Virtual Cruise

Never cruised before?  Didn't have time or not sure you would like it?

Try one of these short videos from the Captain's files to get the feel of what your cruise adventure may be like.  Click the Youtube link.


Bora Bora Lagoon - Sea of Glory

Swim with the reef fish, marvel at the coral formations, feed the moray eel (not).


Turkish Carpets Don't Fly - a 'virtual shore excursion'

Visit a Turkish carpet factory, sample the wares and bargain with the rug merchant in this short video:


Transit Through Suez

Sail southbound down the Suez Canal.  Experience the Canal and learn a bit of history - its 3,000 year old history and watch history being made.


 Take Tram 28 - go for a ride in Lisbon

Take the famous Tram 28 through the narrow and winding streets of the old city part of Lisbon.  Learn a bit of history and see what the adventure would be like.


"Rain" - Bali has only two seasons

Visit Bali and be inspired like Somerset Maugham.  See why he wrote his famous story.


 Tauranga Surf

 New Zealand's beauty unfolds as the Seabourn Sojourn departs Tauranga Harbor on North Island.


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Captain Paul Eschenfelder is a professional speaker and lecturer on cruise ships such as Seabourn, Holland America, Cunard, Celebrity, Princess. Cruise through our site for helpful tips and recommendations.  Please feel free to add your comments and advice to fellow travelers.  Check back frequently as we are continuing to add content.