Adelaide is a very pleasant city to visit. It has a moderate climate. The city loves to party and there many events to enjoy throughout the year.
Adelaide is the Wine capital of Australia. With a population of slightly more than one million, Adelaide is the “20 minute city”. The Adelaide Hills and major beaches are less than half an hour away by car. Adelaide weather is moderate. Year-round big blue skies mean average winter temperatures of 16 degrees Celsius (°C) and 28°C in summer.
Auckland is a cosmopolitan capital that combines outdoor activities and sophisticated culture. The famous Sky Tower offers a magnificent view of this unique city with the numerous museums and restaurants. Oakland has a tradition in sailing and one of the greatest events taking place here is the America's Cup.
Whales, wine and flowers will enchant you in the oldest and most beautiful city of Western Australia. Albani is a city of extraordinary beauty. Enjoy a walk by the sea, along city's coastal routes, the magnificent King George Sound and the Princess Royal Harbour, where you can observe whales and dolphins playing.
Alter do Chao is a village 33 km west of Santerem along one of the only roads in the state of Para, Brazil. Alter do Chao has been for many years a popular tourist destination for locals and with increasing numbers of tourists making trips along the Amazon River this village is becoming a well-known international destination. Alter do Chao is best known for a picturesque white-sand island, known as Ilha do Amor (Island of Love), directly in front of town.
Apia is a natural harbour, on Opolu island, one of the Samoa islands. Apia is the largest city and the capital of Samoa. Exept the modern city, still exists the small village of Apia, with the local inhabitants that are living according to their traditional customs.
It is an amazing,adventurous experience that gets you in touch wih a different way of life!
Boca da Valeria is a remote village at the confluence of the Rio da Valeria and the Amazon.It is surrounded by the astonishing Amazonian rainforest and the people who live in the village are not more than 75.Life,here,is very different from the modern Amazonian cities,so it is a great chance to exlore the rainforest and of course live for some days with the local people the.Be sure to bring you camera during the exploration ride because the is a very distinct line where the waters of the Valeria River meet the Amazon.In this village,tourists can buy handmade things made by the local Indians, as a souvenir.While exploring the forest,you are able to see rare species of plants,birds and animals.It is surely an experience of a lifetime.
Bridgetown in Barbados is a breathtaking place, a tropical paradise, with many impressive sights.
Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados, retains much of its British heritage. Τhe bustling city, the quiet hillsides and valleys with tropical vegetation, the sandy beaches, which are considered to be the most beautiful in the world and many other impressive sights are waiting to be explored.
Kota Kinabalu is located on the northwest coast of the tropical island Borneo and is the capital of the state of Sabah, in East Malaysia. The city was named after the nearby Mount Kinabalu. It is a modern city and a great tourist destination with many attractions in the surroundings. Extraordinary landscapes, tropical beaches, tropical rainforests, coral reefs and a variety of tastes and experiences will fascinate every visitor.
In this cultural center, the bustling capital of Thailand, you will always have something to do. Look for deals in markets, streets or visit one of the luxury branded stores. Make a gift to yourself tasting the delicious food at one of the many eateries. Be sure to visit the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
Explore the vibrant city of Bangkok with the cable car of the city, which is clean, cheap and very efficient.
The pearling capital of Australia, Broome is the western gateway to the Kimberley wilderness - home to world famous Cable Beach sunsets and the natural phenomenon of the Staircase to the Moon.Cable Beach is a world famous beach in Broome, Kimberley, Western Australia. A stunning natural paradise, Broome offers an unparalleled tropical lifestyle to locals and unrivalled holiday destination to all visitors. Affectionately known as the 'pearl of the north', it's the home of South Sea pearls - among the largest and most coveted commercially harvested cultured pearls in the world. Their discovery in the 1800s fuelled a mass migration almost as epic as the gold rush. Japanese, Filipino and Malay pearl divers arrived in droves seeking their fortune, creating a melting pot of cultures that makes Broome the multicultural town it is today.
Bali (Benoa) belongs to an island complex in Southeast Asia and attracts millions of tourists worldwide. A paradise on earth, with beautiful beaches, tropical rainforests, rivers, volcanoes and the Balinese people who are polite, highly spiritual, with rich culture and customs still alive through traditional dances and religious, mystic ceremonies, all these will fascinate you.
Bora Bora island is a piece of paradise, an ideal destination for romantic souls. The island is surrounded by a coral reef, which creates a lagoon with calm, shallow, light blue waters. Slopes with rich tropical vegetation, valleys full of flowers and blossoms of hibiscus and palm trees swaying in the wind. Discover the beauty of the island, such as Mount Otemanou, one of the two picks of an extinct volcano that looks like a castle and touches the clouds.
Busselton is a city located in the South West region of Western Australia. It is repeatedly voted as Western Australia's top tourist town and it know for the turquoise waters and white sands.
Tasmania has a repulation for fantastic food.Its temperature climate,volcanic soils,clean environment and generous rainfall help create lush pasture,where temperature climate fruit and perfect vegetables,are grown,where some of the world's best cheese is made from fresh milk and where sprarkling Tasmanian water is transformed into single malt whisky.There are restaurants to linger in and well stocked delis to tempt you with gourmet treats.You can enjoy avibrant shopping district that spills onto the beach for seafood and coffee.The shopping is concentrated in the CBD at West Beach and there also satelite shopping centres at Upper Burnie Wivenhoe and Coee.
