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Oct 27, 2021 3:59:18 PM

Art Around the World: How to Travel with an Artist's Eye

Some say that the beauty of art is in the eye of the beholder, yet there are certain artworks around the world that capture all of our hearts and...
Author: Patricia Cabansay
Oct 12, 2021 10:39:00 PM

Expat Travel: Living at Sea

In the age of remote work there is a growing expatriate community due to more people than ever before having the freedom to work from anywhere in the...
Author: Tim Roberts
Oct 4, 2021 10:15:36 PM

Meet Your Neighbor:  Alexey, Entrepreneur from Moscow

Alexey is a lifelong resident of Moscow who likes to spend time at his country house in Russia and with his family in Paris and Brittany. He joined...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Sep 21, 2021 6:38:38 PM

Exploring the Wines of the World by Region

Wine enthusiasts understand the intricacies that go into the winemaking process and winemakers know that every tiny detail affects the end product,...
Author: Tabitha Jules
Sep 16, 2021 1:54:25 PM

Storylines Featured in The Islander Magazine

The Islander Magazine caught up with Storylines CEO Shannon Lee at a boat show in the Mediterranean Sea this summer. The magazine featured Storylines...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Aug 26, 2021 12:29:19 AM

Meet Your Storylines Neighbors: Frank & Huu

We hope you enjoy getting to know Huu and Frank and their daughter Madeleine from Southern California. We sure have! They joined us for a chat while...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Aug 16, 2021 10:06:30 PM

Mapping Out History Through Travel

For some, travel has become a diary of unforgettable experiences; our footsteps creating our own personal history. Many of these travel destinations...
Author: Tabitha Jules
Aug 4, 2021 7:30:00 AM

Accessing Healthcare as a Global Citizen

How do ex-pats, liveaboard sailors and people living on cruise ships pay for their medical expenses?The availability of quality, cost-efficient...
Author: Isabel
Jul 27, 2021 12:50:56 AM

Let the Adventure Sports Begin

While some people enjoy relaxing and love to watch the world from afar, others are in constant search for daring adventures, exotic destinations and...
Author: Patricia Cabansay
Jul 19, 2021 6:03:40 PM

UN Global Compact - Communication on Progress

Author: B.C. Hunter
Jul 13, 2021 12:13:58 AM

Global Travel as a Lifestyle

More people than ever before are finding themselves working and studying remotely. They are no longer tied to an office or school. Digital nomads,...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Jun 28, 2021 3:24:48 PM

Meet Your Storylines Neighbor: Digital Nomad Christy in Australia

Christy is one of Storylines' very first owners! She is a fitness professional currently based in Sydney who will be working remotely aboard the...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Jun 18, 2021 4:41:41 PM

Photo Contest for Storylines Residents

Storylines Residents - send us your favorite summertime photos with a short summary description for a chance to win a 2-night stay at the Hilton...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Jun 1, 2021 10:47:54 PM

Living on a Boat

We all have the desire, at one point or another, to escape the mundane. To leave the commuting and the traffic behind. To lead a more simple yet...
Author: Erik Fabregat
May 25, 2021 1:03:10 AM

All-Inclusive Cruises

There is a lot to love about ‘all-inclusive' travel. The idea is that, for one price, we can put our wallets away and imbibe, windsurf and eat...
Author: Erik Fabregat
May 17, 2021 7:48:09 PM

Meet Your Neighbors: Bob & Carol-Liveaboard Sailors

For most people, living aboard a continuously circumnavigating vessel is an exciting, novel concept that very few get to experience. For Storylines...
Author: Erik Fabregat
May 10, 2021 5:30:08 PM

Around the World Cruises: Vacation or Lifestyle?

What do you love the most about around the world cruises? Maybe it’s the delicious international cuisine that changes with every destination. Perhaps...
Author: Erik Fabregat
May 3, 2021 7:28:21 PM

Meet Your Neighbors: ExPats Michael & Cheri

Around the world cruisers Michael and Cheri are in the spotlight this week sharing their globetrotting adventures, inspirations and how they came to...
Author: Erik Fabregat
Apr 30, 2021 3:06:34 PM

Medical Insurance for International Travel via Private Residence Ship

Update: After a thorough, data-driven search, our medical director, Dr. Brian Martin has now been fielding resident feedback (comments welcome)...
Author: Erik Fabregat
Apr 26, 2021 4:34:18 PM

Health & Wellness Q&A with Dr. Brian Martin

Fast on the heels of a recent episode of our ‘Meet Your Neighbors’ series, where Dr. Brian and Priti Martin discussed what they hope the future...
Author: Erik Fabregat
Apr 22, 2021 11:00:00 AM

