and the first image that springs to mind is usually a dramatic cityscape…

Sail, Sip & Savor Dubrovnik, Croatia

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert Croatia, often referred to as the Casual Riviera, is the new chic spot to visit. Lord Byron was right when he called splendid Dubrovnik “the pearl of the Adriatic.” And it really is the crown jewel port of the beautiful pine tree-lined Dalmatian coast and lives up…

More than just Seashells in the Eastern Caribbean

By Lori Verderame The Caribbean is a great site for sun worshippers as well as collectors. Seashells were the first collectibles dating back to the golden age of sea exploration. In the 1500s thru the 1800s, sailors brought home seashells of all kinds from exotic locales. These seashells were made into many different conversation pieces…