Luxury Trips Worldwide

Cruises

Cruise the world of luxury with National Geographic travel writer Marybeth Bond. Here are Marybeth’s favorite recent stories about international luxury cruises.

Cruise Iceland to discover the land of puffins, elves and fjords.

Despite its name, only 10% of Iceland is actually covered in ice. In fact, the country about the size of Maine, is gloriously green. Wildflower fields, lush meadows, and rich tundra blanket a landscape of astonishing variety: black sand beaches, tumbling waterfalls,...

The Ultimate Cruise and Cuisine in Burgundy

The mere name Burgundy evokes splendid wines, fine cellars and epicurean feasts. Now the secret is out among wine and food connoisseurs -- the best way to sample it all is aboard a luxury barge slowly gliding down the Burgundy canals. If you're independent, borrow a...

Cruise the Wine Country in Portugal

Lisbon, in Portugal, Porto and the Duoro River Valley have become “all the rage”.The Duoro Valley east of Porto, in northern Portugal, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, due to it’s scenic beauty and wine producing history dating back 2,000 years. My husband...