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No time like now to book that cold-weather cruise

No time like now to book that cold-weather cruise

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Being that we’ve barely entered summer, it might sound strange to start thinking about winter vacations. But this is exactly the time to start planning for that cold-weather getaway. Not only does booking early give you prime choice over itinerary […]

Taipei – Around Chiufen Village

by Stephen @ Shore Excursions Asia

Rolling in the romantic beauty of Taiwan’s northeast corner with this shore trip. Witness the majestic ocean view from the Pitouchiao Cape, stroll along small Chiufen Village with lines of colorful lanterns and lush green mountains behind...

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Cooking Class at ‘Mai’ Home & Ho Chi Minh City Tour

by Stephen @ Ho Chi Minh City Shore Excursions – Shore Excursions Asia

Mai Home- The Saigon Culinary Art Center is not only a class where you can learn to cook traditional cuisine of Southern part of Vietnam, but also a place where you can fall in line with local people. Making dishes and visiting the local market to choose fresh ingredients before cooking...

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Nha Trang – From Cau Da Nha Trang Port – 1 Day

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Shore Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

Though Nha Trang is increasingly prominent as a seaside resort-town with sweeping crescent beaches, scuba diving expedition and a cosmopolitan array of dining options, its classical beauty is not less appreciated. This shore excursion will takes you to visit deeply revered temple - Ponagar Temple...

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Off the beaten Track Ninh Binh & Pu Luong Nature Reserve 4days

by Van Pham @ Vietnam Tours, Travel to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar

Day 1: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Trang An (L) Our guide and driver will meet you at 8:30am to drive about 100 kilometres south to Hoa Lu the ancient capital of the Dinh and Le dynasties dating back to the 11th century. Not much of the capital remains, but fortunately some of its ruins […]

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Encore+ a new YouTube channel for retro CanCon

Encore+ a new YouTube channel for retro CanCon

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

Vintage Canadian films and television shows are finding new life in the digital age. Several key media companies have teamed up for Encore+, a YouTube channel that streams shows including Da Vinci’s Inquest and The Littlest Hobo for free. Already, […]

Freddie Highmore praises feel-good optimism of The Good Doctor

Freddie Highmore praises feel-good optimism of The Good Doctor

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

Freddie Highmore sees the good in everybody — even serial killers like Norman Bates, one of the most notorious murderers in cinematic history. “I always thought that Norman was still somehow endearing and likable, as opposed to this horrible, nasty […]

How to Get Cheap Flights to Vietnam

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

Vietnam has come across to the top of best travel destinations in Vietnam. Vietnam today is a country at peace attracting visitors all over the world for its magnificent landscape, [...]

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Explore the Fascinating Mekong

by Stephen @ Ho Chi Minh City Shore Excursions – Shore Excursions Asia

This one-day excursion from Saigon Port will give you an insight into the daily life of local people in the Mekong Delta. We suggest you visiting My Tho, the nearest destination in the Mekong River...

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Global Voices: Grizzly trophy hunting ban a win for British Columbia

Global Voices: Grizzly trophy hunting ban a win for British Columbia

by Marc Kielburger & Craig Kielburger @ canada.com

Grizzly bears in British Columbia are now safe from trophy hunters. This week, new provincial legislation takes effect, banning the hunt for sport. It’s a win for environmental activists and Indigenous groups — but more importantly, it’s informed by Western […]

Halong Bay – From Cai Lan Port – 1 Day

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Shore Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

Halong Bay is one of Vietnam’s most popular tourist destinations and its nickname as the world’s eight wonder emphasizes just how unique an experience the area offers visitors...

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The Quintessence of Tonkin Show

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

A totally new entertainment show has emerged! The Quintessence of Tonkin is deep experiences of live performances by locals, traditional Vietnamese music, water-light show and daily stories. If you have [...]

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No pressure in picking the best stateroom

No pressure in picking the best stateroom

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

I often get asked what kind of cruise ship cabin is “the best” to book. Of course, there’s no easy answer to that. What kind of cabin you book depends a lot on your personal wants and needs, as well […]

Holland America bound for Cuba

Holland America bound for Cuba

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

  New sailings for Nieuw Statendam, pair of Vista-class vessels also on line’s voyage agenda   It’s been an exciting couple of weeks for Holland America Line (cruise.center/holland) — so much so that this is the third time I’m updating […]

Holland America to debut new Explorations Central concept aboard Westerdam

Holland America to debut new Explorations Central concept aboard Westerdam

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

It’s no secret that Holland America Line is sending its 2004-built Westerdam into drydock in the spring. What was a secret, however, is that the line plans to use the drydock to roll out a brand-new innovation that was just […]

Ho Chi Minh City Tour from Phu My Port – 2 Days

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Shore Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

Grab your backpack and set off to discover Saigon in antiquity behind the energetic appearance. In 2 days, this shore excursion will pay you a memorable visit to a wide range of historical sites in Saigon such as Reunification Palace and War Museum. China Town and Ben Thanh Market are indispensable attractions...

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MSC plots 2019 North America, Caribbean voyages

MSC plots 2019 North America, Caribbean voyages

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

This week, I have to give a tip of the hat to MSC Cruises, which has just announced three new itineraries from New York for the spectacular new MSC Meraviglia (mer-a-veel-eah) when she arrives on the shores of North America […]

Vietnamese coastlines - PONANT

Vietnamese coastlines - PONANT


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No ports, no problem: crossing the Atlantic with Cunard Line

No ports, no problem: crossing the Atlantic with Cunard Line

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Normally in this space I’d tell you about a cruise that takes you to some far-flung ports of call, but today I want to talk about a cruise with absolutely no ports of call whatsoever – and why that’s a […]

A-Z guide to Vietnamese Lunar New Year (Tet)

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Vietnamese Lunar New Year – Tet is not only extremely significant to every single Vietnamese in the country but also somehow deeply impressive to foreign tourists who have a chance to experience the most special and important holiday in Vietnam. Tet in Hoi An has...

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Steam Train fanatics may have an opportunity in Rauma – if not there is a modern train

by admin DV @ Doris Visits

A trip on Rauma Railway reveals the most spectacular scenic areas in Norway. Rauma Railway goes between Åndalsnes and Dombås with four daily departures all year, in very modern trains and the trip takes 1 hour and 40 minutes. In the summer an electronic guiding system provides information about the sights along the route like a […]

Silversea’s Silver Muse one step closer to completion

Silversea’s Silver Muse one step closer to completion

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

We’re getting our first look at the nearly-finished Silver Muse as Silversea’s latest-and-greatest sets out on her sea trials from the Fincantieri Shipyards in Genoa. “The successful completion of sea trials marks yet another significant milestone in Silver Muse’s development. […]

One Vista visit and you’ll be back for more

One Vista visit and you’ll be back for more

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Carnival. All I have to do is type that one word and, chances are, you’ve already formed an opinion of what it is to take a Carnival (cruise.center/carnival) cruise. Unless you’ve sailed with the line recently, I’d be willing to […]

Celebrity Flora set to offer plenty to fawn over

Celebrity Flora set to offer plenty to fawn over

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

You probably know Celebrity Cruises best for its fantastic big-ship cruises to Alaska, the Caribbean, Europe and beyond. Celebrity’s ships are some of the most elegantly-designed vessels around, with plenty of premium touches and big-ship fun, wrapped up in a […]

Ninh Binh Excursion 2-day

by Van Pham @ Vietnam Tours, Travel to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar

Day 1: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Cuc Phuong National Park (L/D) 8.00am depart from Hanoi by private vehicle to Cuc Phuong National Park. Visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre to learn about the important work being done to help protect the endangered species of the park. After lunch in the park restaurant, take a […]

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Spring 2018 discovers the Aloha spirit in Hawaii

by intern @ Semester At Sea

At 08:00 on January 12, 2018, the MV World Odyssey docked in it’s first port of the spring voyage: Honolulu, Hawaii. With cabin fever settling in, students were excited to […]

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12 perfect winter songs (plus one super-cool band)

12 perfect winter songs (plus one super-cool band)

by Postmedia News @ canada.com

Jim Reyno With this winter now officially the coldest winter of all time on any planet in any galaxy ever (or so it seems), here’s a look at some chilly records over the years. Simon & Garfunkel, Hazy Shade of […]

The Old Tainan

by Stephen @ Shore Excursions Asia

Hop on a trip to Tainan, take a deep breath of traditional culture with various folk sites such as Chihkan Tower and Koxinga Shrine...

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Norwegian Sun bids adieu to Alaska, hello to Cuba and Bahamas

Norwegian Sun bids adieu to Alaska, hello to Cuba and Bahamas

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Norwegian Cruise Line is shuffling the deck on its 2018 deployments, and there are some exciting developments in store for folks who are planning a cruise to Alaska, the Caribbean and Cuba. Right now, Norwegian has its 2,004-guest Norwegian Sky […]

Silversea adds to its vessel, itinerary lineup

Silversea adds to its vessel, itinerary lineup

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

It’s shaping up to be a big year for Silversea, as the luxury line gears up to take delivery of a brand new ship, convert an existing ship into an ice-strengthened expedition vessel, and debut a host of new itineraries […]

Mumbai – Land of Temples

by Stephen @ Shore Excursions Asia

No India shore excursion can be completed without a visit exploring religious sites. Pass through the noisy city, deep into the peaceful atmosphere and learn about the Hindu culture, tradition, and ritual...

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European river cruises get a makeover

European river cruises get a makeover

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

I probably shouldn’t admit this since I’m a purveyor of all things cruise, but I really like river cruising. Europe, Asia, North America – the destination isn’t so important. River cruising is just an incredible, immersive vacation that offers all […]

5 tips for holiday donations and volunteering

5 tips for holiday donations and volunteering

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

As Cher Horowitz said in the 1995 cinematic epic Clueless, ’tis a far, far better thing doing stuff for other people. And now, as holiday cheer warms the coldest cockles of our hearts, the time is ripe to give back. […]

What the Vietnamese Eat For Breakfast

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

The “culture” of breakfast is a significant thing when tourists think of a country, especially the country which has a diverse culinary like Vietnam. Here is top most popular breakfast [...]

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Carnival shakes up voyages in 2018

Carnival shakes up voyages in 2018

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

I’m a huge fan of Carnival Cruise Line, which lately has been going full-tilt in the good news department. First, the line committed to substantially expanding its Long Beach, California cruise terminal, and now the line has announced some exciting […]

Da Nang and Hoi An – From Tien Sa Port – 1 Day

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Shore Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

Explore Da Nang in one day with our shore excursion covering major picturesque spots of this city. Depart from Tien Sa Port, head to Hoi An Town, take in an exquisite vista of 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Pottery Museum and the silk street of Hoi An. Then follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses...

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Celebrity Cruises offers fascinating one-off voyages from Vancouver

Celebrity Cruises offers fascinating one-off voyages from Vancouver

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

For those looking to sail from Canada Place this year, Celebrity Cruises has a couple of fascinating voyages lined up in addition to the company’s full season of cruises to Alaska. First up is a nine-night cruise to Alaska that […]

Annual cruise conference shows small-ship cruising back in a big way

Annual cruise conference shows small-ship cruising back in a big way

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl.- If you’re planning to take a cruise this year, you’re not alone. That’s the theme of this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global Conference taking place this week at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Centre as the cruise industry gathers […]

Jumping off the mountain is unlikely to be a ship arranged tour at the Troll Wall

by admin DV @ Doris Visits

Andalsnes attracts far more than cruisers to the tiny town nestling in the Norwegian Alps, and I don’t mean troll hunters. These could be called thrill seekers, the people who choose to jump off the 6,000ft wall, the tallest in Europe, with or without a parachute. Base Jumping, or B.A.S.E. jumping, with a chute or […]

A festive mixtape of songs for the holidays

A festive mixtape of songs for the holidays

by Postmedia News @ canada.com

Making a mixtape is a tricky task. It’s a subtle art of musical ebb and flow and — depending on the theme — can also cover a spectrum of emotions. With Christmas approaching, Postmedia’s Jim Reyno creates his holiday mixtape. […]

Take trip through polar regions aboard expedition ship

Take trip through polar regions aboard expedition ship

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ canada.com

If you love the idea of taking an adventurous, educational expedition to some of the world’s most remote places, the ships of Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic (expeditions.com) can take you there. For decades, the company has pioneered expedition cruising around the […]

Explore Angkor Wat 4days

by Van Pham @ Vietnam Tours, Travel to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar

  Day 1: Arrival Siem Reap  Upon arrival Siem Reap, you will be welcomed by our tour guide/ driver and transfer to hotel for check in. Free & easy in your own way.    Day 2: Angkor Tour (B/L) To avoid the big crowd, you will get up early and enjoy breakfast, at 0700 am […]

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Sky opens up great Norwegian ocean-cruise possibilities

Sky opens up great Norwegian ocean-cruise possibilities

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

  Norway — In the heart of the Midnight Sun, one day after the Summer Solstice and on the eve of its 20th anniversary, Viking Cruises officially welcomed its third ocean-going cruise ship into its fleet. The 930-guest Viking Sky […]

5 things you might not know about … Elf

5 things you might not know about … Elf

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

Will Ferrell’s jaunty yellow tights. Spaghetti drenched in maple syrup. An impromptu dance routine to Tag Team’s 1993 anthem Whoomp! (There it Is). These are just some of the things that make Elf, the 2003 film about a misfit seeking his […]

Viator tour in Ho Chi Minh City

Viator tour in Ho Chi Minh City


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With the growth of cruising in Southeast Asia, one of the places attracting more tourists every year is Ho Chi Minh City, the former Saigon in the former South Vietnam. To visit such a big city for…

AmaWaterways sails into spring through Amsterdam and Belgium

AmaWaterways sails into spring through Amsterdam and Belgium

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

One of my favourite river cruise itineraries is one that most people don’t know exists. Everyone knows about the grand voyages that travel from Amsterdam to Budapest, and to be sure, they’re wonderful. But not to be overlooked the spring […]

Mumbai Highlights

by Stephen @ Shore Excursions Asia

Taste the energy of the richest and most bustling city in India by taking a trip around all highlight places in Mumbai, from the splendor Gateway of India to the traditional Crawford Market...

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Wave Season’s perks may mean better deal picks for 2018

Wave Season’s perks may mean better deal picks for 2018

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ canada.com

Returning from a recent cruise, I sat in the busy terminal in Miami International Airport and decided it was time to answer some reader emails. Most were quite nice, but there were a handful that made me glad I don’t […]

The Ancient Hanseatic City of Bergen – Cunard’s travel film

by admin DV @ Doris Visits

This is Cunard’s film on Bergen. If you are a fan of the Cunard ships then we have a chat site for you. JOIN THE NEW CUNARD CRUISE CHAT GROUP ON FACEBOOK Many Fjords Cruises will either start or finish with Bergen, which is why it earns its name the ‘gateway to the fjords’. The ancient […]

Vietnam Shore Excursion From Cruise Ship

Vietnam Shore Excursion From Cruise Ship


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New Carnival vessel on the Horizon

New Carnival vessel on the Horizon

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ canada.com

It’s exciting times for Carnival Cruise Line. The line’s newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, just completed its sea trials earlier this month in the Adriatic Sea, and is one step closer to its April debut in Barcelona. The 3,974-guest […]

LA to Vegas a quirky new comedy set in the sky

LA to Vegas a quirky new comedy set in the sky

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

Ed Weeks knows that many annoyances that can happen during a flight — like crying babies, armrest battles or, if you’re Chrissy Teigen, turning around four hours in because someone boarded the wrong plane. But one thing gets him particularly […]

The Must-see Sites of Saigon

by Stephen @ Ho Chi Minh City Shore Excursions – Shore Excursions Asia

This full-day Ho Chi Minh City shore excursion can be arranged from both Phu My Port in Vung Tau or Saigon/Nha Rong Port in Ho Chi Minh City. You will visit all must-see attractions and have some free time for shopping in one of the largest markets in the city...

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A voyage surrounded by Central America’s natural wonders

A voyage surrounded by Central America’s natural wonders

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

PANAMA CITY, Panama – Nature is everywhere. That’s what I learned this past week as I sea-tested UnCruise Adventures newest itinerary: a weeklong expedition through the hidden wonders of Costa Rica and Panama. This seven-day “Uncharted Isthmus! Sloths, Monkeys & […]

Global Voices: Beware of hidden messages in memes

Global Voices: Beware of hidden messages in memes

by Marc Kielburger & Craig Kielburger @ canada.com

A man gapes over his shoulder at the pretty girl who just passed him on the street. Beside him, his girlfriend glares in outrage. The punchline is in the captions: the head-turner is the new iPhone X, while the jilted […]

TAKING YOUR OWN DRINKS ON BOARD – what, how much and the catch

by admin DV @ Doris Visits

Can we first start by sharing the huge number of times we see shock, anger and disappointment at airports because a traveller has bought a bottle in duty-free with all the intentions of enjoying their holiday, and as they change planes the bottle is confiscated. Where have we seen that? Numerous airports:- South Korea changing […]

Life Along the Mekong Delta Homestay Field Program

by intern @ Semester At Sea

The Mekong Delta River could very well be deemed the “lifeblood” of south-western Vietnam. Citizens of the Mekong Delta region not only rely on the river for resources and transportation […]

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Conquering Fansipan 2 days

by Jack Long @ ABS TRAVEL – Best Vietnam Custom & Private Day Tours

Vietnam’s highest mountain and also the highest in Indochina, Fansipan (3.143m) in the Hoang Lien Son range, Sapa town about 10km from Lao Cai. Only a few years ago wanted […]

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Sailing cruises an intimate way to see global destinations

Sailing cruises an intimate way to see global destinations

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ canada.com

The word “cruise” is such a broad term. When you think about what constitutes a cruise, most of us probably picture a gigantic ship bobbing around in the Caribbean — and to be sure, that’s probably the largest and most […]

Goa Ancient Temples & Exotic Plantation

by Stephen @ Shore Excursions Asia

Visit the largest temple in Goa, and then discover the tropical plantation with tasting different special fresh spices. Your India shore trips will be perfect with a visit to Goa...

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Halong Paloma Cruise

by Jack Long @ ABS TRAVEL – Best Vietnam Custom & Private Day Tours

The Paloma is a Halong wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team. Spread over 4 decks she has 16 en-suite fully equipped luxury cabins, a bar with […]

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Ancient Churches of Old Goa

by Stephen @ Shore Excursions Asia

Right to the name, this India shore excursion takes you to explore the ancient churches of India’s richest city. Witness the particular architecture of each church you visit, and learn about the religious culture of the Old Goa...

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Mekong Delta and South beach relax (10 days)

by vntours @ ABS TRAVEL – Best Vietnam Custom & Private Day Tours

If you are looking for sunny holiday in the South Vietnam, visiting the most dynamic city Saigon Vitnam, experience countryside in Mekong Delta and relax at famous beach in Nha […]

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Transportation from Phu My Port to Ho Chi Minh city  - Hoi An Food Tour

Transportation from Phu My Port to Ho Chi Minh city - Hoi An Food Tour


Hoi An Food Tour

Where is Phu My Port? Phu My port is about 55km from Vung Tau city and 90km from Ho Chi Minh City. Phu My is a commercial port with nothing nearby. Cruise ships dock at unused container terminal piers at the port. Phu My...