Storylines Announces New Office in Europe

Storylines is excited to announce the opening of our new office in  Europe in conjunction with our partnership with Tillberg Design of Sweden. It...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Apr 19, 2021 10:32:34 PM

Meet Your Neighbors: Dr. Brian & Priti Martin

Dr. Brian Martin and his wife and business partner Priti Martin were musing late one night about how wonderful it would be to escape to the warm...
Author: Erik Fabregat
Apr 15, 2021 11:49:54 PM

Storylines Announces Partnership with Tillberg Design of Sweden

Storylines has announced a new corporate partnership with Tillberg Design of Sweden. Tillberg has been creating architectural designs for Storylines'...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Apr 13, 2021 7:15:30 PM

Storylines Names Brodosplit as Shipyard for MV Narrative

In a mutually collaborative effort, the parties intend to build Storylines' first residential ship in Split, Croatia.
Author: B.C. Hunter
Apr 12, 2021 11:00:00 AM

How to Travel the World from the Comfort of Home

The latest trend of buying residences at sea extends beyond avid cruisers. In fact, there are many people who don’t particularly like vacation cruise...
Author: Erik Fabregat
Apr 8, 2021 1:48:48 PM

Storylines Featured on Fox Business News

Storylines was featured live on Fox Business Network yesterday at 11:30am EST on Varney & Co., the highest rated market program on television. In...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Apr 5, 2021 10:45:00 AM

Meet Your Storylines Neighbors: Travel Photographers Cynthia & Darrell

What happens when two old flames reunite after an absence of over three decades? They build a new life together and live their dream as Storylines...
Author: Erik Fabregat
Mar 29, 2021 5:45:00 AM

Retirement Travel - Living At Sea

The time has finally come where you can reap the hard-earned rewards you’ve gained from a life lived within your means, wise investments, and a keen...
Author: Erik Fabregat
Mar 21, 2021 5:45:00 AM

Meet Your Storylines Neighbors: Mike

What does a “semi-retired” single person have to look forward to who has no children, grandchildren and doesn’t play golf?
Author: Erik Fabregat
Mar 14, 2021 6:26:09 PM

The Solo Traveler

For some, the idea of traveling alone can seem like a daunting, lonely venture. For others, traversing the globe by oneself is preferred due to the...
Author: Erik Fabregat
Mar 7, 2021 12:00:57 AM

Meet Your Storylines Neighbor: Suzanne

Suzanne from California is a single resident who has found her community in the friends and neighbors she will be sharing the Storylines ship with.
Author: B.C. Hunter
Feb 28, 2021 5:45:00 AM

Working Remotely while Living Aboard a Ship and Traveling the World

With more people than ever before having the freedom to work remotely, demand for residences on ships circumnavigating the globe is at an all time...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Feb 21, 2021 7:18:15 PM

Meet Your Neighbors: Matt and Linda

Future residents Matt and Linda downsized in a big way to fulfill their life’s vision of seeing the world while living a resort lifestyle and helping...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Feb 15, 2021 6:17:27 PM

Video Update with CEO Alister Punton: February 2021

We are excited to share this update from Storylines CEO Alister Punton.   Main Points Covered in this Video 2020 Recap Meet Your Neighbors Series New...
Author: Alister Punton
Feb 14, 2021 12:23:11 PM

Traveling the World Full-Time on a Fixed Income

Traveling teaches us, thrills us and allows us to discover, not just the mysteries of far-flung exotic places, but our very selves. It has the power...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Jan 29, 2021 8:33:20 PM

Meet Your Neighbors:  Early Retirees Kathy & Fred

These recent retirees are accustomed to living a minimalist lifestyle. They are now transitioning from their land-based life to the ultimate...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Jan 25, 2021 1:45:00 AM

Worldschooling: Travel Education

There are numerous methods of learning outside of tradition schooling:  Homeschooling. Unschooling. Alternative Education. Waldorf. Montessori....
Author: B.C. Hunter
Jan 22, 2021 4:36:48 PM

Meet Your Neighbors: Mark & Worldschooling Family

With the freedom to work and study from anywhere in the world, this family is going to make the most of it by purchasing a second home - at sea. 
Author: B.C. Hunter
Jan 7, 2021 12:45:01 PM

Lessons Learned from 2020

What a year 2020 has been! After bunkering down for most of the year, many of us await the chance for new adventures. At Storylines, we are...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Jul 23, 2020 1:24:57 AM

Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) | Storylines

Find out why the move to LNG in the shipping industry is such an important step...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Jun 29, 2020 3:42:04 AM

