Princess Cruises Blog Update: Essential Experience #23 Revealed

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Istanbul Ignites a Spirit of Adventure Istanbul, Turkey

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In 1977, I finally achieved my childhood goal. I was serving aboard Canberra, P&O’s flagship passenger ship, sailing into Istanbul.

Princess Cruises today revealed “Essential Experience #23” on its blog, “50 Essential Experiences: The Travel Bucket List.” This week Captain William Kent shares his life-long fascination with the city of Istanbul.

He writes: “In 1977, I finally achieved my childhood goal. I was serving aboard Canberra, P&O’s flagship passenger ship, sailing into Istanbul. The minarets of the city’s famed Blue Mosque pierce the skyline from quite a long way out, so in a way, my initial approach into Istanbul was a long, slow approach, like you might experience in a movie.” read more

This week’s “Reader Essential Experience of the Week” describes the beauty of glacier cruising in Alaska.

These and other stories can be found online at http://www.50EssentialExperiences.com, where a new experience is unveiled weekly. Each is authored by a Princess destination expert – a long-serving and well-traveled shipboard or shoreside employee.

For further information contact:
Karen Candy, kcandy(at)princesscruises(dot)com, 661-753-1540

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