New TV Series: The Avid Cruiser Takes On Stockholm

On August 8, 2012, in Royal Caribbean, by Ralph Grizzle

Trouble viewing the video? If all you get is a string of strange-looking code above this line, click here. This summer, along with a small team of videographers, I started a new project for Royal Caribbean called “The Avid Cruiser Takes On [Insert Your Destination Here].”  We’re creating 10-minute travel shows featuring cruise destinations primarily […]

In Pictures: My Summer Cruise from Stockholm

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a photograph of Stockholm has to be worth twice as many. The irresistible allure of the Swedish capital is difficult to adequately describe in words, but pictures can speak volumes. After all, how do you describe to someone what it’s like to stand on the quayside […]

Six Ways to Get The Most From Cruising the Stockholm Archipelago

On August 19, 2011, in Archipelago, Arriving By Ship, Attractions, Cruise Companies, Turnarounds, Windstar Cruises, by Aaron Saunders

One of the most spectacular features about cruises departing from the beautiful Swedish capital of Stockholm is surely scenic cruising through the vast Stockholm Archipelago. Stretching more than 60 kilometers to the east of the mainland, the Stockholm Archipelago is the largest archipelago in Sweden, and one of the largest in the Baltic itself.  Shaped […]

Four Tips To Help You Get The Most Of Your Visit To Stockholm

When I stepped off my flight at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport on July 30, I immediately felt “at home,” which was an odd feeling for someone who had only been there a total of 30, perhaps 40 seconds. But when my feet hit the ground at Arlanda, I was impressed by the clean, Scandinavian design of […]

Wind Spirit From Stockholm: Aaron Saunders’ Live Voyage Report – Day 2

On August 3, 2011, in Windstar Cruises, by Ralph Grizzle

My journey to Windstar Cruises’ elegant Wind Spirit in the port of Stockholm, Sweden took a whopping 17 hours; time that saw me change planes in both Toronto and Dusseldorf, Germany on my way to the Swedish capital. And after countless problem-free cruises and flights, my luck finally ran out. Lufthansa lost my baggage. Well, […]

Set Sail from Stockholm aboard Windstar Cruises

On July 20, 2011, in Arriving By Ship, Cruise Companies, Turnarounds, Windstar Cruises, by Aaron Saunders

When you think of the ships of Windstar Cruises, with their sleek white hulls and massive sails, you might picture them alongside the sun-drenched islands of Santorini and Mykonos.  But Windstar thinks their unique combination sail-and-motor-driven cruise ships are just as perfectly suited to the Baltic regions, which is why they’ve committed to the region […]