m/s Paul Gauguin

Guest Hosts

Tom O'Neil

Motivational Author & Speaker

A best-selling inspirational author and awarding-winning speaker, Tom O’Neil has helped a wide range of people, from students to CEOs, achieve their personal and professional goals through his best-selling books, motivational speeches, and one-on-one coaching.

In his most recent book, The 1% Principle, Tom reveals how making a 1% change in your behavior each day can dramatically improve your life and unleash your potential. The book has appeared among the top 25 best-sellers and top five business books on Amazon.co.uk., and it has also recently been translated into the Polish and Korean languages through its publisher, HarperCollins.

Tom is also featured in the Economist, Harvard Business Review, and Management Magazine, and he regularly comments in international media on matters pertaining to personal development, goal setting, and coaching.

other guest hosts appearing on the m/s Paul Gauguin

Guest Hosts

Classical Musicians
January 22, 2022

Kai Gleusteen and Catherine Ordronneau have established themselves as one of the most important European violin and piano duos since they began working together in 1999. 

Art History Professor
Multiple sailings

Acclaimed academic, Fulbright scholar, author, teacher, lecturer, and art historian and curator Caroline Boyle-Turner is a perennially popular guest host aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin. Join us aboard as she enriches your appreciation for our ship’s namesake and his circle of friends.

Owner/Winemakers, Pfeiffer Winery and Vineyards
June 25, 2022

Robin and Danuta Pfeiffer are the owners and winemakers of Pfeiffer Winery and Vineyards, an ultra-premium, sustainable, 70-acre vineyard with an international reputation for producing world-class Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. Enjoy a wine lecture and a tasting of Pfeiffer Winery wines when Robin and Danuta join us aboard The Gauguin.

Food & Wine
Dr. Lindsay Whaley and Dr. Charles Urbanowicz, Smithsonian Journeys
September 7, 2022

Join the Tuamotus & the Society Islands itinerary on September 7, 2022, to experience two very special Smithsonian Journeys Experts on language and anthropology in the South Pacific. when Dr. Lindsay Whaley and Dr. Charles Urbanowicz join us aboard The Gauguin.

Distinguished Professor of Cultural Geography
September 24, 2022

The University Distinguished Professor of Cultural Geography at Western Kentucky University, Dr. David Keeling has visited more than 185 countries and studied a wide range of topics, from the geography of exploration and discovery to socio-economic change. Join us aboard The Gauguin as he shares his expertise in a series of fascinating lectures.