The Naughty Room- What is it? and How Can You Avoid It?

The Naughty Room is the frequent cruiser’s nickname for the room where the cruise line security sends suit cases that might have forbidden item tucked away in side them. These types of items can range from something as seemingly innocuous as a power strip or something more serious like a diving knife or a bottle… [Continue Reading]

Choosing Between Two Cruise Lines: Gather Facts Not Just Opinions

No matter what cruise review site you visit you will find both negative and positive reviews of the same cruise line. I have always said that when reading cruise reviews, you have to do a little “reading between the lines” to fully understand how the information in a particular review would apply… [Continue Reading]

Distinguished Wine Experts to Host Silversea’s ‘Wine Series’ Enrichment Programme

(12 January 2012) Silversea Cruises has tapped renowned wine experts Lyn Farmer and Richard Nurick to host a Wine Series enrichment programme on six voyages this year.
Farmer is a widely published wine and food writer and senior editor of The Wine News magazine, and has been honoured in the US with the James Beard Foundation… [Continue Reading]

Silversea Introduces New Land Programme with Focus on Slow Food

(9 January 2012) Silversea Cruises has created a new “Slow Food Adventure in Tuscany” land option that will debut on three Mediterranean voyages in 2012.
In collaboration with Slow Food Italy, the ultra-luxury cruise company has designed an exclusive three-night programme that will highlight the culinary and cultural traditions of Tuscany and introduce participants to local… [Continue Reading]

Seafood, Spice and Festive Tipples – Christmas made easy with Marco, Olly and Atul

Seafood, spice and festive tipples – Christmas made easy with Marco, Olly and Atul
Posted 15 Nov 2011
For those who are stuck for inspiration for Christmas dishes or never really know what to do with the piles of leftover turkey, then the new short videos from Marco Pierre White and Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar will solve… [Continue Reading]