Cruising Destinations



Africa

Aqaba, Jordan
The warm, tranquil waters of the Red Sea are perfect for the growth of corals, and the masses of brilliantly color ....

Cape Town, South Africa
The centre of Cape Town is located at the northern end of the Cape Peninsula. Table Mountain forms a dramatic back ....

Casablanca, Morocco
Casablanca the city made famous by the film of the same name is the largest city of Morocco. It is located in weste ....

Dakar, Senegal
Senegal is the western-most nation in Africa, stretching out into the Atlantic and bordered by Mauritania, Mali, G ....

Durban, South Africa
Durban is ethnically diverse, with a cultural richness of mixed beliefs and traditions. Zulus form the largest sing ....

East London, South Africa
As South Africa’s only large river and sea port, East London is important for the export of citrus fruit, mi ....

Gran Canaria (Las Palmas), Canary Islands
The Canary archipelago was sculpted by a period of intense volcanic activity; its islands possess a stark, near lu ....

Lanzarote (Arrecife), Canary Islands
Lanzarote is the fourth-largest island in the Canary chain. The most easterly of the Canaries, the island lies som ....

Las Palmas, Canary Islands
 The circular island of Gran Canaria has three distinct identities. Its capital, Las Palmas, population 382,00 ....

Luderitz, Namibia
The small town of Lüderitz is wedged between the Namib Desert dunes and the wild Atlantic seaboard. Because o ....

Manta, Ecuador (for Quito)
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Mauritius
Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres southeast of Africa.The country includes t ....

Mossel Bay, South Africa
Mossel Bay, located at the western-most end of the Garden Route, is known as the site of the 1488 landing of the P ....

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Port Elizabeth is one of the largest cities in South Africa, situated in the Eastern Cape Province, 770 km east of ....

Porto Novo, Cape Verde
 Porto Novo, the second largest city on Santo Antão, is located in the dry southeast of the island. A d ....

Praia, Cape Verde
Santiago is the main island of the Cape Verde archipelago and the first one to be settled by the Portuguese in the ....

Richards Bay, South Africa
Founded in the 1880s, during the Anglo-Zulu colonial wars, Richards Bay was named after British Rear Admiral Sir F ....

St Louis, Mauritius
Mauritius is situated some 2,000 kilometres off the south East coast of Africa where the climate is tropical and wa ....

Takoradi, Ghana
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Tenerife, Canary Islands
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Walvis Bay, Namibia
Formerly a whaling station, Walvis Bay has become the principal port of entry into Namibia. In 1795, while occupie ....

Alaska

Seward, Alaska, USA
Seward is located at the terminus of both the Alaska Railroad and the Seward Highway, and an embarkation/disembarka ....

Sitka
Sitka Some very special places on earth seem to be forged for the curious and adventurous souls who demand diversi ....

Antarctica

Asia

Abashiri, Japan
Nature's splendor is at Abashiri's door when you explore the largest town on the Okhotsk Coast on the eastern coas ....

Amami Oshima (Naze), Japan
Situated off the coast of Kagoshima, this picturesque island is blessed with a subtropical climate, beaches with " ....

Aomori, Japan
The capital of the Aomori Prefecture in northern Japan, Aomori derives much of its beauty from the apple orchards ....

Bali, Indonesia
Bali is enchanting – a lush, verdant isle where rice terraces color every available acre with the brilliant ....

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Bandar Seri Begawan is the capital of Brunei. The architecture of this capital contains a large portion of small, p ....

Bangkok (Klong Toey), Thailand
The Kingdom of Thailand is the only Southeast Asian nation never colonized by European powers; its very name means ....

Beijing (Tianjin), China
Tianjin is a dynamic and modern city, with an eclectic collection of colonial buildings left over from the days of ....

Benoa, Bali
Benoa, Bali allows easy access to the beautiful Indonesian island of Bali. The local Balinese are most friendly and ....

Beppu, Japan
Ominous steam rises from the Japanese island of Kyushu where Beppu lies in wait. But not to worry - this legendary ....

Busan, South Korea
The second largest city in South Korea, Busan is your gateway to a fascinating land whose culture is a unique amal ....

Cai Be, Vietnam
Cai Be is a district in the west of Tien Giang province. Cai Be has total area of 41,000 ha, and a population of 2 ....

Cai Lan, Vietnam
Cai Lan is the port for French Colonial Hanoi in Vietnam's north, where you can tour the old quarter by cycle and v ....

Chan May, Vietnam
Chan May Port is a tropical city located in the south-east corner of Thua Thien-Hue Province in Loc Vinh commune, P ....

Chau Doc, Vietnam
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Cochin, India
Cochin provides a variety of unexpected experiences: A tiny synagogue, and a Jewish presence some claim dates back ....

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka was once known as Serendib, origin of the word serendipity, an apt description for the pleasant surprise ....

Com, East Timor
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Cruise the Yellow Sea
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Dalian, China
eople from all over China flock to Dalian on the tip of the Laiodong Peninsula, drawn by its deep-blue bay and daz ....

Danang (Hue/Hoi An), Vietnam
Hue was the seat of power of the Nguyen dynasty – feudal lords of much of Vietnam in the 17th to 19th centuri ....

Easter Island, Chile
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Goa (Mormugao), India
Goa is India with a hint of Portuguese flavor. They came in the 16th century, made a fortune in the spice trade, a ....

Guam, Nth Mariana Island
A territory of the United States, in fact Guam is the commercial and tourist center of the Marianas Islands - of a ....

Guilin, Cruising the Li River, China
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Hakata, Japan
Since 1889, the old port of Hakata has been part of Fukuoka city, the major commercial center of Northern Kyushu. ....

Hakodate, Japan
It took Commodore Perry and American gunboat diplomacy to open Japan to the outside world after two centuries of s ....

Hanoi (Halong Bay), Vietnam
Thousands of limestone karsts and islets are sprinkled across this exquisite emerald green bay, protrusions in fan ....

Hiroshima, Japan
It is impossible to forget that this city was the first ever target of an atomic bomb, but Hiroshima has emerged f ....

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
This city, still familiarly referred to as Saigon by many, has an infectious energy all its own. You can feel the ....

Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong is neon lights, endless shopping opportunities from street markets to high-end malls, and an unbelievabl ....

Hualien, Taiwan
This well-kept seaside secret is your gateway to the beating heart of Taiwan, a vibrant island nation that stole t ....

Hue/Danang (Chan May), Vietnam
Hue was the seat of power of the Nguyen dynasty – feudal lords of much of Vietnam in the 17th to 19th
Ishigaki, Japan
The balmy, subtropical climate draws countless visitors to its sandy shores, but Ishigaki offers much more than yo ....

Iwo Jima, Japan
Iwo Jima has a bloody history as a result of the American invasion and resulting capture of the island in World War ....

Jaco Island, East Timor
The Federal Government’s recently amended regulations require Orion to operate internationally. On a ....

Japan Inland Sea (Scenic Cruising), Japan
The Japan Inland Sea, or Seto Inland Sea as it is more commonly known, is a spectacular scenic cruising destinatio ....

Jeju Island, South Korea
Jeju Island is an amazingly beautiful volcanic island  just off the southwest coast of the Korean Peninsula. U ....

Jeju, South Korea
Jeju-do lying off the south coast of Korea is the warmest and wettest place in the entire country. The island is a ....

Kagoshima, Japan
From the 12th century to the Meiji Restoration of 1868, Kagoshima was the chief stronghold of the mighty Shimazu c ....

Kampong Cham, Cambodia
Kampong Cham is the capital of the province of the same name and the third largest city in Cambodia. With its Mekon ....

Kampong Chhnang, Vietnam
The province Kampong Chhnang is located at the heart of Cambodia. Its bordering Kampong Thom to the North, Kampong ....

Kanazawa, Japan
Kanazawa, which means "marsh of gold," draws its name from an old legend in which a Japanese peasant, digging for ....

Kanmon Strait, Japan
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Tucked at the southern end of Taiwan, Kaohsiung is a thriving city with a foot firmly planted in its past yet with ....

Kobe, Japan
Famous for the beef that bears it name, Kobe is headquarters for numerous Japanese and internatio ....

Kochi, Japan
Kochi sits on the broad alluvial plain facing Urado Bay. This city in Shikoku takes its name from the great feudal ....

Koh Samui, Thailand
Koh Samaui, Thailand has a number of beautiful white sand beaches, lush tropical landscapes and gentle ocean breeze ....

