An ocean cruise should be more than just a trip—it should be a doorway to cultural insight and personal enrichment. That’s why with RubysTravel we will plan the most intimate, inclusive cruise itineraries are designed to help you explore nuances of your destination: its food, culture, people and customs. On an ocean cruise you will sail into the heart of your destination, so you can explore up close and in depth. From the prime, central berths in the world’s great cities and seldom-visited ports, enriching discoveries are just a short walk from your ship. Ocean cruises can offer behind-the-scenes insights and opportunities that included and optional shore excursions cover cultural and historic highlights. Many ocean cruises offer culture curriculum, an exclusive onboard program, brings local history to life with lectures on history and art; tasting of vintage wines from your destinations; restaurant menus inspired by local cuisine; informative port talks; enriching Destination Performances featuring folkloric shows and musicians playing regional and classical music; and an onboard cooking school allowing guests to learn how to prepare local specialties.