More to Explore: Osaka, Japan

As the cherry blossoms start to bloom next spring, 700 pampered guests will spend two magnificent days exploring Osaka, the third largest city in Japan and the central metropolis of the Kansai region. From the astonishing Osaka Castle to the lively Namba district, there is plenty to see in this awe-inspiring hub for land, sea…

2015-2016 Winter Collection Now Open

The excitement was palpable this morning when we officially opened reservations for our 2015-2016 Winter Collection. Featuring more than 150 ports of call in 50 countries and the distinctive opportunity to explore each destination in depth with FREE Unlimited Shore Excursions, these voyages are not to be missed. Collectively, our three luxury ships will sail…

New Winter Destinations for 2015-2016

The 2015-2016 Winter Collection truly spans the world with new and diverse itineraries, plus 8 new ports of call in Asia, the Caribbean and South America. Before we officially open for reservations on Wednesday, October 15, take a moment to read about the new additions from this exciting collection. Boracay Island, Philippines Boracay Island is…

More to Explore: Overnighting in Tokyo

By Dr. Lori Verderame As you approach the cruise port on Harumi Island, you know you have arrived somewhere special: Tokyo. Beyond the breathtaking views of the Rainbow Bridge and the futuristic skyline, you will find serene traditional gardens and awe-inspiring temples, as well as renowned museums, such as the Tokyo National Museum, which is…

Sail, Sip & Savor Kyoto, Japan

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert As Japan’s former imperial capital and the country’s cultural and artistic heartland, Kyoto boasts magnificent Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples. Its relics, pavilions and gardens are breathtaking. See renowned Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) with its shimmering gold leaf walls or Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 Bays) with its amazing…