Komodo Island, Indonesia
This exotic Indonesian paradise is home to the Komodo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is considere ....

Komodo, Indonesia
“Here be dragons”, the motto emblazoned on maps of old to designate lands and seas unknown, is in this ....

Korsakov, Russia
Founded in 1853 as Sakhalin's first Russian military post, Korsakov would later serve as a penal colony. Ruled by ....

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Kota Kinabalu is the city capital of Sabah and is situated in the Northwest Coast of Borneo Island.The city set aga ....

Kuala Lumpur
  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is more than just a capital city. Founded in the mid-nineteenth century has been t ....

Kushiro, Japan
Overlooking the mighty Pacific Ocean in northern Japan, it should come as no surprise that this "town of mist" is ....

Kyoto, Japan
Kyoto is the heart of Japan and a city with over a millennium of history. The best way to discover the “real ....

Langkawi, Malaysia
Langkawi, part of yet situated just off the coast of Kedah is a special place - it's natural beauty and intriguing ....

Lhasa, Tibet
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Lombok, Indonesia
The crystalline waters of the Lombok Strait separate the island of Lombok from its neighbor Bali. For experienced ....

Maizuru, Japan
By virtue of its name being Maizuru (Japanese for a crane spreading its wings), this city welcomes you in with ope ....

Male, Maldives
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Manila, Philippines
Manila was the jewel of the Spanish empire in the Pacific, and a colony of the U.S. after the Spanish-American War ....

Mekong River, Vietnam
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Miyazaki (Hososhima), Japan
Boasting the second warmest temperatures in Japan, Miyazaki offers a playground of outdoor activities that take fu ....

Mumbai (Bombay), India
The home of Bollywood and its now world-famous film industry, this is the glamour capital of India. Even more fasc ....

Nagasaki, Japan
As you sail into lovely Nagasaki harbor, envision the surprise arrival of the off-course Portuguese ship that in 1 ....

Okinawa, Japan
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Osaka, Japan
For centuries, Osaka was Japan's cultural and commercial gateway to Asia - the point of entry both for trade goods ....

Otaru, Japan
In 1880, the first railroad line on the island of Hokkaido connected Sapporo, the prefectural capital, with the im ....

Palapo (Sulawesi), Indonesia
Palopo is your portal to the scenic highlands and gentle people of Tana Toraja. The Torajas practice an ancient an ....

Penang, Malaysia
Penang, often referred to as the Pearl of the Orient ia a fascinating fusion of the East and West.The city embraces ....

Phnom Penh, Vietnam
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Phuket, Thailand
Popular Phuket consists of four main beach areas: Patong Beach, Karon Beach, Kata Beach and Bang Tao Bay.Enjoy a li ....

Pusan, South Korea
Cruise to Pusan and see the Pulguk-sa and Tongdosa Temples’ ancient Korean art and festivities of yesteryear ....

Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
The former capital of New Britain has a history of destruction and resurrection - the city rebuilt after a massive ....

Sakaiminato, Japan
Wedged between sea, sky and mountains, this small fishing port has been esteemed for centuries for its superb seaf ....

Sandakan, Malaysia
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Sapporo (Muroran), Japan
Travelers familiar with Honshu and Kyushu will find the island of Hokkaido a welcome contrast. Relatively unspoile ....

Semarang, Indonesia
This commercial port, busily exporting the island’s most important products (including of course the beans f ....

Seoul (Incheon), South Korea
In the world's 10th largest city, the past and present merge, as soaring skyscrapers stand guard over ancient pala ....

Shanghai, China
This great metropolis is a fascinating blend of East and West, past and future. Facing each other across the Huang ....

Shiretoko Peninsula (Scenic Cruising), Japan
It’s no wonder that the Shiretoko Peninsula was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005 – the sheer ....

Siem Reap, Cambodia
Siem Reap province is located in northwest Cambodia. It is the major tourist hub in Cambodia, as it is the closest ....

Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Sihanoukville, Cambodia is surrounded on 3 sides by the Bay of Thailand.  From the beaches and surrounding hil ....

Singapore
Chinese, Malay and Indian traditions meld in this island-state at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. The sit ....

Surabaya, Indonesia
Just say the word "Java" and your imagination conjures up an oasis of mystical beauty and spiritual beliefs. Yes, ....

Taipei, Taiwan
There are two facets to today’s Taipei – the modern, international east side with its up-scale malls, ....

Takamatsu, Japan
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Tokyo, Japan
Yokohama and Edo began life as sleepy fishing villages. That changed in the early 17th century after Tokugawa Ieya ....

Toyama, Japan
Located in the heart of coastal Japan, Toyama welcomes visitors with dramatic scenery, colorful crafts and engagin ....

Ujung Pandang, Indonesia
Once the dominant trade center of eastern Indonesia in the 16th century, Makasar enjoyed its status as one of the ....

Xi'an, China
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Xiamen, China
Xiamen was a thriving port by the 17th century, and became one of China's earliest Special Economic Zones in the 1 ....

Yangon, Myanmar
This low-rise downtown consists of leafy avenues and quite a lot of colonial architecture, for a small town feel d ....

Yangtze River, China
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Australia

Montgomery Reef, Australia
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Nares Point & Crocodile Creek, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
Since the first governor proclaimed a new settlement from under a gum tree in 1836, Adelaide has come on in leaps a ....

Airlie Beach, Australia
Airlie Beach, is the vibrant city of the Whitsundays. It is the departure point to the Whitsunday Islands and also ....

Albany, Australia
Albany looks out across the Southern Pacific Ocean toward Antarctica. The clean, pristine ocean harbors and island ....

Bigge Island, Australia
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Bounty Mutiny
Cruise to the location where the Mutiny on the Bounty took place in 1789. History comes alive as a guest lecturer t ....

Brisbane, Australia
Brisbane offers a cosmopolitan mix of shopping, dining, history, arts, sightseeing and entertainment. Expereience t ....

Broome, Australia
Broome is situated on the North West coast of Western Australia where the bush meets the sea at the Southern gatewa ....

Bunbury, Australia
Situated on a gorgeous coastline, Bunbury is the perfect location to venture to the wineries of the Margaret River. ....

Burnie, Australia
Burnie, Tasmania is situated on the North West coast of 'The Apple Isle'. This deep-water anchorage was once called ....

Cairns, Australia
The city of Cairns is the heart of the Tropical North - a focal point for visitors and local inhabitants alike. Fo ....

Ceduna, Australia
Ceduna lies in a beautiful and unpopulated region of the upper Eyre Peninsula.The country charm and community pride ....

Christmas Island, Australia
This nature lover's paradise has unique species of flora and fauna including the famous Christmas Island Red Crabs. ....

Coffin Bay, Australia
Located 45kms west of Port Lincoln, Coffin Bay is a mixture of exposed jagged cliffs, sand dunes, long white beache ....

Coles Bay, Australia
Home to Freycinet National Park, this area offers visitors a range of wonderful opportunities to enjoy spectacular ....

Cooktown, Australia
Cooktown is located in the far north of Tropical North Queensland and boasts a unique rural character.  Its co ....

Dampier, Australia
With its beachfront has an ocean pool, recreational boats ramps, picnic and barbecue facilities, Dampier has become ....

Darwin, Australia
The free-spirited frontier town of Darwin is the capital and only real city of the Northern Territory, a region of ....

Elcho Island, Australia
This is a scenic and historic location. Local stories reflect the close association between the sea and the local Y ....

Esperence, Australia
Esperence is home to beautifully white beaches and amazing landscapes ideal for getting off the beaten track and ex ....

Exmouth, Australia
Exmouth is a popular destination as it is close to numerous natural attractions including the world famous Ningaloo ....

Fremantle (Perth)
In historic Fremantle you can discover the popular tourist area setting for past America's Cup races or venture int ....

Geraldton, Australia
This beachside city, known as 'Sun City', is famous for its thriving rock lobster industry and pristine beaches whi ....

HMAS Sydney
Approximately 120 nautical miles off Steep Point on the West Australian coast, a chance to respectfully remember wa ....

Hobart, Australia
Australia's island state, Tasmania, is home to Hobart. Hobart is Australia's second oldest city and was founded in ....

Hunter River, Australia
With it's surrounding remarkable landscapes and extensive wildlife, the Hunter River epitomises the larger region o ....

Kangaroo Island, Australia
Kangaroo Island is possibly the most unique, unspoiled wilderness in Australia.The island is situated just off the ....

Kimberley Coast, Australia
The Kimberley is a vast area of diverse landscapes and is considered one of  Australia's last great wilderness ....

