Category: Pacific Ocean

Alaska Cruises

John Hopkins Glacier in Glacier Bay, Alaska, USA

An Alaskan Cruise is a different and interesting option for travellers. As the most Northern state in America, it provides a diverse culture and society, that many North Americans are not accustomed to. The scenery also provides an appealing aspect to the traveller; Alaskan cruises are none like any other and will provide a tourist with an absolute breathtaking experience. Itinerary There are a few different travel itinerary options when taking an Alaskan cruise. The Inside Passage is a seven-night

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Antarctica Cruise

Sunrise, Antarctica

Very few people can say that they’ve been to Antarctica; it is a destination for extreme adventure-seekers. Antarctica is one of the only continents on the planet that has no inhabitants, no nationality, and no economy. It is, however, becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination considering its barrenness. Approximately 30,000 tourists visit Antarctica every year. Antarctic cruises are a popular option for people who wish to explore this empty continent. Although they pale in comparison to the expeditions planned by

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Australia & New Zealand Cruises

Sail Away

Australia and New Zealand are both referred to as Down Under, but are they really all that similar? When it comes to landscapes, the two countries couldn’t be more different. Although they are both islands, New Zealand boasts rolling hills and mountain peaks, while Australia is relatively flat. The coasts are also quite different in appearance, with New Zealand’s south island full of fjords and inlets. Most of the Australian coast is made up of long beaches that extend for

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Costa Rica

Arenal Volcano at Dusk

Costa Rica is a small Central American country in that is bordered to the north by Nicaragua, and to the south by Panama. It has roughly 800 miles of coastline, with the Pacific Ocean lying to the west, and the Caribbean to the east. The country boasts an impressive collection of national parks and protected areas that covers nearly 25% of the country’s land area. Costa Rica is also known as a hotspot for ecotourism, with a stunning array of

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Hawaii Cruises

The Pride of Hawaii in Honolulu Harbor

The beautiful scenery and stunning landscape of Hawaii is all accessible by a cruise. The eight major islands of Hawaii are all volcanic, and each has different attractions and climates. Whether you want to see the volcanic summit of Maui’s Haleakala Crater, or tour the dramatic cliffs of Kauai’s Napali Coast, it’s all available to you. Because of this, Hawaii reigns as the king of cruising’s hottest destinations. Getting There In the past, one downside to a Hawaiian cruise was

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Honduras

Caribbean, Honduras, Roatan Island, West End Beach, Palm tree on a beach

Nestled between the borders of Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua exists Honduras, which is the second largest country in South American and offers an exciting destination for tourists. The country is soaked in the rich history of colonial villages, Mayan ruins and natural parks. The Bay Islands that exist along the coast offer a serine environment for avid divers and snorkelers. Getting Around In essence, there are four ways to explore the beautiful scenery that Honduras has to offer people.

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Mexican Cruises

Cancun beach view from turquoise Caribbean

The Mexican Riviera is a rapidly rising cruise destination, and it is becoming known as an alternative option to the Caribbean. Mexico has thousands of miles of Pacific coast which attracts tourists and celebrities alike. The 1960s film “Night of the Iguana” prompted Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton to buy a seaside villa, while the 1970s television show “The Love Boat” used the scenic ports as a backdrop, bringing the Mexican Riviera and towns such as Cabo San Lucas and

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Mexico

Mexico, Xcaret, Lagoon, Rock formation in the sea

Mexico is the southern most country in North America, bordering the United States to the north and Guatemala and Belize to the southeast. It has 6000 miles of shoreline, as it has coasts on the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Pacific Ocean. Mexico has very warm weather, unique food, breathtaking architecture, beautiful beaches, plenty of golf courses, historical ruins, and excellent fishing, and as such has become a very popular tourist destination Getting Around The best roads

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Panama

Swimming pool landscape in Panama

Panama, located on the coast of both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, is a country in Central America bordering Colombia and Costa Rica. It is situated on the isthmus that creates the land bridge connecting North and South America, and thus is called the “crossroads of the Americas”. It also controls the Panama Canal, which connects the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean through the Caribbean Sea. Panama is emerging as a very attractive tourist destination, thanks in large part

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South America Cruises

Sugarloaf mountain

South American cruises are rapidly becoming one of the world’s most popular cruise voyages. Indeed, as a destination, South America has a lot to offer both on and off land. Cruise-goers can be captivated by rugged terrain, untouched fjords, vibrant cities, mountains that disappear into the clouds, some of the world’s largest rainforests, and a land rich in indigenous history. South America is a giant continent, which extends from the equator to near the Antarctic region. It is home to

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