Travel like a billionaire – but pay like a pauper

In 2014, the late Microsoft co-founder turned billionaire investor, Paul Allen parked his 126-metre-long super yacht named Octopus in Sydney Harbour. He made headlines, nabbing the prime spot, right in front of the Harbour Bridge […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 14 2019

The four best ultra luxe super yachts

The ultra-luxe Ritz-Carlton hotel group announced it would be building luxury yachts – ships for the non-cruiser. Public spaces include a yacht-like marina platform where the glass doors open to a sweeping staircase that leads […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 30 2017

The raw food movement: how SeaDream is introducing a healthy way of eating

What’s it to be? Veal Wellington wrapped in golden puff pastry followed by a soaring lemon soufflé with a mountain of ice-cream – or a green shake of cucumber, lime, sprouts and spinach, then vegetable […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 14 2017

Luxury ship Sea Dream I disabled by fire

A fire broke out onboard one of the world’s most luxurious cruise ships, rendering it entirely disabled. The Sea Dream I, built in 1984 and operated by SeaDream Yacht Club, caught fire on September 1 […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 5 2016

SeaDream II cruises to Greece and Albania in 2016

  Get ready to explore the archaeological treasures of ancient Greece and Albania on a mega motor cruise. SeaDream has launched an amazing cruise itinerary with SeaDream II in June 2016 with enviable port calls […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 11 2015

Create cocktails like you’re on your favourite cruise ship

“I love to drink martinis. Two at the very most. Three I’m under the table. Four I’m under my host.” So said famous writer and critic Dorothy Parker, way back in the Roaring Twenties. Martinis, […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 1 2015

SeaDream fan books out ship for 70th birthday

A Queensland chief executive has booked out boutique ship, SeaDream to celebrate his 70th birthday with 100 family members and close friends on a Mediterranean cruise next year. “And not only that – he is […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Apr 21 2015

How to attract a crowd on a beach?

SeaDream II, the luxury small ship, has a quick way to “crowd source” in the real world – serve chilled champagne and caviar from a raft. It’s called the “splash” – perhaps because of what […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jan 3 2014

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

A SeaDream Christmas!

There’s a Christmas tree and a gingerbread house. But no-one is dreaming of the white fluffy stuff this Santa season aboard the SeaDream II. The Nassau-registered luxury small ship is making one of its first […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Dec 27 2013

SeaDream II sails to Macau

SeaDream II has announced it make its inaugural call to Macau next year, giving cruisers to opportunity to experience the former Portuguese colony. Macau was selected for its Portuguese-influenced characteristics and the fact that its […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 11 2013