Category: Blog Posts

Sailing Antarctica with Silver Endeavour – “Embrace New Limits”
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November 29, 2022December 8, 2022

Sailing Antarctica with Silver Endeavour – “Embrace New Limits”

  Write up by: Gaynor Galbraith Neill, Managing Director Cruise Vacations. Sunday afternoon, late November 2022 and I find myself standing on an icy air-force base on King George Island in the South Shetlands, Antarctica.  It is springtime so the snow is still lying thick, base vehicles are driving up and down the gravel paths,...

Exploring Cambodia with Scenic Spirit
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October 17, 2022October 17, 2022

Exploring Cambodia with Scenic Spirit

Write up by: Gaynor Galbraith Neill, Managing Director Cruise Vacations. Just a few days from returning from my ‘expedition’ around Cambodia and I still find myself with a sense of peace and a great deal of contemplation.  I have the good fortune of travelling extensively with my job, but this particular journey has left me...

Luxury Travel is an Art. Sailing with Silversea on the new Silver Dawn
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April 27, 2022April 27, 2022

Luxury Travel is an Art. Sailing with Silversea on the new Silver Dawn

Silver Dawn is Officially named in Lisbon, Portugal. Silversea Cruises, the leading ultra-luxury cruise line, officially named its 10th ship, Silver Dawn, at a formal ceremony and gala dinner hosted in Lisbon on 31st March.  Gaynor Galbraith Neill, Managing Director of Cruise Vacations (the officially appointed General Sales Agents for Silversea in Southern Africa), joined...

It’s the million little things…  Cruising on the new Silver Moon in Greece
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September 20, 2021September 20, 2021

It’s the million little things… Cruising on the new Silver Moon in Greece

Gaynor Galbraith Neill reviews her recent trip on board the new Silver Moon   Silversea resumes services Some months ago, while launching World Cruise 2023, the Chief Marketing Officer of Silversea Cruises quoted Hemingway when asked about resumption of services “Gradually, then one day suddenly” she said and it really resonated with me, and I...

“Event-Full” Luxury Cruising – how you can be at the heart of some of the world’s greatest events
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April 23, 2021July 26, 2021

“Event-Full” Luxury Cruising – how you can be at the heart of some of the world’s greatest events

“Event–Full” Luxury Cruising It is no coincidence that you might find cruise ships or river ships positioned in or close to cities at the time of world renowned events or festivals.  Most cruise lines are seasonally located, and most events take place during peak or fair weather seasons. Many cruise lines therefore plan stunning itineraries...