Bay of Islands is a great holiday destination, with natural beauty and cultural interest. It has amazing beaches and a great variety of water and land activities, like nature walks, fishing, diving, biking or just relaxing. There are also a lot of significant historic sites to visit.
Celucan Bawang, is the major port of Bali. It is a very scenic place with beautiful beaches with black volcanic sand. Full of coral reefs, it is an ideal spot for snorkelling. A walk in the village gives the the visitor the chance to get a feeling for the locals' life. It is a very religious place to and you will be astonished by the beauty of the Balinese temples. These religious areas offer a unique and peaceful environment. It is an ideal destination to relax and enjoy the heavenly atmoshpere. Do not forget to taste the delicious local cuisine.
The port of Chan May is located halfway between two historic and important cities.The surrounding coast is lined with superb white sand beaches.Vietnam's major cultural attractions are within an easy drive.
Situated within the Vanuatu archipelago in the remote South Pacific, Champagne Bay is home to the eponymous beach known to be one of the most beautiful on the island of Espiritu Santo. Named for the spring-fed bubbles that rise to the surface during low tide, the bay is the perfect place to loll, swim, drink, eat and repeat. Or you might want to check out nearby Port Olry further north, which has another excellent beach with multiple restaurants right on the shore. For more excitement, head south to Luganville or try an adventure like shipwreck diving, trekking to Millennium Cave or kayaking through one of the island’s astonishing Blue Holes.
Puerto Corinto is a scenic coastal town in Nicaragua. It is famous for its pristine beaches and the majestic environment. You can relax and sunbathe in the amazing coasts with the white sand. It is truly a tropical paradise and very popular with tourists. Visitors should not miss the chance to taste the popular local cuisine which is characterized by the seafood. Do not forget to mention that a seafood gastronomical fair takes place annually. It is a very interesting town with delicious flavors and beautiful surroundings.
Colombo is the largest city and economic capital of Sri Lanka. Due to its large natural harbor and its strategic position on the trade routes, connecting East and West, Colombo was known to the traders of ancient times, about 2000 years ago.
Cochin is a commercial city that stretches over six islands and many narrow peninsulas. You can visit the church of St. Francis, the museum housed in the Ntarmpar mansion, the Dutch palace of the former Maharaja of Malabar with the most beautiful murals in India and the Jewish district with the synagogue in the center of the Market with spices.
Cape Town - The city of Cape of Good Hope, the point where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Indian Ocean. A city with incredible natural beauty, a mosaic of nationalities and cultures, a varied landscape, with skyscrapers and huge shopping centers, with beautiful buildings of colonial architecture and aristocratic neighborhoods with quaint streets full of tall trees. The city's port is one of the largest trade ports in the world.
Located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, the historical city of Cartagena is almost entirely surrounded by lagoons and bays, while still surrounded by fortifications of 17th century that were protecting the gold and treasures with destination to Spain. The many squares will offer a shady retreat as you explore the streets that cross a colonial baroque architecture.
Durban is the largest city in the South African. Durban is famous for being the busiest port in South Africa. It is also seen as one of the major centers of tourism because of the city's warm subtropical climate and extensive beaches. The Golden Mile, developed as a welcoming tourist destination in the 1970s, as well as Durban at large, provides ample tourist attractions. The Golden Mile was redeveloped late 2009 in time for the 2010 FIFA world cup. Durban's most popular beaches are also located along the Golden Mile. The Mile is also a well-known surfer's haven.
Edinburgh is one of the most charming European cities. Built on seven hills, offers delightful walks in cool tree-lined streets with magnificent views from higher ground. The image of the castle that rises up on one of the hills and hides in the dim halls royal stories of the past, determines the atmosphere of the city. One of the most vivid places in Edinburgh is the Grassmarket Sqare, one of the oldest in town.
A beach and nature-lover's dream, Esperance is blessed with squeaky-clean beaches, turquoise waters, untouched islands and colour-filled wildflower country.It's a one-and-a-half-hour flight or an eight-hour drive south-east from Perth, making Esperance an ideal get-away-from-it-all holiday. The calm, clear waters of Blue Haven Beach and Twilight Cove, just a short drive from town, are idyllic spots for swimming and snorkelling. If you're seeking waves, hit the surf at West Beach, Fourth Beach or Observatory Beach.Back in town, the adventure continues with four wheel drive beach safaris, Indigenous cultural tours, coach tours, helicopter flights, island cruises, diving and fishing charters, abseiling, sand boarding, canoeing, mini golf and steam train rides.Check out the arts centre and galleries, making time to drop into the museum to view what's left of the NASA Skylab after it slammed back down to Earth near Balladonia. On the way to Cape Le Grand, you'll even find a slice of ancient druid history with a full-size replica of Stonehenge.
Ensenanta, the oldest community in the Baja peninsula, is a wonderful destination for water sports, with activities ranging from fishing to diving. Visit Riviera Pasifica, which once was a luxury resort and casino, very popular in the circle of film stars and millionaires during the decade of 20s.
Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina is known for its architecture, nightlife and cultural events
Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is the largest city and port in the country and one of the most prosperous cities in Latin America. It is considered to be the "Paris of South America" with a sense more European than South American. Buenos is known for its architecture, nightlife and cultural events. It has many attractions, such as the Evita Museum in Plaza de Mayo Square, the famous Colon theater, the modern district Recoleta with elegant shops and restaurants and the spectacular Iguassu Falls.
