Aerial view with Puerto de la Cruz, in background Teide volcano, Tenerife island, Spain

7 places to visit in the Canary Islands when you’re on your cruise

The Canary Islands, scattered across the Atlantic off the coast of West Africa, may not seem an obvious choice when you’ve travelled all the way from Australia to tour Europe. You won’t find the glamour […]

WORDS BY Sue Bryant . Sep 9 2022
18 cruises worthy of your 2022 bucket list

18 cruises worthy of your 2022 bucket list

After waiting two years to cruise, Australians can at last fly around the globe to join cruise ships in some of the world’s most desirable ports. It’s time to dive back into cruising and embark […]

WORDS BY Louise Goldsbury . Jul 7 2022
Want to grab a cruise on a mega ship right now? Here's how you can do it

Want to grab a cruise on a mega ship right now? Here’s how you can do it

Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas is ready to welcome Australian cruisers for its Singapore homeporting season. Aussies looking to cruise overseas can head to Singapore to enjoy Asia’s largest and most technologically advanced cruise […]

WORDS BY Rebecca Wong . Apr 7 2022
Itineraries still available on Queen Elizabeth's inaugural season Down Under

Itineraries still available on Queen Elizabeth’s inaugural season Down Under

Luxury and iconic cruise brand Cunard announced availabilities on itineraries for the Queen Elizabeth’s sailings Down Under in 2019. During her two-month season in Australia, there are sailings ranging from two to 18 nights on […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jan 18 2018
Persuade a Non Cruiser To Cruise
First Timers

Tips for convincing a non-cruiser to cruise

Tips for convincing a non-cruiser to cruise.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 6 2016
national geographic orion cruise blog

Day 11: National Geographic Orion cruise blog

Day 11: Solomon Islands – It was a sombre morning for everyone on board, as this would be our last full day on board. We were all keen to absorb as much as possible before […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 1 2014
Christmas on Cruise Ship

So what’s Christmas like on a cruise ship?

It’s Boxing Day on SeaDream II and everyone’s preparing for a beach BBQ on the Thai island of Ko Lanta Yai. We are promised SeaDream’s famed champagne and caviar raft, when guests can indulge standing […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Dec 27 2013
Love Boat Captain

Welcome Love Boat Captain

Once upon a time (about 35 years ago), a shipload of explorers set a course for adventure, their minds on a new romance, as the opening song goes.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 27 2012