I have enjoyed cruises on many exceptional ships over the years, but my recent aegean journey aboard Sea Cloud II was a standout.
Summer. sailing. greek isles. Put these together and they promise nothing but pleasure. I had been pondering a trip to Greece for some time, but was daunted by the atrocious economic and political situation.
Explore remote corners and less-frequented waterways around the globe from the comfort of these unique and intimate yachts, ships and barges.
Located 600 miles from the coast of Ecuador and surrounded by the immensity of the Pacific, the Galápagos Islands possess a unique and otherworldly atmosphere. Where else do bizarrely tame birds and animals live contentedly on the slopes of active volcanoes?
European river cruises trace magnificent, constantly changing landscapes and offer a convenient way to undertake itineraries that would be complicated and tiring by land. But until recently, few vessels on the Old World's lovely inland waterways offered cabins and amenities approaching those provided by oceangoing liners.
Exploring the Peruvian Amazon, with its endless tributaries and dense rain forest, was virtually impossible until the launching of the M/V Aqua in 2007. The Aqua accommodates 24 and is the first luxury expedition ship to ply these waters.
European river cruises trace magnificent, constantly changing landscapes and offer a convenient way to undertake itineraries that would be complicated and tiring by land.
The Nile has fascinated travelers since antiquity. Beyond the spectacular tombs and temples of the pharaohs, the most astounding thing about the river is how little it has changed over thousands of years.
On November 9, 2009 a new 150-foot vessel began cruising the Chobe River, just 50 miles southwest of Victoria Falls. The ZAMBEZI QUEEN offers three-night itineraries through Botswana’s 4,500-square-mile Chobe National Park.