Aqaba is Jordan’s 6,000-year-old port city on the Red Sea, the gateway to the world-famous stone-city of Petra and a key stopover for ocean liners and cruise ships transiting the Suez Canal […]
Cape Town is a city best approached from the sea. Table Mountain rises from the horizon incrementally, growing from a smudge only recognizable to seasoned mariners, into a majestic plateau that is […]
Durban is a city of contrasts, an industrial port city with a beautiful beachfront, a cosmopolitan hub on the doorstep of the historic ‘Zulu nation’, a former British colony with the largest […]
East London’s greatest appeal lies in the beauty of the coastline upon which it sits, and the wildly impressive beaches and game safaris to be enjoyed beyond the city limits.
Mossel Bay is a small resort town at the foothills of the famous South African Garden Route. With 320 days of sunshine a year, it has the second mildest climate in the […]
Port Elizabeth is a fixture on the South African cruise destinations circuit thanks to its wild beaches, redeveloped historic district in the city centre, and the Addo Elephant National Park (home to […]
Richard’s Bay isn’t one of South Africa’s more appealing cities, its true draw lies in the experiences to be had in the hinterland beyond the port, in the heart of the Zulu […]
Bahrain has grown in popularity as an Arabian Gulf cruise destination, primarily for roundtrip cruises from Dubai. It provides a fascinating look into the ancient history of the region with archaeological sites […]
Abu Dhabi has fast established itself as the cultural as well as political capital of the UAE, it is home to the largest mosque in the world, the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the […]
Dubai is the cruise hub of the Middle East, with more cruise departing from the city than any other in the region, it is also the second-most visited cruise port by passing […]
Fujairah is a picturesque port city on the east coast of the UAE. It is the only emirate in the UAE with an Indian Ocean coastline, and as such tends to get […]
Khor Fakkan lies on the east coast of the UAE, with its coastline on the Gulf of Oman. It is considered to be part of Sharjah, the third-largest emirate in the UAE, […]
Ras Al-Khaimah is the UAE’s northernmost emirate and the greenest in the country, thanks to its more frequent rainfall and soil that is fed by naturally occurring streams flowing beneath the mountains […]
Sir Bani Yas Island is perhaps the most unique of all cruise destinations in the Arabian Gulf, it is the region’s only cruise beach, and is also home to a massive game […]
Doha sits on the east coast of Qatar, a nation occupying its own peninsula jutting into the warm waters of the Arabian Gulf.
The Norway of Arabia, Khasab sits amidst the glittering fjords of the Musandum Peninsula, surrounded on all sides by the dramatic Hajar mountain range.
Muscat is the ancient capital of Oman, sitting amid a stunning mountain range it is a city of greenery and barren peaks, and is best approached from the sea as the sun […]
Salalah is the quintessential ‘pretty Arabia’, surrounded on three sides by the Dhofar mountain range, with a coastline dominated by frankincense trees. It is the perfume capital of the region and the […]
Sur is a small town on the eastern promontory of Oman on the Indian Ocean, it used to be a major trading port and is home to historical sites and nearby attractions […]
Pomene Bay in Mozambique was until now a hidden gem, one of the most beautiful and unspoiled destinations in the region. It’s no longer hidden, having recently been added to MSC Cruises’ […]