Hurtigruten's MS Finnmarken cruise ship sailing through Geirangerfjord Cruising is becoming more popular every year, with over 30 million people expected to take a cruise holiday in 2019. To accommodate this growing demand, more ships are being built (often larger and with more facilities on-board) and new ports of call are being added to itineraries. But what is the environmental impact of the...

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Coral seen through clear blue water near Costa Maya in Mexico Everyone loves to escape to the sun, sea and sand on their holiday, heading to the beach for the ultimate relaxation. Either for a short break or a long getaway, a beach is always somewhere holidaymakers love to walk along, dipping their toes in the crystal-blue waters and laying under the sun's rays for a...

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Norwegian Breakaway - The Whip slide Splashing around in a water park is one of the best ways to keep kids of all ages entertained during your cruise holiday, particularly on sea days. Cruise ship water parks are incredibly popular, so much so that almost every new family-focused cruise ship has one. With features such as swimming pools, splash areas, water...

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Mardi Gras - New Orleans It's this time of year that we see plenty of places across the globe celebrate their version of carnival. From New Orlean's Mardi Gras to Brazil's Rio Carnival, each one is unique in terms of its traditions, costumes and mass celebrations. What's great for cruising is that many of these celebrations can be visited during...

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