Cruise ships keep getting bigger and designers keep dreaming up new and amazing things to do at sea. From staying in virtual reality rooms to wandering amidst real gardens, here are seven things you probably didn’t know you could do or see on a cruise ship.
From skydiving to rock-climbing, ice-skating, surfing [...]
Whether your passion is glorious scenery, heritage and culture or adventurous activity, the cruise world has something for you. These top ten cruise regions each have something amazing to offer.
Sandwiched between Turkey and Greece, the Aegean Sea is Mediterranean cruising at its best. Count on Crusader castles, Greek ruins, whitewashed villages, chic holiday [...]
Few travel experiences match the glamour, heritage and thrill of a seven-night transatlantic crossing from Southampton to New York (or vice versa). This isn’t a cruise, it’s a crossing with a proud tradition. Legendary shipping line Cunard, who recently celebrated their 175th anniversary, have been providing a transatlantic service since 1840. Book a passage on [...]Read More
River cruising in Europe next year promises more new ships and itineraries than ever before. While there’s still enormous demand for cruises on the Rhine and Danube, France and Portugal are increasingly popular destinations – and cruise lines are going all-out with exclusive shore excursions. Here, we take a look at the best European river [...]Read More
Expedition cruising has come a long way since the days of embarking on spartan Russian ships for arduous explorations of the world’s most far-flung regions. Although that type of hardcore travel is still very popular, the scope and style of expedition cruising has expanded to include luxury “soft-adventure” cruising.
Today there are several lines that [...]
Step aboard this mighty ship and you’ll quickly realise why she was named “Epic”. Launched in 2010 by Norwegian Cruise Line, Norwegian Epic weighs in at 155,873 GRT, stretches over 330 metres, and carries 4100 guests. But it’s not just her size that makes this ship impressive, as you’ll see on this insider tour.
Europe delivers huge value as a cruise destination. You can access a range of countries and cultures with ease, or even several countries in one day if you consider the proximity of ports. According to Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), Australia is the world’s fastest growing source of cruise passengers in the world, even outranking [...]Read More
Wondering what to do for your next holiday? Are river cruises worth it? Here are five reasons why we think this style of travel ought to float your boat.
1. River cruising is easy
For most of human history, rivers have provided the easiest way to travel and, despite the invention of tarred roads and [...]
A cruise is all about life on the high seas, so what could be better than being able to see the ocean at any time of the day or night?
Wake up, pull back the curtains and step out onto your own balcony. Voila! And how romantic to return to your stateroom after a great [...]
Everyone talks about the great value of a cruise, where almost everything is included. But it’s true that some cruises have surcharges and add-ons so – apart from eating to your heart’s content and seeing the world – what can you do for free on a cruise ship?
Learn to dance
From waltz to [...]