Expert Cruise Advice and Travel Inspiration

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Athens, Greece

The ancient city of Athens sits at the heart of classical Greek history, home to some of the world’s most iconic and wonderfully-preserved archaeological landmarks dotted across a sprawling modern metropolis. 6 hours in... Athens With so much history to uncover across this fascinating capital city, it’s important to make the most of your limited time...

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The Dutch capital Amsterdam is a city of true culture and intrigue, where fascinating historic attractions blend with a vibrant cosmopolitan ambience to create an unforgettable calling point. 6 hours in... Amsterdam Amsterdam’s bustling city centre is relatively compact, which makes exploring on foot much easier and as such, there’s plenty to pack into a short...

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Budding wine connoisseurs with an interest in the production of their favourite tipple should seize the opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful vineyards around the globe on their next shiraz-fuelled cruise getaway. Shore excursions to vineyards and wineries, located within the stunning wine regions of the world, are becoming ever-more popular amongst travellers...

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Different cruises lines can offer vastly different experiences, so it is important to decide exactly what you are looking for from a cruise before you come to book. A cruise holiday is not all about the destinations on your itinerary; it’s also about the on-board experience, which will greatly affect how you remember your time...

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One of the most common misconceptions about cruising is that it is too expensive, reserved for the super-rich or retired and out-of-reach for the average couple or family. I’m happy to report however, that this is not the case and cruise holidays are accessible to all if you know where to look and how to...

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Jet lag is one of the most common ailments affecting travellers who cross time zones on the way to their holiday destination, causing them to be groggy and sleep deprived, which in turn can lead to other symptoms like headaches and sickness. If you’re planning on travelling to a distant land but hate the thought…

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Sometimes it can seem like there is almost too much choice when it comes to finding your perfect cruise holiday, especially if you are new to the cruising lifestyle, with countless destinations, cruise lines, ships and deals to choose from. To help you out, we’ve picked out some of the hardest choices you’ll have to...

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Don’t let fallacies about cruising to deter you from enjoying a once-in-a-lifetime holidays at sea. Here are eight of most common misconceptions about cruises and why, in reality, they shouldn’t stop you experiencing the cruise lifestyle for yourself. I’ll feel claustrophobic If you’re prone to claustrophobia and worried that you’ll feel trapped on a cruise...

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A must-see destination on any African cruise itinerary, Cape Town is one of the world’s most iconic city’s, characterised by its sprawling dramatic landscapes, vibrant culture and wonderful wildlife. 6 hours in... Cape Town On your first visit to Cape Town, you’ll have to choose which side of this famous region you’d like to experience...

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Middle East

The Middle East offers a diverse blend of ancient heritage and modern cityscapes, set across a vast and naturally beautiful desert landscape. Find out more about some of the Middle East's most iconic destinations before you set sail on your next cruise escape to this vibrant region. Abu Dhabi, UAE Dubai, UAE Petra, Jordan See...

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