Fakarava belongs to a group of coral islands (atoll), in the west of the Tuamotu group in French Polynesia (Pacific Ocean). It is the second largest of the Tuamotu atolls. Fakarava has a wide and deep lagoon and two passes. The main pass to enter the lagoon, located in its north-western end, is known as Passe Garuae and it is the largest pass in French Polynesia. The southern pass is called Tumakohua (also known as Tetamanu).
Laoutoka is located in the western part of the Viti Levu island, in Fiji islands, at the Pacific. Laoutoka is known as the "Sugar City", because of its sugar cane belt areas. It is worthwhile visiting the "Sugar Mill", the temple "Hare Krishna", the beautiful Botanical Garden, walk to the central shopping street and shop at duty-free shops and handicraft markets.
Perth, the capital of the state of Western Australia is a rapidly growing city in Australia, with a population of more than 1,5 million people. The city is located beside the calm waters of the river Svan. Much of the city's growth is due to the region's natural resources such as gold, iron, diamonds, oil and natural gas.
Grand Cayman is a beautiful island in Caribbean. Its capital, the Georgetown is famous for its Seven Mile Beatch, which is continuously proposed as one of the best beaches in the world and offers an incredible variety of water sports.
The Geelong metropolitan area is the second most populated area in the Australian state of Victoria. It is known for being home to car manufacturer Ford Australia and also the Geelong Football Club, known as The Cats. Geelong has a number of shopping precincts in the CBD and surrounding suburbs. The two main shopping centres are located in the CBD - Westfield Geelong and Market Square, with smaller centres in the suburbs.
Geradlton is an Indian Ocean port, clinging to the western edge of Australia, facing west towards the Abrolhos Islands and Africa.
It has a fantastic blend of the City opportunities with the feel and relaxed pace of a country town.
Geraldton is a city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424 kilometres (263 mi) north of Perth. The town is an important service centre for regional mining, fishing, wheat, sheep and tourism industries.Scenic Beaches such as St Georges beach surround Geraldton, and the town foreshore has recently been redeveloped to host a modern playground complete with water activities, Basketball court and shaded play areas for different age groups.Surfing is a popular activity in and around Geraldton. Popular surf spots include Flat Rocks, Back Beach, Greenough, Glenfield and Sunset Beach. Geraldton is also an internationally renowned windsurfing location.
Rio de Janeiro is the most visited city in the southern hemisphere and is known for its natural settings, carnival celebrations, beaches such as Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon. Some of the most famous landmarks in addition to the beaches include the giant statue of Christ on the top of Corcovado mountain, named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
In Puerto Quetzal you can find bars hammocks to relaxin,a restaurant and performances from Marimba bands.The nearest town,San Jose is about a mile away.
In Puerto Quetzal you can find bars hammocks to relax in,a restaurnat and performances from Marimba bands.The nearest town,San Jose is about a mile away.Puerto Quetzal is Guatemala's largest Pacific Ocean port.It is important for both cargo traffic and as a stop-off point for cruise liners.
Visit the night market of Jordan street and savor seafood delicacies in Kwo Tong. Ride the funicular to reach the top of Victoria hill, about 554 meters high and admire the commanding view of Hong Kong. It's strongly suggested to have a walk in Nathan and Canton avenues at Kaouloun peninsula. Both avenues are a commercial paradise in Hong Kong. Countless shopping malls and branded stores are waiting for you to do your shopping .
The largest and most famous island of Thailand, Phuket, is full of white, sandy, beaches and glittering seas. A region rich in history and culture, you can explore it from the back of an elephant on a tour of the jungle. Alternatively join a cooking class of the local Thai cuisine.
Honolulu offers multiple attractions, from Pearl Harbor to lolani Palace - a landmark included in the National Register of Historic Places. You will enjoy exploring the city, which emerges from the rich flora.
Ishigaki is the main island of Okinawa Perfecture in Japan. This is a place where you can find Japan's finest beaches. Perfect coastlines, blue waters,white sand and beautiful coral reefs make the place idyllic and ideal for relaxing, swimming and water sports. Scuba diving is the number one activity on the island. This place has many attractions for the tourists to see and learn about the Japanese culture. Apart from the natural beauty, many visitors come here to enjoy the fascinating and vibrant nightlife. Numerous bars stay open until the early hours of the morning! Japanese cuisine is, also, a must to taste.
Hilo is a town on the Big Island of Hawai.Hilo is the one of the best starting points to explore the eastern half of the island,including Hawai Volcanoes National Park.Hilo is known for its locally made shopping areas,each about a mile away from most of the hotels on the Banyan.
Penneshaw, also known as Hog Bay, is a community on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. The town has a Maritime and Folk Museum and the Penneshaw Penguin Centre that offers tours to a colony of local little penguins.
The island is famous not only for its heritage of convits but also for the unique fauna which roam it.The komodo dragon the world's largest living lizard,takes its name from the island.
Komodo is one of the 17,508 islands that make up the Republic of Indonesia.The island is particularly nutable as the natural habitat of the Komedo dragon,the largest lizard on earth and consequently named after the island.Komodo Island has a surface area of 390km and a permanent population of over 2.000.
