Category - Small ship cruising


Sail, Sip and Savor Rome with Regent Seven Seas

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert from Regent Seven Seas   It may no longer be the Holy Roman Empire, but regal Rome remains an epic cosmopolitan capital with piazzas (squares) and boulevards that proudly reflect the past. Architectural heirlooms, amazing artifacts, alluring shopping and phenomenal food grace this Eternal City. Start at […]


Seabourn Rounds out Antarctic Expedition Team with World-Class, Experienced Experts

  Seabourn has added more lecturers and naturalists to the expedition staff on the line’s “Ultimate Antarctica & Patagonia” cruises, rounding out an experienced team that will offer guests insights and knowledge of the White Continent during its series of four 21- to 24-day voyages aboard Seabourn Quest beginning in November of 2013. Collectively, the […]


SAIL, SIP & SAVOR MONTE CARLO with Regent Seven Seas

Posted on April 9, 2013 By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert from Regent Seven Seas Cruises   Set atop craggy rocks of Southern France’s captivating coastline, Monte Carlo, the capital of Monaco, embellishes its international reputation as a glamorous playground for the rich and famous. Created in 1866 and named in honor of […]


Cruising Turkey and Greece – the Silversea Experience

Once again, we really loved all aspects of our second cruise on Silversea, as we did the first cruise to the Caribbean. This time history was the main attraction of the ports and we loved every minute of the tours to all of the ancient places and learning about the history, religion and culture of […]


Cruising Turkey and Greece – Patmos

Thursday morning we awoke anchored in the Patmos harbour. It was the only port on this cruise where we had to go to shore via a tender boat. Silversea organized this very efficiently and we were soon on our way to join our Silversea tour. Patmos is the “St. John” island – famous as the […]


Cruising Turkey and Greece – Mykonos

Wednesday morning we arrived in the beautiful port of Mykonos. Mykonos is very striking with its whitewashed buildings along the hills surrounding the harbour, mostly with blue trim, contrasting with the crystal blue sea water. We had a walking tour of the old town, stopping to visit some churches and the famous windmills of the […]