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.

A relaxing reprieve on the Thai Island of Ko Kut

Posted by Michael F. | January 22, 2020

After the crowds and history of Bangkok and Ayutthaya, Ko Kut was a complete change. We anchored off this tiny…

“The Designated Area for Stateless Refugees” (Jewish Ghetto) of Shanghai, China

Posted by Rich E. | January 8, 2020

On our first visit to Shanghai in 1995, our family visited the Jewish Ghetto of Shanghai with an English-speaking guide…

Hungry Polar Bears and Curious Belugas on Ellesmere Island

Posted by Michael F. | December 4, 2019

We woke up with the Ship tucked into Boger Bay on the southeast side of Ellesmere Island. We were very…

Northwest Passage: Helicopter Flight above Sam Ford Fjord

Posted by Rich E. | November 20, 2019

One of the great experiences on our Expedition through the Northwest Passage this summer was taking helicopter flights over regions…

Northwest Passage Expedition: Embraced by Mother Nature

Posted by DBK | November 7, 2019

Embraced by Mother Nature. That’s the overall sense from this Expedition to date. There is no “Wow Factor” anywhere that…

Assaqutaq Village and Sisimiut, Greenland

Posted by Rich E. | October 24, 2019

Nuuk, Greenland marked the start of our Ship’s 24-day expedition to cross the Canadian Arctic region from the Atlantic Ocean…

Exploring the remote and remarkably beautiful Faroe Islands

Posted by marciez | October 9, 2019

We left Belfast and spent 2 days at sea before arriving in the Faroe Islands. I know your first question…

Exploring ties to America’s founding in the quaint town of Dartmouth, England

Posted by Rich E. | September 18, 2019

Dartmouth, England, is a lovely resort town on the western side of the south coast of the English Channel, at…

Vintage Couture and Floating Abbeys in St. Malo, France

Posted by marciez | September 4, 2019

After Porto, it was on to St. Malo for our final French port of the summer. The Brittany coast is…

Exploring Barcelona and the Master Work of Gaudi

Posted by DBK | August 20, 2019

We arrived in Barcelona with just one day to explore, and so were delighted to have a bit of a…

Strolling the streets of Cannes and Nice

Posted by marciez | August 7, 2019

After a stop in St. Tropez, we made a quick sail over to Cannes. The film festival was long over…

Cochin Laundry and the Iconic Chinese Fishing Nets

Posted by marciez | July 9, 2019

On our last day in Cochin we had a guide and went for a tour of the old city. It’s…

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