Located in the southern part of Taiwan the city of Kaohsiung is the island largest industrial center.A thriving international metropolis as the southern tip of Taiwan,Kaohsing was the host city for the 2009 World Games.Due to the rejulating effects of the mavine climate.Kaohsing is generally sunny and enjoys pleasant weather year-round.
Kagoshima is the capital city of Kagoshima Prefecture at the southwestern tip of the island of Kyushu in Japan, and the largest city in the prefecture by some margin.Kagoshima is approximately 40 minutes from Kagoshima Airport, and the city features large shopping districts and malls, is served by trams, and has many restaurants featuring Satsuma Province regional cuisine.
Sihanoukville, also known as Kampong Som or Kampong Saom, is located in southern Cambodia, in Thailand Bay and is surrounded by sandy beaches with palm trees and primitive tropical islands in the south and west coast. Tourists can go from one island to another and enjoy free diving and fishing.
The capital of Malaysia has a unique charm that attracts visitors from all around the world. Wander the streets of the city and enjoy all the amazing sights and landscapes. Otherwise visit one of the many outdoor markets and experience the diversity of Asian culture
Luderitz is a harbor town in south-west Namibia, in Africa. The town is known for its colonial architecture and for its wildlife including seals, penguins, flamingos and ostriches. Just outside of Luderitz lies the ghost town of Kolmanskop, a prominent tourist destination. This previously bustling diamond town is now abandoned, and fights a constant struggle against being buried under the shifting sand dunes of the Namib dessert.
Melbourne is located in the southeastern part of Australia. In the capital of Victoria, which is the perfect place for action, was born the Australian football and the famous cricket of Melbourne. In a short distance is located the Seine Kilnta, with a stunning beach and great variety of water sports.
Mahe is the largest island of the Seychelles, lying in the north east of the nation. Ringed by steep, magnificent mountains, few capitals can claim a more beautiful backdrop. The town features a mixture of modern and indigenous architecture. It is the centre of business and commerce thanks to the extensive port facilities. Noteworthy sites in Victoria, the capital of the island, are the history museum, cathedral, clock tower, botanical gardens and an open-air market.
World-famous beaches, exceptional nightlife, unique culinary experiences and Latin atmosphere, are all those that make this city so fascinating. Miami Beach is one of the most popular attractions of the city with wide sandy beaches, warm waters and a great variety of water sports. A tour to the famous Art Deco district of the South Beach is also a unique experience.
Malé has evolved into a high class city worldwide, with all modern amenities, with its own artificial beach, historic landmarks and an impressive skyline of skyscrapers with caramel colors. It's both an exotic island and a modern city.
Manila had been the jewel of the Spanish empire in the Pacific and a colony of the U.S. after the Spanish-American War. The city is now a mixture of old buildings and churches and has museums of great interest. A jeepney ride is an unforgettable experience for every visitor.
Manaus is a city of Brazil and the capital of the state of Amazonas. It is the eighth largest city of Brazil and the most important economic center of the Amazon forest. Ιs a large industrial town and tourist center, which is the seventh largest country's GDP.
Moʻorea is an island in French Polynesia. From above, the shape of the island vaguely resembles a heart, with its two nearly symmetrical bays opening to the north side of the island: Cook's (or Paopao) Bay and ʻŌpūnohu Bay. Charles Darwin found inspiration for his theory regarding the formation of coral atolls when looking down upon Moʻorea while standing on a peak on Tahiti. He described it as a "picture in a frame", referring to the barrier reef encircling the island. The CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research) maintain a research station at the end of ʻŌpūnohu Bay since about 1970.
Maputo is the capital of Mozambique. The main exports are coal, cotton, sugar, chromite, the copra (dried cocoa beans) and hardwood. The city produces cement, pottery, furniture, shoes, and rubber. Maputo is also the seat of the documentary film festival DOCKANEMA, and international festival documentaries from around the world.
Situated halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, beautiful Mossel Bay is a coastal village on the Garden Route of South Africa. This popular holiday town is surrounded by a sunbathed peninsula and the refreshing waters of the Indian Ocean. It is blessed with a mild climate all-year round. Due to its rich history, there are many museums in the town to visit. There is the Maritime Museum, the Shell Museum, the Cultural History Museum and many others which may be visited. One of the most popular attractions is the Post Office, which is estimated to be more than 800 years old and has been declared a National Monument. And if you're into water sports, there is some of the countries most adrenalin induced activities available, such as, shark cage diving and ship wreck diving.
Mayotte is an overseas department of France. It consists of a main island, a smaller island and several other islets around these two.
Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, is situated in the southern coast of the country, on the northeastern bank of the river Rio de la Plata. Montevideo has old buildings, several museums, art galleries, and nightclubs, outdoor cafes, museums and piazzas with European influences. It's a vibrant city with many monuments and areas to be explored.
Mystery Island, officially called Inyeug, lies a kilometre or so off the larger Aneityum Island in Vanuatu. The island is a heaven on earth, is inhabited only by palm trees and white sand. Its blue, clear, crystal water makes it the perfect choice for snorkelling. Mystery Island has no shops, roads, electricity and running water. It is a pure paradise and a perfect destination for vacations away from reality.
The Japanese city of Nagasaki is built on a long narrow bay which forms a natural harbor on the Kyushu island. After 1571 the town grew rapidly and turned into a trade center and important port. Gradually, developed in a large base of Japanese Navy. Nagasaki is best known for the atomic bomb attack during the Second World War.
