Azamara Quest in Kusadasi

Travel Deeply with Azamara Club Cruises

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Special Facebook Event Azamara Club Cruises and Afar Media team up for a special event that asks “Is it possible to travel deeper on a cruise?” Join the conversation on Thursday, April 9th from 3-4pm ET on Afar Destination Magazine’s Facebook page (click here for link).   Traveling deeper on Azamara Quest Step 1: Shipboard excellence Before you can travel […]

Cruise Global, Eat Local: Kallisti Taverna in Pyrgos Village

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Local flavor of Santorini, Greece via Azamara Quest There are many ways to explore Santorini when visiting the island situated in the southern Aegean Sea. For me, it was about destination immersion, which was delivered via an exclusive tour offered by Azamara Quest. Guests who opted to get a sneak peek of the boutique cruise line’s new Cruise Global, Eat […]

Azamara Quest: Marmaris, Turkey

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Marmaris, Turkey port review: Turkish Riviera, there is such a thing. Azamara Quest called on Marmaris, Turkey, a beautiful port on the Turkish Mediterranean that is said to be the region that served as the location of the courtship between Antony and Cleopatra. For those cruise passengers wanting to pay homage to Cleopatra  Azamara Club Cruises offered a Land Discoveries […]

Rhodes, Greece by day and night via Azamara Quest

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Roaming around Rhodes via Azamara Located in the Aegean Sea, Rhodes is a popular tourist destination located 12 miles off the coast of Turkey. Besides going to the beach and nearby archaeological sites, most cruise visitors will be happy spending the day meandering around one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe. Getting around Azamara Quest called on Rhodes, […]

A relaxing day in Kos, Greece via Azamara Quest

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iVoyage: Azamara Club Cruises calls on Kos, Greece One of the biggest challenges for me when I am cruising is to remember that taking time to relax is just as important as going full-throttle to make sure I experience everything that is available. So when Azamara Quest pulled up alongside today in Kos, Greece I was glad that I did […]

Azamara Quest in Kusadasi

Total immersion in Kusadasi, Turkey via Azamara

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 New and different: Azamara Insider Access Tour in Kusadasi Kusadası, which is a popular resort town on Turkey’s Aegean coast, offers much more than tours to Ephesus. Most first-time cruise visitors will flock to the ancient Greek, later Roman, city of Ephesus. But not being one to follow the crowd, I opted to experience a new tour called Insider Access: […]

Azamara Quest: Kepez the gateway to Troy and Gallipoli

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Welcome to Kepez, Turkey Azamara Quest called on the port of Kepez, which sits on the Dardanelles, the narrow strait that connects the Sea of Marmara to the Aegean and separating Europe from Asia. First stop: gather port information After getting my morning cappuccino and mini-quiche from the Mosaic Cafe (included in the cruise fare, by the way) I headed […]

Azamara Quest: Istanbul cruise port review

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iVoyage: Exploring Istanbul via Azamara Club Cruises After traveling almost half-way around the globe, I arrived in Istanbul in time for dinner on Azamara Quest. Upon waking I set out for an entire day of sightseeing in Istanbul is Turkey’s largest city, located at the Bosporus.  Since I had been to Istanbul before, I opted to go it alone (plus I […]