Marseille is the gateway to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the birthplace of world-class wines, and cities such as Avignon and Aix-en-Provence that exude the charm of Provence.
Thanks to the nearly 500 of you who participated in last week’s survey (on our sister site River Cruise Advisor) asking whether the Paris attacks had affected your travel plans. Nearly 45 percent of you answered affirmatively, with a few who said you were cancelling your plans and others who said you were reconsidering. Most of… [Read More]
What’s more relaxing than a cruise to the Caribbean? A cruise to the Caribbean that features a day call on one of the many private islands used by the cruise lines. In fact, most major cruise lines have at least one private island experience worked into select itineraries sailing to the Bahamas, Eastern Caribbean, and… [Read More]
With a half dozen or more shore excursions from which to choose, the cruise passenger visiting Livorno will need to choose a single shore excursion — often at the expense of other experiences that could have been equally as enriching. Here’s a little help in deciding what may be the best choice for you.
A Journey By Land And Sea Is The Best Way To See This Great State Alaska. It’s the largest of the United States by area, but also the least densely populated, meaning much of this great state remains largely as it always has been: a land of immense natural beauty, untouched by the ravages of… [Read More]
The Baltic Sea is the most popular summertime cruise destination in Europe. All the major cruise lines offer varied itineraries that enable guests to explore the shores of this northern sea, with some itineraries starting or ending in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Amsterdam or London. Itineraries can be as short as one week or as long as… [Read More]
Explore Istanbul’s famous mosques, museums and markets, and experience an evening of belly-dancing and exhilirating entertainment.
On October 22, 2015, Norwegian Cruise Line officially took delivery of its newest and largest ship to-date: the 164,600 gt Norwegian Escape. Built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, Norwegian Escape is the first ship in Norwegian Cruise Line’s new “Breakaway Plus” class of ships. Larger derivatives of 2013’s Norwegian Breakaway and her… [Read More]