Mardi Gras - New Orleans It's this time of year that we see plenty of places across the globe celebrate their version of carnival. From New Orlean's Mardi Gras to Brazil's Rio Carnival, each one is unique in terms of its traditions, costumes and mass celebrations. What's great for cruising is that many of these celebrations can be visited during...

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Solo travelling in the city As we start a fresh new year in 2019, we begin thinking of resolutions to inspire us and make us ambitious with travel and experiences in the world. Are you hoping to visit a new destination? Would you like to explore one of the Seven Wonders of the World? Or are you looking to book...

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Pumpkins on Halloween Face paint, silent discos and fancy dress. Halloween on-board a cruise ship is a frightfully-fun place to be! If you're planning on setting sail towards the end of October, don't be alarmed if you see spooky goings-on during your time on-board. Whether you're planning to get involved or not, it helps to see what trick-or-treats...

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Vermont in Canada during fall season To some people, cruising may mean sailing to the sun. For others, it’s packing your winter woollies for icy breezes. Depending on whether you’re looking to enjoy basking in the rays or cosying up with a cup of tea, here are some of the best destinations to visit for the weather. Golden sunshine and winter...

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A tunnel in the middle of Madrid during winter For those looking to get away to warmer climes and escape the chills of the later months, Europe has some of the best destinations to visit and melt away the winter blues. From Spanish seas to Italian hills, catch the shining sun and pack your sunglasses for these ultimate winter cruise destinations. Barcelona Surprisingly, Barcelona...

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People wearing sugar skull makeup taking part in a Day of the Dead parade The Day of the Dead, ‘El Dia de los Muertos’, is a popular Mexican tradition celebrating the life and death of lost family members and loved ones on November the 1st and 2nd. Rooted in Indigenous beliefs and religious teachings, this celebration is about so much more than sugar skull makeup. Origins Paul Simpson /...

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