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CULINARY JOURNEYS, EPISODE 5: TRUFFLES – THE BLACK GOLD OF PERTH

Black Périgord truffles are among the most expensive edible mushrooms in the world, and Western Australia is one of the world’s largest producers of them. In the latest episode of “Crystal Cruises Presents: A Culinary Journey Hosted by Jon Ashton,” Jon explores some of Perth’s local foodie hubs in search of the best iteration of black truffles, as Prego’s Chef Alfred creates magic aboard Crystal Serenity.

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TREASURED ASIA UNESCO SITES NOT TO MISS, PART I

Ayutthaya

Of the 878 designated World Heritage Sites around the world, more than 100 are located in Asia, where Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity will explore in 2020 and 2021. We’re sharing Part I of the must-see treasures of this beautiful region, highlighting sites universally acclaimed and prized for their representation of creative genius, testament to cultural traditions or civilizations, significance in architectural and/or human history and a host of other criteria put forth by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

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YOUR SUMMERTIME WINE ESCAPE, WITH AN EXPERT TWIST

Picture it: Crystal Mozart’s open-air Vista Deck, you, reclined on a chaise lounge, taking in the breathtaking views of the riverside towns along the Danube and UNESCO-listed Wachau Valley, chilled glass of crisp Grüner Veltliner or German Riesling in your hand. It’s June in Bavaria, and this dreamy scene is just the beginning…

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CULINARY JOURNEYS, EPISODE 4: A BARRAMUNDI CHALLENGE IN SYDNEY

Sydney Barramundi Jon Ashton

To those who reside outside Australia, barramundi is an exotic catch. But Down Under, it is the catch of the day, nearly every day, and a prominent star on most seafood menus and home tables alike. In the latest episode of “Crystal Cruises Presents: A Culinary Journey Hosted by Chef Jon Ashton,” Jon ventures into Sydney with a mission: to explore the many ways locals prepare and enjoy this favorite fare…

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DEEP DIVE: DISCOVERY ABOARD A PRIVATE SUBMERSIBLE

For those averse to carrying heavy scuba gear, somewhat lacking in deep-sea swimming prowess, or simply wanting to wrap themselves completely in this ethereal world, we suggest Crystal’s own private submersible, available on Crystal Esprit and designed to take two guests (plus one pilot) on intimate adventures far beyond the shores. Like most magic, there’s a great deal of engineering and preparation that goes into each submersible dive. After more than 800 dives, Crystal Esprit’s team has the process down to a science, and we’re sharing a peek at the intricacies “behind the glass dome” of this incredible experience…

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