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The Best Cruise Italy Has To Offer

For many travel enthusiasts seeing Rome is an adventure that cannot be topped. But that opinion is certain to change when word gets out about the Celebrity Edge cruise of the Amalfi Coast and the Greek Isles. Read more [...]

French Polynesia – A Bucket List Cruise

French Polynesia is a series of over 100 islands in the South Pacific which are divided into five groups called the Society Islands, the Tuamotu Archipelago, the Gambier Islands, the Marquesas Islands and the Austral Islands. This region is rich in culture and tradition as well as beauty and tranquility. And the only way to take it all in is to cruise the region. Your Choices Cruises in French Polynesia can range from 7 days to 20 or more days depending on your desired destinations. In addition Read more [...]
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Galapagos – A Bucket List Cruise

The Galapagos Islands, in the Pacific Ocean, are well known as one of the premier destinations for wildlife-viewing. The archipelago rests about 550 miles off the coast of Ecuador and is comprised of 21 islands in total and covers roughly 3,000 square miles. This magnificent haven of nature was one of the first sites to be designated a Natural World Heritage Site. And for travelers who wish to fully experience the true majesty of Galapagos, the only choice is a cruise aboard the Silversea's  Silver Read more [...]
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The Great Barrier Reef – A Bucket List Cruise

The Great Barrier Reef is unlike any other place on earth. It is home to 30 species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises as well as 6 species of turtles and over 1,500 species of fish. Clearly, this is one of the top destinations for anyone who loves sea life and wants the opportunity to observe it in a natural setting. But with climate change, coral bleaching and invasive creatures such as the coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish in the area, the health of the reef is beginning to deteriorate. So Read more [...]

Getting to Know the Holland America Cruise Line

The Holland America Cruise Line is certainly steeped in history and tradition, as it dates back to 1873. Though the line is now a part of the Carnival Corporation, it is still very reminiscent of its Dutch heritage. Afternoon tea is still offered each day by staff members who are mostly of Indonesian lineage, as Indonesia was formerly a Dutch colony. The majority of the HAL fleet consists of mid-sized ships with only a few of the newest additions offering a capacity in excess of 2000 passengers. Read more [...]
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212 – The Magic Number Aboard a Windstar Cruise

The capacity of the average cruise ship is normally rounded off to the nearest thousand. Mid-size ships have a capacity of around 2000 while some of the floating giants can accommodate in excess of 5000 passengers. But for those who are looking for a more intimate and personal experience but don’t have the vacation budget for a private yacht, the number 212 is very significant. This is the maximum capacity for the Star Pride, the Star Breeze, and the Star Legend. These three ladies are the all-suite Read more [...]