Now we're diving into the local culture through its distinctive cuisine. Sail these remarkable destinations with Princess, and you'll not only dine on regional dishes made from scratch. You'll gain a deeper understanding of the people who call these one-of-a-kind places home.
Embark on a culinary journey; your souvenirs are recipes you can make at home for family and friends.
New Zealanders take pride in their reputation for world-class beef and year-round access to fresh seafood. This harmonious union of land and sea, on display in this UNESCO World Heritage Site, inspires this Carpetbag Steak dish of filet mignon stuffed with oysters.
The Panama Canal connects more than two oceans; this vibrant area blends varied cultures too. Sample the tastes of the region in this Panamanian Sancocho Chicken Soup, made of Central American staples like yucca root and green plantains.
Featured dish: Pan-seared scallops in a ginger-orange sauce
Japan is as well known for its cuisine as this cruise wonder is for rocky cliffs and forests inhabited by bears, deer and foxes. Get a taste of the country with Hotate Gai No Kimi Yaki, pan-seared scallops in a ginger-orange sauce.
Featured dish: Hazelnut-Crusted Salmon with Maple Glaze
Salmon is king here, sought after by everyone from Alaskans to humpback whales and brown bears. Bite into a perfectly prepared Hazelnut-Crusted Salmon with Maple Glaze as you listen for blue-gray glaciers calving in the distance.
Featured dish: Moqueca de Peixe, a traditional fish stew
Everything is bigger and bolder in South America, whether it's an iconic natural wonder, or a city. So too are the flavors. Moqueca de Peixe, a traditional fish stew, combines native Brazilian and Portuguese cuisines for a meal as unforgettable as the location that created it.
Trunk Bay may be the gold standard for tranquil waters and idyllic shores, but its vibe is anything but boring. Candy-colored buildings, lively streets and, most of all, the food excites, especially this tangy, sweet and spicy Jerk Chicken Brochette.
Featured dish: Trilogy of Lamb, Veal & Chicken Kebabs
Some believe the volcanic eruption in 1600 B.C. created not only the island’s caldera but also the myth of Atlantis. Regardless, it’s the wine born of the rich, volcanic soil whose legend continues to grow. Pair a local vintage with these savory Trilogy Lamb, Veal and Chicken Kebabs.
CONVENIENT TRANSFER OPTIONS FROM YOUR AIRPLANE TO THE SHIP
We want to make your cruise as smooth as possible so you can relax, and explore the world. That's why we offer Princess airport-to-ship transfers, a secure and worry-free way to start and end your vacation with reliable and courteous Princess staff transporting you and your luggage via comfortable motorcoach.