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It's easy to postpone planning holiday getaways. But before you know it all the best destinations are fully booked. There is no need to miss out on a well-deserved year-end break.
If you are familiar with the Mediterranean cruise - but craving more adventure, here is a selection of cruises that will make your December the most memorable one yet.
Coconut palms in the Caribbean
Travelling with the whole family might mean a disagreement in itinerary, a Caribbean cruise offers plenty of opportunity for both relaxation and adventure.
St Lucia is described as one of the most naturally beautiful and exotic destination, hop on this cruise and experience the most amazing views and if that is not good enough passengers aboard the cruise can unwind on the beach, experience the scenic rain forest, hike to the islands Sulphur Springs for a mud bath or climb Gros Piton, an adventure that is not for the fainthearted.
The Caribbean's lush jungles and shimmering sands make for a perfect year-end experience and guarantees Instagram worthy pictures. How you spend your time on this cruise on this unusual island is up to you but whatever your choice it will be worthwhile.
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An Asian adventure
Asian countries are quickly becoming a favorite travel destination, take some time out to explore colorful, chaotic and exotic Asia this December there are more than enough options to satisfy your travel needs who ever your travel partner is.
Norwegian Jade departs from the slick, city-state of Singapore on 21 December for a 15-day cruise with port stops in Phuket and Ko Samui in Thailand, Penang in Malaysia and Sihanoukville in Cambodia.
A two-day stop in Vietnam gives passengers time to take an excursion through the country side and past the famous rice fields and tiny villages.
There is also enough time to catch a glimpse of more tourist attractions like the capital of Malaysia from the open-air observation deck of the Kuala Lumpur Tower.
If you are seeking a cultural awakening or looking forward to island hopping with your friends, Norwegian Jade is an adventure lover's dream come true.
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Feel merry in the Mediterranean
Mediterranean cruises are the best bet when it comes to overall fun-filled experiences for the family, typically classified as either west or eastern Mediterranean cruises both incorporate stops at destinations that offer exceptional cuisine, shopping, culture, history and beautiful beaches.
For a voyage through Spain and France take a Western Mediterranean cruise or the eastern cruise to catch a glimpse of Greece and Turkey's enchanting scenery.
Your decision on which cruise to take will be based on what kind of experience you are looking for, before booking your cruise take a look at the itinerary each line offers. Different lines offer unique specials, this will give you an opportunity to pick one that will most incorporate your ideal cruise experience.
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