Destinations

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!

Ports in Turkey
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Turkish Delight – Popular ports in Turkey

Ancient temples, bazaars and amphitheatres, key military and archeological sites, yacht-studded bays and wonderful food and wine: Turkey has much to reward the curious visitor.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 27 2010
Ship on Antarctica
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Antarctica

Further moves to keep passenger numbers in check and protect the environment mean this spectacular but vulnerable continent can be experienced only by a fortunate few.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 12 2010
Winter Olympics
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Sea to Sky – Sites of the Winter Olympics

As Canada settles down after the 2010 Winter Olympics in British Columbia we have a look at the sites of Winter Olympics around the world, for a side-trip on your next cruise.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 12 2010
Statue in America
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South America

Cruising is the ideal way to explore the spectacular sights of this giant continent, which is now firmly on many Australian travellers’ wish lists.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 12 2010
Exploring the magical Middle East by cruise ship
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Exploring the magical Middle East by cruise ship

Here, we give you the lowdown on our top 10 destinations for historical interest, lovely landscapes, super shopping, spectacular cities and fascinating village-life experiences.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 12 2010
Most popular port
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Northern Europe’s popular ports

Explore the scenic terrain, rich history and cultural diversity of Europe’s northerly nations on a flotilla of five-star cruises. Northern Europe offers cruise passengers an exhilarating and dramatic journey among the ancient and the modern.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 31 2010
borneo orangutan
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Borneo wilderness

Discover the jungle-clad frontier of Borneo on the ultimate cruise holiday. Adventure cruise writer Roderick Eime shows us the best cruising ports in the region.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 31 2010
Cruise Ports
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Cruising China

This year, the number of international cruise passengers arriving in China’s ports is predicted to exceed 600,000: clearly, the region’s cruise sector is ready to launch.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 30 2010
Alaska
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Cruising Alaska

We’re cruising on Sea Princess and although we’re in the middle of a wonderful steak dinner, it’s difficult to focus on food when this kind of scenery is slipping past the windows. What stretches before our eyes is the vast wilderness of Alaska, an area twice the size of Texas, encompassing more than 76,000 kilometres of rugged shoreline and 21 million hectares of national parklands, reserves and monuments.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 30 2010
south pacific cruise
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South Pacific Cruising

While the rest of the world was buried under volcanic ash or GFC gloom, the happy isles of Oceania were putting on a growth spurt. Or so it seems from the number of cruise ships aiming to base themselves here.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 16 2010
santorini
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Eastern Mediterranean

The Eastern Mediterranean is one of the world’s most popular cruising regions for a reason: it is the access point for waterways such as the Bosphorus and Black Sea that link southern Europe’s great cities to exotic Russian and Middle Eastern ports. Words: David McGonigal.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 12 2010