Voyage Blog: Summer 2013

  • Visiting Cinecittà: Europe's Largest and Longest-Operating Film Studio

    Cinecittà is the largest and longest-operating film studio in Europe. Home to classic movies like La Dolce Vita and The Godfather III, Cinecittà also played host to some of the most […]

  • City of Civitavecchia awards scholarship to SAS Summer 2013 Student, Giovanni Pinizzotto

    On July 26th, a reception was held on the MV Explorer honoring this year’s Port of Civitavecchia’s scholarship recipient, Giovanni Pinizzotto.  This was the second consecutive year Civitavecchia has funded a […]

  • Photographing Lucca in Focus

    When does a photograph become more than just a tourist snapshot? As travelers, we always try to take a picture of the perfect sunset or the beautiful landscapes and often […]

  • Student Photo Gallery: Greece

    From the white-washed houses of Santorini to the briny fish markets of Piraeus, Greece is a country that will overwhelm, and delight, your senses. With its storied past inextricably linked […]

  • A Day at the Archelon Sea Turtle Protection Society

    It was difficult getting McKayla to eat. McKayla, a rescued sea turtle residing at the Archelon Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, is recovering from critical injuries, and will stay […]

  • Athens in Crisis: Economy vs. Environment

    When we discuss the economic problems in a country, we hardly consider the environmental impacts. Although Greece has been in a poor economic state since World War II, rapid urbanization […]

  • Sisters at Sea

    Jocelyn Brown, 23, and Kendra Brown, 21, do not share many physical characteristics, even though they are sisters.  Jocelyn is a blonde, brown-eyed former actress who attends The New School […]

  • The Straw Sisters travel together during the Summer 2013 Voyage

    Special Guest of the MV Explorer, Becky Straw, a Spring 2002 alumna, recently traveled with the Summer, 2013 voyage, sailing through Piraeus, Greece.  Straw, who has helped launch multiple non-profit […]

  • Experiencing the Cretan Lifestyle

    The essence of any culture is the sounds, tastes and traditions passed on from generation to generation. In Crete, the largest of all the Greek islands, the culture is rich […]

  • Sammy Angel Lam Sails Multiple Voyages to Jump Start International Business Studies

    While many SAS alumni express a desire to do it all again, Sammy Lam is actually living that dream. Lam, an International Business major from Our Lady of the Lake […]

  • Mediterranean Marine Biology Conservation

    While visiting Antalya, Turkey, students of Sal Genovese’s Marine Conservation Biology Class were introduced to a variety of timely and topical conservation issues. Dr. Genovese, Director of Northeastern University’s Three […]

  • Reconstructing Perge in the Field

    Archaeological excavations in the past seven decades at Perge have revealed an ancient Greek city filled with artifacts and statues dating back to the Bronze Age. Today, visitors can marvel […]


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