Author Archives: Patti Pietschmann

About Patti Pietschmann

I'm Patti Covello Pietschmann, a travel diva and proud of it. I've been all over the world. I prefer luxury travel (penthouse suites, fine d

Buy Carnival cruise with 3 easy payments

Photo by Richard Pietschmann Carnival Cruises, already one of the most affordable in the industry, is making it easier for passengers to pay for their trips with Carnival EasyPay which allows bookers to pay for cruises in three monthly installments. You must … Continue reading

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Silversea Silver Cloud prepares to ‘break ice’

Little luxury liner converting to deluxe ice-class expedition ship By Patti Pietschmann We not only sailed on the Silver Cloud during her formative years and later, we ere among a small group of journalists flown to Italy for a hard … Continue reading

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Lazy days on chic Crystal Cruises(photos)

Nothing like sailing on the open sea on Crystal Symphony or Serenity with nothing to do to but.. By Patti Covello Pietschmann with photos by Richard Pietschmann Love days at sea? Most seasoned cruisers do. Some of us  actually more … Continue reading

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Carnival Corp. signs MOA with China to build new ships

This just in by Patti Pietschmann The world’s biggest operator of individually branded cruise lines such as Princess, Holland America, Seabourn, Fathom, Costa etc, is growing even larger with the pending addition of new ships that will be built in … Continue reading

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A Silversea Cruises photo recall

The Grand Suite Life on Silversea (Reprinted  from 2009) By Patti Pietschmann Photo of Silver Whisper courtesy of Silversea I squealed with glee as the steward let us into our Grand suite—a 1,434 square foot concert of marble and mahogany … Continue reading

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Jacques-Michel Costeau to join three Crystal Cruise voyages

Serenity in Grand Turk photo by Richard Pietschmann Explore  the mysteries of the deep with Jacques-Michel Cousteau, the first son of the great master of the sea  Jacques-Yves Cousteau on  one of a pair of   cruises on Crystal Serenity … Continue reading

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Amazing caper: women smuggle $30 million worth of cocaine on Princess Cruises Sea Princess

The pair and accomplice nabbed in Sydney By Patti Pietschmann A pair of  20-somethings Canadian women (pictured above is one of them, Melina Roberge, from  her Instagram account) went on a dream vacation–a World Cruise aboard Princess Cruises Sea Princess … Continue reading

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