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Take trip through polar regions aboard expedition ship

If you love the idea of taking an adventurous, educational expedition to some of the world’s most remote places, the ships of Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic ( 716 more words

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Caribbean cruising options abound offering fall, winter incentives

The Caribbean has always been the quintessential cruise destination, but this might be the best time to take a cruise there in recent memory. Repairs have been made quickly to many of the affected islands following this summer’s unusually active hurricane season. 724 more words

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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises stylish globetrotter gets refit

I recently went to New York City for a single day, just to see Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ beautiful, ultra-luxury flagship, the Europa 2. The 500-guest ship – recognized as one of the world’s only five-star-plus ships by Berlitz – underwent her most dramatic refit at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg in September. 632 more words

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A Seine to behold aboard Tauck river cruises

From the Danube to the Rhine, some of the most memorable experiences I’ve had have been on river cruises with Tauck. The Connecticut-based company, which also offers land and small-ship tours, prides itself on its all-inclusive nature and uncommon experiences, and its river cruises are among the very best in Europe. 726 more words

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Silver Muse sets new direction for Silversea

I was in Quebec City a few weeks ago to hop aboard Silversea’s new Silver Muse for the day. The 596-guest luxury ship was making its inaugural call on Quebec before heading to Montreal at the end of her maiden transatlantic crossing — and prior to embarking a voyage through the Canadian Maritimes and down the eastern seaboard of the United States. 702 more words

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Tuning in to Crystal’s next luxury river cruise liner

I finally got my first glimpse of Crystal River Cruises first purpose-built river cruise ships a few weeks back, in Cologne, Germany. The line’s newly launched Crystal Bach was tied up behind the one I was travelling aboard, and I went over to the pier to have a closer look. 729 more words

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More to discover with these Avalon river cruises

If you sail all the way from Amsterdam to Budapest on Avalon Waterways (cruise.center/avalon) magnificent 15-day Magnificent Europe river cruise, you’ll cover five countries, three rivers, one canal, and 68 locks on a single voyage. 606 more words

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