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Cruising Article – 2012-08-16
Cruising through Southeast Asia and exploring the sights
Thailand, Bangkok, Asia
If you're looking for a great way to spend your vacation time and explore a new area of the world, why not consider an Asian cruise vacation? There are numerous Princess cruises that travel to this region of the globe and offer individuals a glimpse of Asia's exotic culture.
Whether you want to explore Bangkok or Ho Chi Minh City, there's a Princess cruise that can take you there. Once you book your Asian cruise, you'll be on your way to a location full of history and beautiful natural wonders.
Asian Princess cruises
Are you looking to book an Asia cruisetour for your entire family, or perhaps you simply want to get away from it all with your spouse? Regardless, there's a Princess Cruise that can take you to your desired destination and ensure that everyone in your party is happy.
One ship you might want to consider if you want to make your trip truly romantic is the Dawn Princess. This vessel was christened by the original cast of The Love Boat - how can any couple resist? The Dawn Princess also offers The Sanctuary, an outdoor retreat specifically designed for adults looking to relax and unwind.
Consider the Diamond Princess for all of your needs. This vessel has numerous elegant dining rooms, a youth and teen center and a casino for adults who want to have fun. There are also numerous bars and live entertainment on board for individuals who want to live it up while on vacation. If you're looking for a mix of everything, there's plenty to be found on the Diamond Princess.
If you've always wanted to travel to Bangkok to explore the local culture and indulge in the delicious cuisine, why not book a Thailand cruise? This metropolis is full of activities for couples and families alike who want to get a true taste of Asian culture.
While in Bangkok, there are numerous facilities to visit as your vessel is docked in the area. Consider taking a trip to The Floating Market, a touristy farmer's market where locals sell their produce on rowboats in the water.
The Grand Palace is another location worth seeing while you're in Bangkok. This palace was home to several Thai kings and continues to draw visitors for its architecture today.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Vietnam is a country rich in history and the region tends to enjoy warm, beautiful weather throughout the year, making it a prime spot for travelers. If your Princess Cruise is going to be docking in Ho Chi Minh City, you won't run out of things to do. This city is full of sights worth seeing while you're in the area if you're looking to indulge in a bit of Southeast Asian culture.
One facility you might want to check out is the War Remnants Museum. This location is home to some of Vietnam's most treasured war items and photographs from a more tumultuous time in its history. Once you get your fill of history, consider stopping by the Water Puppet Theater. Here, you can see a live orchestra and performance by puppets - a staple in Vietnam's arts and entertainment culture.
If you want to explore Vietnam or get a dose of Thailand, there's no better way to do so than on a Princess Cruise. On one of these vessels, you'll be sure to have a memorable experience in Southeast Asia.
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