Expert Cruise Advice and Travel Inspiration

Planning a cruise holiday or craving some travel inspiration? Let our expert advice and destination guides pique your wanderlust.

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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Big or small, there’s one thing all cruise ships have in common and that’s a belief in the importance healthy food and staying fit. Every cruise ship buffet offers a huge choice of dishes from around the world and within their expansive menus, there are always plenty of healthy options to choose from. When it…

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You’ve booked your cruise and packed your bags, but are you sure that you have all of the necessary documents? The last thing you would want is to make it to your cruise port in good time, only to realise that you’ve forgotten an important document. Failing to remember an essential document can end your…

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If you’re a smoker, knowing exactly where on-board the ship you can enjoy a cigarette, cigar or puff of the pipe could be an important factor when it comes to choosing which cruise line and ship you travel on. Similarly, if you don’t smoke you may be interested to know which areas of the ship…

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For many British people, tipping can be a controversial issue. Unlike our American cousins across the pond, tipping is not ingrained in British culture, and we can therefore often be apprehensive about paying gratuities on a cruise ship. If you’re looking to get a better understanding of the whys, hows, whens and whos when it...

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Internet access has become a central part of everyday life for many people, and whether you like it or not, cruise lines are continually finding new ways to embrace the World Wide Web, offering guests ever-better connectivity at sea. While it’s perfectly understandable that many cruisers will simply want to get away from it all...

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Alaska is a place of ever-changing landscapes and wilderness that is begging to be explored. A cruise here ventures into the coastal towns and villages, allowing for in-depth experiences and once-in-a-lifetime memories. Take a look at what makes Alaska with a selection of these top images that define the raw nature and stunning beauty of...

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It’s always fun to stay up late drinking with friends on a cruise holiday. You might only head to the bar for a quiet one, but find yourself on the dance floor at 3 in the morning, throwing some seriously funky shapes. As much fun as it may be to let loose during an evening…

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There is unfortunately no straight forward answer when it comes to the best time to take a cruise. Price and local weather conditions can vary greatly between different destinations at different times of the year, so it is important to do your research into the cruise region you are hoping to sail to before you...

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Getting married and renewing your wedding vows on holiday is not exactly a new thing, but it’s something which continues to gain popularity, both in the celebrity world and as a worthy excuse to get away from it all. Indeed, many of the world’s most romantic destinations are within easy reach while on a cruise...

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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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