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 . Apr 20 2024
Norwegian Cruise Line reviews

Dining on Prima class put to test

Specialty restaurants have spread from luxury to premium cruise ships, so we put dining on Prima class with NCL to the test.

WORDS BY David Dickstein . Apr 11 2024

Beyond bula with Captain Cook Cruises Fiji

Captain Cook Cruises Fiji's new expedition ship, Caledonian Sky, offers these the remote islands from a new perspective.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Apr 11 2024

Sipping Champagne on Silversea’s newest ship, the Silver Nova

There is acres of space between the marvellous restaurants, luxurious suites, spas and bars on Silversea’s new Silver Nova.

WORDS BY Sue Bryant . Apr 9 2024

Shots, pyjama parties and a 100th birthday: Virgin IS different

We’re on board Sir Richard Branson's Resilient Lady, the ship that is supposed to change everything about cruising. Drag queens, bingo with The Diva and dancing till 6 am.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 23 2024
Cunard Line reviews

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
Ponant reviews

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
Crystal Cruises reviews

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
Princess Cruises reviews

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 Kelly . 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