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Day 3: Monday, June 17, 2013, Ithaca, Greece & Fiskardo, Greece

Today, The Moana calls at two ports—Ithaca and Fiskardo. The legendary home of Odysseus, Ithaca was the capital of Kefalonia, an island in the Ionian Sea, at the time of the Trojan War (around 1500 BC) and later was... Read more

August 22, 2013

Day 2: Sunday, June 16, 2013, Itea (Delphi), Greece

As I enjoyed my continental breakfast of fruit, fresh-baked pastries, cereal, juice, and coffee on the Soleil Deck, I admired the expansive views and landscapes of Itea. 

The Moana docked at the pier, providing easy access... Read more

August 21, 2013

From imposing ancient monuments to the lanes of medieval port towns, this itinerary echoes with stories of heroes and great civilizations. Along the way, I was able to revel in the breathtaking regions of Italy and delve into Greek mythology in its most fabled sites, on this all-... Read more

August 20, 2013

We were beyond thrilled to receive the award for “Top Small-Ship Cruise Line for Families” from Travel + Leisure magazine.  Our President Diane Moore received the award at the “World’s Best Awards” gala event held Thursday, July 18, 2013, in New York City.  

During the awards... Read more

July 25, 2013

French Polynesia is famous for its Tahitian pearls. Known for her one-of-kind “island-chic” designs that feature Tahitian pearls, designer Kelly Hinerava Bailey’s jewelry line, Hinerava, is showcased in the boutique aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin and the m/vTere Moana. 

Raised in Tahiti... Read more

June 24, 2013