Discover the best cruise destinations across the globe. This site serves as cruisers' guide to the iconic ports, exotic tropical isles, historic cities, stunning natural gems and bucket-list wonders waiting across the seas. Dreaming of an unforgettable Alaska cruise adventure? We provide which lines offer glacier viewings, dog sledding, native village tours and whale watching in stunning destinations like Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan. Or explore the majestic Norwegian fjords and fascinating Viking history of Scandinavian cruises. Craving turquoise waters and island time? Our Caribbean cruise guides highlight the top beaches, snorkeling reefs, rainforests and cultures to immerse in across the West Indies. Discover hidden gems off the beaten path or at busy ports like Cozumel, St. Maarten and St. Kitts. Cruising the Mediterranean lets you discover the artistic treasures of marquee ports in Italy, France and Spain. Our reviews offer tips to maximize your time enjoying the history and cuisine in destinations like Rome, Provence and Barcelona. Journey to lesser known gems like the Croatian coast, Mykonos and Malta as well. Venture further to exotic destinations in Asia, India, the Middle East and South America. Revel in adventures like riding elephants in Thailand, bargaining at Indian bazaars, or viewing ancient Mayan ruins along Central America for cruise memories that will last a lifetime. This site helps cruisers explore the culture, cuisine, natural wonders and must-see sights of the globe’s most remarkable cruise destinations. Start dreaming of your next cruise vacation and let our reviews steer you to an unforgettable journey!

Greenland Highlights

Greenland Highlights: Nuuk

After a slow and foggy leg from the very bottom of Greenland, Le Boréal makes port in the misty capital of this land, Nuuk. By virtue of its ties with Denmark (the currency is Danish […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 4 2012
Russia, River Cruising

River Cruising in Russia

Discover the history of this great nation on a cruise along the glorious waterways that link St Petersburg and Moscow: coptic crosses, onion domes, vodka taverns, magnificent monasteries and more …

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 11 2012
mount roberts

Juneau – Port Review

Inaccessible by road and surrounded by a combination of mountains and nature, Juneau is an unusual state capital......

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 25 2011
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Falmouth – Port Review

This new port of call on Jamaica’s north coast is 29 kilometres from Montego Bay, and one of the Caribbean’s best-preserved Georgian towns with plenty of colonial flavour.....

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 4 2011
The ancient streets of Malaga's Old Quarter.

Malaga – Port Review

Malaga is a major port of call in Spain's south, located on the Costa del Sol in the Andalucia province. Increasingly popular with cruise lines as the start and finish port for cruises......

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jun 27 2011
san francisco port

San Francisco – Port Review

San Francisco is not only picturesque but has a magnetic appeal, making it an ideal year-round destination. Another bonus is that arriving or departing by ship affords amazing views of two of its most famous tourist sites - the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.......

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jun 20 2011
north america waterways

A world of waterways: North America

For those of us who grew up reading Mark Twain, a US river cruise is a voyage up the mighty Mississippi.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 23 2011
Australia's Little Gems

Australia’s little gems

Smaller ports offer attractions that make cruising this part of the world an uncommon experience.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 20 2011
Cruising Kimberly

The Kimberley – behind the scenes

Most Kimberley cruises offer you the chance to take an optional helicopter flight over Mitchell Plateau to the tiered pools and cascades of Mitchell Falls, an iconic part of the Kimberley. After travelling to the top of Australia, however, many passengers wish to explore further.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 19 2011
Kimberly Cruising

Kimberley Cruising

As the cruise season along Western Australia’s Kimberley Coast comes to an end, we look at why it’s advisable to book ahead for 2011.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 13 2011


Italy’s largest port is also the hub of its shipbuilding industry, and at first glance seems to have little to recommend it. However, just a kilometre east is Porto Antico, the old port, with charming cobblestone streets, ancient churches, grand palaces and fascinating museums.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Dec 24 2010
A Perfect Pearl

How to find the perfect pearl

Nothing could possibly complete a shipboard romance better than pearls.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Dec 13 2010