King George River & Falls, Australia
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Lizard Island, Australia
Lizard Island is one of a kind - a work of nature's art. Located right on the Great Barrier Reef. It is a private ....

Maningrida, Australia
Maningrida is a self-governing indigenous community in the heart of the Arnhem Land. The township dates back to jus ....

Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne is located in Australia's smallest continental state, Victoria. Originally a part of the state of New Sou ....

Monte Bello Islands, Western Australia
The Montebello Islands, also known as the Monte Bello Islands, are an archipelago of around 174 small islands lyin ....

Moreton Island
Moreton Island is a sand island adjacent to the Queensland capital, Brisbane.It is home to the Tangalooma Island Re ....

Newcastle, Australia
This vibrant city offers great beaches, a fabulous coastal walk and is your gateway to Hunter Valley wineries, the ....

Norfolk Island
Step ashore in the footsteps of Captain Cook and discover an unspoilt landscape fringed by sapphire seas. Stroll am ....

Perth (Fremantle), Western Australia
Offset by the vast tranquil waters of the Swan River, the beautiful city of Perth is a tourist's delight offering ....

Pirlangimpi, Melville Island
Orion's first stop is Pirlangimpi, a small community on Melville Island in the Tiwi Islands. Visit the Munupi Arts ....

Port Arthur, Australia
This area is most famous for its convict ruins - home to 12,500 convicts between 1837 and 1877 - but it is also an ....

Port Douglas, Australia
From Four Mile Beach to the wilderness of Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas has become an international holiday mecca. ....

Port Hedland, Australia
Port Hedland is a large coastal town renowned for its indigenous culture and history, long trains, big ships, salt ....

Port Lincoln, Australia
Port Lincoln is a beautiful city surrounded by a very productive rural environment.Port Lincoln is famous for it's ....

Raft Point, Australia
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Robe, Australia
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Steep Point, Australia
Steep Point is the most western point of Australia. There are spectacular photo opportunities as you cruise by this ....

Sydney, Australia
Experience the diversity of this vibrant city with its world-famous icons. Enjoy the sun and surf at one of the man ....

Thursday Island, Australia
Thursday Island (traditionally known as Waiben) is recognised as one of the last frontiers in Australia, as it hol ....

Townsville, Australia
A thriving, harbourside settlement, Townsville has retained a sense of early Australian character in the colonial- ....

Vansittart Bay, Australia
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Whitsundays, Australia
These 74 tropical islands, set amidst coral reefs and deep waterways, are famous for their beauty. They offer some ....

Willis Island, Australia
Relax and enjoy a mid-ocean interlude as you anchor at Willis Island in the Coral Sea. Willis Island is home to an ....

Wineglass / Great Oyster Bay, Australia
Wineglass Bay is one of Tasmania's most recognisable landscapes with beautiful beaches and pristine waters. Be ama ....

Wyndham, Australia
Wyndham, Western Australia's most northerly town, is siuated on the edge of the Cambridge Gulf slowly boiling under ....

Yirrkala, Australia
(Wet Landing) The peaceful, leafy town of Nhulunbuy, the largest in Arnhem Land, lies in a specta ....

Yorkeys Knob, Australia
Cairns is the international gateway to tropical North Queensland and has an enviable lifestyle. Revel in its large ....

Canada/Alaska

Anchorage (Whittier), Alaska
Whittier, approximately 65 miles southeast of Anchorage, lies nestled at the base of the Chugach Mountains border ....

College Fjord, Alaska (Scenic Cruising)
Discovered in the northwest corner of Prince William Sound during an 1899 research expedition, spectacular College ....

Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska (Scenic Cruising)
Princess is one of a select few cruise lines permitted to cruise the pristine waters of Glacier Bay, the highlight ....

Halifax, Nova Scotia
The capital of Nova Scotia and the largest city in Canada's Atlantic Provinces, Halifax was once Great Britain's m ....

Hubbard Glacier, Alaska (Scenic Cruising)
Nicknamed the "Galloping Glacier," this east Alaskan glacier is rapidly advancing toward the Gulf of Alaska into a ....

Juneau, Alaska
In 1880, it was slow going for Joe Juneau and Richard Harris as they searched for gold with the help of Native gui ....

Ketchikan, Alaska
Ketchikan is known as Alaska's "First City" because it's the first major community travelers come to as they journ ....

Skagway, Alaska
Skagway was the gateway to the gold fields for the thousands who flocked to Alaska and the Yukon with the hope of ....

St. Johns, Newfoundland
As Canada's most easterly province, the island of Newfoundland is situated on the North Atlantic, with St. John's ....

Vancouver, Canada
It seems unlikely that a character named "Gassy Jack" Deighton would be responsible for one of the most beautiful ....

Victoria, British Columbia
Victoria exudes old-world charm and fragrant and colorful flowers are everywhere. Founded in 1843 by James Douglas ....

Caribbean

Road Town, Tortola
Once a sleepy backwater, Tortola is definitely busy these days, particularly when several cruise ships tie up at th ....

Acapulco, Mexico
Acapulco stands like a regal queen on the edge of Mexico's glorious Pacific coast, boasting one of the world's most ....

Antigua, Caribbean
The largest of the British Leeward Islands, Antigua (pronounced an-tee-ga) boasts one of the Caribbean's most spec ....

Basseterre, St. Kitts
St. Kitts is the epitome of a lush tropical Eden, and likely to stay that way, as a quarter of its land mass is se ....

Belize City, Belize
Belize probably has the greatest variety of flora and fauna of any country of its size. Here you'll often find more ....

Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Bequia (pronounced beck-way) is the Carib word for "island of the cloud." Part of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, h ....

Cartagena, Colombia
Ever wonder what the "Spanish Main" refers to? This is it. Colombia's Caribbean coast invokes ghosts of conquistado ....

Castries, St. Lucia
Magnificent St. Lucia-with its towering mountains, dense rain forest, fertile green valleys, and acres of banana pl ....

Cayo Levantado, Dominican Republic
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Charlestown, Nevis
Get to know Nevis, one central volcano and an area five miles by seven, its circle island road less than a two-hou ....

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
This stunning harbor, filled with pleasure boats and encircled by emerald hills dotted with pastel houses, was onc ....

Cococay, Bahamas
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Costa Maya, Mexico
Costa Maya is south of Cancun and the Riviera Maya, to the east it has beautiful beaches and to the west it is surr ....

Cozumel, Mexico
Cozumel, with its sun-drenched ivory beaches fringed with coral reefs, fulfills the tourist's vision of a tropical ....

Curacao, Caribbean
Historians still contend over which European adventurer first spied the largest island in the former Netherlands A ....

El Guamache, Isla Margarita
La Isla Margarita, known as the “Pearl of the Caribbean,” is situated 23 miles north east of the mainla ....

Falmouth, Jamacia
Considered to be one of the best-preserved Georgian towns in the whole of Jamaica, the port of Falmouth lies on the ....

Funchal, Madeira
The city of Funchal overlooks the harbour where the cruise liners dock allowing guests to walk through town experie ....

Georgetown, Grand Cayman
Grand Cayman is one of a group of three magnificent tropical islands.The former Old Courts Building located at the ....

Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands
Just 7 miles (11 km) long and a little over 1 mile (1½ km) wide, Grand Turk, the political capital of the Tu ....

Gustavia, St. Barts
St. Barts is a tropical paradise with a French flair. Red rooftops cluster on deep green hillsides, and front an i ....

Huatulco, Mexico
Bahias de Huatulco lies about 250 miles south of Acapulco, set like a gem on the incredibly beautiful Oaxaca coastl ....

Key West, Florida, USA
Along with the rest of Florida, Key West-the southernmost city in the continental United States-became part of Amer ....

Kralendijk, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles
Starkly beautiful Bonaire is the consummate desert island. Surrounded by pristine waters, it is a haven for divers ....

La Romana, Dominican Republic
Sitting on the south-eastern coast of the Dominican Republic in the Greater Antilles is the popular cruise destinat ....

Labadee, Haiti
Enjoy this Azamara private paradise for a day that can be relaxing, exciting, or a little of each. Labadee® li ....

Marigot, Saint Martin
The capital city of St. Martin exudes a decidedly French atmosphere that goes well beyond the Parisian architectur ....

Nassau, Bahamas
Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, has witnessed Spanish invasions and hosted pirates, who made it their headquart ....

Philipsburg, St. Maarten
It’s hard to get lost in Philipsburg – one mile of colorful Creole houses long and four streets deep, ....

