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The home of insider destination info, travel tips and things Azamara

12 Cruises For Savvy Travelers

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” Those words ring even more true thanks to our new AzAmazing Sale! These select cruises come with a $500 onboard credit, and are combinable with our promotion to receive 50% off your companion’s cruise fare. Wow! That’s even on top of what’s already included during an Azamara cruise. 

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Aboard The Azamara Journey: Part One

Land ahoy! Our first stop on this British Isles cruise is Edinburgh, the ancestral home of my husband’s paternal great great greats. We spent a day and a half crossing the North Sea from Copenhagen, the ancestral home of MY paternal great grandparents. Every serious cruise should start with a blue water crossing to remind us that we are AT SEA, not sitting and sleeping in a land-based hotel…no lily-livered land-lovers us!

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The New Singapore


I first went to Singapore in 1999 and used to joke that it was cleaner than Disneyland, just not as fun and that Singapore Airlines and Changi Airport were the best things about Singapore. However, over the last 15 years the city, state and country have done a tremendous job in changing that image which had been popularly held by most visitors. Nowadays, Singapore is teeming with life and offers a lot to visitors. It’s a new Singapore.


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12 Colorful Cities Around The World

The world is a colorful place, and you can soak it all in during a cruise. Just don’t forget to pack your sunglasses to visit these twelve brightly-hued cities! 

colorful cities map


Click the map above to check out “Colorful Cities Around The World” on Pinterest. We’re always adding more!

1. Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre, Italy

Hermi Z. shared this stunning photo of Manarola, taken during his Azamara cruise. We’ll be traveling here again in May 2015.

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Fragrances of Cruises Past

Az The World Turns - Written by Bonnie MacLaird

I am somewhat sentimental about my past travels. And for me fragrances trigger my “scentimental” memories. Passing through my day-to-day life, certain scents will trigger memories of a cruise line scent and I’m back in time experiencing life onboard with whichever line I associate with that scent. For example, many years ago onboard Seabourn Cruise Line it was a specific Tiffany & Co. soap. But it is also their brand of cleaning products. There’s an elevator at a high-end restaurant in Sausalito I frequent with the identical smell as the elevators on Seabourn. While riding to the second floor of this bayside restaurant my mind invariably returns to and imagines I’m going to dinner at The Restaurant. I remember the maitre d’ greeting us and escorting me to our table.

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