Voyage Blog: Spring 2017

  • Spring 2017 disembarks

    Spring 2017 disembarks in Germany

    The MV World Odyssey is docked in Hamburg, Germany, finals are officially over (whew!), and the Spring 2017 Voyage has come to an end! The disembarkation festivities kicked off a few […]

  • Spring 2017 in Morocco

    Spring 2017 in Morocco

    The MV World Odyssey’s final port of call during the Spring 2017 Voyage was the last of three African countries on the itinerary, Morocco. With so much to explore, voyagers had the […]

  • Storytelling contest winner Cameron Hahn

    “What is a Traveler?” Storytelling Contest Winner

    Students, Staculty, and Lifelong Learners onboard the Spring 2017 Voyage competed in a storytelling contest, all trying to answer the question, “What is a traveler?” On April 7, voyagers had the […]

  • Spring 2017 uses voyage to help build on careers

    As the Spring 2017 Voyage draws to a close, many students are looking towards a future after Semester at Sea. While voyagers can expect to finish the journey with new friends […]

  • Spring 2017 calls on Morocco

    Marhabaan from Morocco! The MV World Odyssey arrived in Casablanca at 0700 on Tuesday, April 11. Casablanca is the second to last port of call for the Spring ’17 voyage. […]

  • Dean Robert Kling

    Dean Robert Kling on pushing boundaries

    For, Dr. Robert Kling, his time aboard the MV World Odyssey is not his first experience working and exploring abroad. Kling, an Associate Professor of Economics at Colorado State University, […]

  • Spring 2017 partners with local organizations in Ghana

    Voyagers aboard the MV World Odyssey just spent four days exploring Ghana, and in addition to catching some stunning scenery and absorbing as much culture as they could, students also spent time learning about […]

  • Dan Garvey

    Meet Spring 2017 Executive Dean Dan Garvey

    Spring 2017 Executive Dean Dan Garvey, currently voyaging for the sixth time, has been through a lifetime’s worth of accomplishments while exploring with Semester at Sea. Not only has he traveled the […]

  • Spring 2017 set to explore Ghana

    Hello from Ghana! The MV World Odyssey arrived in Tema at 0700 on Saturday, March 31. Tema, located in Southeast Ghana, is not far from Ghana’s capital of Accra. Accra is […]

  • Health & Safety Update Regarding Spring 2017 Voyage

    At approximately noon local time, March 27, the MV World Odyssey experienced a minor fire in its generator room. No persons were injured, and the ship’s crew quickly extinguished the […]

  • Maureen Ochalla

    Scholarship recipient Maureen Ocholla encourages diversity

      From a children’s home in Nairobi, Kenya to a cabin aboard the MV World Odyssey, International Student Advancement Scholarship recipient Maureen Ocholla has an incredible story—one she is determined […]

  • Spring 2017 reaches South Africa

    Hello from South Africa! The MV World Odyssey docked in Cape Town at 0630 on Sunday, Mar. 19. Cape Town, a bustling coastal city, is South Africa’s second most populous urban […]

  • Spring 2017 Voyager on IMPACT Program in Thanlyin

    Karine Werdmolder stepped off the bus in Thanlyin village, just outside Yangon, Myanmar, and found herself surrounded by 50 children, waiting anxiously for visitors. As she walked through the group of children, […]

  • Spring 2017 squares off in Sea Olympics

    Once every voyage, there comes a time when everyday life onboard the My World Odyssey grinds to a halt and students come together to test their mettle in a mental, physical, […]

  • Important Message Regarding Spring 2017 Itinerary

    As many of you know, from time to time emergent international issues compel Semester at Sea to alter its itineraries. We have encountered such a moment. Within the last 24 […]


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