Portsmouth, Dominica
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Puerto Chiapas, Mexico
Puerto Chiapas is a relatively new port of call. The culturally diverse Chiapas port of call is located near the bo ....

Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Costa Rica's major Pacific port on the Gulf of Nicoya provides visitors with the opportunity for trips into Costa R ....

Roseau, Dominica
The fascinating history of the West Indies tends to be overshadowed by the islands’ breathtaking natural bea ....

Samana, Dominican Republic
Picturesque Samaná Bay, on the northeastern coast of the Dominican Republic, is fringed with coconut palms a ....

San Juan, Puerto Rico
Ponce de Leon never did find the Fountain of Youth, but he did find stumble upon this lovely island, which had to ....

Santa Marta, Colombia
Santa Marta, Colombia’s oldest city, is situated on the Caribbean coast and boasts a fine natural harbour, be ....

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Located on the southern shore of Hispaniola island in the Greater Antilles and divided by the River Ozama, the hist ....

Santo Tomas
Guatemala's short Caribbean shoreline doesn't generate the buzz of those of neighboring Belize and Mexico. The coas ....

Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda, BVI
Virgin Gorda, or "Fat Virgin," received its name from Christopher Columbus. The explorer envisioned the island as a ....

St. John's, Antigua
Some say Antigua has so many beaches that you could visit a different one every day for a year. Most have snow-whit ....

St. John, U.S.Virgin Islands
Smallest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. John is only nine miles by three miles, and two-thirds of that area is na ....

St. Lucia, Eastern Caribbean
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Willemstad, Curacao, Angol
Try to be on deck as your ship sails into Curaçao. The tiny Queen Emma floating bridge swings aside to allow ....

Egypt

Alexandria, Egypt
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Aswan, Egypt
Aswan is a vibrant market and tourist centre located just south of Kom Ombo and north of the Aswan Dams on the east ....

Cairo, Egypt
Cairo has long been a focal point of travellers to Egypt.  It is often the entry point of Egypt where visitors ....

Dendera, Egypt
The Temples Dendera on the Nile are a popular destination for visitors to Eqypt. It has an amazing history and was ....

Edfu, Egypt
Edfu is located on the west bank of the Nile River between Esna and Aswan. It is a tourist city with a population o ....

Kom Ombo, Egypt
Kom Ombo famous for the Temple of Kom Ombo is an agricultural city of 60,000 people. It is situated on the Nile Riv ....

Luxor, Egypt
Luxor was the great capital of Egypt during the New Kingdom, and the glorious city of the god Amon-Ra. As you would ....

Port Said, Egypt
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Safaga, Egypt
Safaga is a gateway to the fabulous ancient temples of Luxor, with their massive columns and statues, and intrigui ....

Salalah, Oman
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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Sokhna, Egypt
Sokhna is located near Cairo on the western shore of the Red Sea's Gulf of Suez. Sokhna is the closest port to Cair ....

Suez, Egypt
Suez is a seaport city in north-eastern Egypt, on the north coast of the Gulf of Suez. It is a city of approximate ....

Europe

Alexandria, Egypt
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Amsterdam, Leeghwater
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Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amsterdam has a personality all its own, including a long time reputation for tolerance. You'll be thinking of tul ....

Arles France
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Avignon France
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Belleville France
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Blaye France
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Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands
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Breisach germany
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Breisach germany
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Cadilac Aquitaine
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen is known as a city of spires: the skyline of its medieval core is punctuated only by the steeples of ch ....

Dijon- Paris
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Dusseldorf
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Faroe Islands, Denmark
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Libourne Saint Emilion
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Lima, Peru
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Lyon france
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Mainz Germany
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Oslo, Norway
Norway's capital is an intriguing blend of historic and contemporary – its striking new Opera House playing ....

Palermo, Sicily
A vibrant city with cultural artefacts that will surprise at every turn. Palermo is an experience that should not t ....

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Palma is the major city and port on the island of Majorca, Spain. This is an historic city packed full of amazing a ....

Panama Canal Transit
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Paris
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Paris France
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Pavillac France
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Pitcairn Island, British Overseas Territory
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The largest port in the world, Rotterdam is an intriguing mix of the old and the new. The city's lineage is ancien ....

Saint-Paul de Vence
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Southampton, England
Muse on voyages past as you sail in or out of Southampton, long a maritime center, its yards turning out warships ....

speyer Germany
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Tournon France
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Valletta, Malta
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Viviers Grignan France
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Warnemunde/Berlin, Germany
As though Warnemünde’s 3-km sweep of powdery sand were not enough to set the resort on Germany’s B ....

Wertheim
Wertheim is a town in southwestern Germany, in the state of Baden-Württemberg. It is located on the confluenc ....

Europe Eastern

Amasra (Safranbolu), Turkey
Amasra is an appealing little town built within the ramparts of a Byzantine citadel, and known for its pleasant be ....

ANZAC Cove, Turkey
This tiny scenic cove on Turkey's Gallipoli peninsula became famous when the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps ....

Batumi, Georgia
Batumi today is a low-rise, palm-tree lined, provincial capital on the Black Sea. It first attracted international ....

Bosphorus Strait (Cruising)
A natural, strategic waterway, the Bosphorus Strait connects the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara, and thence throu ....

Budapest, Hungary
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Constanta (Bucharest), Romania
Constanta was an ancient metropolis and seaport, founded by the Greeks in 600 BC. It has a place in legend too, as ....

Dubrovnik, Croatia
To visit Dubrovnik is to step back in time to the Middle Ages. The town is one massive museum, its thick walls con ....

Durnstein, Austria
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Durres (Tirana), Albania
Durrës is one of Albania's oldest cities, evidence of which can be found scattered around town. A 2nd century ....

Hvar, Croatia
Hvar frequently appears on lists of the world’s most appealing islands. Its fertile plains and fresh water s ....

Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul is supremely exotic, warmly welcoming, and quite unique – after all, where else can you tour Europe ....

Klaipeda, Lithuania
Formerly known as Memel, Klaipeda is a unique historic city - with its roots that go back to the days of German kn ....

Kotor, Montenegro
Kotor’s beautiful bay has long attracted passing ships that stopped to trade, plunder, or conquer, and merch ....

Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey
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Linz, Austria
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Melk, Austria
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Nessebar, Bulgaria
This ancient and rich city-museum is preserved intact on a peninsula separated from the mainland by a narrow isthm ....

Novorossiysk, Russia
Novorossiysk is Russia’s main port on the Black Sea, named a Hero City for its defense of this crucial facil ....

Odessa (Kiev), Ukraine
Relatively new as European cities go, Odessa was founded in 1794 by Catherine the Great, and became an important c ....

Opatija, Croatia
In 1844 Opatija began its life as a resort; with stunning coastal views and a mild climate it quickly drew an aris ....

Prague, Czech Republic
Prague, situated in the north-west of the country with a population of about 1.3 million people is the capital and ....

Riga, Latvia
Capital of Latvia and the largest city of the Baltic Republics, Riga has long been a center of commerce and cultur ....

Sevastopol, Ukraine
Sevastopol's status as a strategic naval stronghold has contributed to its fascinating history, but has not been k ....

Sochi, Russia
Sochi resides in that tiny portion of Russia that can boast a subtropical climate, making it a long time holiday h ....

Split, Croatia
Its Adriatic seaside lined with palm trees, Split is the largest and most important city in Dalmatia, and custodia ....

Tallinn, Estonia
Despite occupation at one time or another by each of its near neighbors, Tallinn is independent-minded and has cre ....

Trabzon, Turkey
Well placed on the historic Silk Road, Trabzon was a major trade center for centuries, attracting travelers and in ....

Vienna, Austria
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Yalta, Ukraine
They say a visit to Yalta is good for your health, and it is only because the Russian aristocracy believed that, t ....

Europe Rivers

Armhem, Netherlands
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Caudebec-en-Caux
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Les Andelys France
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Rhine River
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Rouen
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Vernon Giverny
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Europe Western

Aarhus, Denmark
It's easy to assume that Aarhus stands in Copenhagen's shadow - Aarhus after all is the second largest city in Den ....

Akureyri, Iceland
Akureyri is considered a city, in fact Iceland’s second largest, even though its total population is only ab ....

Alesund, Norway
Alesund's architecture is known far and wide. Turrets, spires, and other whimsical Art Nouveau architectural touch ....

