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26 Oct 2017

Top 3 Firework Displays Around The World


The nights are darker, the temperature is quickly dropping, and everyone is starting to get into the festive spirit. Bonfire night is a popular British tradition dating back to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, when Guy Fawkes tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament, and 5 November is now synonymous with firework displays. If you love a great firework display, then check out these great destinations around the world…

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20 Oct 2017

Hot Cruise Destination: Hualien


Located on Taiwan’s mountainous east coast, Hualien is considered one of the most pleasant places in Taiwan. With it’s stunning scenery and coastline, Hualien is a must-see destination when considering a cruise in Asia.

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17 Oct 2017

3 Spooky Cruise Destinations


There’s something spooky going on! Check out these three cruise ports where there’s more than just tourists visiting…

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10 Oct 2017

Day 3: Rouen – Medieval Discoveries With U by Uniworld


There was some confusion this morning over the time to meet for the kayaking excursion along the Eure River. We were due to meet at 8:15 to head ashore, but the ship was delayed and the meeting time was changed to 9:45. Sadly without much notice, the meeting time was changed to 9:20. I missed the excursion, but in a way it was a blessing. Hearing other people’s stories when they returned later that afternoon, they talked about how exhausting it was, with 2 miles of rapids, and people falling in the water. I had a relaxing afternoon on deck as we continued to sail to Rouen where we would now arrive at 3pm.

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28 Sep 2017

Hot Cruise Destination: Sarandë


Sarandë, also spelled Saranda is known as the gateway to Southern Albania! Due to its Mediterranean climate and warm waters, this exciting coastal town and cruise port is one of the most major and attractive tourist attracts of the Albania Rivera. It lies on an open sea gulf of the Ionian Sea and is just 9 miles away from the popular Greek Isle, Corfu. Sarandë offers a combination of old and new, new buildings, old taverns, nice beaches, and lots of outdoor restaurants. Sarandë also offers cruisers rich opportunities to explore the ancient roman city, Butrint, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Butrint, you will want to check out the beautiful Roman amphitheatre, one of the largest Byzantine churches in the world, and the rest of this ancient archaeology site as a whole!

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21 Sep 2017

Hot Cruise Destination: Norwegian Fjords


Hands down, Norway offers some of the most unforgettable natural beauty, from its waterfalls and glaciers to its incredible fjords! The Norwegian Fjords are some of the longest, deepest, and most stunning fjords in the world and have also been voted as the world’s best travel destination by the National Geographic Traveller magazine. What exactly is a fjord you may ask? Fjords are long, narrow, and deep inlets of the sea between high cliffs and they are usually formed by the submergence of a glaciated valley.

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Customer Review

Mrs Macdonald

Superb ship, friendly staff and excellent food

Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises

Destination: Scandinavia & Russia

Cruise Ship: Silhouette