Charlie’s return to Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth: From toddler to tween

Charlie Wexham is already a veteran Cunarder, taking her first cruise as a toddler. Now at nine, does the adventure still hold the same?

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 8 2024

Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas even has Uber drivers talking

Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas, not just the world’s biggest ship has got everyone talking - even Uber drivers.

WORDS BY Jane Archer . Jan 25 2024

A Kimberley adventure on Ponant’s Le Soleal

This epic voyage through the Kimberley on Le Soléal, Ponant has delivered an indepth and exciting experience to see this remote region.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jan 19 2024

Mission possible: Onboard the Scenic Eclipse II

If the original Scenic Eclipse caused ripples in luxury expedition cruising, its new sister, Scenic Eclipse II, is likely to create even bigger waves.

WORDS BY Sue Bryant . Dec 30 2023

Back onboard the new Crystal Cruises after a US$170million overhaul

After 18 months out of service, with a new owner and a US$170m overhaul of its two ships, Crystal Cruises is back. And what a return.

WORDS BY Sue Bryant . Dec 28 2023

Lumberjacks, huskies and otters: Alaska on Discovery Princess

Cruise Passenger takes you on one of dreamiest destinations on a voyage to Alaska on the new Discovery Princess.

WORDS BY Rose Jacobs . Dec 25 2023

The best entertainment on Viva: Why NCL won our Readers’ Choice Award in 2023

Steve Odell, former boss of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas, scored the cruising equivalent of Taylor Swift tickets – the launch of Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Viva.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Dec 7 2023

Dog-sledding and king crabs: How Princess ups the discovery in Alaska

Princess is known as the No.1 cruise line for Alaska. And Cruise Passenger steps on board the Discovery Princess to see the Last Frontier.

WORDS BY Rose Jacobs . Sep 27 2023

Viva Prima! We road test Norwegian’s newest ship

Norwegian Cruise Lines has launched its second Prima class ship. And Viva is every bit as good as the first.

WORDS BY David Dickstein . Aug 30 2023
Azamara Club Cruises reviews

“I’ve heard of people fainting in two-hour queues and temperatures of 30 degrees”

The Azamara Quest captain tells how he outwits big ships to beat the queues at popular European cruise ports during the summer months.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Aug 24 2023

Is a cruise safari the best way to see The Big Four?

There’s a growing number of options for those who want to couple big cats and jeep dashes floating from port to port. And this is a cruise safari.

WORDS BY Sara Macefield . Aug 16 2023