Apokries in Athens

Top 10 Festivals Around the Mediterranean

Go deeper into the destinations you visit by visiting one of these 10 incredible festivals around the Mediterranean.


There’s no better way to truly experience a destination than by partaking in local traditions, events and festivals. Local celebrations can help visitors to learn more about the culture, way of life and history of the place and the people who live there. With this in mind, we’ve collated a list of some of the largest and longest-running festivals and celebrations around the cities of some of our most popular Mediterranean cruise itineraries …


Festa del Redentore in Venice
1. Festa del Redentore – Venice

This festival is oldest continually celebrated date on the …

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Arabian Oryx on Sir Bani Yas Island

The Best Cruise Ports for Wildlife Enthusiasts

Whether you’ve always wanted to see a Fairy Penguin or spot the snow-coloured animals of the Arctic, here’s our top choice of cruise ports for wildlife enthusiasts…


When we travel, we all seek different experiences. For some it’s blissful relaxation, for others it might be soaking up different cultures and histories, whilst for many  it’s the chance to spot wildlife which you would never even come close to in your everyday life. From the littlest things such as brightly coloured bugs to the giant mammals of the oceans, it’s getting a glimpse of nature that becomes our most memorable holiday moments. So for those of you who want to discover the wild …

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Carnival cruise ships in Puerta Maya Mexico

Carnival Launches Cozumel Plus

Carnival cruise line has launched Cozumel Plus to give you more time in port, opening the gateway to a variety of new excursion opportunities.


Cozumel Plus has been designed by Carnival cruise line and as well as giving guests longer in port, a selection of additional shore excursions has been unveiled. The new, extra-long tours include incredible experiences such as swimming with whale sharks, exploring undersea caves and visiting the fascinating site of Chichen Itza. These new excursions will be in addition to the 50 existing tours already on offer, presenting huge choice for cruise visitors.

More than 800 Carnival voyages will benefit from the extended …

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Far East Cruise Highlights

Thinking of booking a cruise holiday in the Far East? Here’s what you’ve got to look forward to…



Singapore is a city of contrasts. In one direction there’s towering, futuristic skyscrapers, in the other there’s enchanting gardens and traditional temples. Make time for a visit to Singapore Zoo, it’s one of the biggest in the world and its 70 acres provides habitats for over 3,500 mammals, reptiles and birds.  Head to Sri Mariamman Temple to appreciate the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore, it’s colours and ornate exterior are sure to impress. To get a real sense of Chinese culture then be sure to visit Chinatown. …

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Times Square New York

10 Reasons to Book a Cruise Holiday to New York

As if you needed another excuse…


It’s likely that New York is on your travel wishlist already, but for many of us it’s one of those destinations which we keep holding off on, telling ourselves we need to save more, we’ll go before Christmas because that’s the best time, then we’re telling ourselves we’ll go in summer when it’s more affordable, or additionally something comes up in our everyday lives which prevents us from going – before you know it years have passed and you still haven’t seen the impressive New York cityscape in real life.

So to get your head back in the game and get you focused on your travel …

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10 of the most unique cruise ports

10 of the Most Unique Cruise Ports

Find out why these 10 unique cruise ports should be top of your wishlist right now…


Cruise holidays present the opportunity to travel hundreds, potentially thousands of different itineraries all around the world. From the Bahamas and the Caribbean to Canada and New England, there are hundreds of cruise ship ports around the world just waiting to be explored. We know that our cruisers like to have unique and unforgettable travel experiences, which is why we’ve created this list to highlight 10 of the most unique cruise ports and destinations you may get to experience along your cruise.


Klasvik Cruise Port

Klasvik is the second largest town in the Faroe Islands, which says a …

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