Cape Town, South Africa
Nestled under Table Mountain, Cape Town is known by South Africans simply as 'the Cape,' due to its unique status as the Mother City, settled by Europeans in the 17th century.
Shanghai is a montage of stunning architecture, mixed with reminders of long-gone eras. A vibrant, comfortable jumble of old and new, it is in seemingly unstoppable transition.
With ultra-modern skyscrapers and Chinese, Indian and Malay influences, Singapore is rich in contrast and color, with a lovely blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture.
This port serves a trio of Japan’s most important cities: cosmopolitan Kobe, massive Osaka, and ancient Kyoto, where a UNESCO World Heritage Site includes 17 historic structures.
Ketchikan, Alaska, US
The largest collection of traditional Native American totem poles in the world is at Totem Bight State Park, Potlatch Park, Saxman native village and the Totem Heritage Center.
Vancouver, B.C., CA
Vancouver’s parks, fine museums and galleries, excellent hotels and thriving restaurant culture make it an appealing place to stay before or after your Alaskan cruise adventure.