Alta, Norway
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Antwerp, Belgium
Antwerp,  known for its diamonds, fashion and Flemish artists such as Rubens and van Dyck, is a city and munic ....

Azores Islands (Ponta Delgada), Portugal
Rising from the depths of the Atlantic, the rugged, volcanic Azores lie 800 miles off the coast of Portugal. Colon ....

Bamberg, Germany
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Barcelona, Spain
Dynamic Barcelona is all about architecture, from the magnificent medieval buildings of the Gothic Quarter to the ....

Basel, Switzerland
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
Belfast in the early 20th century had the largest and most productive shipyard in the world, gaining global renown ....

Bergen, Norway
Your first glimpse of this quaint town will be of the old Hanseatic Wharf, lined with narrow peak-roofed buildings ....

Berlin, Germany
Warnemunde is a seaside resort neighboring the red brick 800-year-old Hanseatic city of Rostock. From here it is p ....

Bernkastel, Germany
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Black Forest, Germany
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Bordeaux, France
Bordeaux’s fortunes have long been tied to viticulture, beginning with an expansion of the wine trade with En ....

Bruges, (Zeebrugge)Belgium
In Bruges you can lose yourself in another time, wandering the maze of winding lanes or drifting along the canals ....

Brunig Pass, Switzerland
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Brussels, Belgium
Brussels has grown from a 10th-century fortress town into a busy vibrant city with more than one million inhabitant ....

Cannes, France
It is hard to believe that this glamorous haunt of the glitterati was once a sleepy fishing village, but traces of ....

Cherbourg, France
A popular holiday destination with a strong gastronomic heritageOriginally a little fishing village, Cherbourg is t ....

Cochem, Germany
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Cologne, Germany
Cologne is located on both sides of the Rhine River. In this beautiful city the cathedral spires tower over Germany ....

Cork, Ireland
Founded in the 7th century by St. Fin Barre, Cork is your gateway to romantic Ireland. Stroll down narrow country ....

Cornwall (Falmouth), England
England's southwest corner is steeped in legend and history. Tintagel Castle in Cornwall is the traditional birthp ....

Douglas, Isle of Man
The tiny Isle of Man has quite a lot to offer for its size. Douglas’ lovely sea front is lined with pictures ....

Dublin, Ireland
Dublin offers a wealth of historic sites dating back to a 1000-year-old Viking village, and as one might expect of ....

Eidfjord, Norway
This quiet little hamlet is dwarfed by the outsized scenery that surrounds it: steep fjord walls, sparkling crysta ....

Faaborg, Denmark
Faaborg is a picturesque old town of narrow cobblestone streets lined with a variety of colorful half-timbered hou ....

Flaam, Norway
Lying at the head of Aurlandsfjord, this small village of some 400 people is surrounded by snowcapped mountains, i ....

Flam, Norway
You will find the beautiful small town of Flam nestled deep in a tributary of the world's longest and deepest fjor ....

Geiranger, Norway
Like the spear it's named for, Geirangerfjord thrusts nine miles into Norway's mountains. Over 900 feet deep, the ....

Ghent, Belgium
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Gibraltar, Great Britan
The towering Rock of Gibraltar is a sight to behold. Overlooking the mouth of the Mediterranean Sea from a height ....

Glasgow, Scotland
Glasgow is a lively and cosmopolitan city, making a name as a vibrant center of 21st century design, set against a ....

Gothenburg, Sweden
Sweden's second largest city - and the largest port in Scandinavia - was founded by King Gustavus Adolphus in 1621 ....

Gravdal (Lofoten Islands), Norway
Gravdal is one of the largest villages in Vestvågøy and part of the Lofoten Archipelago in northern N ....

Grundarfjordur, Iceland
Sailing into Grundarfjordur, one travels into Iceland's heroic past, for this township - village really - is one o ....

Gudvangen, Norway
The tiny hamlet of
Gudvangen (population 100 people, 1400 goats, and an undetermined number of trolls) lies ....

Hamburg, Germany
One of the most important harbors in Europe, Hamburg is proud of its mercantile roots. It was a member of the medi ....

Heidelberg, Germany
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Hellesylt, Norway
Hellesylt is your gateway to the scenic wonders of the Geirangerfjord district. Traveling overland from this old V ....

Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki is a successful blend of traditional and modern architecture and design, interwoven with the beauty of na ....

Honfleur, France
Honfleur is a lively town and a bustling port, where fishermen can be seen hauling in the daily catch. The maritim ....

Honningsvag, Norway
Honningsvag, population 4000, is the last village before the North Cape. The Midnight Sun shines here unceasingly ....

Interlarken, Switzerland
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Invergordon, Scotland
Take a superb natural setting of mountains, tumbling waterfalls, rushing rivers, and serene lochs (and add one sea ....

Isafjordur, Iceland
The town of Ísafjördur is the municipal centre of the West Fjords peninsula. The West Fjords are Icela ....

Kiel Canal, Germany
This is the world's busiest artificial waterway, linking the North Sea with the Baltic, and cutting 250 miles off ....

Kiel, Germany
Arriving in Kiel by ship seems appropriate, given its long shipbuilding and naval traditions. In fact today it is ....

Koblenz, Germany
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Kristiansand, Norway
Norway's fifth largest city was founded by Christian IV in the year 1641 as a market town and administrative cente ....

Lerwick, Shetland Island, Scotland
An interesting mix of cultures, Shetland belonged to the Vikings until 1468, when the islands were mortgaged to Sc ....

Lisbon, Portugal
Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world. Its magnificent harbor made it a logical trading port as far back ....

Liverpool, England
This great industrial port grew to prominence as a result of trade with the Americas. That tradition continued in ....

London, England (Dover)
Visible for miles from sea, the White Cliffs of Dover are an instantly recognizable symbol of England. Modern high ....

Lucerne, Switzerland
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Maastricht, Netherlands
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Madeira (Funchal), Portugal
The capital of Madeira is named after the fennel (funcha) that once flowered there in profusion. The largest islan ....

Magdalena Fjord, Spitsbergen (Scenic Cruising)
When the morning fog parts to reveal the beauty that is Magdalenafjord, it is truly an eye-opening experience. Loc ....

Middelburg, Netherlands
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Milford Haven (for Wales), England
Nestled in an area affectionately called "Little England beyond Wales," the picturesque town of Milford Haven was ....

Miltenberg, Germany
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
The tiny principality of Monaco, a sovereign state of just under one square mile, has an outsized resume, boasting ....

Nuremberg, Germany
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Ny Alesund, Spitsbergen
Ny Alesund is a very small, rough Arctic settlement located on the northwestern side of the island of Spitsbergen. ....

Olden, Norway
The village of Olden sits peacefully at the edge of the colossal Jostedal Glacier. This is Europe's largest ice fl ....

Paris/Normandy, France
Perhaps no other place in France holds more associations for English-speaking visitors than Normandy. The historic ....

Passau, Germany
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Regensburg, Germany
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Reykjavik, Iceland
Domain of the Norse thunder god, Thor, and shaped by fire and ice, Iceland’s volcanic landscape is a spectac ....

Rhine Gorge, Germany
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Ronne, Bornholm, Denmark
The island of Bornholm is a far-flung bit of Denmark that appears to have gotten lost in the Baltic Sea between Sw ....

Rudesheim, Germany
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Seville, Spain
The passionate nature of Sevillanos is evident in their devotion to bullfighting, flamenco, and fiesta. Food too, ....

Seydisfjordur, Iceland
Considered the cultural capital of Eastern Iceland, Seydisfjordur lies at the head of a narrow fjord flanked by hi ....

Skjolden/Sognefjord, Norway
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St Helier, United Kingdom
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St. Peter Port, Channel Islands
Guernsey is a self-governing British Crown Dependency off the coast of France, British by virtue of the Norman inv ....

St. Petersburg, Russia
Tsar Peter the Great founded this magnificent city in 1703 as a window to the West, a launching pad for his attemp ....

Stavanger, Norway
Stavanger is a fascinating blend of old and new – from the Middle Ages when Vikings ruled the seas to today& ....

Stockholm, Sweden
Lively, cosmopolitan Stockholm sports an appealing mix of modern Scandinavian architecture and fairy tale palaces, ....

Strasbourg, France
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Svolvaer (Lofoten), Norway
The scenery of the Lofoten archipelago is among the most dramatic in Norway, its spectacular glacial rock formatio ....

Toulon, France (for Provence)
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Travemunde (Lubeck), Germany
The appealing medieval town of Lubeck is self contained, separated from newer parts of the city by a canal and riv ....

