Region Spotlight- Sydney & Beyond

Few would dispute that Sydney is one of the most spectacular ports in the world to sail into. But beyond the scenic beauty of its ocean and harbour setting, Australia’s premier city offers world-class shopping […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 28 2013
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The best cruise ports in Alaska

Seattle and Vancouver are the obvious departure points for Alaska but starting in San  Francisco, Los Angeles or San Diego makes for a glorious  Pacific coastal start to the adventure.  When Johnny Horton first sang […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 11 2013

Juneau – Port Review

Inaccessible by road and surrounded by a combination of mountains and nature, Juneau is an unusual state capital......

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 25 2011

Falmouth – Port Review

This new port of call on Jamaica’s north coast is 29 kilometres from Montego Bay, and one of the Caribbean’s best-preserved Georgian towns with plenty of colonial flavour.....

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 4 2011


Italy’s largest port is also the hub of its shipbuilding industry, and at first glance seems to have little to recommend it. However, just a kilometre east is Porto Antico, the old port, with charming cobblestone streets, ancient churches, grand palaces and fascinating museums.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Dec 24 2010
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Turkish Delight – Popular ports in Turkey

Ancient temples, bazaars and amphitheatres, key military and archeological sites, yacht-studded bays and wonderful food and wine: Turkey has much to reward the curious visitor.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 27 2010
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Borneo wilderness

Discover the jungle-clad frontier of Borneo on the ultimate cruise holiday. Adventure cruise writer Roderick Eime shows us the best cruising ports in the region.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 31 2010