A Look at A Few Exciting Cruise Destinations

Cruise Destinations

Write for Gr8 Travel TipsWith so many cruise destinations to choose from these days, it really is getting tougher to decide just what cruise is right for you and your family. It’s a matter of personal choice!

My family and I have enjoyed 4 fantastic and different cruises over the years. From the very popular and exciting Caribbean cruise to a memorable Mediterranean cruise enjoying a variety of new destinations each day.

Below, are a few more popular cruises that you and your family might consider for your next cruise holiday. Enjoy!      Robert

Eight Outstanding Cruise Destinations to Consider

For many, nothing can come close to the exhilaration cruise travel offers and the many Cruise Destinations around the world to explore. You can exhaust an entire day exploring an island, basking under the heat of the sun, or swimming with majestic stingrays. At night, you can enjoy a culinary feast while you choose between dancing or taking in a show. Undoubtedly, a cruise vacation is something that is difficult to pass on.

If you are in the process of planning that next cruise adventure, below are some of the most fascinating places that should make it to your list.

 Very Popular Cruise Destinations

Cruise Destinations – Discover ALASKA

Aurora Borealis

A proud host of some of the world’s most breathtaking natural attractions, Alaska is the destination of choice for nature lovers and adventurers alike. From picturesque mountain ranges to awe-inspiring glaciers, Alaska has it all!  For others, it is also known as the perfect location to witness the astonishing Northern Lights, more popularly known as Aurora Borealis.

If you want a trip you will cherish for a lifetime, look into exploring Alaska’s beautiful seascapes along the Pacific Northwest and in Canada. Chances are you also get to see the magnificent Juneau’s Mendenhall Glacier, alongside other historic towns while you are at it.

If you are looking to add Alaska in your travel bucket list, be prepared to be amazed by its uninhabited wildlife and scenic vistas. Explore a rich population of whales, bears and bird life along the way. You are in for an outdoor experience you will forever cherish!

Cruise Destinations – Consider Singapore

Singapore Skyline

The country otherwise referred to as the Lion City, Singapore is famous for its unbelievable architecture and stunning tourist attractions. Also dubbed as the country in Asia that never sleeps, it is deemed the Asian counterpart of New York. Boasting of both racial and cultural diversity, Singapore has a well-rounded tourism industry many tourists appreciate.

While most visitors, especially first timers tend to gravitate towards visiting the renowned Orchard Road, there are so many other ‘must-see’ and ‘must-visit’ attractions in one of Asia’s economic giants.  Enumerated below are some of the places that should be included in your list.

1.    Universal Studios Singapore
2.    Boat and Clarke Quay
3.    Singapore Flyer
4.    Singapore Botanical Gardens
5.    The Cloud Forest Dome
6.    Little India Singapore
7.    Singapore Zoo
8.    Marina Bay Sands
9.    National Museum of Singapore
10.  Singapore Science Centre

The above mentioned are just among the many great attractions Singapore has to offer.
Taking into account all the wonders the country has to offer, it’s not surprising Singapore is included in many people’s top list of travel destinations.

If you wish to experience Singapore from a different perspective, take advantage of a cruise trip that explores the country and even includes visits to … Bali, Indonesia and Penang, Malaysia.




Cruise Destinations – Bahamas and Caribbean

Bahamas Islands Map

Did you know that the Caribbean Sea is the fifth largest body of water in the world? Not only that, it is also home to more than 7,000 islands. A place abundant with diverse civilizations and cultures, it plays host to millions of tourists annually.

However, while major cruise lines cannot sail to all the places or islands in the Caribbean, many cruise tours compensate by offering more in terms of itineraries. Fortunately, there are cruise liners like the Royal Caribbean that take cruising in style to a whole new level. With features like virtual balconies, floor-to-ceiling LCD screens and “first-at-sea” activities, you can rest assured your trip will be everything but boring.

Cruise Destinations – Venice and Athens

Few places can provide an experience as magical as Venice. However, you can add an even more exciting twist to your adventure by booking a cruise trip.  If you are looking for a historical-themed getaway, traveling on board ‘Regal Princess’, (named after Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton) is just what you need. Visiting historical places while traveling in luxury will no doubt make your trip a truly unforgettable one.

Deemed as one of the safest cities in the whole world, it’s no surprise Athens is popular not just among tourists but even among the locals themselves.

Great tourist sites such the Parthenon, Acropolis, Oden and the Temple of Athena will surely catch the fancy of even the most meticulous of travelers. There are so many great places to see in Athens especially if you want to experience a rich culture, with a colorful history to boot.

Cruise Destinations – The Mediterranean

If you are looking for the perfect summer destination, the Mediterranean should rank high in your list. So what can you expect from one of the world’s well-loved tourist destinations? Apart from a stunning fusion of vistas and captivating cultures, it offers an experience that oftentimes defies description.

From the Flamenco dance in Spain down to the bewitching sights of Rome, the Mediterranean offers an unmatched adventure just waiting to be discovered. To help amplify your travel experience, cruise liners such as the Costa Cruise not only offers resort-like rooms but also satisfies your gastronomic curiosity by offering Japanese cuisine and Bavarian beers.

Be sure to check out our Western Mediterranean Cruise taken in the summer with Norwegian Cruise Lines. It was an absolutely wonderful cruise with different exciting ports of call each day! 🙂

Cruise Destinations – The Galapagos Island

This archipelago in the Pacific Ocean has been host to many tourists annually. Abundant in natural attractions, it also offers a lot of unforgettable experiences especially for nature loving travelers.
If you are looking to tour the Galapagos Islands for an expedition cruise, you can sail away in the Silversea.

Visit the island dubbed as the untouched territory since the Darwinian era and discover why it continues to fascinate many people until now.

Cruise Destinations – Nova Scotia Canada

Nova Scotia Lighthouses

Nova Scotia offers you superb countryside attractions. Known for its sports heroes, legendary musicians, reconstructed fortress towns and picturesque seaside vineyards, Nova Scotia is deemed the ideal destination for many families. You can also enjoy zoos and wildlife, alongside fun parks and science centers with the entire family.

Take a trip back through time by visiting their 26 historical museums, lighthouses and breathtaking scenery.

Fortunately, cruise liners that have Nova Scotia as part of their itinerary, promise a trip that can include hiking, dining and shopping. If you wish to have fun and create lasting memories with the family, this is a place you can’t afford to miss out on.

Cruise Destinations – Monaco

Monaco Italy

Do you want to witness the Monaco Grand Prix in style? There are several cruise liners that will take you there. Of course, it will be a wise idea to include the world famous Monte Carlo and St Tropez in your itinerary. In addition, the possibility of some celebrity sightings will give you the perfect excuse to visit this breathtaking place.

Have you picked a destination of choice? Ensure you plan accordingly so you can look forward to a trip you will remember for years to come!

Safe travels!

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