The Living Journey

Welcome to The Living Journey – a collection of journal entries and photographs by our own Residents that offers an exclusive glimpse into their adventures at sea. Experience The World through their eyes as they share personal and authentic stories of what it’s like to travel the globe from the comfort of home on this luxurious ship. These posts capture their once-in-a-lifetime experiences not found anywhere else on earth. This blog is continually updated so we invite you to come back and visit often.

Mystery and Beauty Surround an American Entrepreneur in Bangkok

Posted by Marcy P. | March 17, 2015

Our first stop in Bangkok was the Jim Thompson House Museum. The story surrounding this man is fascinating, and one…

Relics of the Buddhas in Myanmar’s Most Sacred Site

Posted by Marcy P. | March 10, 2015

During our Myanmar Overland we took a late afternoon trip to the Shwedagon Pagoda. Described as the “most venerable place…

Burma’s rich colonial and religious influences

Posted by Marcy P. | March 3, 2015

Our Burmese odyssey continued early one Tuesday morning. We had a full schedule ahead of us, but luckily we had…

Soaring high above the temples of Myanmar

Posted by Marcy P. | February 24, 2015

One morning during our Myanmar Overland we awoke especially early in preparation for a much anticipated balloon ride over the…

The World's memorable maiden journey to Sri Lanka

Posted by Daniel J. | February 17, 2015

The World recently made its maiden call to Sri Lanka with stops at Galle on the East Coast and the…

Mergui Archipelago: An Amazing Adventure

Posted by Enrichment Manager | January 28, 2015

Our three-day Journey through the Mergui Archipelago, located in the southernmost part of Myanmar (Burma), was a perfect representation of…

Sunrise Reveals the Many Wonders of the Angkor Wat Temple

Posted by Marcy P. | January 21, 2015

Our travels in Cambodia included one particularly early morning, as we rose at 4:30 to view the sunrise at Angkor…

A Day of Wonder Upon the Mekong River

Posted by Marcy P. | January 14, 2015

Shortly after Thanksgiving, while visiting South Vietnam, 18 of us from the Ship climbed aboard the Aqua Mekong in My…

A Special Performance of North Korea’s Brightest Young Talent

Posted by Marcy P. | January 7, 2015

During our stay in North Korea we had the pleasure of travelling to the Schoolchildren’s Palace for a special tour…

A Vietnamese Gateway to Ancient Tombs, Unique Relics and Floating Dragons

Posted by Marcy P. | January 2, 2015

After a full day at sea we tied up at the commercial port of Chan May in central Vietnam. Chan…

Uncovering Secret Tunnels and Signs of Peace at the 38th Parallel

Posted by Marcy P. | December 22, 2014

Early one morning we assembled for our tour of Korea’s Demilitarized Zone and the Third Tunnel at the 38th Parallel.…

A Unique View Into Korea’s Past, Pig-Friendly Outhouses And A Dying Art

Posted by Marcy P. | December 16, 2014

After a leisurely morning at sea we arrived at the dock in Cheju, South Korea, and were immediately greeted with…

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