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As simple pleasures go, eating heaps of the freshest oysters and mussels takes some beating. Add a few glasses of chilled cava and a view of the Med for a perfect day on Spain’s east-coast Ebro Delta... read more »
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Destination: Egypt, Cairo, Aswan, Luxor
Forget the paddle steamers and big ships – the only way to cruise up the Nile and see the splendours of ancient Egypt is on a dahabiyya, a traditional 19th-century luxury sailing boat... read more »
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For lovers of classical history, a cruise along the North African coast is an ideal way to explore the Greco-Roman sites of Libya, from Leptis Magna and Sabratha to Ptolemais and Cyrene... read more »
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If cruising makes you think casinos and cabarets, think again. Sailing to Antarctica is an unforgettable chance to visit one of the last unexplored destinations and the largest wilderness on earth... read more »
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Hiring a narrow boat for a trip along Britain's canals is a lovely, leisurely way to holiday, and the Shropshire Union Canal is one of the best to go for - as long as you're not too superstitious...... read more »
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Sailing along the icy coast of southern Patagonia, taking in Cape Horn and Glacier Alley, and meeting seals, whales and penguins en route, is one of the most spectacular journeys on the planet... read more »
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Destination: Galapagos Islands
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Cruise
The Galapagos Islands are high on most people's travel wish lists, and no wonder. The experience is massively rewarding - especially with creature comforts to return to at the end of each day... read more »
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Destination: Antarctica
Trip type: Adventure, Cruise
A pristine wilderness at the end of the world, Antarctica is truly a destination like no other - and setting foot on this empty continent is truly an emotional moment... read more »
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A cruise down the river Mekong in Laos is the perfect introduction to this gentle country, which many people believe still retains the essence of southeast Asia... read more »
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World-class performances, cultured ports of call, fine dining and sumptuous comfort at sea... the annual Mediterranean Music Cruise hits all the right notes... read more »
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Destination: Kerala
Trip type: Cruise, Cultural, Eco
You may think you've tried the best kinds of floating holidays - but nothing's quite as magical as drifting into a whole new dimension on Kerala's lakes and canals... read more »
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Thanks to the Soviet Union break-up, Black Sea resorts that were once the exclusive preserve of the Party are now playing host to curious cruise passengers... read more »
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Trip type: Cruise
A Nile cruise is high on many people’s lists of must-do holidays, and with good reason - it's the kind of trip you'll never forget... read more »
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An honest waiter in Vietnam got our cruise off to a surprising and money-saving start before a tuk-tuk trip in India proved unusually expensive... read more »
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If a cruise is good enough – and an autumn sailing through Canada on the five star, ultra-luxury Seabourn Pride more than qualifies - it doesn't matter about the weather... read more »
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Trip type: Cruise
Taking a canal boat from Glasgow to Edinburgh drifts you back through the centuries and reveals an altogether different perspective of central Scotland... read more »
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Now the QE2 is being converted into a Dubai hotel, Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2 is the only oceangoing liner - and this ship does cruises too... read more »
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Ocean Village famously aim their cruises at 'people who don’t do cruises', with an emphasis on adrenaline activities - but lazier souls can enjoy them as much as all-action types... read more »
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Children will love cruising Disney-style but its ships are every bit as entertaining for adults, too, and the seamless holidays also include a stay at Walt Disney World... read more »
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Cruising and eating go together like Laurel and Hardy - but even the great, food-loving Oliver himself would have been outfaced by Crystal Cruises’ Ultimate Vintage Room Dinner... read more »
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