Luxury Cruise Advice and Travel Inspiration

Are you planning a luxury cruise or in need of some travel inspiration to get you started? Let our expert advice and destination guides indulge your sense of wanderlust.

Whether you are a seasoned cruiser or curious about booking your first voyage, SixStarCruises.co.uk Advice has everything you could need to fully immerse yourself in the cruise experience. From local delicacies and natural wonders you would be mad to miss, to practical advice and behind the scenes glimpses into on-board life, our travel and lifestyle experts cover it all.

Trading ships from as far back as the 12th century have plied Oriental waters, but today, floating pleasure palaces are appearing with increasing regularity on the eastern horizon. Revelling in their cultural diversity, Far East nations share a history of commerce due to their geographical proximity. Herein lies the magic for latter-day visitors - for...

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With such a vast number of takeaways offering their versions of traditional Chinese cuisine, it’s easy to settle with the same-old dish rather than trying something new. Takeaways can tone down flavours and add unhealthy ingredients, losing out on the authenticity for some of China’s lesser-known dishes. However, many of these can easily be made...

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As gloomy weather, shorter days and longer nights herald the start of winter, we wouldn’t blame you for hopping straight online to book a sun-drenched getaway. But where are the best places to cruise in winter? Take a look at our seven top picks that will make you forget all about the grey shores of...

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Lush, bountiful St Lucia is famous for natural attractions that have made it one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. From the soaring twin Pitons in the volcanic south to the sweeping sandy arc of St Lucia’s main Reduit Beach in the north, its tropical mix of lush rainforest, sparkling waterfalls and secluded...

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Port in Focus: Bordeaux

Beautiful Bordeaux, which sprawls elegantly along a half-moon curve of the Garonne river, has the unusual distinction of being a port where you will see mid-sized ocean-going ships tied up alongside river cruisers. The biggest ships have to dock at Le Verdon, 60 miles away. Cruise lines offer day trips from either port to the...

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India has lost none of its mystique. This exotic land brims with ancient history, fiery sunsets and spectacular wildlife that will take your breath away. Unsurprisingly, more and more travellers are setting sail on luxury cruises to India – here are just a few reasons why this country has become the next big cruise destination....

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Singapore is known largely as a refuelling point between the UK and Australia, but there is more to this beautiful city than meets the eye. Overflowing with history, culture, fine dining and even tranquil green spaces, Singapore is the perfect place to spend a few days before, after or even during luxury cruises. Here are...

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Azamara Journey is the sea-going equivalent of a boutique hotel: a manageable size, carrying just 686 passengers with cool, stylish décor and fabulous food. This is without a doubt a luxury cruise, sitting just below the Silverseas and Seabourns of the world and including pretty well everything, from alcoholic drinks to bottled water, a stocked...

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Alaska is a stunning state that will take your breath away no matter how many times you set foot on its shores. Rugged, wild and untamed, it is an awe-inspiring wilderness patrolled by bears, trekked by moose and carved by glaciers. If you haven’t already visited, these ten pictures will make you fall under Alaska’s...

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