Troll Fjord, Norway
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Tromso, Norway
Far north of the Arctic Circle, Tromsø is surrounded by a dramatic landscape of snow-capped peaks, scattere ....

Trondheim, Norway
Trondheim is the third largest - and second oldest - city in Norway. The town was originally called Nidaros upon i ....

Vigo, Spain (for Santiago de Compostela)
Vigo clings to the slope of Monte del Castro, overlooking a namesake bay so vast, it could shelter an entire fleet ....

Wurzburg, Germany
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Mediterranean

Agios Nikolaos, Crete
Mountains rise in sheer walls from the sea. Snowcapped peaks loom behind sandy shoreline, vineyards, and olive grov ....

Ajaccio, Corsica
This vertical chalky granite world of its own, rising in the Mediterranean between Provence and Tuscany, remains Fr ....

Alghero, Sardinia
Mountainous Sardinia lies to the west of the Italian mainland, separated from the tip of neighbouring Corsica by th ....

Amalfi, Italy
This locale requires a camera with lots of memory. Wedged into the mouth of a ravine, encircled by sheer cliffs an ....

Athens, Greece
The past maintains a vibrant presence in the cradle of Western civilization. Atop the Acropolis, the serene Parth ....

Bari, Italy
An increasingly popular holiday destination, cruises from Bari explore the commercial and administrative capital of ....

Bilbao, Spain
If Bilbao wasn't always a household name, it was transformed with the opening of Frank Gehry's groundbreaking Gugg ....

Cadiz, Spain
Did you know that Cadiz, located in the province of Andalucia in Spain, is thought to be the oldest city in Europe? ....

Cagliari (Sardinia), Italy
Cagliari (pronounced Cahl-yah-ree) is Sardinia's capital and largest city; it contains the island's principal art a ....

Calvi, Corsica
Arrival by sea is the best way to greet Calvi: for a breathtaking view of the lovely port, the fortifications towe ....

Canakkale (Kepez), Turkey
Canakkale was long a crucial point in the defense of the Dardanelles. Today the port hosts stylish yachts stopping ....

Capri, Italy
Just off the coast of Naples floats the Isle of Capri of song and legend, a popular getaway spot since the Emperor ....

Cartagena, Spain
The Murcia Coast is markedly different from the surrounding coastal areas of southeastern Spain. Here you are met b ....

Cassis, France
Nobel-prize winning writer Frédéric Mistral wrote: " He who has seen Paris but not Cassis has seen n ....

Catania, Sicily, Italy
Mountainous and rugged, Sicily’s highest point is the tip of that infamous firebrand, the still active Mt. E ....

Chania (Souda), Crete, Greece
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Chios, Greece
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Corfu, Greece
One of the most beautiful islands in all of the Mediterranean, Corfu is said to cast a spell upon those who land u ....

Dardanelles, Turkey
The Dardanelles is a narrow strait in northwestern Turkey that is a transportation access between the Black S ....

Elba (Portoferraio), Italy
Elba is undoubtedly best known for its connection with Napoleon, as the site of his first exile. He was sent with ....

Fethiye, Turkey
This port provides an abundance of surprises: Fethiye, where sarcophagi are scattered around town, and hauntingly ....

Fiskardo (Cephalonia), Greece
The most remarkable thing about Fiskardo is that it exists at all. In August 1953, three major earthquakes struck ....

Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy
Ah, Florence – sublime birthplace of the Renaissance, its historic center full to bursting with elegant squa ....

Genoa, Italy
Genoa is the sixth largest city in Italy, with a population of over 600,000 and is a popular stop off for cruise ve ....

Granada (Motril), Spain
In 711 AD Moors from North Africa conquered most of the Iberian Peninsula, and retained portions of it for 800 yea ....

Guadalquivir River, Spain
The Guadalquivir is among the longest rivers in Spain, watering and maintaining both an unspoiled natural environm ....

Heraklion, Greece
Heraklion is the largest city of the island of Crete. It has an Ideallic harbour surrounded by interesting ar ....

Ibiza, Spain
Mountainous Ibiza is known as Isla Blanca, the White Island, perhaps because of the dazzling white walls of the tr ....

Izmir, Turkey
Formerly known as Smyrna, Izmir is located in Turkey’s Aegean province, which enjoys the finest climate in th ....

Kas (Turquoise Coast), Turkey
Political dissidents were once exiled to the seaside town of Kaş – surely a pleasant surprise, as an un ....

Katakolon, Greece
This Greek seaside town is the gateway to the ruins of Olympia, where the ancient games began in 776 BC, and conti ....

Koper, Slovenia
Just half the size of Switzerland, Slovenia is often bypassed in favor of more well-known countries such as Croatia ....

Korcula, Croatia
Korcula is home to an array of unique and interesting medieval streets. The city is dominated by St Mark’s Ca ....

Kos, Greece
Kos is full of reminders of classical Greece, and of the Knights of St John, who held the island for two centuries ....

La Coruna, Spain (for Santiago de Compostela)
With La Coruña's impressive and extensive history, visitors are often surprised at how modern the city is. ....

La Goulette, Tunisia
Tunisia's capital lies at the western end of the shallow Lake Tunis, which opens to the sea at La Goulette. This is ....

Limassol, Cyprus
Limassol is one of the busiest ports of Mediterranean transit trade and the largest port in Cyprus. It has also bec ....

Mahon, Baleric Is/Spain
Picturesque villages and delightful Mediterranean sceneryPort Mahon is the capital of the Spanish island of Minorca ....

Malaga, Spain
Malaga is located in southern Spain, on the Costa del Sol. It is an extremily interesting city,  architectural ....

Marmaris, Turkey
Marmaris rests by the sea between two sets of mountains, against a backdrop of pine clad hills – an appealin ....

Marseilles (Provence), France
At the same time bustling and picturesque, this oldest of the great French cities has progressed with the times, m ....

Messina, Sicily
Messina is located on Sicily’s North-Eastern tip near famous Mt Etna.  The city has a unique, well prote ....

Molyvos (Lesvos), Greece
The quaint fishing village of Molyvos is situated in a serene landscape of olive groves, watched over by a medieva ....

Mykonos, Greece
Mykonos is living proof that picture postcard destinations do exist. Its many charms include its iconic windmills, ....

Mytilene, Greece
This charming capital of Lesbos offersprivincial Greek life at it's best. Sip espresso in a kafenion and watch as o ....

Nafplion, Greece
 Oraia (beautiful) is the word Greeks use to describe Nafplion. The town's old section, on a peninsula jutting ....

Naples, Italy
Italy's third-largest city, Naples is a bustling metropolis famed for it stately buildings, crowded streets, pizza ....

Navplion, Greece
Two mountains, each crowned by a medieval fortress, overlook Navplion and the small island citadel that once prote ....

Nice, France
Nice, Queen of the Riviera, is imbued with the joie de vivre that epitomizes this fabled coastline. Perhap ....

Olbia, Sardinia
In a desirable location on the stunning Costa Smeralda, Olbia has been inhabited since the 8th century BC, but a r ....

Palamos, Spain
Palamos sits right in the heart of the Costa Brava, the Wild Coast, deriving its name from the rugged, rocky shore ....

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
More than five times the size of its fellow Balearic Islands, Mallorca is shaped roughly like a saddle. The Sierra ....

Paphos, Cyprus
With a history dating back more than 8000 years, Paphos is littered with the remains of every era since the Stone ....

Paros, Greece
The word picturesque must have been invented for this beguiling island, with its windmills, domed churches, and ho ....

Patmos, Greece
There is no missing the Monastery of St. John, a massive dark fortress atop a hill, standing out against the tradi ....

Piraeus, Greece
Piraeus, a port city in the region of Attica, Greece provides a wide variety of entertainment. Visitors wishing to ....

Porto Mahon, Spain
Menorca, the northernmost Balearic Island, is a knobby, cliff-bound plateau with a single central hill-El Toro-from ....

Porto Venere, Italy
Porto Venere oozes romance. Pretty as a picture and set on the Gulf of Poets (Golfo dei Poeti), it is famed for it ....

Portofino, Italy
Picture a tiny town of pastel houses lining the shore of a small harbor full of sleek yachts, crowned by a castle ....

Propriano, Corsica
Today’s Propriano dates from the early 19th century, its engaging town center full of boutiques, café ....

Pula, Croatia
Much of Europe's history has passed through Istria for more than a thousand years, resulting in a rich mix of archi ....

