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Video: Sir Richard Branson Explains How He Does Cruising

Posted on 07/12/2019 in Caribbean
The whole cruise travel world is watching as flamboyant entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson launches 'rebellious luxe' Virgin Voyages.

BestTrip was there as the famous British lifestyles magnate shared his vision for shaking up the cruise industry and doing things differently… and his announcement of the latest 'first' for Virgin Voyages… and cruising.

One thing's for sure: this isn't your grandma's...

Put America's Oldest Cities On Your Travel Bucket List

Posted on 06/28/2019 in North America

You don't have to be a history buff to make a point of visiting the oldest cities in the U.S.


Since the establishment of European settlements in what is now the United States, beginning in the 1500's, some of these cities may have been eclipsed by bigger or more glamorous neighbors. But they all retain both historical charms and modern-day attractions...


6 Ways to Cruise Rivers and Waterways Close to Home This Year

Posted on 06/28/2019 in North America
It's no secret that river and small ship cruising is one of travel's biggest trends. What may still be an open secret is the boom in cruising on the inland waterways of North America, with new ships and new itineraries to appeal to every cruise traveler's interests.

Maybe you want to try river and small ship cruising in your own backyard...


What Does a $500 Million Cruise Ship Reno Look Like?

Posted on 06/13/2019 in Anywhere
When you're investing half a BILLION dollars in a fleet-wide renovation, you're entitled to call it a 'Revolution'. Celebrity Cruises is undergoing a transformation.

You may have already heard about their two new, groundbreaking ships:

Celebrity Edge, which, among many firsts, debuted the world's first cantilevered venue at sea, which moves up and down the side of the ship, becoming a different drinks/...

Legendary Athens Riviera Reborn with the Launch of the First Four Seasons in Greece

Posted on 06/13/2019 in Athens
It's an exclusive stretch of the Greek coast just 20 minutes south of the capital. In the 60's, this exclusive spot on the Athens Riviera was the epi-center of chic, international jet set lifestyle. And now, the Astir Beach resort area is back, an essential eastern Mediterranean destination for stylish travelers in the know.

Recapturing 60's Seaside Retro Glamour


The highlight of the...

5 Alaska Shore Excursions That Will Make You Book an Oceania Cruise Now

Posted on 05/27/2019 in Alaska
Cool-weather Alaska is one of the hottest cruising destinations. It's in our own backyard, with pristine and inspiring natural wonders, and a sailing season May-September perfectly aligned with family summer vacation time.

Oceania Cruises has a twist on discovering America's 'Last Frontier' by sea. Oceania ships are smaller than the mega-ships sailing Alaskan waters. That means they can cruise into small ports...

River Cruising has Changed Forever - The AmaMagna Sets Sail

Posted on 05/10/2019 in Europe
A new river cruise ship has embarked on the Danube, and it's unlike anything else on the rivers of Europe. The word 'revolutionized' gets overused, but AmaWaterways' AmaMagna has overturned how we have come to think of river cruising.

It's all about size. If you've ever taken a European river cruise, you've seen your own cruise ship, plus ships from other companies...

Wine, Fashion and Song: Theme Cruises That Will Make You Book a Cunard Luxury Cruise Now

Posted on 05/10/2019 in Southampton
Famous for its 'Three Queens' fleet of iconic ships: the Queen Mary 2, the Queen Victoria, and Queen Elizabeth, Cunard's regal, British lifestyle at sea, with gala evenings, afternoon tea, kennels for pets to travel with you, and epic Transatlantic Crossings from London/Southampton to New York allow you to re-live the age of glamorous ocean liners.

Cunard has also been...

Video: Eco-Friendly: Meet this Cruise Line Private Island's In-House Naturalist

Posted on 11/09/2017 in Belize

This is a cruise line private island experience we haven't seen before.  Our Caribbean cruise on Regent Seven Seas Cruises included a day at Harvest Caye, and it turned out to be one of the most memorable days of our cruise. And when you watch the video you'll see why.

Harvest Caye is an island a mile offshore mainland Belize. ...