Michelangelo's iconic ceiling paintings in the Sistine Chapel

Mediterranean cruises wouldn’t be the same without port stops in beautiful Italy. Home to stunning architecture, breath-taking artworks and lush countryside, it is a varied country offering something new during every cruise to Italy. But if you were to visit just one port? Make it Rome. Here is why you should make this spectacular city…

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A sun-soaked beach in Bridgetown, the Barbados cruise port

Barbados is your archetypal Caribbean retreat that has long been a winter escape for sun-starved Brits looking for winter sunshine, so it is no surprise that it has become a popular cruise spot. While this island, nicknamed Little England, may be famous for its beaches, there is more to it than that. The pretty countryside…

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A gargoyle on top of the Notre Dame looking out over Paris at night

In the film Sabrina, Audrey Hepburn uttered a line that has been enshrined in cinematic and cultural history: “Paris is always a good idea.” The City of Lights has also been referenced in films including Casablanca, with Humphrey Bogart whispering to Ingrid Bergman, “We’ll always have Paris.” The truth is, Paris is always a good…

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Geisha girls strolling down a street in Japan

Travel is changing. Holidays are no longer about pure relaxation and whole days spent lounging on the beach: they are about the experience. More travellers now want to balance their time spent sunbathing or enjoying luxurious spa treatments with immersive exploration. They are seeking real insights into their cruise destinations, and excursions that bring them…

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Blue-footed booby birds standing on rocks in front of the sea

Post updated: 07/03/2019 Cruising can take you to some of the most spectacular places on the planet. The photogenic plains of Africa, oceans of Australia and fjords of Norway have never been more accessible, but these breath-taking destinations are just the tip of the iceberg. Expedition-class ships by Seabourn and Silversea now sail to the…

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When it comes to cruising, the world really is your oyster. The Mediterranean and the Caribbean are the most popular destinations for luxury cruise holidays, but there's so much more to be discovered too. Here at Six Star Cruises, our Cruise Concierge team have travelled the world, becoming destination experts. We’ll be happy to speak...

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