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Postcards from Antarctica

Postcards from Antarctica

For every avid traveler — and for this who just love adventure — a trip to Antarctica truly is a once-in-a-lifetime journey. Antarctica is one of the most remote parts of the world, so it takes time and extensive planning to get there.

Port Hightlight: Lima, Peru

Port Hightlight: Lima, Peru

Callao, Peru, is the port city for Lima, enabling guests to take a variety of tours throughout the area or go exploring on their own. The capital of Peru and the country’s largest city, Lima is a bustling metropolis that is the gateway to the incredible Macchu Pichu, the mysterious Nazca Lines and so much…   read more of “Port Hightlight:…”

‘Sip and Savor’ Culinary Tours on Cruises Worldwide

‘Sip and Savor’ Culinary Tours on Cruises Worldwide

One of the great pleasures of travel is the opportunity to sample local food and drink. While you may find language barriers along the way, an appreciation for good food is a universal language and can be a fantastic way to immerse yourself in local cultures.

Captain’s Log: Mercer Back Cruising the Grand World Voyage

Captain’s Log: Mercer Back Cruising the Grand World Voyage

Jan. 4-5: I joined the “Amsterdam” again, yesterday, yet another World Cruise beckons, a circumnavigation of the globe; 32,500 nautical miles, 38 ports of call and 113 days.

South America Cruises Feature Unique Bandoneon Music

South America Cruises Feature Unique Bandoneon Music

When guests embark on a South America cruise with Holland America Line, “On Location” features extensive programming that brings the culture, history and cuisine of the continent onboard.

Cruise to Carnaval and Explore the Amazon on Maasdam in 2014

Cruise to Carnaval and Explore the Amazon on Maasdam in 2014

It’s the world’s largest party, and guests on Maasdam‘s 49-day “Amazon and Carnaval Explorer Voyage” departing Feb. 7, 2014, will be front and center for all of the dancing, singing and excitement of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnaval.