Daydreaming of blissfully sailing off into the sunset? Embark on your journey to adventure with a trip to one of these incredible destinations, carefully chosen by CruiseCritic.com as part of their 2019 Cruisers' Choice Destination Awards . Cruising offers an opportunity to experience beautiful remote destinations all around the world, so pack your best sailing attire, throw on a hat and inhale the salty ocean air!
Best known for being home to the awe-inspiring Palais des Papes, and Pont d’ Avignon bridge, the city offers a glorious landscape of gothic and renaissance buildings. Avignon is filled with historic charm, scenic riverwalks, picturesque lavender fields, and an indoor market to delight your foodie spirit. It's also a short road trip away from famous vineyards in Bourdeaux. Cheers to that!
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Take a romantic voyage through the French Polynesia that leads to world-renowned serene turquoise waters and pristine sand. The lush tropical slopes of Mount Otemanu and enchanting scenic lagoons attract nature lovers, honeymooners, and wanderlust-ers from across the globe. Don't forget to try their infamous Frangipani products while you're there.
Glacier Bay, Alaska
Immerse yourself in the vast Alaskan Inside Passage and make your way to Glacier Bay. Breathtaking views of the tidewater glaciers and snowy white mountains will leave you mesmerized. Don’t forget your binoculars! Sailors have claimed to spot whales, seals, bears, moose, and mink frolicking in their natural habitat.
Nestled along the Danube River, Vienna offers historic and extravagant architectural masterpieces, superb museums, and an array of coffee houses, wine taverns, breweries, and foodie staples. This artistic and intellectually-rich destination, shaped by former residents such as Mozart, Beethoven, and Sigmund Freud, make it the perfect spot for history buffs. Ranked as one of Europe’s most beautiful cities to roam, this is also a great stop for architecture lovers.
Whether you are a lover of the arts, an insatiable foodie or a 'passion passport' traveler, this modern city offers an array of experiences that will leave you wanting to return. Adorned with vibrant infrastructures showcasing their rich Asian culture, Singapore offers a variety of boroughs with their own distinct offerings from entertainment to education to shopping. Visit Gardens by the Bay and witness the beauty of the famous sculptural vegetation towers or venture out in the evening for exquisite dining experiences and their enviable nightlife. The only problem you will have is finding time to sleep!
Wherever you choose to travel, don't forget to pack your mini beauty essentials to keep your skin glowing and ready for a day (or night) out!