In Bangkok’s Grand Palace, Buddha sits on a golden throne surrounded by semi-precious jewels that glitter in the afternoon sun. Alan and I discovered this grand scene on an overnight cruise excursion to Bangkok, Thailand while on a 52-day cruise from Seward to Singapore on Regent Seven Seas Mariner. Boomer tip: be prepared for humidity! […]
I caught the late afternoon sun glinting off the golden adornments of buildings in The Forbidden City at the end of a day touring Beijing, China. Alan and I were on a free overnight cruise excursion provided by Regent Seven Seas Mariner as we sailed on a long cruise (52 days) from Vancouver to Singapore.
On a cruise to China, Alan captured the lights of Shanghai reflected in the Huangpu Jung River.
Alan and I don’t usually stay at luxurious high-rise hotels. Small inns or bed and breakfasts are more our style. But on a recent cruise from Vancouver to Singapore, Regent Seven Seas Mariner treated all cruise guests to a free night at the Regent Beijing Hotel (we paid for a second night on our own […]
The Golden Pavilion shimmered in the sunlight on my visit to Kyoto, Japan.
Baby boomer travelers, want to keep up with us while Alan and I sail on a 52-day cruise aboard the Regent Seven Seas Mariner? I know you’ll be curious about our ports of call, which include Alaska, Siberia, Japan, S. Korea, China, Hong Kong, Viet Nam, Thailand and Singapore. In the meantime, life will go […]
Kota Kinabalu. Come on, say it out loud. Don’t you just love the way the exotic sounding name trips off your tongue? Kota Kinabalu is a city in Sabah on the island of Borneo in Malaysia. Alan and I visited the area on a Regent cruise when we sailed from Sydney, Australia to Hong Kong. […]
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