It's one of the most infamous volcanoes, right up there with Etna and Vesuvius.
Le Laperouse is the lead ship of Ponant's very French, very elegant explorer-class vessels.
Highlights of the journey include 11 World Heritage sites, wine tasting and guided museum visits.
A small-ship expedition takes you to where the orca play.
I've done shore excursions on cruises before. But never one like this.
Japan's second-largest city waterfront is bustling, evocative and very tasty.
Amorgos' serenity is the Greece you dream of.
Royal Caribbean's billion-dollar leviathan is the most expensive ship purpose built for the Chinese market.
Madeira is famous for many things, not just Christiano Ronaldo.
The arctic is like nothing you ever expected.
You don't have to forgo fine food and gourmet experiences while sailing on a cruise ship. We taste-test some of the best restaurants at sea.
The depth and breadth of antiquities you can see on a stop off from a cruise ship is mind-boggling.