The Eastern Mediterranean hosts a variety of astounding countries. If you’re a fan of art and antiquities, then cruising here will be a good fit for you. With itineraries that include the Adriatic Coast, Black Sea, Greek Isles and Holy Land, its a treasure trove for history lovers. With the varied religion you’ll see ancient churches in Dubrovnik, stunning mosques in Istanbul and vibrant synagogues in Jerusalem. Not to mention unique ports such as Venice and Athens, you’ll want to come back each year.
San Francisco is filled with blue skies and sunshine during September so it’s the best time to visit this popular destination. It’s famous for some of it’s great restaurants but also the icon Golden Gate bridge. If you’re looking to explore further, take a trip off shore to Alcatraz Island where you will find one of the world’s most famous federal prison. Explore the depths of this prison where you’ll see where the likes of Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud spent their time during their stay here.
If you’re really looking for paradise, then French Polynesia might be just the place for you to visit. It’s very busy during July and August but September it’s a lot quieter and still offers fantastic weather ahead of the rainy season in November. You’ll be surrounded by blue lagoons and, with less people visiting in September, very peaceful surroundings. If you’re looking for a touch of luxury, why not look into adding a few extra nights on to your cruise and stay in one of private overwater bungalows?