Fireworks in Dubai
It's that time of year when you start thinking of your plans for the New Year - what will your resolutions be? Where will you go on holiday? Why not tick a bucket-list destination off and visit one of these top places to spend New Year, planning ahead for the countdown in 2019! Hong Kong...

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A Christmas tree and Christmas lights in New York
Christmas is recognised around the world as a grand celebration of love, happiness and hope, with each country rejoicing in their own characteristic way. From the bright festive lights of New York to live Irish music in Dublin, here are six of the most magical destinations for Christmas cruises. New York, USA Anthony Quintano /...

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View of the night sky - Stargazing
A cruise offers a number of opportunities to enjoy some of the best stargazing moments as you're often far away from artificial light. Some cruise lines even offer specialist sailings dedicated to astronomy and constellations, meaning they can be a great way to learn more about space and the night sky. Some destinations are perfect...

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Expedition cruise guests driving away from a glacier in Zodiacs
Sailing to the top of the world to discover isolated landscapes where polar bears roam is one of the ultimate thrills of luxury cruises into the Arctic Circle. Yet this isn’t just the icy realm of the so-called Kings of the Arctic, but an unforgettable setting of snow-covered fjords, vertiginous cliffs teeming with seabirds, and...

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Colourful buildings in tiny Ushuaia cruise port in Argentina

Port in focus: Ushuaia

Ushuaia enjoys the distinction of being the world’s most southerly city. A grid pattern of colourful, low-rise buildings huddled on the Argentinean side of craggy Tierra del Fuego island and sandwiched between snow-capped Martial mountains and the choppy waters of the Beagle Channel, this is the embarkation port for the majority of Antarctica expeditions. It...

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