Long Tan and Nui Dat Old Battle fields Full Day

by Van Pham @ Vietnam Tours, Travel to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar

Our guide will pick you up at hotel in Sai Gon/ Or Phu My Port/ or Vung Tau Port, in Vung Tau who will take you to Long Tan and Nui Dat Old Battlefields. Your first stop of the day is the former Nui Dat Task Force Base (Nui Dat SS Hill) where two pillars […]

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Ho Chi Minh City Tour – Pick up from Saigon Port – 1 Day

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Shore Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

Depart from Saigon Port, you will be welcomed by our experienced local tour guide and driver for a visit to Ho Chi Minh City – a city of energy and discovery. Witness remnants of the American phase of the Vietnam War since 1975 in War Remnant Museum and be mesmerized by classical French colonial architecture...

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MSC plots 2019 North America, Caribbean voyages

MSC plots 2019 North America, Caribbean voyages

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ canada.com

This week, I have to give a tip of the hat to MSC Cruises, which has just announced three new itineraries from New York for the spectacular new MSC Meraviglia (mer-a-veel-eah) when she arrives on the shores of North America […]

Girl power rules at PBS, with three new programs on tap

Girl power rules at PBS, with three new programs on tap

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

When Naomi Kutin was 10, essentially 97 pounds of pure pluck, she broke a world powerlifting record by hoisting 215 pounds (98 kg), in competition. An Orthodox Jew from New Jersey, she earned the nickname Supergirl and has since set […]

Bliss awaits Norwegian’s Alaska adventures

Bliss awaits Norwegian’s Alaska adventures

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

We’re getting a better picture of what Norwegian Cruise Line has planned for its latest-and-greatest ship, which will make its debut next year in Alaska before repositioning to Miami for a winter season of inaugural Caribbean cruises. The 4,000-guest Norwegian […]

Vietnam – Land of History – 9 Days

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City arrival – Cu Chi Tunnels (D)
On arrival at the airport in Ho Chi Minh City, teacher and students will be driven to visit [...]

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Andalsnes at the top of the Fjords

by admin DV @ Doris Visits

As a cruiser going into Andalsnes you might not be thinking of ‘base jumping’ off tallest vertical rock face in Europe (6,000ft), or even climbing it. The fact the train from Oslo stops here might not be a factor for you, but rest assured it is there to facilitate others to the spectacular sights that have […]

G Adventures delivers great adventure on the Ganges

G Adventures delivers great adventure on the Ganges

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

We called it “high-five village.” Even as I write this, I’m still unsure of where exactly we were. On the surface, it was just a small hamlet on the banks of India’s Ganges River, filled with brick homes clad with […]

Cu Chi Tunnels and Ho Chi Minh City Tour

by Stephen @ Ho Chi Minh City Shore Excursions – Shore Excursions Asia

Located 70km away from the center of Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi Tunnel is one of the must-see spots in the Southern Vietnam for almost everyone. It boasts an immense network of connecting underground...

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Top 10 Karaokesin Sapa

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

Sapa is the home to not only heart-touching natural landscape but also interesting entertaining places alluring a great number of visitors. If you fancy yourself with singing songs, besides amazing [...]

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Highlights of Kaohsiung

by Stephen @ Shore Excursions Asia

Enjoy the highlight trip with a visit to various historical and religious sites which revealed the Taiwanese culture. Stroll along the Lotus Pond, witness the Kaohsiung Confucius Temple and explore the small-size Cijin island...

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Caribbean cruising options abound offering fall, winter incentives

Caribbean cruising options abound offering fall, winter incentives

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

The Caribbean has always been the quintessential cruise destination, but this might be the best time to take a cruise there in recent memory. Repairs have been made quickly to many of the affected islands following this summer’s unusually active […]

Carnival Vista kicks off newest season of Mighty Cruise Ships

Carnival Vista kicks off newest season of Mighty Cruise Ships

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

This Sunday (February 12), one of my favorite shows returns to the airwaves. Discovery Canada’s Mighty Cruise Ships sets sail again on Sundays at 7pm eastern, 4pm pacific with six brand-new episodes that highlight some of the most interesting cruise […]

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises stylish globetrotter gets refit

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises stylish globetrotter gets refit

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

I recently went to New York City for a single day, just to see Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ beautiful, ultra-luxury flagship, the Europa 2. The 500-guest ship – recognized as one of the world’s only five-star-plus ships by Berlitz – underwent her […]

Hue – From Chan May Port – 1 Day

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Shore Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

Chan May Port is located in the south-east corner of Thua Thien-Hue Province in Loc Vinh commune, Phu Loc district, Vietnam. It is operated by the Management Board of Chan May-Lang Co Economics Zone.

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Private Tours from Phu My Port (1 day) - ABS TRAVEL - Best Vietnam Custom & Private Day Tours

Private Tours from Phu My Port (1 day) - ABS TRAVEL - Best Vietnam Custom & Private Day Tours


ABS TRAVEL - Best Vietnam Custom & Private Day Tours

Vung Tau known as Cap Saint-Jacques under French occupation. It is just 125 km South-East of Ho Chi Minh.

Explore Northern Vietnam – Class Tour

by vntours @ ABS TRAVEL – Best Vietnam Custom & Private Day Tours

NORTHERN VIETNAM – CLASSIC TOUR (6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS) Day 01 (15th May): Arrive Hanoi (D) Upon your scheduled flight (12:30 pm), the local driver will welcome you at the […]

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Sailing cruises an intimate way to see global destinations

Sailing cruises an intimate way to see global destinations

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

The word “cruise” is such a broad term. When you think about what constitutes a cruise, most of us probably picture a gigantic ship bobbing around in the Caribbean — and to be sure, that’s probably the largest and most […]

When is the best time to visit Vietnam?

by Ngoc Lam @ ABS TRAVEL – Best Vietnam Custom & Private Day Tours

Planning your holidays in Vietnam, you might wonder when it is the best time to visit the country. The answer is quite simple: anytime is the best time! No, but […]

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25 ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve around the world

25 ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve around the world

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

Toodle-oo, 2017! With high hopes for peace and prosperity, good luck and love, people around the world are getting ready to ring in the new year. This is how they’ll be celebrating in 24 countries (and one U.S. territory — […]

Shore Excursions

Shore Excursions


Tour With Xuan

Private Tour Guide in Ho Chi Minh City

2-day Cat Tien National Park

by Van Pham @ Vietnam Tours, Travel to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar

Day 01: Ho Chi Minh – Cat Tien National Park (L/D) Our driver will pick you up at hotel and transfer to Dong Nai, Mid-day arrival, cross the ferry at Dong Nai river to enter Cat Tien National park, which situated 150km/ 4 hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City, covers an area of 720 […]

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Singles Cruising, travelling alone – our new Single Cruisers Chat Site.

by Jean Heard @ Doris Visits

Single, want to holiday? – then cruising might be made for you – All the cruise lines take great care of all guests and that includes passengers travelling by themselves. However, it can be a minefield typing single into the internet, because so many of the websites do not reach out for ‘single’ searches. We have […]

Coffee Habit of Vietnamese people

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

Every visitor come to Vietnam are surprised that Vietnam is the second largest coffee producing country in the world and how Vietnamese enjoy coffee is not the same with the [...]