'Beyond Retirement Homes: Adventures in Retirement' Documentary

It’s becoming more and more popular for Zoomers (Boomers with a zoom) to maintain an active lifestyle during retirement, with travel, hobbies, and...
Author: Alister Punton
Jun 16, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Introducing the First Ever Zero-waste Farmers Market at Sea

There are many ways Storylines is addressing the issue of waste on our ship MV Narrative. One of the Sustainability Initiatives that we are...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Jun 9, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Sustainability Initiatives

Storylines was founded on the principles of sustainable luxury and sustainable travel. Some of the environmentally friendly Sustainability...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Jun 6, 2020 6:35:03 PM

Curated Experience Trip to the Philippines

One year on from the Storylines ‘Curated Experience’ Tour to The Philippines
Author: Alister Punton
Jun 5, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Webinar - Health and Safety at Sea

Storylines joins a panel discussion on the future of Health and Safety at Sea
Author: Alister Punton
Jun 4, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Introducing Storylines' Sustainability Ambassador

Storylines is happy to welcome B.C. Hunter, our new Sustainability Ambassador. Ms Hunter brings 19 years of experience with startups to the...
Author: B.C. Hunter
Jun 1, 2020 10:00:00 AM

A Brief History of Storylines

Storylines was developed to enable a wide diversity of people to travel the globe in total freedom and comfort. In 2016, founders and lifelong...
Author: Alister Punton
May 19, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Project Manager Dr Paul Read Joins Storylines

We are delighted to announce Dr Paul Read PhD MEng as our Project Manager for Storylines new- build projects. Paul is CEO of Gelen Marine Ltd and has...
Author: Alister Punton
May 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Lloyds Register Providing Classification Rules and Regulations

Storylines is pleased to announce that Lloyd's Register has been chosen as Classification Society for MV Narrative. Classification is the process of...
Author: Alister Punton
Apr 30, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Dr. Brian Martin Joins the Storylines Team

Storylines is pleased to welcome Dr. Brian Martin as our new Medical Director. A visionary in complementary therapies, Dr. Martin brings over 25...
Author: Alister Punton
Apr 22, 2020 10:41:25 PM

How to Stay Safe During a Pandemic?

There has been a lot of press lately on cruise ships and health during the epidemic. People are concerned for their safety and that of their...
Author: Alister Punton
Apr 15, 2020 8:16:00 PM

Storylines Supports the UN Global Compact

Corporate sustainability starts with a company’s value system and a principles-based approach to doing business. This means operating in ways that,...
Author: Alister Punton
Sep 8, 2019 8:37:00 PM

World's First Farm to Table Culinary Experience at Sea

Talk about fresh food! Storylines ships have the world's first onboard solar powered hydroponic gardens for a farm to table (or 'ship-to-plate')...
Author: Sample HubSpot User
Sep 8, 2019 2:23:47 PM

Residents Creating and Curating Experiences

Our residents can create experiences to share with the community
Author: Alister Punton
Sep 8, 2019 2:21:05 PM

New Video Commercial

A lighthearted approach to a new lifestyle with Storylines
Author: Alister Punton
Sep 8, 2019 1:58:44 PM

Self Service Bar and Microbrewery

Help yourself and get involved in the making of the craft beers onboard
Author: Alister Punton
Sep 8, 2019 1:55:56 PM

What sets Storylines Apart from World Cruise Ships?

People ask - what sets Storylines apart from world cruises? Why are we so different than vacation cruise ships? That's easy! Our vessel is made for...
Author: Alister Punton
Sep 8, 2019 1:49:59 PM

Reimagining How we Live and Experience the World

It's time now to take a fresh look at how we live our lives
Author: Alister Punton
Sep 8, 2019 1:47:28 PM

A Wine Cellar Where You Curate the Selection

Come have a glass of your own selection on-board your ship
Author: Alister Punton
Sep 8, 2019 1:43:44 PM

Practical Artwork Installations

A wonder to look at and useful too. Storylines has engaged with UK artist talent Rona Smith to create some amazing designs. An example of this is the...
Author: Alister Punton
Sep 7, 2019 8:59:31 PM

12% of Australians Plan to Live on a Cruise Ship

Living on a cruise ship is cheaper than living in a major city like Sydney. Not just for retirees, but living on a cruise ship is becoming a viable...
Author: Alister Punton
Sep 5, 2019 3:06:18 PM

Hear what a Few Storylines Residents Have to Say

A select group of future Storylines residents and Founders Circle members joined us in the Bahamas for a 2 night cruise in March 2019 for a little...
Author: Sample HubSpot User
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Art Around the World: How to Travel with an Artist's Eye
Expat Travel: Living at Sea
Meet Your Neighbor:  Alexey, Entrepreneur from Moscow
Exploring the Wines of the World by Region
Storylines Featured in The Islander Magazine