Sail Around North, South, and Central America and the Caribbean Islands

There is an abundance of natural wonders in all parts of the Caribbean and the Americas, as well as extremely diverse cultures and lifestyles throughout. The Caribbean is a hodgepodge of influences from Spain, Britain, France, the Netherlands, and Africa, although the famous Caribbean laid-back vibe is everywhere from Antigua and Aruba to St. Martin and San Juan. Central America, rich in both natural beauty and history, is the land mass that links North America to South America.

South, illustration Costa Rica entices with its lush green forests and waterfalls, while several countries offer historic landmarks left from ancient tribes including the Aztecs, Mayas, and Olmecs. Navigate through the Panama Canal and find out exactly how it works. A cruise around North and South America will treat you to a wide assortment of breathtaking landscapes as well as many attractions built by both ancient and modern civilizations. In Canada, stroll the streets of Quebec City and enjoy its French influences, or travel back in time to the 11th-century Viking settlement of L’Anse aux Meadows.

Discover the natural beauty of Alaska’s glaciers when you sail along the west coast of the U.S.A, or go to the east coast instead, if you prefer more cosmopolitan cities.

Head On South
Continuing southward, travelers will encounter incredible ruins, a broad diversity of cultures and peoples, and world music we all recognize, and may have even danced to. In Brazil, tour the jungles along the Amazon River or the dazzling beaches of Rio de Janeiro.

Valparaiso, Chile is worth a stop to see the famed colorful homes on the steep hillsides and the spectacular natural beauty of the country’s massifs and fjords.

Find out how to master the Tango in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Farther south, check out the icy natural beauty of Antarctica.

What to Do and See in Asia

Bustling, energetic Hong Kong is a center for fashion, food, banking, and trade in Asia Don’t miss Phuket, the largest of Thailand’s islands and one celebrated for its gorgeous panoramas and cultural attractions. With a rich history and cultural influences from around the world including Portuguese and Jewish, Cochin (or Kochi) is part of India’s Kerala state and is commonly known as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea”.

In Jordan, be sure to set aside time for UNESCO World Heritage City Petra, which was carved from rose-colored rock, earning it the moniker “Rose City”. From Africa to Asia, from North America to South America, from Antarctica to Europe, visit them all when you travel in style and elegance on a world cruise.

International Getaways: A Hop, Skip and Jump Away

Do you think a three-day weekend isn’t sufficient time to enjoy an international getaway? This could not be further from the truth. It’s in fact very easy to find an enticing weekend getaway doable in three days.

Here are some international destinations perfect for exciting weekend jaunts.

Montreal, Quebec
Montreal is the second largest city in Canada after Toronto and is a lovely city full of old-world appeal.

The old-fashioned cobblestone streets of Vieux Montreal take you back in time, and the one-of-a-kind boutiques, cafes, and restaurants are always fascinating to explore. When the weather is nice, head to the enormous Mount Royal Park for a picnic, guided walk, or leisurely bike ride. It also has spots where you can ice skate, go snowshoeing, or do different outdoor activities in the winter season.

If you are a beach and sun person, Bermuda is optimal, with its pink sand beaches, lovely weather, and ideal location just a short two-hour flight from many airports on the east coast. In addition to the amazing beaches, Bermuda is a great place to wander around exploring its colorful cobblestone streets, imposing forts, traditional colonial buildings, and interesting maritime history.

If you prefer a little heart-pounding exhilaration, rent a jet ski and head over to the famous Bermuda Triangle.

Baja California Sur, Mexico
The gorgeous beaches of Baja California Sur, Mexico are an enjoyable weekend getaway for surfers and anyone who just wants to lie in the sun and the sand. Sail image Anyone looking for some fun night life should try Cabo San Lucas at the southern tip of Baja California, with its fun bars and clubs, top-notch restaurant scene, and wonderful high-quality resorts.

It’s also the ultimate escape for those who want to enjoy the water, and perhaps a little romance, with Lover’s Beach boasting some amazing caves, rock formations, and strikingly clear azure waters.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a fantastic tropical Central American destination that can be easily reached from just about any point in the U.S. One of its claims to fame is its 800 miles of shoreline, so it is a terrific destination for beach goers who want to enjoy some fun in the sun. The Arenal Volcano area is considered its adventure capital where you can rappel down a waterfall; hike in the jungle while watching out for colorful birds, monkeys and sloths; experience a stimulating zip-line ride; and bathe in the volcano-fed hot springs.

Cartagena, Columbia

Situated on the northern coast of Columbia facing the Caribbean, in Cartagena you’ll find stunning blue waters with coral reefs that edge white powdery beaches.

Be sure to stroll around the old walled section of the city with its pastel-colored buildings left from the Spanish colonizers and 500-year-old coral wall still standing upright today.

As the most sizeable city in Canada, Toronto is a modern metropolis perfect for a weekend getaway for anyone who loves big city adventures.