Nha Trang is located on the South Central Coast of Vietnam. Nha Trang's economy relies largely on tourism. Is considered one of the most important tourist hubs of Vietnam, thanks to its beautiful beaches with fine and clean sand and the clear ocean water with mild temperatures all year round. The local cuisine is most famous for fresh seafoods and barbecued pork rolled in rice paper. Visitors can enjoy them selves by doing Scuba diving and kite boarding. Nha Trang has many tourist attractions such as museums, palaces and small islands.
Nuku Hiva is the largest of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. The central part of the island is a high plateau called Tōvi‘i, covered primarily by a tall-grass prairie, on which experiments in cattle raising are taking place for the first time. Pine forest plantations covering large areas all around the crater of Tōvi‘i give an overall impression of the lower Alps and parts of Germany, Wales and Switzerland.
Nosy Be is Madagascar's largest and busiest tourist resort. This is the only place in Madagascar where all-inclusive large resorts can be found. the island's main activities are now the plantation of Ylang Ylang ( for the production of essential oils ) and tourism.
Noumea is known as the "French Riviera" of the Pacific. Here is the largest lagoon in the world and the second largest coral reef. So many water sports are available, and if that is not enough for you, the fine French cuisine will fascinate you and the multi-cultural identity of the local population will charm you. Noumea, on the island of Grand Terre, is the capital of the French territory of New Caledonia. The peaceful port city has a diverse population and colourful European architecture, reflecting its colonial history. Having served as the headquarters of the US Army during WWII, the tropical shrubbery of Ouen Toro Mount is now under the protection of abandoned Naval guns. The Michel Corbasson Zoological and Forest Park offers visitors shaded walks amongst rare birds and views out over the lagoon.
Napier is a city in Hawke's Bay in New Zealand, which is a major export port for the region of northeastern Zealand. The mild climate and bright sunshine favor the cultivation of grapes and therefore the area is famous for its wine production. Furthermore, Napier is a popular tourist destination with many attractions, mostly concerning the Art Deco style of city's architecture. Also offers a wide variety of activities, including sports, restaurants, outdoor cafes, galleries, shopping and others.
New York is capital city of the United States. Is located on the eastern coast of the country and is the most populous U.S. city. Is one of the main financial centers of the country and the whole world. In New York there are the UN headquarters, the famous Wall Street, the Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building. It is famous for its skyscrapers and its many neighborhoods. New York has many attractions, about 500 art galleries, 150 museums, over 100 theaters, dozens of shops and restaurants 17,000. The city is regarded as a cultural and artistic center of the U.S. East Coast.
Port Canaveral is a cruise, cargo and naval port in Brevard County, Florida, United States. As a deep water cargo port, it has a high volume of traffic. Common cargo includes cement, petroleum. The port has conveyors and hoppers for loading products directly into trucks, and facilities for bulk cargo containers.
A port brimming with elegant yachts, towering skyscrapers, luxury mansions and splendid casinos, Punta del Este is known as the San Tropez of Latin America. Excellent food, amazing views and 32 kms of a wonderful coastline complete the picture of this fascinating destination.
Penang, is a state in Malaysia, a mosaic of cultures, with multiracial population. The "Pearl of the East" is famous for its beautiful beaches, rich culture and history and the delicious food.
Parintins is a city located on Tupinambarana island in the Amazon River, in Brazil.This town has a rich Indian heritage.It is certain that a boat trip along the river, is an experience that you will never forget.You will be amazed of the tropical rain forests and the rare species of animals that exist there.Finally, we must not forget to mention the famous folklore festival which is held there each June,called Boi Bumba.In this time of the year Parintins hosts thousands of people that come here to participate.It is a huge street party with outstanding shows and performers!
The island of Pago Pago is the capital of American Samoa. The biggest industries of the island are tourism, entertainment, food and packaging plants tone. The island is a mix of suburban communities, a small town, canning factories and a harbor surrounded by cliffs that create a stunning backdrop.
French Polynesia is a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, part of the French territory. The most famous island of French Polynesia is Tahiti, where is located Papeet. Here you can wonder around and visit on foot all the attractions such as Bougainville Park, the cathedral of Notre Dame, the presidential mansion, the city hall and the papeete market.
Portland is a city situated on the southwest coast of Victoria, Australia. The city features sandy beaches, botanical gardens as well as it offers possibilities for fishing and whale watching.
Picton is a north-east town in the South Island of New Zealand. This pretty port town is filled up with numerous cafes, restaurants and galleries. For the most adventurous, sea kayaking is very popular here. Fishing and dolphin watching are, also, very common activities. Finally, you should not miss to conquer the major local attraction: the Queen Charlotte Track. Hiking, here, is a gorgeous experience! This place is backed by forested hills and it is full of beautiful tiny beaches. Undoubtedly, breathtaking views are a fact in this side of the world!
Raiatea island is the second largest island in the archipelago of French Polynesia. It's considered to be sacred and the cultural heart of all Polynesia. It was the first stop of the first Polynesians who arrived from Hawaii to settle in new places.
Yangon, also called Rangoon is the capital of independent Myanmar(Burma) from 1948 to 2006, when the government officially proclaimed the new city of Nay Pyi Taw (Naypyidaw) the capital of the country. The city site is a low ridge surrounded by delta alluvium. The original settlements were located on the ridge, but the modern town was built on alluvium. Subsequent expansion has taken place both on the ridge and on delta land. The local climate is warm and humid, with much rainfall. The centre of the city, called the Cantonment, intersected regularly by streets running north–south and east–west. As Yangon’s population increased in the 20th century, new settlements were built in the north, east, and west that greatly expanded the city’s area.
