Destinations

Discover the best cruise destinations across the globe. This site serves as cruisers' guide to the iconic ports, exotic tropical isles, historic cities, stunning natural gems and bucket-list wonders waiting across the seas. Dreaming of an unforgettable Alaska cruise adventure? We provide which lines offer glacier viewings, dog sledding, native village tours and whale watching in stunning destinations like Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan. Or explore the majestic Norwegian fjords and fascinating Viking history of Scandinavian cruises. Craving turquoise waters and island time? Our Caribbean cruise guides highlight the top beaches, snorkeling reefs, rainforests and cultures to immerse in across the West Indies. Discover hidden gems off the beaten path or at busy ports like Cozumel, St. Maarten and St. Kitts. Cruising the Mediterranean lets you discover the artistic treasures of marquee ports in Italy, France and Spain. Our reviews offer tips to maximize your time enjoying the history and cuisine in destinations like Rome, Provence and Barcelona. Journey to lesser known gems like the Croatian coast, Mykonos and Malta as well. Venture further to exotic destinations in Asia, India, the Middle East and South America. Revel in adventures like riding elephants in Thailand, bargaining at Indian bazaars, or viewing ancient Mayan ruins along Central America for cruise memories that will last a lifetime. This site helps cruisers explore the culture, cuisine, natural wonders and must-see sights of the globe’s most remarkable cruise destinations. Start dreaming of your next cruise vacation and let our reviews steer you to an unforgettable journey!

The Vatican is one of the sought-after destinations in the Mediterranean cruise
Destinations

Destination Focus: The Mediterranean

The Mediterranean is a captivating region woven from ancient civilizations, diverse cultures, and stunning landscapes, no wonder it has long beckoned travelers seeking to unravel the secrets of a storied past.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Jun 25 2024
Explore Asia with the elephants and monks in Thailand.
Destinations

Destination Focus: Asia

For cruise enthusiasts seeking to immerse themselves in the vibrant tapestry of ancient cultures, stunning landscapes, and gastronomic wonders, Asia is one destination to beat. 

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Jun 24 2024
A Canada and Alaska cruise highlights an exploration to the Denali National Park.
Destinations

Destination Focus: Canada and Alaska 

For Australian nature lovers and adventure-enthusiasts, the vast and stunning landscapes of Canada and Alaska are a sure hit as these northern realms make untamed wilderness and rich cultural heritage meet.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Jun 13 2024
One of the natural gems in cruising The South Pacific is the flower pot rock in Pago Pago
Destinations

Destination Focus: The South Pacific

Just a short journey from Australian shores lies the awe-inspiring expanse of the South Pacific, an idyllic paradise that stands out because of its pristine beaches, crystal-clear lagoons, and an array of vibrant cultures.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Jun 11 2024
News

Brilliance of the Seas maiden arrival marks big start for Eden

The Port of Eden, on the NSW Far South Coast, has kicked off its biggest ever summer cruise season by welcoming in the maiden arrival of Brilliance of the Seas.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Oct 24 2023
Caledonian Sky is heading to Fiji
News

How the Caledonian Sky’s new life was hit by stormy waters

The Caledonian Sky was arrested amid claims of entitlements for the crew as she changed operators and is in the process of moving to Fiji

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Sep 8 2023
Guests relieved after lifting of Disney cruise vaccination requirements.
News

Australian ports gear up for a bumper ‘wave season’

Australia gears up for bumper ‘wave season’

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Aug 30 2023
Viking reveals 2024/2025 world cruise itineraries - including 37 countries in 180 days
Destinations

Viking reveals 2024/2025 world cruise itineraries – including 37 countries in 180 days

Viking has announced its 2024/2025 World Cruises itineraries, which includes a brand new voyage that stops in 37 countries and 85 ports over 180 days. This unique sailing leaves from Fort Lauderdale Florida on December […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jan 13 2023
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Countries

10 best cruise itineraries to New Zealand

With New Zealand having finally opened its ports again earlier this year, there’s no better time to cruise to one of the world’s most scenic locations. From sweeping glaciers to long sandy beaches, Māori legends […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 20 2022
Ponant goes remote: revealing 12 brand new departures for summer 2023/2024
Destinations

Ponant goes remote: revealing 12 brand new departures for summer 2023/2024

Ponant has launched its 2023/2024 voyages for the southern hemisphere summer and the menu is nothing but spectacular.  You can expect not just the Ponant luxurious facilities and top-tier service but also the chance to […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jul 14 2022
The battle for Brisbane is on between Royal Caribbean, P&O, Carnival Cruise Line and Princess Cruises
Destinations

The battle for Brisbane is on between Royal Caribbean, P&O, Carnival Cruise Line and Princess Cruises

This week saw an important announcement in Australia’s return to cruising – another ship is bound for Brisbane. The new Carnival Luminosa will start her inaugural voyages from November from the Sunshine State. Having recently […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 16 2022