Round-trip Lisbon on Crystal Serenity
DATES : November 22 - December 1, 2010 (9 Days) FARES FROM : $4,525 Per Person
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November 22 to December 1, 2010
9 Days (2 sea days) aboard Crystal Serenity
Jon Courtenay, Variety Comedian
Gary Guthman, Instrumentalist-Trumpet
Gary Hunter, Ventriloquist
Veronica McSwiney, Classical Pianist
Bruce Johnson, Crystal Cove
Across the Pond
Million Dollar Musicals
My Favorite Things
Standing Room Only
(Please note: not all shows are performed on all cruises).
For over two decades, Roman Pryjomko has worked as a senior technical advisor on development challenges in over 50 countries, especially in Africa and the Mediterranean region. His work for the UN, donor agencies, governments and private sector has focused on poverty alleviation, geopolitics and environmental issues, governance reform and violence prevention. With advanced degrees in geography, Roman has a special interest in better understanding our complex, ever changing and sometimes frightening world. His presentations examine complex topics such as environmental change, governance, geopolitics, culture and conflict from a geographer’s perspective, offering unique views of places and events often in the news. Roman is presently a Senior Associate of the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) Partnering Initiative. He is a published author and in 2003, co-founded St. Gabriel Home, a refuge and school for traumatized children in Arusha, Tanzania. In 2008 his work was featured in a TV documentary and St. Gabriel Home Foundation received a prestigious UN-sponsored Humanitarian Award. Having resided in 9 countries across four continents, Roman now maintains family homes in Vienna, Austria and Krakow, Poland.
Ken Walsh is the Chief White House Correspondent for U.S. News & World Report. He has covered the presidencies of Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. He joined the magazine in 1984 as a congressional correspondent and has covered the presidency, presidential campaigns and national politics since 1986. Walsh makes television appearances on networks including ABC, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox and C-SPAN, and appears on many radio shows across the country. He gives frequent lectures around the nation. Walsh is the author of three books: Air Force One: A History of the Presidents and Their Planes, Ronald Reagan: Biography and Feeding the Beast: The White House Versus the Press.
Dieter is the chef at the only restaurant in Portugal to hold 2 Michelin stars: Vila Joya (at the Vila Joya Hotel). Born in Austria, Chef Koschina's resume includes the following establishments: Souvretta House, Hotel Panoramique, Hotel Imperial & Bristol, Tantris, Tristan, and the Hilton Vienna Plaza. He has been with the Vila Joya since 1991, and has since earned the restaurant’s first one, then two Michelin stars. He has been said to have a special gift for combining freshness and lightness in his first-rate cuisine, which is characterized by the riches of the Atlantic ocean and Mediterranean vegetables, as well as by French cuisine classics.
A graduate of Bordeaux University's School of Oenology and the Culinary Institute of America (CIA), Dewey has also been a long-time wine educator and author. As director of the School L'Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne, he was responsible for introducing a wine studies program to the curriculum. He has taught about wine at the CIA, been the Associate Director of the Swiss Wine Information Council, and worked with two of New York's leading wine shops: Morrell & Co. and Sherry-Lehmann Wine & Spirits. He has also written numerous articles and two books on wine: 1855: A History of the Bordeaux Classification and Wine Basics an introductory book for the beginning wine drinker that has become a standard title in the literature, having gone through thirteen printings to date.
Mixologist with expertise in classic vintage/Old World cocktail culture. Audrey is owner of the Pegu Club in NYC, where the cocktails have been described as liquid art. Saunders began her bartending career at the Brooklyn Heights Waterfront Ale House in 1996, and then became a protégé of Dale DeGroff, working at the Rainbow Room and Blackbird in NYC. Followed by stints as beverage director at Beacon Restaurant and the Tonic, Audrey then joined the Carlyle to reopen the hotel's legendary Bemelmans Bar which has since been named one of the top 20 bars in the world by Forbes Magazine. Audrey has been profiled in numerous publications and won magazine awards such as Esquire 'Best NY Bar,' Bon Appetite 'Best Bartender,' and Wine & Spirit 'Professional of the Year.' She is a member of the advisory panel of the Museum of the American Cocktail and Beverage Chair for the NYC chapter of City-Meals-on-Wheels.
Crystal Cruises is the only cruise line to offer a Nordic Walking program to help you get more out of your limited exercise time on board. The use of lightweight poles for stability and balance will facilitate your fitness needs even if you have knee or hip issues. Two specially designed adjustable poles work the upper body while walking. Like cross country skiing, the poles are used by the arms to match each step the person takes. Our Fitness Staff will guide you to quickly be deck-walking for fun and fitness. You will be using feather weight aluminum poles provided by the market leader, LEKI®.
R. Bruce Murray has been a C.P.G.A. member for over 40 years serving the C.P.G.A. as a Director, as well as serving as chairman of many association portfolios. He has been a Head Professional/Director of Golf at five clubs in his career the most prominent being Royal Montréal, Shaughnessy in Vancouver and now Wildfire in Lakefield, Ontario. Bruce's responsibilities have varied within the scope of the various clubs, but teaching has been and remains his main passion. He has taught students of every level, from novices to professionals and leading amateurs.
Our exclusive program features TaylorMade, the best performance golf company in the world and #1 driver in golf.
Beginner and intermediate bridge classes, and afternoon games.
Daily dance classes on sea days, and private lessons by appointment.
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