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Silver Cloud Review

Silver Cloud Review

I was fortunate enough to experience a wonderful four night Educational on board the newly refurbished, 296 guest all-inclusive, Silversea Silver Cloud. It was the final leg of a transatlantic re-positioning cruise which had begun in Barbados and was ending In Lisbon.  I embarked in Madeira on 30 April. DAY 1 – MADEIRA – 30 APRIL 2013 […]

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Silver Wind - Cruise Ship Review

Silver Wind Cruise Ship Review

Gary Buchanan’s review of Silversea Cruises’ Silver Wind cruise ship Having sailed with Silversea Cruises since their inception, my recent experience aboard Silver Wind on a 10-night round-trip voyage from Cape Town was nothing less than a return to the good old days. Since the first of their almost-identical duo of 296-passenger ships entered service […]

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SeaDream II Deck

Turn The Clock Back 30 Years

SeaDream II Review – by Robin Maclear The first SeaDream ship was launched nearly 30 years ago in 1984 with SeaDream II being launched the following year.  During this time these two small boutique ships have developed something of a cult following, while remaining arguably the best kept secret in the cruise business.  As a […]

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Luxury & Elegance: Le Boreal Photos

Inside Compagnie Du Ponant’s Le Boreal For French chic and true elegance then look no further than France’s very own Compagnie du Ponant.  This unique cruise line embodies everything that is great about yacht-style cruising and we believe Ponant is one of the best niche cruise lines out there at the moment.  A while back […]

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Small Ship Cruising

Small Ship Cruising

Anthony Nicolas on why small is sweet… Modern cruise ships seem to expand faster than the Chinese economy these days. With rock climbing walls, parks and multiple hot tubs and eateries, each new one seems to ram home the idea that ‘big is best’ with more force than a pneumatic pile driver, and even less […]

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