Richards Bay is a town in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and one of the largest harbours in the country. Richards Bay is characterised by a subtropical climate with warm wet summers and mild moist to dry winters, which are frost-free.
Roseau is the capital of Dominica. Homes made of stone and wood, typical wooden balconies and ornate woodwork, are dating from the Victorian era. City's architecture is a combination of modern and colonial(French Style).
San Diego is the "first city" of California, with roots dating back to 1769. The historic Village Siiport along Emparkantero has many fascinating shops and galleries. If you want to explore further, San Diego is at your disposal. A trip to San Diego is never completed without a visit to the famous zoo of San Diego. This is a fascinating experience for people of all ages.
Brunei-Muara is the northern-most district in Brunei, it is the smallest of Brunei's four districts in term of area but by far the most populous. Tourism is one of the largest contributors to the district's GDP, since the district contains the most number of tourist attractions in the country, such as museums, parks and shopping stores.
Semarang is the capital and largest city of the province of Central Java in Indonesia. The Semarang is the third most important port in Indonesia, after that of Surabaya and Jakarta. It exports mainly agricultural products, timber and rubber. The industrial sector is associated with shipbuilding, electronic, textile activities and food processing. The city is connected by a dense road, rail and air network with the country's largest cities.
Ho Chi Minh City is located on the Saigon River, in the southeastern region of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City is the economic center of Vietnam and major commercial and passenger port.
Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Presidential Palace, the War Museum and the Old Post Office. Elegant boulevards and historic buildings reflect the french colonial style, owing to the French occupation of Vietnam in the mid-nineteenth century.
Shanghai is located in the Yangtze River Delta in eastern China and once was a fishing and textiles town. Shanghai grew in importance in the 19th century due to European recognition of its favorable port location and economic potential.Is a popular tourist destination renowned for its historical landmarks such as The Bund, City God Temple and Yuyuan Garden, as well as the extensive and growing Pudong skyline.
The skyscrapers and bright lights of Singapore hide an eclectic mix of cultures, religions, ancient treasures and British colonial influences that give to the city a distinct identity. A much different environment you are going to meet at the city's outskirts, with the lush rainforests of the nature reserves Boukit Timach and Central Katsment.
At the edge of the Baja peninsula, Cabo San Lucas is a perfect example of the ultimate paradise. This remoted location and its unspoiled beauty makes it the ideal destination for relaxation. There is also available a great variety of activities from scuba diving to surfing and kayaking. Alternatively cross the Los Campos searching for whales.
Puntarenas is located along the Pacific coast in Costa Rica. An excellent place to see native wildlife, from red parrots to the primary predator of Central America, the jaguar. Surfers all around the world consider this region to be the best for surfing. As one of the major fishing ports, Puntarenas is the perfect place to enjoy fresh seafood cooked according to the local recipe.
Salvador is located on the northeast coast of Brazil, therefore Salvador has many beaches along the Atlantic coast. The old city center, Pelourinho, is a World Heritage Site and can be easily explored on foot. Is a vibrant scenery with historical sites, colonial architecture, museums, restaurants, bars, hostels, artisanal shops and popular Carnival celebrations.Here is concentrated all the Brazilian culture.
It is here tha the murky waters of the Amazon River meet the aquamarine waters of the Tapajos River for some distance the different colored waters don't mix and there's a very visible dividing between them.Just a few miles to the southewest of Sanarem along the Tapajos River the charming village of Alter do Chao is a popular tourism destination for Brazilians.
Santarem is a city in the state of Para in Brazil.The Tapajos joins the Amazon River there,and it is a popular location for tourism.It is the second most important city in the state and the financial and economic center of the western part of the state.
Surabaya feautures a tropical wet and dry climate,with disinct wet and dry seasons.The city's wet seasons runs from November through June,while the dry season covers the remaining five months.The city has one football club currently competing in te Indonesian Premier League,called Persebaya.
Surabaya is Indonesia's second largest city with a population of over 3.1 million and the capital of the province of East Java.The city is one of the busiest ports in the country.Its trincipal exports include sugar,tobaco and coffee.It has a large shipyard and numerous specialized naval schools.
Suva is the capital and main port of Fiji. In the city center stands the building of the Old Parliament. The library of the city, which was built in 1909, is a sample of colonial architecture. You must visit the Museum of Fiji,in Therston Gardens, where is exhibited a collection of Fijian artworks, the largest one worldwide. In Suva there are many parks with local species of flora of the South Pacific area.
The unique Caribbean island, St. Maarten, is governed by two independent states, and although each half of the island is different, the residents live in harmony. The Dutch part, the capital of Philipsburg is a paradise for shopping, with a fantastic selection of shops and boutiques on the cobbled streets and narrow alleys.
Sydney, a diverse city, the largest in Australia, with many sights of interest, such as parks, sandy beaches and shopping areas
Sydney stands on a deep natural harbor and is not only the largest city in Australia but also the oldest and most diverse. Significant points of the city is the Harbor Bridge, the impressive Opera House and the historic district "The Rocks", with shops, cafes, galleries and crowded streets. Also don't miss the world famous beaches for surfers and the sandy beaches.
