Ornate pillars and bright white exterior of the Sheikh Zayed mosque in Abu Dhabi
Buildings across the Middle East are rich in local heritage and religious culture, boasting elaborate designs and beautiful structures. From the modern styles of contemporary designers to the ancient designs featuring stained-glass windows, the Middle East is home to some of the world’s finest architecture. Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar Ralf Steinberger / Flickr.com, CC...

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Painting of the Russian domovoi monster looming over the bed of a villager
From the bogeyman to the monsters under your bed, we have all encountered some form of nightmarish entity that instils fear and suspense. With Halloween around the corner, read about these legends and mythical creatures from across the globe to really send shivers up your spine. The Kraken Pink Rhino / Flickr.com, CC BY 2.0...

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Sliced raw ginger root - a remedy for seasickness
During a luxury cruise to a scenic destination, the last thing you wish to encounter is seasickness. A heavy bout of ‘mal de mer’ can ruin an otherwise wonderful trip, so here is some handy advice about how to combat motion sickness once and for all. Seasickness occurs when your brain receives conflicting messages about...

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Pair of resting Asiatic lions in India
Post updated: 07/03/2019 From the deep forests of Chhattisgarh to the salt plains of Gujarat, India is an ever-changing landscape. Its wildlife is equally as varied: here is a selection of India’s most remarkable residents and where best to see them. Sloth bear Found across multiple regions, the sloth bear is the most common bear...

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Greek ruins on a hillside overlooking the ocean in Athens
From the Ionian to the Dodecanese, Greece is abundant with rich landscapes, everlasting horizons and historical adventure – making it a cruise destination everyone will love. With thousands of islands scattered across the Aegean Sea and beyond, see our top picks below for some of the highlights and landmarks to visit when cruising the Grecian...

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