Ravenna, Italy
The "Mosaic City" of Ravenna is renowned for its 1500-year-old churches, decorated with exquisite Byzantine mosaic ....

Rhodes, Greece
Sailing into this port two millennia ago, you would have been stunned by the guardian 100-foot Colossus of Rhodes. ....

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Rome has something special to offer to all visitors, no matter their interests and tastes. Whether you daydream ab ....

Saint-Tropez, France
Saint-Tropez conjures up images of sun-drenched beaches, tanned bodies, and jet setters enjoying martinis on the d ....

Salerno, Italy
Salerno is a small city located in southwest Italy and situated in the region of Campania, which includes the famou ....

Sanary Sur Mer, France
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Santa Margarita, Italy
This old-fashioned seaside resort, with its palm tree lined esplanade, has a harbor catering to small yachts, and ....

Santorini, Greece
Your daydream of a Greek island meets reality in Santorini – its whitewashed villages cling to cliff sides, ....

Sete, France
The fishing village of Sète serves as gateway to Montpellier, in the North. Other noteworthy destinations in ....

Sicily, Italy
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Sinop, Turkey
The province of Sinop is located at the most northern point of the Black Sea Region at the narrowest section of th ....

Sorrento, Italy
A warming sun and gentle sea breezes have been attracting visitors to this fair spot for two millennia. Its reputa ....

St. Jean de Luz, France
One of France’s most picturesque beach retreats, St. Jean de Luz is a prosperous Basque town best known for ....

St. Malo, France
The walled city of St. Malo is a quaint maze of fine old buildings, museums, and cafés serving Breton speci ....

Suez Canal Transit
Experience the breathtaking illusion of sailing through oceans of desert sand as you cruise the 100-mile Suez Cana ....

Taormina, Sicily
This island off the tip of the Italian boot is the largest in the Mediterranean. Mountainous and rugged, its highe ....

Thessaloniki, Greece
Enjoy a spectacular Adriatic and Aegean Sea cruise to Thessaloniki, an incredible city with a wealth of history nes ....

Trapani, Sicily
Few reminders still exist of Trapani’s ancient history, but from Phoenician days it was a trading port, well ....

Tunis, Tunisia
African and Arabic hospitality await you in exotic Tunis, on the coast of North Africa.Tunis, the capital of Tunisi ....

Valencia, Spain
Old world charm meets modern architectural genius in Valencia. Gothic riches abound in the palaces and mansions of ....

Valletta, Malta
Tiny Malta, smack dab in the middle of the Mediterranean and on everyone's route since ships began to ply the seas ....

Venice, Italy
Venice is one of the world’s most beautiful cities, and arguably the most romantic. An independent city-stat ....

Volos, Greece
Volos, a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland is one of the largest and most attract ....

Zadar, Croatia
Dalmatia's capital for more than 1,000 years, Zadar is all too often passed over by travelers on their way to Split ....

Middle East

Abu Dhabi, UAE
Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second largest city of the United Arab Emirates with a population of just under on ....

Dubai, United Arab Emts
Dubai has always served as a bridge between East and West. In the past, Dubai's trade links stretched from Western ....

Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
The UAE is a federation of seven separate emirates, each with its own sheikh, and an incredibly diverse population ....

Haifa, Israel
Haifa is a modern city and seaport on the slopes of Mount Carmel. Along with the mix of religions that make up the ....

Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel
Regardless of your faith, philosophy, or grasp of ancient history, you cannot fail to be moved and awed by this ma ....

Khasab, Oman
The khors of Khasab (Oman)... cruise to the ‘Norway of Arabia’The city of Khasab is situated in an excl ....

Khor al Fakkan, UAE
Welcome to your seaborne “magic carpet ride” to the port of Khor al Fakkan in the United Arab Emirates ....

Muscat, Oman
An important trading port between East and West since the first century, Muscat's influence once extended as far a ....

New Zealand

Akaroa, New Zealand
Akaroa is a beautiful resort village with a protected harbour surrounded by a series of volcanic hills. It is a pop ....

Auckland Islands
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Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland is a cosmopolitan city which provides visitors with a huge variety of wonderful experiences and discoverie ....

Bay of Islands, New Zealand
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Campbell Island
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Christchurch is one of New Zealand's main cities and is situated in the northern region of the South Island. It is ....

Doubtful Sound, New Zealand
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Dunedin is situated on the southern region of New Zealand's South Island famous for it's Victorian Architecture and ....

Dusky Sound, New Zealand
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Fjordland National Park
Experience the wonder of New Zealand's Fiordland National Park and Milford Sound. This area is one of New Zealand' ....

Macquarie Island
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Milford Sound, New Zealand
For first time visitors and lifelong natives alike, Milford Sound is one of the most immediately breathtaking place ....

Napier, New Zealand
Napier is a wonderful city in New Zealand's north island famous for it's art deco streetscape and vibrant restauran ....

Picton, New Zealand
Picton in a beautiful city situated at the head of Queen Charlotte Sound which ss part of the Marlborough Sound. It ....

Port Chalmers, New Zealand
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Snares Island
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Stewart Island
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Tauranga, New Zealand
Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty is well known for its sun, surf and sea. It is also a hub for some great pas ....

Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington is located at the southern tip of the North Island of New Zealand and is nestled between beautiful rolli ....

Pacific Islands

Alotau, Papua New Guinea

As well as being naturally stunning, Alotau is rich in WWII history. The area where the invading ....

Apia, Western Samoa
Apia is a sprawling urban area with many villages in Samoa. Whilst financial constraints restrict development it ha ....

Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Bora Bora is a wonderfully remote and pristine island location. It is home to beautiful resort bures situated over ....

Champagne Bay, Vanuatu
Champagne Bay is renowned for its sweeping curve of pristine sand, unquestionably the whitest in the region. It is ....

Doini Island, Papua New Guinea
Doini Island has the classic white sand beach experience with resort style amenities. The island is surrounded by ....

Dravuni Island, Fiji
Dravuni Island is a volcanic island in the scenic Kadavu group of islands of Fiji. The island is known for its beau ....

Easter Island
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Emerald Bay, New Caledonia
Emerald Bay sits within the world's largest lagoon at the northern point of Grande Terre, the main island in New Ca ....

Fanning Island, Kiribati
Fanning Island, Kiribati is virtually at the centre of the Pacific Ocean in the same general region as Hawaii. With ....

Hilo, Hawaii
Hilo is a coastal city with a population over around 41000 is located in the Hilo Bay near two shield volcanoes Mau ....

Honiara, Solomon Island.
World War II thrust the Solomon Islands on to the center stage of world history. In 1942, Allied forces took the o ....

Honolulu, Hawaii
Honolulu, on Hawaii's beautiful island of Oahu, is the area's economic center, and home to world-famous beaches, tr ....

Isle of Pines, New Caledonia
Isle of Pines boasts beautiful powdery white beaches including Oro Bay, Kuto Bay to Roller Bay. The waters off the ....

Kailua Kona, Hawaii
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Kauai (Nawiliwili) Hawaii
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Kavieng, Papua New Guinea
As with many Pacific Island towns, Kavieng locals pride themselves on being friendly and welcoming to visitors so ....

Kawanasausau Strait, Papua New Guinea
Milne Bay is noted for its beautiful coral reefs and scuba diving experiences. The area is home to some of the mos ....

Kiriwina Island, Papua New Guinea
The largest and most populous of the Trobriand Islands, Kiriwina Island is rich in culture and displays strong lin ....

Kona, Hawaii
Kona offers visitors picturesque, historical sites as well as fantastic shopping and dining spots. One of the fasc ....

Lahaina, Hawaii
Lahaina, is located on the western coast of Maui, near the West Maui Forest Reserve. Lahaina is a busy seaport. Th ....

Lautoka, Fiji
The city of Lautoka is situated on the northwest coast of the island of Viti Levu. The second-largest city of Fiji, ....

Lifou, New Caledonia
Lifou is the largest coral atoll in the Loyalty archipelago. Lifou has the wonderful charm of an island that has ma ....

Luganville, Vanuatu
Luganville is a major export centre and the quayside bustles activity. One of the typical sights you see is locals ....

Madang, Papua New Guinea
This is arguably Papua New Guinea’s most popular location for on and under water adventures, and that’ ....

Mare, Loyalty Islands
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Maui, Hawaiian Islands
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Moorea, French Polynesia
Moorea is a beautiful island only a short ferry ride from Papette, Tahiti. Is was formed by volcanic action and ha ....

