Alaska’s popular ports

Alaska is one of the world's best destinations for cruising. Which ports would you want to visit?

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 15 2016
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Where Aussies love to cruise

There’s literally a world of choice when it comes to Cruise holidays. These are the top 10 destinations for Australians cruisers. 1. South Pacific It’s far and away and the most popular destination for Australian […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Dec 22 2015
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The five most festive cities of Europe

  Even though it may be snowing, December is perhaps the warmest and friendliest time to see Europe. Christmas markets are as traditional as a Yule log and turkey dinner – and visiting them brings […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jul 17 2015
South Pacific Paradise

South Pacific paradise beckons

Many locations claim they are paradise. Tim Faircloth of visits one that is the real deal. The local nickname for the Isle of Pines is I’île la plus proche du paradis, which means “the […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 12 2015
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Revealed: Australia’s favourite destinations

Australians have picked their top five destinations at home and abroad – and amazing deals have turned their favourite into a paradise for cruisers. Royal Caribbean as offering an 11-day trip to Fiji for a […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 13 2015
Moreton Island

Destination review: what to expect on Moreton Island

The tiny population of 298 Moreton Islanders got a huge boost last week when the Pacific Jewel arrived for one of its first visits of the season. And Moreton, which is the world’s third largest […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 24 2014
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Planning to Visit Alaska? Here Are 9 Things You Should Know

Bears, seals, bald eagles and so much more. There’s nothing in Alaska you won’t love, which is why an Alaska vacation is quickly becoming an Aussie favourite – especially for cruisers. In addition to its […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 11 2014
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5 things to do in Dubai

Sometimes called the Manhattan of the Middle East, Dubai has set out to become the region’s cruising and tourism hub. It hosted more than 400,000 cruise passengers in the 2012-13 season and is joining forces […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 28 2014
Mandrogy Wood House

Russia – Port Review

It’s cold and bleak when we dock at Kizhi Island, and I’m wondering why on Earth we’ve come to this desolate place, when I suddenly look up and catch my breath. A huge Russian Orthodox church with […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 28 2013
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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