At Sea

A favourite feature of any cruise itinerary is the day at sea . . . No excursions, just enjoying the ambiance of the ship!

Dragon flies and sunshine greeted us on the outdoor breakfast deck this morning. Rick will attend an Apple product seminar for iPhone and iPad tips and tricks, while Sylvia will attend the podium enrichment series on Genghis Kahn. This will be followed by “secrets of a pastry chef” and “balancing your body with spa rituals presentations.

This afternoon we’ll attend a presentation on Marilyn Monroe’s life and her final nights. Daily brain teaser trivia sessions attempt to keep our minds sharp; this will be followed by a cocktail mixology seminar.

There are so many other entertaining and learning events to fill a day from 06:00 to when the onboard casino opens.

We are looking forward to visiting our next port of call, Nagasaki, Japan, exploring its landmarks, including the atomic bomb museum, the peace statue and Glover Garden. Sylvia likes to collect sake carafes and is hoping to find some unique ceramic designs in Japan.

Stay tuned to our update from Nagasaki.