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.

The World’s Svalbard Expedition Begins: Farewell Tromso, Hello Bjørnøya!

Posted by Expedition Leader | August 15, 2018

Tromso in northern Norway is the stepping off point for many Arctic adventures, including The World’s 2013 Expedition to the…

Exploring Norway’s Majestic Landscapes: Geirangerfjord

Posted by Rich E. | August 8, 2018

A panorama of the deep blue UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord and the surrounding majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush, green…

Experiencing History & Culture in Croatia and Bosnia

Posted by DBK | August 1, 2018

Each of these mesmerizing places has literally layers of history, sometimes dating back several thousand years. There is often visual…

Discovering the Seaside City of Valletta, Malta

Posted by Michael F. | July 17, 2018

We arrived in Malta on Saturday morning, docking in Valletta. Malta has an interesting history, given its strategic location. The…

A Quintessential World Experience

Posted by DBK | July 11, 2018

This week, nine residents of The World experienced a hugely entertaining and enlightening adventure with a behind-the-scenes tour of the…

Touring Italian Ports: Genoa, Portofino, Florence, and More

Posted by DBK | July 5, 2018

After a 3-month hiatus, we returned to The World in Nice/Ville Franche, too late for major exploration, but in time…

Exploring Wine Country in Cartagena, Spain

Posted by Mary P. | June 27, 2018

Because of its strategic location and safe harbor, Cartagena has been a major seaport throughout history, being occupied by Phoenicians, Greeks,…

The Blue City of Chefchaouen, Morocco

Posted by Rich E. | June 19, 2018

The Blue City of Chefchaouen, Morocco   A pleasing blend of Moroccan and Andalusian influences, the Blue City of Chefchaouen…

Discovering Natal, Brazil: The City of Sun and Sand Dunes

Posted by Mary P. | May 8, 2018

We were at sea for part of the day arriving in Natal around 1:00 pm.  The sail-in was beautiful with…

Exploring the Volcanic Archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Posted by Rich E. | May 1, 2018

From a distance, the main island of the Fernando de Noronha archipelago, about 354 kilometers (220 miles) off Brazil’s northeast…

A “Muy Caliente” Day in Cabo Frio, Brazil

Posted by Mary P. | April 17, 2018

Early in the morning, we weighed anchor and headed back in the direction of Rio de Janeiro to Cabo Frio,…

Búzios, Brazil: Endless Outdoorsy Pursuits

Posted by Rich E. | April 11, 2018

Búzios, Brazil, is a Brazilian resort set on an ocean peninsula east of Rio de Janeiro, known as an upscale…

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