Cruise

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A sailing in the Mediterranean is awash with art, architecture, sun-kissed coastlines, and world-class cuisine.
The quintessentially French Polynesian luxury cruise ship “Paul Gauguin” has been freshly remodeled and explores some of the region’s more remote island destinations.
If you have time to spare and want to visit a treasure trove of destinations from the comfort of a ship, these global sailings are well worth the splurge.
Should you be ready to tip left and right? Can you just provide one lump gratuity at the end of your sailing? AFAR’s special cruise correspondent weighs in on the dos and don’ts of tipping on a cruise.
Whether you love the idea of sailing past dozens of castles and forts or are eager to explore one of Europe’s more underrated wine regions, there’s a Rhine River cruise for you.
Windjammers are century-old multi-masted sailboats that have been reborn as cruise ships run by young captains keeping history intact.
Calling all Disney theme park fans— this is the only Disney cruise ship with an actual ride on it.
It’s the dawn of a new era in cruising.
The agency has halted its program that kept track of COVID cases and outbreaks on cruise vessels.
AFAR’s special cruise correspondent has been on dozens of cruises in her life. Despite being prone to seasickness, she has mostly avoided it with these remedies.
Would you take a river cruise without knowing where you’re going until after you board?
A flock of sleek new ships is sailing here—and it isn’t far from home.
The renowned Smithsonian Institution is infusing Ponant sailings with high-quality educational programming and exclusive access to notable historical and cultural sites.
Including islands, Alaska has 33,904 miles of shoreline. The best way to see it all? By boat.
As the United Kingdom celebrates the Queen’s Jubilee this year, cruise passengers can too aboard the definitively British Cunard cruise line.
From private terraces to small ports and harbors, “Emerald Azzurra"—and soon “Emerald Sakara"—are the chic, at-sea experiences of your dreams.
Setting sail in 2025, Regent’s World Cruise travels to 25 countries over 150 days.
AFAR’s special cruise correspondent recently cruised from Aqaba in Jordan to Athens on the newly launched superyacht “Emerald Azzurra.”
AFAR’s special cruise correspondent reviews the recently launched 100-passenger Silver Origin, which is bringing passengers to paradise in high style.
With huge pent-up demand after the pandemic, you’d be wise to book sooner than later.
The cruise company is partnering with research organization SINTEF to craft new, zero emissions ferries to travel along Norway’s coast.
When luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises ceased operations last week, numerous future passengers still had deposits and future cruise credits tied up with the line. Can they get their money back?