Noted for its sophisticated cosmopolitan lifestyle, Hong Kong is an international trade, style, and culinary hub for Asia. Thailandâ€™s biggest island, Phuket, is famed for its gorgeous natural beauty, beach life, and culture. Known as the â€œQueen of the Arabian Seaâ€, Cochin (or Kochi) in Indiaâ€™s Kerala state, features beautiful old cultural icons including a Jewish community with 7 for more explorer synagogues dating back to the 12th century and the Church of St. Francis, built by Portuguese settlers in 1503. Jordanâ€™s Petra, a designated UNESCO World Heritage City, enjoys the nickname â€œRose Cityâ€ thanks to the color of the rock used to create it. The diversity of the earth is yours to experience â€“ from lush jungles to vibrant cities, from historic landmarks to breathtaking panoramas â€“ when you sail the globe on a luxury cruise.