Category - Small ship cruising


Silversea Cruise – Barbados/Coral Mist Beach Hotel

Thursday, April 7 When we woke, the ship was docked in Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados. We bid a fond farewell to cabin 920, our home for the past 9 days, at 8:00, joined our next door neighbours for breakfast and then proceeded to deck 3 to depart the ship. We were shuttled to the […]


Silversea Cruise – Bequia

Wednesday, April 6 – Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines More than 30 islands make up St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Bequia is the largest of the Grenadines, albeit a very small island only 8 km long with about 5000 inhabitants. Bequia is a very scenic island with rolling hills and and beaches. We […]


Silversea Cruise – Dominica

Tuesday, April 5 Dominica is a small island, part of the British commonwealth, and arguably the most lush island in the Caribbean. It is a mountainous island, with extensive rain forests, waterfalls and sulphur springs. We docked at Roseau, and then arranged an island tour along with some others on our ship ($20 USD/person for […]


Silversea Cruise – Day at Sea on the Silver Whisper

Sunday, April 3       * as a note, Sunday is a great day to have a day at sea as so much is closed in the ports We thought the “day at sea” blog was the perfect opportunity to talk about the things we have come to love about the Silver Whisper. Carey is a […]


Silversea Cruise – San Juan and ship boarding

Tuesday, March 29, San Juan Good sleep and enjoyed the complementary continental breakfast, good selection of pastries and fruits – just hit the spot. Now looking forward to wandering around old San Juan and then on to our cruise ship. First we toured around the hotel and had a very pleasant chat with Jan who […]


The Marina, Oceania's Brilliant New Ship

Saturday, Patti and I had the privilege, with Arend and Darlene Roos, and Stephanie Anevich and Brian Robertson, of attending the christening of the Marina, Oceania's newest ship. Mary Hart of Entertainment Tonight was the “Godmother” and the ceremony, at Miami's Cruise Port, was beautiful. We then settled in for a great experience, four days […]