They say that travelling is the best form of education, so imagine how much you can learn when on a cruise. Travel Weekly says a cruise can give you insight into a multitude of destinations, with each stop offering you something new and exciting.
Silversea offers a cruise like no other - 113 days of pure and absolute bliss. Kicking off with a bon voyage gala dinner and a night in a luxurious Beverly Hills hotel, you know from the start that you are in for one very special cruise.
Once on board, highlights include watching the sun set over Angkor Wat in Cambodia as well as a stay and dinner in Bayon Temple. You will also enjoy dinner in a Sultan's palace in Istanbul and cut across the equator twice.
In order to capture the essence of Venice, you must see it from the water that defines it. The canals that flow through Venice are what makes the city so beautiful, but it's hard not to notice that those same canals will be the city's downfall.
Learn how to become a gondolier on a day excursion and try to master the art of balancing and pushing a boat through Venetian waters. It's not as easy as it looks.
Avalon Waterways offers an incredible 11-day expedition through the Amazon that will see you getting up close to never-before-seen species and fascinating plants such as the giant water lilies with flowers the size of soccer balls. It's a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will bring out the botanist in you.