Mount Kilauea, Hawaii
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Mystery Island, Vanuatu
Tiny Mystery Island is picture perfect, with sandy pathways that lead to white beaches edged with coconut trees an ....

Niuafo'ou, Tonga
With no safe anchorage for ships, the volcanic island of Niuafo'ou is affectionately known as ‘Tin Can Islan ....

Noumea, New Caledonia
The port of Noumea is from where New Caledonia exports most of its nickel ore.  It is one of the largest ports ....

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nuku'alofa is the capital of Tonga and is located on an narrow piece of land separating the Pacific Ocean to the no ....

Ouvea, New Caledonia
Known as ‘the closest island to paradise’, Ouvea is hailed as New Caledonia’s finest beach and i ....

Pago Pago, American Samoa
Pago Pago is one of the several villages in the Urban agglomeration of Pago Pago along the shore of Pago Pago Harbo ....

Palau, Micronesia
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Papeete, Tahiti
Papeete is the main city of Tahiti. Located on the ocean the city has a large fishing industry that supplies succul ....

Pentecost Island, Vanuatu
Pentecost is a beautiful, narrow island idea bushwalking due to its mountainous interior and the pristine rivers.Th ....

Port Denerau, Fiji
Port Denarau is a major hub for cruise ships travelling through the Pacific Islands. Due to the surrounding waters, ....

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Port Vila is the capital of Vanuatu with a population of approx 45,000.It has a beautiful, secluded harbour with in ....

Raiatea, French Polynesia
Another beautiful island of French Polynesia. Raiatea has the only navigable river in French Polynesia, the Apoo M ....

Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Rarotonga is the youngest island in the Cook Islands southern group it is physically unlike its other volcanic neig ....

Santo, Vanuatu
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Savusavu, Fiji
Imagine sailing a yacht across the magnificent blue waters of the Pacific, gently passing by idyllic islands and ov ....

Suva, Fiji
Suva is the largest city in Fiji, it is the the country's political and administrative centre as well as the major ....

Tahiti, French Polynesia (Papeete)
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Tofua Island, Tonga
The Mutiny on the Bounty took place near Tofua in 1789 so it has a remarkable history. A crewmember John Norton was ....

Trobriands, Papua New Guinea
The largest and most populous of the Trobriant Islands, Kiriwina Island is rich in culture and displays strong lin ....

Vava'u, Tonga
Vava'u is one of the most idyllic destinations of Tonga in the South Pacific. It is one of 176 Islands of the Kingd ....

Vila, Vanuatu
The substantial dock and port area of Port Vila overlooks a natural harbour.  There are beautiful coastal view ....

Virgin Gorda, B.V.I.
Local lore has it that the unusual shape of this little bit of paradise reminded Christopher Columbus of a reclini ....

Wala, New Caledonia
Wala is a natural untouched island with wonderful landscapes, beautiful seas with world-class snorkeling and fascin ....

South America

Alter do Chao, Brazil
The village of Alter do Chao enjoys a lovely location amid lush vegetation above the Tapajos River. The small settl ....

Anavilhanas, Brazil
About 60 miles upstream from Manaus lies the world’s largest river archipelago. There are hundreds of islands ....

Belem, Brazil
Belém, located some 90 miles from the open sea and slightly south of the equator, is the great port of the A ....

Boca da Valeria, Brazil
Located between Santarém and Manaus, Boca de Valeria is the entrance to the Valeria Channel (boca meaning mo ....

Bridgetown, Barbados
Barbadians (Bajans) are a warm, friendly, and hospitable people, who are genuinely proud of their country and cultu ....

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buzios, Brazil
Lying to the west of Rio de Janeiro, and known as a lost paradise in the tropics, this village was discovered when ....

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Cabo San Lucas lies at the southernmost tip of the 800-mile-long Baja Peninsula. Once a sleepy seaside village, Cab ....

Cruise the Amazon
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Devil's Island, French Guiana
Devil's Island is but one of the infamous penal colonies of the Iles du Salut archipelago, the other two being Ile ....

Limon, Costa Rica
Limon, Costa Rica is know for it's beautiful beaches and coconut palms gracing the shore. The Caribbean Ocean here ....

Manaus, Brazil
Manaus is the capital of the State of Amazonas and the hub of the whole Amazon region. Located on the banks of the ....

Montevideo, Uruguay
Uruguay's only major metropolis, Montevideo has its share of glitzy shopping avenues and modern office buildings. ....

Natal, Brazil
Deemed the 'Sun Capital' in a nation of sun and beach worshippers, Natal has much more to offer besides its expansi ....

Oranjestad, Aruba
Oranjestad is the capital of Aruba, situated on the southern coast of the island with facilities to accommodate cru ....

Parati, Brazil
The Costa Verde's main attraction, the coastal village of Parati, is about 180 miles south of Rio de Janeiro. Inhab ....

Parintins, Brazil
The small village of Parintins lies on Tupinambarana Island, which is part of a large river archipelago in the mid- ....

Puerto Chacabuco, Chile
It's hard to imagine an area of the world more beautiful than the section of Patagonia from Coihaique to Puerto Cha ....

Puerto Madryn, Argentina
Situated snugly in a well-protected bay of the Golfo Nuevo, Puerto Madryn is the Chubut Province's natural access p ....

Puerto Montt, Chile
As you travel the winding roads of Chile's Lake District, the snow-capped shoulders of volcanoes emerge, mysterious ....

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Located in the center of Mexico's Pacific coast, Puerto Vallarta is one of the country's most picturesque cities an ....

Punta Arenas, Chile
Impenetrable forests, impassable mountains, and endless fields of ice define Chilean Patagonia, and meant that the ....

Punta Del Este, Uruguay
Although it's a mere two hours east of Montevideo, Uruguay's highly touted Punta del Este is a world apart. Part Ha ....

Recife, Brazil
Pier InformationThe ship will be docked at Porto de Recife, about 4 miles from the town center. Taxis are generally ....

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
 For over half a century, Rio has ranked as a favorite destination for visitors from all over the world. The c ....

Salvador de Bahia, Brazil
Brazil's former capital and fifth largest city is situated on a high bluff above the immense Bay of All Saints. Wit ....

Santarem, Brazil
The first settlement in Santarém was a Jesuit mission built in 1661. The next arrivals consisted of a group ....

Santiago (Valparaiso), Chile
Valparaíso, Chile's second-largest city, shares a bay with Viña del Mar, but the similarities end th ....

Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil
Santos boasts the largest dock area in Latin America and is considered the world's foremost coffee port. A city of ....

Scarborough, Tobago
Together, the islands of Trinidad and Tobago make up a state and as such are an independent member of the British C ....

St. George's, Grenada
 Nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, cocoa … those heady aromas fill the air in Grenada (pronounced gruh-nay-da). ....

Stanley, Falkland Islands
Just 300 miles northeast of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) are an archipelago w ....

Ushuaia, Argentina
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Ushuaia, Argentina
Ushuaia—which is actually closer to the South Pole (2,480 mi) than to Argentina's northern border with Bolivi ....

Transatlantic

St. George's, Bermuda
The settlement of Bermuda began in what is now the town of St. George's when the Sea Venture-flagship of an English ....

USA East Coast

Bermuda (West End)
The Royal Naval Dockyard, the westernmost point in Bermuda, not only showcases Bermuda's nautical heritage, but it ....

Boston, USA
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Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
According to the popular 1960 beach movie, Fort Lauderdale is "where the boys are." The city's reputation as Ameri ....

Hamilton, Bermuda
The stories about Bermuda are true: the sand is pink, the water an irresistible turquoise, and the traffic in Hami ....

New London, USA
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New York, USA
A leading global city, New York exerts a powerful influence over worldwide commerce, finance, culture and fashion, ....

USA Pacific Coast

Charleston, South Carolina
One of the South’s loveliest and best preserved cities, Charleston is an 18th century town, its skyline low ....

Ensenada, Mexico
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Los Angeles, USA
Los Angeles is a glitzy city located in southern California. A city made famous by Hollwood and the stars that live ....

Miami, Florida
Propelled by Latin rhythms, with a bold style all its own, Miami is a spicy melting pot of cultures. Immerse yours ....

San Francisco
San Francisco is renown for it's mix of cultures and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. The city offers a very relaxed ....

Savannah, Georgia
Saved from a fiery end by locals who surrendered their city to General Grant in 1864, and from the wrecking ball b ....

Seattle, Washington, USA
Seattle is a young city with a rich history. Settlers first landed at Alki Point in 1851 and named the area after ....

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