Keelung City is a major port city situated in the northeastern part of Taiwnan.Keelung has a humid subtropical climate and is a particularly noted for its high rainfall year-round with an average of upwards of 3.700 milimetres contributing to its nickname of Rain Port.
Tauranga has all the amenities of a big city. The port Mount Maoungkanoui has the homonymous volcano as background. There you will find some of the most famous beaches of New Zealand, while Tauranga is just opposite the Harbour Bridge. You can charter a boat to go fishing, do scuba diving, dolphin watching or just sightseeing.
There are 83 exotic islands that make up the amazing archipelago of Vanuatu. The Port Vila, the capital of the Efate island, is the heart of the all area. It is a place of extraordinary natural beauty and live ancient traditions of the first inhabitants. Cool off with a shower under waterfalls, enjoy a snack with fresh fruit or relax in the shade of a "banian" tree and feel like the happiest man on earth.
Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand and is known for its arts, culture and native beauty. The best way to explore this vibrant city is on foot. A great variety of museums,art gelleries and theatre, restaurants, cafes and bars will satisfy any taste and mood.
Walvis Bay is a city in Namibia and the name of the bay on which it lies. Walvis Bay contains open spaces, scenic beauty and unique marine and plant life. It is well suited for the outdoor lifestyle, boasting sports such as sandboarding, kiting, surfing, swimming, angling, sailing, golf and other indoor and outdoor sport codes.
The International Date Line (IDL) is an imaginary line on the surface of the Earth, that runs from the north to the south pole and demarcates one calendar day from the next. It passes through the middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly following the 180° longitude but it deviates to pass around some territories and island groups.
The International Date line is on the opposite side of the Earth to the Prime Meridian. The Prime Meridian helps to define Universal Time and is the meridian from which all other time zones are calculated. The International Date Line and the moving point of midnight separate the two calendar days that are current somewhere on Earth.
Koh Samui is an island of natural beauty and charm,a place where you can have your holiday anyway you like it,kicked back and relaxed or active and fastpaced.Beautiful white sand beaches,clean,clear warm water,lush tropical,gardens and gentle ocean breezes await you at this ideal holiday destination.If you love the beach,this is the place for you.
Ixtapa once a coconut plantation,boasts the high rise hotels,all inclusive resorts,air conditioned restaurants and upscale shopping you associate with Mexican beach resorts and luxury travel.
Mexican travellers include the neighboring beach towns of Ixtapa an Zihuatanejo in the state of Guerero,as favorite destinations but that's where their similarity ends.Visitors to this areas will encounter two decidedly different vacation destinations just 6.5 km.
|1||Miami, Florida, USA||------||20:00|
|4||Philipsburg (St. Maarten)||12:00||20:00|
|10||Alter Do Chao, Brazil||11:00||18:00|
|14||Boca Da Valeria,Brazil||10:00||18:00|
|20||Salvador De Bahia, Brazil||07:00||16:00|
|22||Rio De Janeiro, Brazil||13:00||00:00|
|23||Rio De Janeiro, Brazil||00:00||17:00|
|29||Punta Del Este, Uruguay||08:00||18:00|
|35||Edinburgh, United Kingdom||08:00||17:00|
|40||Walvis Bay, Namibia||07:00||00:00|
|41||Walvis Bay, Namibia||00:00||17:00|
|46||Mossel Bay, South Africa||11:00||20:00|
|48||Duban, South Africa||08:00||23:00|
|49||Richards Bay, South Africa||07:00||00:00|
|50||Richards Bay, South Africa||00:00||15:00|
|55||Nosy Be, Madagascar||09:00||17:00|
|70||Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar(Burma)||07:00||00:00|
|71||Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar(Burma)||00:00||00:00|
|72||Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar(Burma)||00:00||16:00|
|80||Koh Samui Thailand||08:00||17:00|
|85||Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam||08:00||00:00|
|86||Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam||00:00||14:00|
|87||Nha Trang, Vietnam||08:00||16:00|
|90||Hong Kong, China||07:00||21:00|
|111||Celukan Bawang, Indonesia||08:00||19:00|
|120||Perth (Fremantle), Australia||07:00||21:00|
|128||Penneshaw (Kangaroo Island), South Australia||07:00||16:00|
|140||Picton, New Zealand||08:00||21:00|
|141||Wellington, New Zealand||07:00||17:00|
|142||Napier, New Zealand||08:00||16:00|
|143||Tauranga, New Zealand||11:00||19:00|
|144||Auckland, New Zealand||07:00||00:00|
|145||Auckland, New Zealand||00:00||18:00|
|146||Bay Of Islands||07:00||17:00|
|149||Noumea, New Caledonia||07:00||18:00|
|150||Mystery Island (Vanuatu)||10:00||19:00|
|151||Port Vila, Vanuatu||08:00||18:00|
|152||Champagne Bay (Espiritu Santo), Vanuatu||08:00||17:00|
|160||Bora Bora, French Polynesia||11:00||00:00|
|161||Bora Bora, French Polynesia||00:00||23:00|
|163||Papeete (Tahiti French Poly)||05:00||00:00|
|164||Papeete (Tahiti French Poly)||00:00||05:00|
|164||Moorea, French Polynesia||08:00||16:00|
|165||Fakarava, Τuamotu Islands||09:00||17:00|
|167||Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands||07:00||15:00|
|172||Honolulu (Oahu), Hawai, U.S.A||15:00||00:00|
|173||Honolulu (Oahu), Hawai, U.S.A||00:00||18:00|
|174||Hilo (Hawai), USA||08:00||17:00|
|180||San Diego, California, USA||05:00||21:00|
|183||Cabo San Lucas, Mexico||10:00||20:00|
|185||Ixtapa (Zihuatanejo), Mexico||07:00||16:00|
|187||Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala||08:00||17:00|
|188||Puerto Corinto, Nicaragua||08:00||16:00|
|194||George Town, Grand Cayman, USA||08:00||16:00|
|196||Miami, Florida, USA||07:00||19:00|
|197||Port Canaveral (Florida)||07:00||16:00|
|199||New York, U.S.||16:00||------|
|200||New York, U.S.||00:00||19:00|
The Insignia is a mid-sized luxury cruise ship operated by Oceania Cruises. With its focus on elegance, refined ambiance, and a range of amenities, aims to provide a luxurious and enjoyable experience for its guests.
