Virtuoso Traveler

Splash-worthy escapes fill the pages of our new water-themed issue, where you’ll find the best beach bars from Mykonos to the Maldives, healing thermal pools around the world, and our top ten reasons to love cruising. Also inside: floating markets, poke joints, private cays, new ships in the Galápagos, Kauai’s Na Pali Coast from on high, and our conversation with the world’s first female megaship captain.

Floating Hotels
From wining and dining to “wow” experiences, ten reasons to love cruising.

Hot Spots
Mineral baths and thermal pools have provided natural spa relief since at least Roman times. Discover a few of our favorite places to take the cure.

Travel Two Ways
Porto or Portland? Two wine-friendly river cruises for two budgets.

Ask the Advisors
Expert tips for making your next flight fly by