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Netflix reveals top shows for Canadians in 2017

Netflix reveals top shows for Canadians in 2017

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

I scream, you scream, we all scream for small screens! Need proof? In 2017, Netflix users around the world watched more than 140 million hours of content from the streaming service per day. The company released a report Monday detailing […]

Queen Mary 2 remastered and raring to go

Queen Mary 2 remastered and raring to go

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

From upgraded staterooms, bar menus to on-board kennels, Cunard’s flagship liner vastly improves on-board sailing experience   Today’s article comes to you direct from the North Atlantic, from the gently swaying decks of Cunard Line’s superlative flagship, Queen Mary 2. […]

Tuning in to Crystal’s next luxury river cruise liner

Tuning in to Crystal’s next luxury river cruise liner

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

  I finally got my first glimpse of Crystal River Cruises  first purpose-built river cruise ships a few weeks back, in Cologne, Germany. The line’s newly launched Crystal Bach was tied up behind the one I was travelling aboard, and […]

Immerse yourself aboard Viking visit to Cuba

Immerse yourself aboard Viking visit to Cuba

by Dave Pottinger @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Cuba has become one of the Caribbean’s most popular cruising destinations, but that doesn’t mean that every cruise line offers the same experience on this fascinating island. I just returned from a week-long cruise to Cuba aboard Viking Cruises’ (cruise.center/vikingsea) […]

Mary Walsh unveils Hatching, Matching, & Dispatching TV movie

Mary Walsh unveils Hatching, Matching, & Dispatching TV movie

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

Mary Walsh insists she’s not obscene. Delightfully profane, sure. Certain to put some pink in your cheek and a tickle in your tummy, even. But flat-out vulgar? No effing way. And when her CBC sitcom Hatching, Matching, & Dispatching debuted […]

Sailing in laid-back style through Montenegro, Indonesia

Sailing in laid-back style through Montenegro, Indonesia

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

I became enamoured with G Adventures earlier this year, when I sailed down India’s Ganges River with the Toronto-based company. It was a spectacular, culturally enriching tour undertaken with a small group of like-minded travellers, all at a price that didn’t […]

New Carnival vessel on the Horizon

New Carnival vessel on the Horizon

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

It’s exciting times for Carnival Cruise Line. The line’s newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, just completed its sea trials earlier this month in the Adriatic Sea, and is one step closer to its April debut in Barcelona. The 3,974-guest […]

Small-ship expedition becomes a big environmental exploration

Small-ship expedition becomes a big environmental exploration

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Take a journey through West Coast wonders aboard Outer Shores’ six-passenger Passing Cloud This is one of those cruises I’m almost hesitant to tell you about, for the simple reason that I think it is one of British Columbia’s best-kept […]

Excursion Nha Trang Mui Ne Da Lat 7days

by Van Pham @ Vietnam Tours, Travel to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar

  Day 01: Fly to Nha Trang Fly to Cam Ranh – Nha Trang. Upon arrival, our guide and driver will be holding a sign with your name and welcome you at Cam Ranh Airport. Transfer to center of city to check in hotel. The rest day is free at leisure and overnight in Nha Trang.   […]

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When cruise passengers break away from guided tours

When cruise passengers break away from guided tours


Traveller

Cruise passengers have bailed out of guided tour to get a more accurate picture of everyday life on this island nation.

New digital Ocean Medallion device to debut with Princess Cruises

New digital Ocean Medallion device to debut with Princess Cruises

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Carnival Corporation & plc, along with Princess Cruises, took a huge digital leap forward today at the CES conference in Las Vegas, introducing a quarter-sized, 1.8-ounce disc known as the Ocean Medallion during the event’s keynote presentation. Carnival Corporation CEO […]

Hue City Tour Full Day

by Van Pham @ Vietnam Tours, Travel to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar

  At 8:30 a.m., you will be greeted at the hotel by a driver and guide. You will board the Dragon Boat for a cruise on the romantic Perfume River heading out for the countryside. Being the ancient capital, Hue is surrounded with ancient tombs of emperors past, and a visit to the most beautiful […]

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Fansipan Mount Peak Conquering Tour 3 days

by Jack Long @ ABS TRAVEL – Best Vietnam Custom & Private Day Tours

At 3143m Mt. Fansipan is the highest peak in Vietnam belong to Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range, Sapa. This remote adventure trip provides hard trek through this beautiful mountain region […]

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Global Voices: Holiday customs abound even in outer space

Global Voices: Holiday customs abound even in outer space

by Marc Kielburger & Craig Kielburger @ canada.com

’Twas the night before Christmas In the deep space abyss Not a creature was stirring Except Commander Chris * * * You may not believe in the jolly man who flies around to hand out presents, but on Christmas Eve […]

How to Buy a Baby a new web series that finds humour in infertility

How to Buy a Baby a new web series that finds humour in infertility

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

Answer: “Hahahaha! That’s hilarious!” Question: What’s the most inappropriate response to a loved one who tells you they’re struggling with infertility? Or, maybe it’s not. The new comedic web series How to Buy a Baby suggests as much, as it […]

Ho Chi Minh: What’s In a Name?

by intern @ Semester At Sea

For Dr. Pamela Hollie’s International Mass Communications course, the classroom came to life during their field class in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. “We learned a lot about Ho Chi […]

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The True Cost of Cruising – Tips & Tipping, Tours, Drinks, Fine Dining

by admin DV @ Doris Visits

You can go on a cruise and enjoy just what was in the ticket price, and why not, it is a great full-board holiday. You can still dine in the main restaurants, dress up and enjoy black tie nights and see the great acts all in your holiday cost. You may be able to, in […]

Take trip through polar regions aboard expedition ship

Take trip through polar regions aboard expedition ship

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

If you love the idea of taking an adventurous, educational expedition to some of the world’s most remote places, the ships of Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic (expeditions.com) can take you there. For decades, the company has pioneered expedition cruising around the […]

Silver Muse sets new direction for Silversea

Silver Muse sets new direction for Silversea

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

I was in Quebec City a few weeks ago to hop aboard Silversea’s new Silver Muse  for the day. The 596-guest luxury ship was making its inaugural call on Quebec before heading to Montreal at the end of her maiden […]

Explore the Insider of Saigon in the back of a Vespa

by Stephen @ Ho Chi Minh City Shore Excursions – Shore Excursions Asia

Are you looking for an adventurous motorbike tour around the hustle and bustle of Saigon? Do you want to experience this vibrant city like a true local? Offered by the Cruise and other booking office, our one-day tour is an exciting...