Insignia features a classic and timeless design with an emphasis on elegance and comfort. The ship's interior is tastefully decorated, incorporating elements of luxury and refinement.
The ship offers a range of staterooms and suites, all beautifully appointed with stylish furnishings and amenities. Accommodations include comfortable beds, luxurious linens, private bathrooms, and ample storage space. Suites provide additional space, separate living areas, and enhanced amenities, including butler service for select categories.
Insignia boasts several dining venues, each offering a distinct culinary experience. The ship's main dining room provides a sophisticated setting with a menu showcasing a variety of international flavors.
Specialty restaurants offer gourmet cuisine, including options like French, Italian, and steakhouse fare.
Insignia offers a range of activities to keep guests entertained during their voyage. The ship's public spaces include lounges, bars, and social areas for relaxation and socializing. Entertainment options may include live music performances, theater shows, guest lectures, and enrichment programs. Other amenities include a fitness center, spa, pool deck, and a library for guests to enjoy during their cruise.
Insignia sails to various destinations worldwide, including popular regions such as Europe, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and Asia.
Itineraries often include visits to both renowned ports and off-the-beaten-path locations, allowing guests to explore diverse destinations.
|Cruising Speed||18 Knots|
|Guest Capacity (double occupancy)||684|
|Guest-to-Staff Ratio||1.71 to 1|
|Nationality of Officers||European|
|Country of Registry||Marshall Islands|
YOUR WORLD. YOU WAY
Whatever corner of the globe beckons you to explore, Oceania Cruises takes you there in comfort and style. Relax onboard our luxurious ships and savour exquisite cuisine that is renowned as the finest at sea and even rivals the best Michelin-starred restaurants ashore. Inspired by Master Chef Jacques Pepin, these culinary delights have always distinguished the Oceania Cruises experience from any other. And considering the uncompromising quality, perhaps the most remarkable aspect of an Oceania Cruises voyage is its incredible value. Lavish complimentary amenities abound, and there are never supplemental dining charges in any of the restaurants. Value-priced packages ensure that exploring ashore, sipping a glass of vintage wine or surfing the Internet is both convenient and affordable. Every moment spent on an Oceania Cruises voyage confirms that this is Your World. Your Way.
MID - SIZE SHIPS
Mid-size holds great benefits Once you sail one of our mid-size ships, you will never settle for anything less, nor will you ever again be satisfied with anything more in regard to size. Our ships cater to just 684 pampered guests on Regatta, Insignia and Nautica and 1,250 privileged guest on Marina and Riviera. Warmth and conviviality come naturally. Elegance and grace are given. The ambiance is exceptionally relaxed and personal as we singularly focus on your individual desires. Consequently, service standards soar, guests easily develop a rapport with staff and fellow guests, and the friendships only deepen as the days pass effortlessly.
All the elements for bliss Being mid-size even facilitates going ashore, as our ships can slip into boutique ports off-limits to larger vessels. Of course, the fact that our ships are mid-size positively influences every aspect of the onboard experience. With no need to rush, stand in endless lines or worry about crowds, you can savour the defining elements that make our ships so special. Our cuisine, "the finest at sea", is carefully prepared a la minute. Appointments for spa services are readily available in the relaxing Canyon Ranch SpaClub. A comfortable chaise always awaits should you decide to lounge by the pool. Life just seems to proceed at a more courteous pace.
SHIPS' SPECIFICATIONS - MARINA & RIVIERA
Year Built: Marina 2011, Riviera 2012 / Gross Tonnage : 66.084 / Length : 239.24 metres / Beam : 32.2 metres / Cruising Speed : 20 knots / Guest Decks : 11 / Guest Capacity (Double Occupancy) : 1.250 / Staff Size : 800 / Guest to Staff Ratio : 1.56 to 1/ Nationality of Officers : European
SHIPS' SPECIFICATIONS - REGATTA, INSIGNIA & NAUTICA
Year Built: Regatta & Insignia 1998, Nautica 2000 / Refurbishment Dates : Regatta, May 2014, - Insignia, April 2014 - Nautica, May 2014 / Gross Tonnage : 30.277 / Length : 180.96 metres / Beam : 25.45 metres / Cruising Speed : 18 knots / Guest Decks : 9 / Guest Capacity (Double Occupancy) : 684 / Staff Size : 400 / Guest to Staff Ratio : 1.71 to 1/ Nationality of Officers : European