Cruise Experiences

Costa Smeralda: A Unique Experience in Sanremo

Costa Cruises, once again, took center stage with Costa Smeralda at the Sanremo Festival, one of the most anticipated and beloved musical events for all Italians and beyond. The cruise-event unfolded in two phases, a pre-Sanremo from February 3rd to 7th, and one during the full festival from February 7th to 11th, giving all guests […] Read more

Star Legend and the Culinary Cruise with Chef Anani

For this winter season, Windstar Cruises offers the opportunity to discover iconic ports such as Barcelona, Nice, Livorno, and Rome in a completely different light with the Legendary Winter itinerary on board the intimate yet iconic all-suite ship, Star Legend. An intriguing proposition from Windstar Cruises aboard the Star Legend is the departure from Rome […] Read more

Norwegian Star: “Freestyle” Cruise in the Far North

Embark on a summer cruise to the far north of Europe with Norwegian Cruise Line, experiencing thrilling natural wonders beyond the Arctic Circle. On the deck of the Norwegian Star, the weather leaves no doubt that we are far north. The temperature doesn’t surpass 15 degrees, and a dense gray sky looms over Reykjavik, occasionally […] Read more

The Silversea World Cruise aboard the Silver Shadow

Silversea‘s Silver Shadow departed from San Francisco, USA, on January 15, 2024, embarking on the Far East-West World Cruise 2024: travelers will journey from east to west, from one of the planet’s extremes to the other. This magnificent 132-day round-trip itinerary will encompass most of the Pacific, including Hawaii and remote Pacific islands, Australia and […] Read more

SH Diana: A Symphony of Luxury and Adventure

With the SH Diana, Swan Hellenic introduces the third, latest, and largest ship in the fleet. Built in Helsinki, the expedition ship combines sustainability and luxury. Its approach, sustainability through hybrid diesel-electric engines and SCR catalysts, is a clear commitment to eco-friendly travel. But Swan Hellenic goes beyond technical innovations. Its motto, “see what others don’t,” […] Read more

AmaViola: A fantastic first experience on the river

For over 35 years, ive followed the global ocean-going passenger shipping scene, the highs, the lows, the surprises, ships coming and ships going – sometimes too soon. It is a fascinating industry. What I have thus far failed to understand in any real depth is river cruising. A couple of years ago I built a […] Read more

Silver Origin: A Ship for the Galapagos Islands

Aboard the Silver Origin, a small gem from Silversea Cruises, we embark on a discovery of one of the world’s most beautiful and remote archipelagos: the Galapagos Islands. These small islands are scattered in the Pacific, approximately 1000 km from the Ecuadorian coast. Many of these islands are uninhabited and subject to strict entry and […] Read more

Norwegian Cruise Line: V!VA – Live it Up!

November 28, 2023 marked the day Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) christened the 19th ship into its fleet.  That ship, Norwegian Viva is the second of its Prima Class and follows Norwegian Prima which made her debut last year. These ships represent a new direction for NCL, as the line endeavors to become the most premium […] Read more

A-Rosa Sena: A winter river cruise on the northern Rhine

The journey begins in Cologne, the home port of the A-Rosa Sena. But before we embark the shipping company’s latest river cruise ship, we take advantage of the Advent season to visit Cologne’s Christmas market.  In the old town and on Heumarkt square, the scent of cinnamon and mulled wine is in the air, while […] Read more

Paris and the Seine on board AmaLyra

Among the many European rivers, the Seine undoubtedly holds an unmatched charm, especially due to its close connection with Paris, a truly unique and unforgettable city. It is precisely from the Ville Lumiére that we embarked on a journey along the Seine, aboard AmaLyra, a river vessel from AmaWaterways, to discover the allure of Normandy […] Read more