Exploring Byzantine Art With Robin Cormack

Exploring Byzantine Art With Robin Cormack

“Sailing to Byzantium”. To do this became a romantic ideal in the poetry of W B Yeats. But despite this popular poem, the word Byzantine is still most often used today to evoke the obscure, the remote and over-complicated. Wrongly, I believe, Yeats was absolutely...
The Monasteries of Meteora

The Monasteries of Meteora

Our small-ship Aegean Odyssey takes her guests to some of the most historical and beautiful places in the world in true style and ultimate comfort, and two of the regions that we sail – the Adriatic and the Aegean – are always firm favourites. To celebrate these...
Packing For Your Cruise

Packing For Your Cruise

Packing for your cruise is never the most thrilling aspect of the experience, but it must be done. Where you go and what you plan to do will usually dictate some of the things you pack, but we think it’s always useful to have a list of things in one place that...
The Gourmet Traveller: Lisbon

The Gourmet Traveller: Lisbon

Food and travel go hand in hand, it is inevitable that wherever we go in the world, we will always be tempted to try local delicacies and foods that are completely new to us. Because of this, we decided to start our very own ‘Gourmet Traveller’ blog series...
The Art Of Norway

The Art Of Norway

Stella Grace Lyons gained her BA in the History of Art with a First in her dissertation from the University of Bristol, and her MA in History of Art at the University of Warwick. She spent a year studying Renaissance art in Italy at the British Institute of Florence,...
A European Connoisseur

A European Connoisseur

Guest lecturer John Hughes joined Aegean Odyssey on her ‘European Connoisseur’ sailing from Seville to London in 2018. This popular itinerary includes calls to some of the most iconic ports in Spain, Portugal and France. We asked John to pick several of...
Christmas Traditions From Around The World

Christmas Traditions From Around The World

Aegean Odyssey is currently sailing to more historical and culturally rich destinations and as she does, her guests and crew are preparing to celebrate Christmas on board. When dinner is served on December 25th, she’ll be cruising the Red Sea, en-route to exciting...
My Camera, My Companion

My Camera, My Companion

We have many guests that travel alone aboard Aegean Odyssey and they each fill their time in varying ways. Sharon is one of those guests and she enjoys exploring with her trusted friend, a Canon 60D. Sharon’s story is one we enjoyed and one we think many others...
What A Fabulous Thing To Do!

What A Fabulous Thing To Do!

Ecologist Andy Bunten is one of our expert guest lecturers and he joined Aegean Odyssey earlier in the year on her British Isles sailing. Andy offered several interesting talks, but he also spent a lot of time out on the open decks, chatting with guests and looking...