Destinations

Destinations

10 reasons why Hawaii should be your next cruise destination

With its cobalt blue waters, vibrant coral reefs, pristine golden sandy beaches and mysterious volcanoes, it is easy to see why Hawaii has been described as paradise on earth. Here you can watch humpback whales […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Aug 15 2019
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5 Asian travel hubs to begin your fly cruise adventure

Hot sticky nights, the yelling of hawkers and the aromas of fried noodles, exotic fruits and incense are all part of the charm of Asia. Between snorkeling and swimming in the Andaman Sea, exploring the […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 2 2019
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See Alaska’s remote wilderness onboard Holland America’s Westerdam

The remoteness of Alaska’s wilderness is the major drawcard for cruisers. A seven-day cruise with Holland America Line aboard the newly refurbished Westerdam is one of the best ways to see the highlights of the wild country. […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jul 11 2019
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The most spectacular train journey – a trip through the Rocky Mountains

It’s considered to be one of the most picturesque train journeys in the world and on a journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, you will traverse past vast lakes, the towering mountaintops of the Rockies and […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 21 2019
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Journey from the home of the gods to the land of Nordic cool on three luxury ships

It’s an epic journey stretching from the city of the gods in Greece to the home of Nordic cool – a 46-night odyssey which includes four back-to-back cruises on all three of luxury line Azamara […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 13 2019
Destinations

Why you’ve “got” to sail Croatia at these prices!

There is no doubt Game of Thrones has spun the spotlight on Croatia – tens of thousands of fans have visited Dubrovnik in the past two years. But while you won’t find King’s Landing – […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . May 10 2019
Destinations

A visual guide to Alaska’s ports

It’s one of the most breathtaking destinations in the world – a cruise sailing around Alaska is an enriching experience, filled with nature, wildlife and culture. Princess Cruises celebrates 50 years of Alaska this year, […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 5 2019
Destinations

How to beat overtourism and still see wonderful sights

In an age where some destinations are buckling from the crowds, why not do yourself and the world’s hot spots a favour and break from the herd? Of course, it’s hard to resist the pulling […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 14 2019
Destinations

A guide to Melbourne’s homeported ships for 2019

Melbourne is fast becoming a major port for lines like Princess Cruises, Cunard as well as P&O to send their ships to in 2019. This week, the premium/luxury cruise line announced it would be homeporting […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 2 2018
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Drop anchor where few cruise ships have ventured before

There’s always an air of excitement when a cruise ship sails into a port it has never called at before – more so if that destination is one rarely visited by any vessel. Although there […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 28 2018
Destinations

Best South Pacific cruises for the kids

It’s still the most popular cruise destination for Aussies – the warm waters, pristine beaches and friendly hospitality of the South Pacific make it one of the most family-friendly destinations to visit. Here are some […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 29 2018
Destinations

12 bucket list cruise holidays (one for each month of the year)

By Pat Richardson From festivals to flower fairs, sporting contests to carnivals and commemorations to national celebrations, special events across the globe can all be included in a cruise. It’s an ideal formula if you’re […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 26 2018