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Scenic Eclipse could usher in a new era of expedition cruising

Scenic Eclipse could usher in a new era of expedition cruising

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

If you like small-ship expedition cruising but don’t want to skimp on little luxuries, get ready: Australian tour and river cruise company Scenic has just cut the steel for its first oceangoing expedition vessel, Scenic Eclipse. Carrying 228 guests, the […]

Vung Tau City Tour – 1 Day

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Shore Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

During one-day stopover in Vung Tau City, take in scenic vista of this refreshing sea town. Admire spectacular Giant Jesus at the height of 32 metres – one of the biggest Jesus statues in the world and ascend to the arms for breathtaking panorama of Vung Tau. Transfer to the largest pagoda in this city...

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World Heritage of Mumbai

by Stephen @ Shore Excursions Asia

It is not ridiculous when you witness elephant statues in any Indian religious site. Right to the name, this Elephanta Caves trip will take you to the most impressive sacred place dedicated to Shiva...

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A Seine to behold aboard Tauck river cruises

A Seine to behold aboard Tauck river cruises

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

From the Danube to the Rhine, some of the most memorable experiences I’ve had have been on river cruises with Tauck. The Connecticut-based company, which also offers land and small-ship tours, prides itself on its all-inclusive nature and uncommon experiences, […]

Halong Bay Cruise: Overnight Cruise Tour | Bhaya Classic

Halong Bay Cruise: Overnight Cruise Tour | Bhaya Classic


Bhaya Classic

Bhaya Classic offers the best Halong Bay cruise at affordable prices. Book Halong Bay cruise tour with us to get unforgettable overnight cruise experiences!

Netflix study finds ‘show shame’, travel anxiety among public bingers

Netflix study finds ‘show shame’, travel anxiety among public bingers

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

Privacy? What privacy? Back in the day, when TV viewers fancied a little onscreen indulgence — maybe even with a scandalous scene or two — their sole choice was to partake at home, with only the dog around to lay […]

Yule watch these 11 holiday TV specials

Yule watch these 11 holiday TV specials

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

As sure as Rudolph’s red nose is a beacon of cheer, and not the result of some seasonal infection, holiday TV specials abound. There’s something this year for just about everyone: classic films, live productions, musical extravaganzas and even puppy-filled […]

Experience Zipline and Highwire in Thanh Tan Alba Hot Spring

by vntours @ ABS TRAVEL – Best Vietnam Custom & Private Day Tours

Thanh Tan Alba hot spring is an incredible place not only with their natural hot stream but also with adventurous feeling from Zipline & Highwire   The experience – Starting […]

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HANOI OR HOCHIMINH CITY: WHERE SHOULD YOU VISIT FIRST?

by Ngoc Lam @ ABS TRAVEL – Best Vietnam Custom & Private Day Tours

Situated at the northern and southern extremes of this long, thin country, Vietnam’s two main cities lie over a thousand kilometres apart. Southern Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), formerly Saigon, […]

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Insight of Vietnam 16days

by Van Pham @ Vietnam Tours, Travel to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar

Day 01: Fly to Hanoi Fly to Hanoi, upon arrival, our shuttles bus & guide will be holding a sign with your name and welcome you at Noi Bai International airport, transferred to your hotel for check in. The rest day is free at leisure and overnight in Hanoi.   Day 02: Hanoi City Tour […]

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Top 4 treks in central Vietnam

by Ngoc Lam @ ABS TRAVEL – Best Vietnam Custom & Private Day Tours

Though not as famous as the country’s north, Vietnam’s central region offers some wonderful treks, allowing you to spend days walking through dense rainforests, spotting spectacular wildlife and enjoying amazing […]

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Celebrity Flora set to offer plenty to fawn over

Celebrity Flora set to offer plenty to fawn over

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ canada.com

You probably know Celebrity Cruises best for its fantastic big-ship cruises to Alaska, the Caribbean, Europe and beyond. Celebrity’s ships are some of the most elegantly-designed vessels around, with plenty of premium touches and big-ship fun, wrapped up in a […]

Ho Chi Minh Port

Ho Chi Minh Port


Cruise Direct

Find your perfect Cruise to Ho Chi Minh right here at Cruise Direct, and with a perfect price tag as well, who can argue? Find out more.

More to discover with these Avalon river cruises

More to discover with these Avalon river cruises

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

If you sail all the way from Amsterdam to Budapest on Avalon Waterways (cruise.center/avalon) magnificent 15-day Magnificent Europe river cruise, you’ll cover five countries, three rivers, one canal, and 68 locks on a single voyage. That’s impressive.  I only joined […]

My Village Show – Làng Tôi

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

My Village Show is a lively mosaic where the ancient Vietnamese village life is painted in contemporary stage language with enchanting folk melodies. Fishing, farming, traditional games, or family gathering are rendered with graceful stroke by wonderous acrobatics...

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Voyages great and small fill Silversea’s itineraries

Voyages great and small fill Silversea’s itineraries

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

It’s an exciting time for Silversea . The luxury line just took delivery of its newest ship, the 596-guest Silver Muse, earlier this year and is refitting its first ship as you read this into one of the world’s premier […]

Books for Kids: Focus on giving and the holiday season

Books for Kids: Focus on giving and the holiday season

by Postmedia News @ canada.com

Bernie Goedhart When you live in a city that still hasn’t seen much snow by late November, it takes some doing to get in the Christmas spirit. Books can help, though — and when it does turn into a winter […]

Global Voices: How Barâa Arar found herself through activism

Global Voices: How Barâa Arar found herself through activism

by Marc Kielburger & Craig Kielburger @ canada.com

Barâa Arar was five years old when her father, Maher, was taken. Back then, she didn’t know he’d been detained by American authorities on a stopover in New York and sent back to Syria, the country of his birth, instead […]

Goa Market Tour & Organic Farm

by Stephen @ Shore Excursions Asia

This India shore trip to the spices market in Margao. Explore the traditional market providing everything you may need, visit the anthropologic Goa Chitra Museum, then don’t miss to discover the mystery of Goa organic farm...

