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Worldtrip a 45 year old's adventures around the world-which include everything from sitting in random McDonalds using his notebook, hanging with 22 year olds, and other immature stuff.

Trip: My Yachting Week

There are [12] stories from my trip: My Yachting Week

Off the Yacht in Roma

ITALY | Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017 | Views [757]

Last night I went to bed early, but didn't get much sleep-No matter how long a cruise is-that is what I tend to do. I know the ship docks early in the morning, and I am so afraid of waking up so late that houskeeping will be knocking on my door ordering ... Read more >

Yachting Week 7-Portoferraio

ITALY | Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Views [751]

Today is the last day of the cruise, and for a huge change from yesterday, it is a bright sunny day.   This was the island of Elba, and the city of Portoferraio on the island.  I looked at this list of shore excursions from the ship, ... Read more >

Yachting Week 6-Portofino in the rain

ITALY | Tuesday, 29 Aug 2017 | Views [808]

After the magnicient time at the mansion dining and walking around the gardens, the group from the ship largely dispersed. Many took the boat back to Portfofino and spent time there-others went back to the ship. I took a walk around the quaint village ... Read more >

Yachting Week 6-Portofino

ITALY | Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 | Views [802]

Today is my birthday, and because I was on the ship-my birthday was recognized. My friend's mom wished me a happy birthday over breakfast, which was the usual breakfast of salmon, eggs, etc. We we're here in the beautiful port of Portofino, Italy, ... Read more >

Yachting Week 5-Cannes

FRANCE | Thursday, 17 Aug 2017 | Views [671]

For the remainder of the day in Cannes, I took a bus tour around the island, and saw the giant theatre that was part of the Cannes film festival.  The bus passed by beautiful homes, apartment buildings, and hotels, which catrered to the rich and ... Read more >

Yachting Week 5-Going with the Chef to Market

FRANCE | Monday, 14 Aug 2017 | Views [926]

  Today the port of call is Cannes. Tonight, after the ship leaves, a barbecue/buffet will be hosted for the guests. In  order to prepare for the barbecue, the chef goes to a market in town to buy fresh cheeses, olives, etc, and ... Read more >

Yachting Week #4

FRANCE | Monday, 7 Aug 2017 | Views [950]

Today the port of call wsa Monaco/Monte Carlo. I was here back in '09 on the Carnival Dream-so this was the one port I visited before. From what I remember, there wasn't a lot to see in Monaco-and since we we're here until 10:00 pm est, I could see ... Read more >

Yachting Week Night 3: The Captain's Table

FRANCE | Sunday, 30 Jul 2017 | Views [912]

 On the third afternoon of the cruise, I went to a seminar on Windstar given by my friend and the Windstar BDM for about an hour. The presentation was standard promotional fare-on the ships, itinerary, etc. About 20 of us travel agents onboard attended ... Read more >

Yachting Week Day 3

SINGAPORE | Sunday, 16 Jul 2017 | Views [960]

The third day, the ship went to a seaside village, called sanary ser mer. This was a tender port, so we had to take tenders to the shore. As customary with the ship, since there we're only 200 people,  the wait for the tender was only about 15 ... Read more >

Yachting Week #2

FRANCE | Sunday, 9 Jul 2017 | Views [1024]

The second day, it was cold and cloudy. After a complete breakfast on the yacht, of course eating smoked salmon, an omelet, and a lot of other stuff, I got off the ship-I was unoficially supposed to meet some of the others from the cruise and walk around ... Read more >

My yachting week

SPAIN | Sunday, 4 Jun 2017 | Views [1018]

  The first day, in Barcelona, the instructions we're to board at 1:00 pm, or so I thought. I took the metro to the station nearby, and hailed a cab, and rushed here. I thought I would be late. As it appears, I boarded at 1:00 pm-and was the ... Read more >

Back In London

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 1 May 2017 | Views [1284]

 I am writing this in London Gatwick airport-which brings back a lot of memories.  You see, I am going on a Windstar cruise from Barcelona, and I decided to fly in a few days early.  The least expensive way to fly to the cruise was using ... Read more >