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.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Posted by Rich E. | February 22, 2023

Our first day in Muscat, Oman, was a Friday, the weekly “holiday” for the country, as it is the “Sabbath”…

Aqaba, Jordan – A City of Unequaled Heritage

Posted by Mary P. | January 30, 2023

We arrived in Aqaba, Jordan, located on the northern end of the Red Sea and right next to neighboring city,…

A Stunning End to The World’s Iceland Expedition

Posted by Expedition Leader | December 9, 2022

Our last expedition day blessed us with the most glorious weather of the whole trip. We anchored off the village…

Unexpected Adventures on the Remote Hvalvatnsfjörður Bay

Posted by Expedition Leader | November 10, 2022

It is rarely attempted and even more rarely achieved, but Expedition Leader Rob and Captain Dag triumphed over the Iceland…

A Perfect Beginning to The World’s Iceland Expedition

Posted by Expedition Leader | October 12, 2022

Iceland provided The World with the warmest possible welcome on our first expedition day. Under a cloudless blue sky, we…

A delightful tour of the gardens, pubs, food and history of Edinburgh

Posted by Michael F. | September 29, 2022

We spent two relaxing days at sea getting from Aarhus to Edinburgh. The conditions were reasonably good for the North…

Remarkable Castles and Powerful Messages of Peace in Gdansk, Poland

Posted by Mary P. | September 21, 2022

This morning we arrived in Gdansk, Poland on a cool, dreary and chilly day. There were many locals out and…

A sunny summer walk through Stockholm, Sweden

Posted by Michael F. | August 31, 2022

Stockholm is probably my favorite Scandinavian city. It’s particularly great on a sunny summer day.  There’s a lot of great…

Wismar, Germany – A charming village untouched by time

Posted by Mary P. | August 10, 2022

This morning we arrived in Wismar, Germany which is located on the Baltic Sea. It is a small city of…

Renovated, Reimagined, Ready: The World

Posted by The World | June 29, 2022

Late last month The World emerged from a month-long dry dock in Cadiz, Spain. Planning was years in the making…

Vibrant Colors and Deeply Rooted History in Curaçao

Posted by Rich E. | May 11, 2022

A highlight of the island of Curaçao is its capital city of Willemstad. This UNESCO World Heritage site is best known…

Exploring the many rich histories of Manta, Ecuador

Posted by Rich E. | April 13, 2022

The port city of Manta (north of Guayaquil) is one of Ecuador’s largest cities. While it is primarily a seaport –…

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