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Dancers Announced for the SCD STRICTLY COME DANCING CRUISE !!!!

by admin DV @ Doris Visits

The excitement has been boiling up for some time, will there be a change in dancers, will you get your favourite. And yes there is a change !!!  AJ, Pasha and Oti all jump on board !! Never done an official Strictly Come Dancing Cruise? Want to know what happens and why it is one […]

Holland America Line partners with Oprah on Alaska, onboard programming

Holland America Line partners with Oprah on Alaska, onboard programming

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Holland America Line unveiled its newest exclusive partnership today with O, The Oprah Magazine, outlining a series of select “Adventure of Your Life” cruises beginning with a special voyage to Alaska on July 15, 2017 that will feature Oprah Winfrey […]

7 tips for self-care during the holidays

7 tips for self-care during the holidays

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

It might not officially be Treat Yo Self day — that Parks and Recreation-inspired celebration that demands you revel in massages, mimosas, fine leather goods and more — but the rigmarole of the holiday season practically demands it. “We’re super-heightened […]

Plenty of pacific voyages for your sailing adventure

Plenty of pacific voyages for your sailing adventure

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Cruises to Alaska dominate the offerings, but itineraries also include such destinations as California, Hawaii and Japan   As much as I love travelling overseas to Europe, Asia and abroad, I have to admit that it’s really nice to be […]

Yes, you can cruise solo and not get soaked

Yes, you can cruise solo and not get soaked

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ canada.com

When I first started cruising, I typically travelled by myself. But unlike booking flights or a hotel, booking a cruise for one can be an expensive proposition, all because of something known as the “single supplement.” When you book a […]

Experience Real Vietnam Wet Rice Farmer Tour – From Tien Sa Port – 1 Day

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Shore Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

We offer the best price for 1-day farming tour in Hoi An. This is the best shore excursion & day trip in Hoi An for cruise passengers visit Danang, Vietnam

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Caribbean cruising options abound offering fall, winter incentives

Caribbean cruising options abound offering fall, winter incentives

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ canada.com

The Caribbean has always been the quintessential cruise destination, but this might be the best time to take a cruise there in recent memory. Repairs have been made quickly to many of the affected islands following this summer’s unusually active […]

Head for Paso Robles, California’s ‘other’ great wine region

Head for Paso Robles, California’s ‘other’ great wine region

by Postmedia News @ canada.com

Lynne Robson When you tell people you are going to California to pick grapes and that you will be working for free they generally believe you are a) kidding, or b) crazy. To be honest, there were moments when crazy […]

Global Voices: Make 2018 count for more

Global Voices: Make 2018 count for more

by Marc Kielburger & Craig Kielburger @ canada.com

Another holiday season of giving is gone. You’ve made your annual donation, and delivered cans to the local food bank. You’ve got your good karma sorted out for the year — right? One-third of charitable donations in Canada are made […]

Glimpse of Saigon from Phu My Port, Bong Sen Port

by Van Pham @ Ho Chi Minh City Tour from Cruise Ship – Vietnam Tours, Travel to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar

You are welcomed by our guide at Phu My Vung Tau port with procedure assistance to exit from the cruise. Drive straight to Ho Chi Minh City and explore bustling city. You will start your journey with War Museum which exhibits cultural of the Vietnamese people from the earliest times up to the 1930s when […]

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Pop Forecast for Nov. 6: Murder on the Orient Express, Electric Dreams

Pop Forecast for Nov. 6: Murder on the Orient Express, Electric Dreams

by Postmedia News @ canada.com

Chris Lackner MOVIES Big releases on Nov. 10: Daddy’s Home 2; Murder on the Orient Express. Big picture: After settling their personal score in the original comedy, Brad (Will Ferrell) and Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) must deal with their intrusive fathers […]

Books for kids: Ice capades

Books for kids: Ice capades

by Postmedia News @ canada.com

Bernie Goedhart I’m not a skater. By the time I strapped on skates as an adult it was clear that I would never shine on the ice. But I love to watch people skate — especially people who move with […]

Kayak Tour on Perfume River in Hue City

by Jack Long @ ABS TRAVEL – Best Vietnam Custom & Private Day Tours

Don’t miss your oppotunity to explore the romatic Perfume River in Hue City by kayak boat where you can see daily local life from river, visit local market, old town […]

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Wave Season’s perks may mean better deal picks for 2018

Wave Season’s perks may mean better deal picks for 2018

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Returning from a recent cruise, I sat in the busy terminal in Miami International Airport and decided it was time to answer some reader emails. Most were quite nice, but there were a handful that made me glad I don’t […]

Immerse yourself aboard Viking visit to Cuba

Immerse yourself aboard Viking visit to Cuba

by Dave Pottinger @ canada.com

Cuba has become one of the Caribbean’s most popular cruising destinations, but that doesn’t mean that every cruise line offers the same experience on this fascinating island. I just returned from a week-long cruise to Cuba aboard Viking Cruises’ (cruise.center/vikingsea) […]

Carnival cruises into Cuba

Carnival cruises into Cuba

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

HAVANA, Cuba — Carnival Cruise Line began sailing to Cuba for the first time in its 45-year history back in June, with Carnival Paradise setting out from Tampa, Fla., to the historic city of Havana. I hopped aboard the 2,052-guest […]

Global Voices: Upgrade to the new Neighbourhood Watch

Global Voices: Upgrade to the new Neighbourhood Watch

by Marc Kielburger & Craig Kielburger @ canada.com

After fleeing Syria to settle in Winnipeg early this year, Mannan Hamrasho was beaten and robbed, his children bullied at school, and his new home tagged with racist graffiti. A neighbour, James Favel, got word of the incidents. He rushed […]

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, from Amber Cove

by admin DV @ Doris Visits

Dom Rep as the tee shirts say has had a history of fighting between invaders and those left to live there. It is another story or pirates and smuggling, people trafficking and growth. The island feels very Cuban, but they dance the meringue rather than a salsa. It has a host of beaches and they […]

Phu My port is NOT Vung Tau or Ho Chi Minh City

Phu My port is NOT Vung Tau or Ho Chi Minh City


Best Tours In Vung Tau

About Phu My port. Where is it? For the best tours in Vung Tau and Vietnam. Best Tunnel Tours. Best Food Tours. Best Day tours. Best ship excursions from Port Phu My, Vietnam. What to do in Vung Tau? What to do in Ho Chi Minh City?

My Son Sanctuary – Half day trip from Hoi An

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Situated in a small valley in the mountainous district of Quang Nam Province, about 45 km from Hoi An Ancient Town, My Son Sanctuary is the best choice for tourists to get a half day getaway to uncover the fascinating history of the Champa...

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Ho Chi Minh City Cruise Port

Ho Chi Minh City Cruise Port


Hynos Travel

Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a sophisticated city of more than seven million people, making it the largest city in Vietnam. It is also a city of contrasts, with modern skyscrapers dotting the horizon and colonial-style buildings lining many of the streets.

