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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Houses and apartments on a sun-soaked cliffside in Santorini cruise port

Whether you are searching for honeymoon cruises, anniversary voyages or simple romantic getaways, certain itineraries offer guaranteed l’amour. And we aren’t just talking about the Caribbean: places like Arabia, the Mediterranean and Alaska cast their own kind of magic, especially when explored during a Finest Collection cruise package. Our romantic Finest Collection packages combine unforgettable…

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Contemporary glass architecture on the waterfront in Copenhagen

Port in focus: Copenhagen

Founded by the warrior-bishop Absalon in 1167, Copenhagen is a city of bridge-spanned canals, copper-roofed buildings and manicured parks that many ships visit on Baltic cruise routes. Nyhaven The maritime heritage of this former Hanseatic port is omnipresent. Indeed the city’s name means ‘Merchants’ Harbour’. In the 1630s, when King Christian IV decided to look...

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Alexander Palace seen from across a lake in St Petersburg
Baltic cities fuse antiquity and modernity with style and verve. A cruise here during the luminous ‘White Nights’ of the summer solstice – when the late evening sun shimmers as brightly as noon – offers a scene of such photogenic prettiness you would not dare to invent it. At other times, Baltic cruises offer enchanting...

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Galapagos wildlife - Marine iguana, resting on a rock
Luxury cruise destinations might traditionally be characterised by white-sand beaches and palm-fringed pathways, but this is just the tip of the iceberg. Adventuring across immersive landscapes and experiencing a country’s culture can be just as indulgent and equally unforgettable, especially when you sail with Silversea. Be inspired by these seven luxury cruise destinations visited by...

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Guests on a Zodiac excursion through the Central American rainforest
Prehistoric jungle canopies; mighty rivers, mountains and caves; pristine white sand beaches and vibrant corals; Central America has it all. Its culture is just as eclectic, offering a unique blend of colonial architecture and contemporary cities, ancient civilisations and Spanish flair. Central America is a captivating cruise destination, home to a number of distinctive, culturally-rich...

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A portion of the Panama Canal in Central America
With the opening of the Panama Canal in August 1914, the arduous 8,000-mile voyage around Cape Horn that previously took several weeks was reduced to a mere eight hours. The creation of the Panama Canal was far more than an unprecedented feat of engineering; it was a profoundly important historic event. It represented the largest,...

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Art deco apartments rising above palm trees at a beach in Miami
It’s not surprising that Florida is regarded as America’s playground with its buzzing hub, Orlando, leading the way as the theme park capital of the world. Few other destinations can match the range of experiences this tourist trap offers, made all the more enticing by its virtual year-round balmy climate that has seen it nicknamed...

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