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Bringing You Closer

10 December, 2021

Bringing You Closer

Experts on the Norwegian coast, many of whom live locally, will be by your side as part of your voyage with Hurtigruten, showing you their home and sharing their stories with you. No guidebook, website, or mobile app can replace the human connection of having one of ...

Explore The Heart of Coastal Norway

27 September, 2021

Explore The Heart of Coastal Norway

Having established the Original Coastal Route along the coast of Norway 128 years ago, Hurtigruten is integral to, and ingrained in, the Norwegian culture and way of life. Their unmatched experience in sailing these waters, makes them the local experts, and no one knows the fjords, wildlife,...

Regent for the Stars

27 September, 2021

Regent for the Stars

Embodying a 30-year legacy of perfecting luxury travel, the sixth member of the Regent fleet, Seven Seas Grandeur is scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2023.Today Regent Seven Seas has revealed details of the $14,000-a-night, 413m2 Regent suite, which can host up to six...

P&O’s Aussie Adventure

27 September, 2021

P&O’s Aussie Adventure

P&O Cruises Australia’s Pacific Adventure has emerged from dry dock showcasing its new identity, as the cruise line’s fleet transformation continues. The latest addition to P&O Australia’s three-ship fleet, Adventure’s new personality includes a sweeping Crux bow livery and a...

Celebrity Edge Heads Downunder in 2023-2024

26 September, 2021

Celebrity Edge Heads Downunder in 2023-2024

In 2023 and 2024, Celebrity are taking the excitement of exploring the Land Down Under to new heights of luxury with their first revolutionary, award-winning Edge® Series ship - Celebrity Edge®. This award-winning ship is set to offer exciting sailings to Australia and New Zealand sailing from...

 Discover Antarctica, the Arctic & the Great Lakes in Comfort and Style with Viking

09 March, 2020

Discover Antarctica, the Arctic & the Great Lakes in Comfort and Style with Viking

Following the recent launch of Viking expeditions, you can now look forward to exploring Antarctica, the Arctic and North America’s Great Lakes on board Viking’s two new purpose-built expedition ships. Maintaining its reputation as The Thinking Person’s Cruise, Viking has developed an...

Choosing the Right Cruise For You: Tips for Senior Travellers

08 January, 2020

Choosing the Right Cruise For You: Tips for Senior Travellers

If you are planning to set off on an ocean cruise and are having trouble deciding which is the best for you, then you’re not alone. With so many incredible destinations to choose from it can be hard to select an itinerary, let alone a ship and stateroom that suits your needs and preferences....

What is an Expedition Cruise?

07 January, 2020

What is an Expedition Cruise?

These days expedition cruising more closely resembles traditional cruising in terms of comfort and service, the main difference being that itineraries and onboard programs offer a greater focus on the destination and the onshore experiences – and voyages tend to visit places that are more...

First Time on a Cruise? Our Guide to Choosing Your Cabin Might Help

18 December, 2019

First Time on a Cruise? Our Guide to Choosing Your Cabin Might Help

You are about to book your first cruise and realise that in that process you also need to choose your cabin. This might have caused you to press pause – what do you need to consider when choosing your home away from home on board? Aside from the category of cabin, and the cost, there are...

What is a Guaranteed Cabin?

02 December, 2019

What is a Guaranteed Cabin?

When you are planning your ocean cruise you might be wondering what you need to know about booking your cabin. You might have come across the term ‘Guaranteed’ cabin in the booking process and hesitated to proceed. After all, if it’s your first time booking a cruise these are all new terms....

Your Guide to Cruise Language

12 November, 2019

Your Guide to Cruise Language

You’ve probably already mastered talking like a pirate but when you start planning your first cruise it can seem like there is a whole new language to learn about shipboard life. And there is – from planning to book to stepping on board, you will come across terminology that you have never...

First Time Cruising - Will I Get Seasick?

18 October, 2019

First Time Cruising - Will I Get Seasick?

If you are a first time cruiser you are going to have a lot of questions about life onboard a cruise ship. One question that you are bound to have in mind might be about seasickness. If you haven’t been on the sea before, even in a small boat or a ferry, you may be wondering how you will...

Yvonne's Spectacular APT Kimberley Coast Cruise

01 October, 2019

Yvonne's Spectacular APT Kimberley Coast Cruise

I recently had the opportunity to join APT on the Expedition Cruise ship Ms Island Sky sailing along the Kimberley Coast from Broome to Darwin. I knew I was in for an amazing experience but this surpassed even my own expectations. It is a vast and remote region and the colours of the natural...

10 Things You Should Know About the Med

31 August, 2019

10 Things You Should Know About the Med

A popular destination for sun seekers, history lovers, and cruisers the world over, ‘the Med’ is to most an alluring sun kissed, island hopping destination where azure seas offer warm waters and charming coastal ports. Getting to know the region is truly like opening a treasure chest . This...

Getting Ashore – Docking versus Tendering

30 August, 2019

Getting Ashore – Docking versus Tendering

If you are new to ocean cruising, you might be wondering how you get ashore at the various ports that your cruise ship might visit. While many cruise ships these days are a destination of their own accord, joining the shore excursions or exploring each port on your own adds priceless cultural...

5 Bucket List Cruise Destinations

29 August, 2019

5 Bucket List Cruise Destinations

Cruising is an incredible way to discover new places or see your favourite destinations in a whole new light. Over 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by the ocean, so it is no wonder some of the most extraordinary travel experiences can be had on an ocean cruise or small ship adventure....

Which Antarctic Cruise Should I Choose?

06 September, 2018

Which Antarctic Cruise Should I Choose?

Considering an Antarctic Cruise? You may have noticed that there are quite a few options. We’ve discussed the different types of itinerary on offer below to help you make your choice.A classic Antarctica cruise itinerary will depart from the cruise port of Ushuaia in Argentina, from where you...

Everything You Need to Know About Alaska’s Inside Passage

05 September, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Alaska’s Inside Passage

A cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and something worth considering if you are a nature enthusiast or just love holidaying amidst spectacular scenery (who doesn’t?!). If the Inside Passage is on your radar, then here is a brief guide to help you make...

5 Reasons to Visit Antarctica

04 September, 2018

5 Reasons to Visit Antarctica

If you need a break from the human race, the wilderness and solitude of Antarctica may be just the place to restore your equilibrium.  Here are some good reasons why you should visit Antarctica. The wildlife Penguins, penguins and more penguins! There are four species of penguin that live,...

Destination Solitude - Responsible Tourism in Antarctica

28 August, 2018

Destination Solitude - Responsible Tourism in Antarctica

At approximately 13,661,000 km2 Antarctica, including its islands and ice shelves, is nearly twice the size of Australia. It is the highest, driest, windiest and coldest continent in the world and yet despite these challenges, visitor numbers to Antarctica have risen for the seventh season in...