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River Cruising - Delicacies Along The Riverside

Every country brings to the world their own specialised delicacy; the Brits enjoy a tasty Cornish pasty or a plate of fish and chips, Italy has perfected the ice-cream and a slice of delicious pizza, where-as the Germans are experts when it comes to making a sausage. But would you ever be tempted to

Activities and Shore Excursions on a Cruise to the Caribbean and Mexico

You can enjoy many memorable shore excursions and activities when you cruise the Caribbean side of Mexico. The ancient Mayans left behind ruins and pyramids that are awesome to see. Local venues offer all sorts of fun excursions. Carnival, Celebrity, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean cruise lines offer

Russia River Cruises

If you're looking for a fun and exciting new way to experience Russia, a river cruise down some of its greatest rivers can be the perfect opportunity to get to know this beautiful and mysterious country. Enjoy traditional Russian cuisine like borsch (beet soup), blini (fried pancakes), or pelme

Netherlands Map

Map of the Netherlands in western Europe. Amsterdam is often visited by river cruises sailing the Rhine River, and spring tulip cruises always feature the Netherlands.

Flaming Baked Alaska for Dessert

Photo of the flaming baked Alaska served for dessert at the Pinnacle Grill restaurant on the Maasdam of Holland America Line.


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Choose a Seabourn World Cruise instead of an Airliner

Modern cruise liners have every single, built-in amenity one can think of making them look like floating mini-cities. They come with sizable swimming pools, gourmet restaurants, first-class lodgings,

Robben Island Landscape

Photo of the Robben Island landscape, which is dry, barren and desert-like


Picture of Vesterålen on a shore excursion from Harstad that Hurtigruten passengers on southbound voyages from Kirkenes to Bergen can enjoy

Alaska Cruise Ships

Several new and old ships ply the Alaskan waters taking cruisers along. There are ships are of all possible classes. There are big and small ships, luxury ships and ships with balconies in their cabins and more deck space. People who wish to go on a cruise must ascertain, in advance, what kind of a

Paddle Wheel Cruises

Paddle wheel boats have been a favorite method of transportation since the 19th century.paddle wheel image by Tammy Mobley from Fotolia.comSteam powered boats have been in operation since the early 1700s, and in the 19th and 20th centuries the paddle wheel boat was introduced. Boats of...

Egypt, Jordan, and the Red Sea Cruise Log

Description of Red Sea cruise itinerary and ports of call on a Silversea Silver Whisper cruise tour from Cairo to Luxor, Egypt via the Suez Canal, Sharm el-Sheikh, and Aqaba.