Mediterranean vs Caribbean Everyone has their favourite corner of the world, and it’s safe to say that the Mediterranean and the Caribbean are amongst the most popular – but which one do you prefer? Read on to see our comparison of the world’s two most sought-after cruise destinations. Mediterranean For the ultimate blend of sun-soaked beaches, vibrant culture...

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Wildflowers on a coastal cliff overlooking the sea in Ireland Cruising the world can appeal to everyone, from the relaxers and spa-goers to the foodies and adventure seekers. Knowing where to visit and tick off your bucket list can be difficult when it comes to narrowing it down, so we have rounded up a few destinations to make it easier to choose your cruise in...

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Mount Etna rising above the horizon in Sicily Criss-crossed through the ages by Greeks, Romans, Saracens and Byzantines, Sicily has so much of archaeological and historical interest that it could be a cruise destination in its own right; you could easily spend a week just sailing round the island and exploring. In reality, though, this rugged volcanic island (the largest in the Mediterranean),...

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Reykjavik seen from the top of Hallgrimskirkja Church during a cruise to Iceland As the epicentre of Icelandic cultural life – and the world’s most northerly capital city – Reykjavik is small, but charmingly formed and buzzes with quirky chutzpah. Nearly half the country’s population reside here, but even so there are barely 123,000 inhabitants, ensuring that the city’s streets remain refreshingly uncrowded. Sun Voyager - Reykjavik harbour While...

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Traditional boats in Halong Bay in Vietnam Vietnam has become one of Asia’s rising tourism stars over the last decade thanks to an irresistible combination of awe-inspiring landscapes and mesmerising cities. The Mekong River While many Far Eastern countries can promise a similarly alluring mix, Vietnam stands out for the unmistakable Gallic legacy of French rule that still leaves its mark culturally...

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