Cambodia Off Beaten Track 14days

by Van Pham @ Vietnam Tours, Travel to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar

Day 1: Fly to Phnom Penh Welcome to Cambodia where you’ll be met by Cambodian private tour guide, transfer to hotel, check in, short rest, after for a short trip we will drive to board an evening Mekong Boat, enjoy the beautiful sunset from the cruise deck. Overnight Phnom Penh   Day 2: Phnom Penh […]

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Halong Bay – Hanoi – 1 Day

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Shore Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

The 2-day stop in Halong is applied by most of cruise ships coming to Vietnam and this 2-day itinerary consists of a three-hour cruise in Halong Bay with visit to one of the most amazing caves in Halong plus an overnight stay in a luxury hotel in Hanoi.

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Carnival Paradise debuts Carnival’s first cruises to Cuba

Carnival Paradise debuts Carnival’s first cruises to Cuba

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

It’s official: Carnival Cruise Line will start offering the line’s first-ever cruises to Cuba, departing this summer aboard the 2,025-guest Carnival Paradise. Beginning on June 29, 2017, Carnival Paradise will offer 12 of these brand-new four-and-five day cruises that combine […]

Viking Cruises rolls out new ships, itineraries

Viking Cruises rolls out new ships, itineraries

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Viking Cruises is rolling out even more itineraries and destinations than ever before as it expands its ocean cruising arm. The popular line, best known for its river cruises in Europe, just took delivery of its third oceangoing ship: the […]

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - MSC Grand Voyages | MSC Cruises

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - MSC Grand Voyages | MSC Cruises


MSC Cruises Global Website

Travel to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam with MSC Cruise ships and enjoy the MSC excursion packages

The Best of Saigon from Phu My Port

by Stephen @ Ho Chi Minh City Shore Excursions – Shore Excursions Asia

Explore the old and the new of Sai Gon through this 2-day shore excursion for insights into its tumultuous past. Experience the city’s dynamics and vitality in the present days as you pass by dizzying traffic and sleek skyscrapers...

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Flour Power host Jessica McGovern keeps desserts retro and fun

Flour Power host Jessica McGovern keeps desserts retro and fun

by Melissa Hank @ canada.com

Of all the hobbies filling Jessica McGovern’s time — acting, singing, dancing, playing piano and kung fu — she chose in her new TV series to focus on the one that would cause her dad the most duress: baking desserts. […]

Beijing – Great Wall Adventure

by Stephen @ Shore Excursions Asia

A trip to China cannot be complete without a visit to the famous Great Wall. Explore this World Heritage Site, witness the splendor ancient construction with the magnificent scenery around, and learn about the mystery 1400-year-history of China...

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Nha Trang Da Lat Excursion 5-day

by Van Pham @ Vietnam Tours, Travel to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar

Day 01: Nha Trang Arrival (L) Fly to Cam Ranh – Nha Trang. Upon arrival, our guide and driver will be holding a sign with your name and welcome you at Cam Ranh Airport. Transfer to center of city to check in hotel. Have a lunch at local restaurant before enjoying a short sightseeing tour […]

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Cruise lines eye Cuba

Cruise lines eye Cuba

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

An early Christmas present was bestowed on several cruise lines earlier this month, when they were granted approval to begin cruises from the United States to Cuba. Five lines — Azamara Club Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven […]

Total eclipse will be sight to behold at sea

Total eclipse will be sight to behold at sea

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Here’s something you don’t see every day: a total eclipse, viewed from the Caribbean Sea. Royal Caribbean (cruise.center/royalcaribbean) is hosting a week-long Caribbean cruise aboard its massive Oasis of the Seas that will take advantage of the total solar eclipse […]

Pop Forecast for Dec. 25: All the Money in the World, Doctor Who and more

Pop Forecast for Dec. 25: All the Money in the World, Doctor Who and more

by Postmedia News @ canada.com

Chris Lackner “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” Bob Dylan sang. But these days, a guide through the seemingly endless flurry of pop culture offerings is just what we need. With that in mind, […]

Reykjavik, Iceland – a walking tour; Cathedral to City to Blue Lagoon (Bathers needed)

by admin DV @ Doris Visits

Take your bathers! Lets start by saying, neither Reykjavik, nor most of Iceland is actually icy. Reykjavik is rather small, very walkable, and very much like any small city but truely a cultural, cosmopolitan city, with great restaurants and lively nightlife. It has a population of about 200,000, and this video shot by guest presenter and […]

Montreal a major ‘turnaround’ port for eastern voyages

Montreal a major ‘turnaround’ port for eastern voyages

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

We’re coming up on what is arguably the best time to visit the Canadian Maritimes. The bulk of Canada and New England cruises operate from late August until late October, and while some purely concentrate on the eastern seaboard, there […]

Global Voices: Maybe 2017 wasn’t as bad as you think

Global Voices: Maybe 2017 wasn’t as bad as you think

by Marc Kielburger & Craig Kielburger @ canada.com

Last December, the words “dumpster fire” captured a prevailing sentiment for end-of-year reflection. We were hoping to put the extinguisher away in 2017. In the face of civil wars, natural disasters and a Nazi rebrand bringing marches to the streets, […]

Viking River Cruises celebrates 20 years in 2017

Viking River Cruises celebrates 20 years in 2017

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Since it’s the end of the year, I’m already unfolding my river cruise brochures to plan for the forthcoming European river cruise season — and it’s shaping up to be a great one. There are new itineraries, new ships, and […]

Pacific Coast an expedition worth exploring

Pacific Coast an expedition worth exploring

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

  Silversea is sending its 130-guest luxury expedition ship, Silver Explorer, to the Pacific Coast for the first time next year. It’s fantastic news for those who have been curious about Silversea’s long-standing expedition program, but who aren’t enamoured with […]

Yes, you can cruise solo and not get soaked

Yes, you can cruise solo and not get soaked

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

When I first started cruising, I typically travelled by myself. But unlike booking flights or a hotel, booking a cruise for one can be an expensive proposition, all because of something known as the “single supplement.” When you book a […]

Norwegian Cruise Line unveils Project Leonardo ships

Norwegian Cruise Line unveils Project Leonardo ships

by Aaron Saunders, Ports & Bows @ Ports and Bows – canada.com

Norwegian Cruise Line officially unveiled the name and first images of its next-generation cruise ships, the first of which is due to set sail in 2022: Project Leonardo. Carrying 3,300 passengers apiece, Norwegian will build a total of four Project […]

Ho Chi Minh City Tour – Pick up from Phu My Port – 1 Day

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Shore Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

As a vibrant commercial, economic and cultural centre of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City with its pulsating energy will haul you along for a ride. 1-day excursion not only takes you to discover modern beauty of Ho Chi Minh City with a great diversity of huge shopping malls beneath numerous classy skyscrapers but also leads you to explore Saigon...

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