Diversity is one of its founding principles; over half of the people who call it home today were in fact born somewhere else. With Greektown, Little Italy, Koreatown and Chinatown all inside city limits, visitors might feel as if they've seen more than a couple of countries after a visit to Toronto. Whether you are looking for extreme adventure, lounging on the beach with a cold drink, or something in between, there is an international weekend getaway ideal for you. Whatever you are looking for – love, adventure, culinary delights, history – can be yours.

The Many Sights, Sounds and Peoples of the African Continent

A trip along the coasts of the African continent will allow you to retrace the path of early Dutch, British, German, and Portuguese explorers. Journeys to nations including Madagascar, Senegal, Mozambique, and Mauritius will allow you to witness the effects of colonialism alongside ancient tribal traditions. From South Africa’s breathtaking mountains to the desert land of Namibia, there is something for everyone. Zanzibar, or "Spice Island", is a tropical archipelago off the coast of Tanzania well known for its abundance of valuable spices, including cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg, making it a fantastic place to visit for food devotees.

Selecting the Best Tour for You

The variety of adventure tours is as long as your arm from surfing Costa Rica’s legendary waves, hiking to Machu Picchu in the footsteps of Incan travelers to motorcycling through the remote, raw beauty of Patagonia to climbing Mount Kinabalu, the highest peak in southeast Asia. Try a few of the additional adventure tours out there such as an thrilling drive along the French Riviera in a Ferrari F430 F1 or an extraordinary flight on an Air Combat mission, along the lines of Top Gun, in San Diego. If any or all of these adrenaline-charged activities appeal to you , think about making adventure travel part of your future getaway.

Exploring the World’s National Parks

A national parks tour, regardless of the country, will take you to some of the most spectacular landscapes on earth.

Here are some of the greatest national parks worldwide.

The Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands is one of the most visited UNESCO sites worldwide and the earliest national park in Ecuador. The giant tortoises and little penguins that move around the islands are an incredible sight to see.

Machu Picchu
One of the world’s most important archaeological sites is the spectacular Incan fortress of Machu Picchu located high in the Andean Mountains.

It exemplifies what the Incan Empire was capable of achieving at its height of power.

Declaring Yellowstone as “absolutely unique in the world” because of its unmatchable geology and variety of wildlife, in 1903 President Theodore Roosevelt declared it as a place “absolutely unique in the world”. He considered national parks to be the best way to protect nature and turn them into a shared social asset to benefit all generations to follow.

Serengeti National Park
Both Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and South Africa’s Kruger Park are renowned worldwide for its wide array of wildlife and fauna located there. There you will not solely experience landscapes you could never have imagined, but you will also be very close to the countless predators which roam in the night.

Great Barrier Reef
Whether viewed from beneath the sea or high in the air, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park off the coast of Australia is the earth's biggest coral reef system and warrants a place on any traveler's bucket list. North, photo
Fiordland National Park

Close by is the Fiordland National Park in New Zealand, awash with fjords so spectacular that they put Norway's celebrated natural wonders to shame.

Special Interest Tours Galore
Nowadays, more travelers than ever are choosing to go on specialty tours. Name any hobby or special interest and you’ll find a tour made just for you.

For the Lovers of Wine
Wine country is full of all types of people who have a passion for for this delectable nectar.

Wine tasting tours are usually designed for people who enjoy wine and all its intricacies.

There are lots of hot spots to pick from when it comes to picking the best tour for you whether it’s a wine tasting tour in Napa Valley, or one that takes you along the Stellenbosch Wine Route in South Africa, or one that takes you to some of France’s most well-known wine regions such as Bordeaux or Champagne to name just a few.

For the Lover of Food
Let yourself go with all of the options possible on a foodie tour. There are any number of reasons for a gourmand to take a culinary tour including getting a sample of local ingredients and artisan products as well as understanding how the history and culture of the region affected the evolution of local cuisine.

It may even be possible for you to see a famous Michelin-starred expert if you go on a more exclusive tour.

For All the Yoga Lovers
Yoga tours are yet another type of specialty travel found on the marketplace.

In order to reach a state of tranquility, enthusiasts of this ancient tradition combine meditation with specific techniques to regulate breathing which help to harmonize and strengthen both body and mind. And you can do it all in style and beautiful surroundings.

Calling All Nature Lovers!

Some of the main objectives of eco-tours is to keep any hint of human presence to a minimum in areas that remain fragile and relatively undisturbed.

Visiting protected natural areas is just one aspect of eco-tourism, the other is to present nature-lovers with an understanding of how crucial it is to take care of the natural resources we have

These tours are not solely about visiting unspoiled natural terrains, but also about understanding how to improve the lives of local inhabitants as well as the importance of conservation.

For Women Only

Women only getaways are also soaring in popularity. The focus of woman only tours is to give female travelers of all types a safe way to visit the many incredible places in the world. Being on a women’s only tour where you can meet other like-minded travelers makes any vacation more delightful and interesting.

For the Spiritual Seeker

You’re looking for an experience where you can reconnect with your spiritual self and understand more about the history of your faith. On faith- based tours you’ll be backed by people who are on the same journey to connect with their spiritual self and recommit to their beliefs. There is no question that you’ll never get bored on whatever kind of tour you pick.

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