Our Top Cruise Picks this Week: A Taste of the Exotic

Bali & Asia

Considered one of the most beautiful destinations in the world, Bali is perfect for beach lovers, culture vultures and families alike. The cultural capital of Ubud is the perfect place to spend an afternoon, soaking up the lively atmosphere and bartering at the local markets, or head to the small fishing town of Jimbaran and sample freshly grilled fish and rice.

This Bali & Asia cruise allows you to experience everything Bali has to offer, as well as taking you to Vietnam and Singapore; it’s the perfect gateway holiday if you’ve never explored Asia before.

Rice fields on terraced in sunset at SAPA, Lao Cai, Vietnam. Rice fields prepare the harvest at Northwest Vietnam

South America and the Caribbean

If you’ve ever wanted to explore South America but you’re not sure where to start, a cruise can be just the ticket.

This Flavours of South America cruise takes you from Chile to the Caribbean Sea, allowing you to explore such delights as Chile, San Martin and Panama. The tail end of your cruise will dock in the Cayman Islands, affording you some rest and relaxation after experiencing the hustle and bustle (and plenty of wine sampling) of South America.

Looking towards Centennial Bridge from Culebra Cut, heading towards the Pacific ocean from the Atlantic ocean via Panama Canal.

Spice Trail Route

Follow the famous Spice Trail Route on this exotic cruise, where you’ll stop off at Singapore, Phuket, Cochin, Goa, Muscat and Dubai. Ideal if you like to experience a bit of everything on your holiday – beautiful beaches, lively cities, foreign cuisine – this cruise is ideal whether you’re a cruise beginner or aficionado.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - December 10, 2014: The Burj Al Arab Hotel, left side on the beach near Madinat Jumeriah Resort. The Burj Al Arab is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. At 321 m (1,053 ft), it is the fourth tallest hotel in the world. The Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) out from Jumeirah beach, and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. It is an iconic structure whose shape mimics the sail of a ship.