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.

Port in focus: Copenhagen

Founded by the warrior-bishop Absalon in 1167, Copenhagen is a city of bridge-spanned canals, copper-roofed buildings and manicured parks that many ships visit on Baltic cruise routes. Nyhaven The maritime heritage of this former Hanseatic port is omnipresent. Indeed the city’s name means ‘Merchants’ Harbour’. In the 1630s, when King Christian IV decided to look...

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Baltic cities fuse antiquity and modernity with style and verve. A cruise here during the luminous ‘White Nights’ of the summer solstice – when the late evening sun shimmers as brightly as noon – offers a scene of such photogenic prettiness you would not dare to invent it. At other times, Baltic cruises offer enchanting...

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Azamara Club Cruises is the refined lady of the cruise world with two identical boutique ships that combine the best of classic charm with stylish elegance. Think lashings of dark wood panelling adorned with gleaming brass; wrought iron balustrades and swanky restaurants that add to the unashamedly opulent ambience of its two midsize ships Azamara...

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I can still remember the horrified reaction of my nine-year-old twins when they realised our cruise ship not only lacked ice-cream machines and waterslides, but had just one swimming pool. Regent Seven Seas - ice cream in Prime 7 It didn’t matter that we were going to be sailing in the lap of luxury on...

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Luxury cruise destinations might traditionally be characterised by white-sand beaches and palm-fringed pathways, but this is just the tip of the iceberg. Adventuring across immersive landscapes and experiencing a country’s culture can be just as indulgent and equally unforgettable, especially when you sail with Silversea. Be inspired by these seven luxury cruise destinations visited by...

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Solo cruises may seem intimidating but in reality, plenty of singles find it to be a relaxing, stress-free and sociable way to travel. Those who enjoy their own company appreciate aspects of a luxury cruise like the attentive service and the good food, while those who seek companionship can easily find a cruise line that...

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Carnival is a worldwide celebration rich in magical music and contagious rhythms. Each country rejoices in the spirit of this festival fiesta in their own way, from the masked parades of Mardi Gras to the feathers and headdresses of Rio’s famed carnival. Read on to discover how you can celebrate carnival season no matter where...

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Silver Muse was launched in spring 2017 to great excitement, as it was the first new ship built for Silversea since 2009. It was also the luxury line’s biggest vessel to date, carrying 596 passengers, although this is still a modest number by today’s standards. Silversea’s rivals, Seabourn and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, had both...

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Summertime is perfect for beach bathing and blue-sky gazing, with warmer climes and longer days to enjoy during your cruise. Each destination becomes a melting pot of sunny vistas, but which are worth taking a trip to in 2018? Whether they are great for wildlife spotting or coastal relaxation, here are our favourite destinations you...

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Prehistoric jungle canopies; mighty rivers, mountains and caves; pristine white sand beaches and vibrant corals; Central America has it all. Its culture is just as eclectic, offering a unique blend of colonial architecture and contemporary cities, ancient civilisations and Spanish flair. Central America is a captivating cruise destination, home to a number of distinctive, culturally-rich...

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