Activities and entertainment

Activities & Entertainment

Game on: SPORTS CRUISES

Sports-themed cruises are on the rise with itineraries built around major events, from the Monaco Grand Prix to the Melbourne Cup. Bernadette Chua looks at some of the best on offer. Australian Open P&O The […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 14 2017
Activities & Entertainment

What to expect on a music cruise

Themed cruises have emerged as an important component of cruise. From wellness, zombie to Star Wars, there’s a cruise for almost every kind of niche market. Country music cruises have become particularly popular amongst Australians […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 29 2016
Activities & Entertainment

The best thrills and spills for active cruisers

Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship, Norwegian Escape, has just launched and the Sports Complex on its top deck highlights the latest trends in activities – adventure. Forget about clock golf. There’s a three-storey ropes course […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 6 2015
Activities & Entertainment

Six weird and wacky things to do on cruise ships

Sometimes you’ll just want to relax by the pool or fill your stomach at the buffet, but when you’re looking for something just a bit more thrilling, give these activities a go. Drink cocktails inside […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 5 2015
News

It’s the anthem of life

…and, fittingly, it’s on the Anthem of the Seas. Launched earlier this month, Tony Award-winning musical ‘We Will Rock You’ has taken passengers by storm, but Royal Caribbean has even more magnificence in store.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 29 2015
Activities & Entertainment

The 8 best shows at sea

Cruise lines have come a long way since they put on cheesy cabaret shows and cover bands. Now, theatrics, technology and shows are bigger and better than ever before. From robots to watershows, Toy Story […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 20 2015
Activities & Entertainment

My lessons from the best wildlife photographer

Adventure cruising takes passengers to the most jaw-dropping scenes on our planet. There is nothing quite like your first encounter with a seal or polar bear. Of course, you want to record the magic and […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 6 2015
Activities & Entertainment

Tips to be the star of karaoke night

Karaoke night, it’s one of the quirkiest nights on a cruise ship, where the best and worst of singers share a stage, microphone and sometimes even a song. And although some cruisers are keen to […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 1 2014
Activities & Entertainment

Broadway at sea – 5 best stage shows on ships

Ships aren’t the only things getting bigger at sea, as cruise lines continue to raise the bar in onboard entertainment with new and impressive productions. Using interactive props (even robots), extensive lighting and detailed costumes […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 12 2014
Tips & Advice

The best 360 degree virtual cruise ship tours

First there was the photo tour then the video footage and now there’s the 360-degree virtual tour of a cruise ship. The future is here. Cruise lines are using new technology to provide people with […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 27 2014