The 3998-passenger Norwegian Encore has everything you'd want in a modern resort, and then some.
In Budapest, reminders of a glorious past are everywhere.
It's hard to decide which is more appealing – the superb food or the all-inclusive rates.
The thrill of a Nile River cruise isn't only the things you see, but the things you feel.
Potions and piranhas in the Peruvian Amazon aboard river ship Delfin III.
Guests aboard Scenic Eclipse are now able to see what lies beneath the icy waters of the Antarctic.
And it shares the limelight with its dazzling ports of call.
One is classically pretty, the other a World Heritage-listed example of post-war concrete-chic.
Sometimes, you just want all the best cliches, from French onion soup to duck confit, chateaux to grand cru wines.
The food may be way better and the journey more environmentally friendly than it used to be, but the magic of visiting this part of the world never changes.
Olive groves, tinkling goat bells and mountain scenery make this shore excursion a gem.
Lovely old Europe, once vibrant, feels dog-tired, swamped by tourists and in need of a good lie down. But not the Baltic States.