Expert Cruise Advice and Travel Inspiration

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Cruise118.com Advice is full of everything you could need to get more from your cruise holidays. From local cuisine and natural wonders to practical advice and behind the scenes glimpses into on-board life, our travel and lifestyle experts cover it all.

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For many cruiser, shopping is an important part of the experience in port – whether it’s picking up a souvenir or two or going all-out to re-stock the wardrobe with a host of foreign fashions. So, to provide you with a little inspiration for the location for both your cruise and your retail therapy session, here’s...

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There are some places in the world that have become household names in travel. These are the bucket-list destinations, the places people visit on once-in-a-lifetime getaways. To protect and preserve them for future generations, these locations have been given UNESCO status as World Heritage Sites – and as of 2015, there are just under a...

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Juneau, Alaska

Alaska’s scenic state capital Juneau is an essential calling point on any Alaskan cruise. Inaccessible by road, the city covers a vast expanse, comprising of huge areas of wilderness, massive glaciers and a charming city centre brimming with captivating local culture. 6 hours in... Juneau As with the majority of Alaskan cruise destinations, Juneau’s main...

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Sydney is arguably Australia’s most iconic city, home to a wealth of world-famous landmarks, captivating cultural experiences and stretches of scenic shoreline, all complemented perfectly by the region’s abundant sunshine. 6 hours in... Sydney While many cruise itineraries will offer an overnight on-board in Sydney, or maybe even an extended hotel stay, if you find...

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The Mediterranean is one of the world’s most popular cruise destinations with something to suit every type of cruiser. Read on to see East and West go head to head and find out which side of this classic cruise region is best suited for you. Eastern Mediterranean One of the things which makes the Mediterranean…

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We sent Cruise118.com’s Jim Taylor aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Getaway. Here’s what he made of the experience: Having read about the Norwegian Getaway for months previous to my cruise; researching the Illusionairum with an uncomfortable level of fervour (it’s Houdini crossed with gourmet food, don’t judge me), following every press release and looking over…

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It’s fair to say I really appreciated how lucky I was, having the chance to see not one but three of the newest and biggest cruise ships in the world – namely Royal Princess, Anthem of the Seas and Britannia – in a truly ship-packed (and it has to be said, food-packed) three days. Of…

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