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How is the Seabourn Experience on the Seabourn Ovation After the Covid-19 Shutdown? Smooth Sailing or an Odyssey? Part IV (Enjoying Cruising and Travel)

I have spent most of the past week discussing how you technically travel with Covid-19 in the world (It is easy!) and the changes that Seabourn has implemented onboard the Seabourn Ovation (They are all very good!), but I haven’t spent much time talking about what it is that those things are really supposed to

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How is the Seabourn Experience on the Seabourn Ovation After the Covid-19 Shutdown? Smooth Sailing or an Odyssey? Part III (Initial Thoughts on Changes for the Good and Some Room for Improvement)

Before my boarding the Seabourn Ovation I had read from a few guests that preceded me that everything was just as it was before. I actually have seen many changes, but then again my perspective is a bit less emotional and a bit more analytical. A Preface – The Return to Normal As I write

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How is the Seabourn Experience on the Seabourn Ovation After the Covid-19 Shutdown? Smooth Sailing or an Odyssey? Part II (Getting There and Initial Impressions)

With the confusion and uncertainty as to how the heck you travel with Covid-19 and the inconsistent requirements (along with a bit of missing logic and emotions clouding what science actually says), it was off to Athens to join the Seabourn Ovation. I found my journey to Athens to be, well, uneventful. Yes, I know you

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Windstar Star Breeze Inaugural: Part Deux – V. Reflections

There is a tendency to compare a Windstar cruise on its power yachts (Star Breeze, Legend, and Pride) with a Seabourn cruise experience on the former Seabourn Spirit, Legend, and Pride. Don’t Do It!   Windstar is not Seabourn Cruise Line. Windstar is not Silversea Cruises or Regent Seven Seas Cruises or Crystal Cruises.  Heck, this Windstar can’t really be

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