Stories: Central & South America

Arrivals & Departures: Stargazing and sustainability: Celebrity's new purpose-built Galapagos cruise ship

Gemma Nisbet

An open-air stargazing platform, eco-friendly innovations and the largest cruise ship suites in the region will be some of the features aboard Celebrity Cruises' Galapagos Islands ship Celebrity Flora.

Travel Story: The Panama Canal: Cruising through one of the world's great shortcuts

Stephen Scourfield

It might be more commonly associated with commercial shipping, but the Panama Canal also provides a once-in-a-lifetime experience for cruise ship passengers. 

The Travel Club Show : Unlocking the secrets of the Panama Canal

Staff Writer

It's one of the world's great shortcuts, crossing 77km across Central America to save a journey of thousands of kilometres around Cape Horn. And Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield has just experienced it for himself.

Arrivals & Departures: Local flavours on the menu with new foodie walking tours

Gemma Nisbet

World Expedition's new itineraries for food lovers in Japan, Vietnam, Peru and beyond include visits to wineries, cooking classes, market tours and more. 

Travel Story: Colours and a cultural renaissance in Mexico City

Bonita Grima

Tourism will be a vital part of Mexico’s recovery from the recent earthquake and the capital, mostly unscathed, is the vibrant centre.

Arrivals & Departures: Scenic debut to include Cuba

Niall McIlroy

Touted as the world's first discovery yacht, Scenic Eclipse will visit Cuba in its inaugural cruise.

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