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…

Ring in the New Year Bali Style

More than just an exotic destination, Bali is an attitude, a spirit, a sense of place and the ultimate paradise that is a once in a lifetime experience. With its diverse culture, spiritual spaces, endless luxurious beaches, spectacular volcanoes, beautiful rice fields and inimitable Balinese style, there is no better place to ring in 2019…

Amazing Adventures Part II: Exploring the Unknown

If you think you know all there is to know about Australia, think again. Part two of our series on the spectacular Circumnavigation of Australia Grand Voyage highlights several intriguing destinations perhaps only recognized by name. The multi-cultural coastal town of Broome will be one of the many stops in Western Australia and notable as a…

Amazing Adventures: Part I

Beautiful landscapes, idyllic beaches and barrier reefs forming a backdrop to sophisticated cities filled with culture and history are just a few of the reasons Australia is on everyone’s bucket list. With a country that is larger than Europe, capturing all that there is to see and do in the Land of Oz can be…

Wine Lovers Voyage to New Zealand

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert A delicious voyage from Sydney to Auckland on Seven Seas Voyager beckons! Please join me on this exciting January 2014 cruise where we will sail, sip and savor our way together through scenic and enticing New Zealand. We will carry our culinary compasses and our cultural passports to taste…

Sail, Sip and Savor Sydney, Australia

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert Sydney is a spectacular combination of cosmopolitan cool meets casual fun. Called Harbour City due to its picturesque waterfront setting, the Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House are two of the most recognized and visited landmarks. To appreciate this fine city’s celebrated skyline take a harbor cruise, walk and climb the harbor bridge…