Going on a cruise can be a great adventure but if you find yourself in a cruise port with thousands of tourists all doing the same thing as you, it can turn into your biggest nightmare. If you want to go on a voyage of discovery, the secret is to opt for smaller cruise lines that have less well-known ports of call on their itineraries. We scoured through the expected arrivals for different ports of call for cruise ships in 2018 to bring you these off the beaten path cruises.
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3. Bocas del Toro, Panama
6. Eastern Indonesia
While travelling on a cruise ship is one of the most hassle-free ways of seeing the world, there are still ways to make your experience easier and less expensive. Don't miss these brilliant money-saving cruise tips.