A guide to Expedition Cruises for over 50s and over 60s

Have you ever been tempted to try an expedition cruise but weren’t entirely sure what the experience would entail? We hope this article will answer any questions about exhibition cruises as they are a fantastic way to explore the world. …

Iceland to London cruise with Silversea

There’s something strangely mesmerising about a pool of bubbling mud, the rhythmical gloop-gloop sound and the way the liquid earth shudders with each bursting bubble. …

A Glorious New Dawn – Silver Dawn

There’s always a sense of excitement whenever a new ship launches and Silver Dawn, Silversea’s tenth ship and the third ship in the Muse class series, is worth getting excited about….

Cruising to the Galapagos on Silversea Origin

Jeannine Williamson follows in the footsteps of Charles Darwin on Silversea Cruises’ new expedition ship Zodiac driver Freddy cuts the engine and our rubber inflatable boat drifts silently into the mangroves. The only sound is the paddle dipping in and out of the water as expedition guide Paul takes over the steering. We stop in […]…

Top 7 reasons to discover the Galapagos Islands with Silversea

The Galapagos Islands feel like an ecological playground where the animals come to you, showing curiosity but no fear. It seemed extraordinary to stand within 6 feet of nesting Blue-Footed Boobies, with puffball chicks peeking out from under their mum, and for the birds to look totally unconcerned….

Sailing around the Galapagos Islands aboard Silversea’s Silver Galapagos

All ships to The Galapagos Islands are small by cruising standards due to the tight restrictions laid down by Galapagos National Park. Our ship, Silver Galapagos, is one of the most luxurious touring the islands, the food was tasty and mostly sourced locally and we were thoroughly spoilt throughout our stay by all the crew and our butler….