We arrived into LeHavre France on Sept 15th and immediately – well not so immediately because the port struggled to get a gangway for us. The ship crew and port crew spent close to an hour going back and forth between location and type of gangways – At first they gave us a ramp that was

An explosive journey to Berlin.

Our travels to Germany once again provided a first for me. We traveled though the Kiel Canal. The 61 mile canal through Germany links the North Sea to the Baltic Sea saving nearly 250 nautical miles by avoiding the Jutland Peninsula.  It was about a 10 hour journey, through two sets of locks and at

From Russia with Love?

In the days approaching Russia we had one final orientation session for the students about safety while in port.  The VP/Chief Operating Officer of SAS was on board and asked for few of the RDs to present this session with him and focus on traveling as a minority, be it female, a person of color,