Tips & Advice

Best European river cruises for 2024

European river cruises continue to rank among the most popular cruise options for travellers and cruise enthusiasts.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Dec 14 2023

Lines like Celebrity Cruises and MSC return to Asia but one player is pulling out of the region

Cruisers looking to sail in Asia can expect new itineraries and a raft of new ships, as lines like MSC Cruises and Celebrity Cruises head to the region. But lines like Princess will be reducing […]

WORDS BY Rebecca Wong . Nov 24 2022

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
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The ultimate list of Polar cruise deals to book now and explore later

Ice expedition cruising has been one of the fastest growing travel sectors in years. It has come in leaps and bounds, with thousands more cruisers heading to the polar regions. There are an increasing number […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 27 2020
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HAL vs Princess – which is best for Alaska shore excursions

Last week, we reported the great debate between the two iconic lines offering Alaska cruises: Holland America Line and Princess Cruises. We covered their fleets, cruise itineraries and on board offerings. This week, we look […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 21 2020
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HAL vs Princess – onboard: which is the best line in Alaska?

Holland America Line and Princess Cruises are two of the biggest lines in Alaska, both with a long history of bringing cruisers to see and explore Alaska. But who is the best? While both lines […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 14 2020

The best destinations to fly-cruise from – part 2

There are going to be some big travel trends for 2020 – solo travel, bespoke experiences and people becoming more conscious about the environmental footprint when they take a holiday. But another big trend on […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Dec 6 2019
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Great deals and new experiences: why 2020 is the year to visit Alaska

Next year is set to be the year of the Alaskan cruise. New piers, restaurants, zip lines, bear-viewing platforms and gondolas are all on offer. The number of Alaska cruise ship passengers will break new […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 15 2019

Undiscovered luxury island locations

The start of the wave season heralds in some of the most luxurious ships to our waters. The South Pacific, in particular, is one of our favourite island destinations, boasting crystal clear waters, white sandy […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 8 2019

Five secret Aussie ports you’ll be soon be sailing to

While Sydney might be the gateway to cruise in New South Wales, soon there will be other ports along our stunning coastline which the cruise industry are eyeing. Ports such as Newcastle, Port Kembla and […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 4 2019
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Sail beautiful WA on the gorgeous Vasco da Gama – and couples go half price

Western Australia’s 12,500 kilometres of coastline are truly spectacular, blessed with turquoise waters and white sand, wildflowers and wildlife, charming coastal towns and rugged national parks. Then there are the amazing sunsets and some of […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Aug 29 2019