The Venetian skyline bathed in orange light as the sun sets
There’s no better way to view some of the world’s most stunningly beautiful destinations than from the top of a cruise ship. From majestic glaciers to white sandy beaches, stunning skyscrapers to historic ruins; sailing into a port often affords some of the most picturesque views of your holiday. Many beautiful destinations have hidden gems,...

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Sunset in Norway - Viking Sky
As I stared heavenwards and screwed up my eyes to focus on a few wispy white streaks in the inky night sky, I really wasn’t sure what I saw seeing. Sure, they pulsated and moved, but was this really Aurora Borealis, the natural light show that twirls and dances across the skies of the Northern...

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Fireworks in Dubai
It's that time of year when you start thinking of your plans for the New Year - what will your resolutions be? Where will you go on holiday? Why not tick a bucket-list destination off and visit one of these top places to spend New Year, planning ahead for the countdown in 2019! Hong Kong...

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Few cruise destinations can offer the same combination of thrilling adventure and tropical paradise as the Caribbean. Indeed, it is always one of the most popular destinations for anyone looking to travel on a luxury cruise, as its islands are a joy to explore, and they offer experiences for all kinds of traveller. Yet, when...

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A Christmas tree and Christmas lights in New York
Christmas is recognised around the world as a grand celebration of love, happiness and hope, with each country rejoicing in their own characteristic way. From the bright festive lights of New York to live Irish music in Dublin, here are six of the most magical destinations for Christmas cruises. New York, USA Anthony Quintano /...

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The water didn’t look at all inviting, and as I reluctantly took the plunge into its icy embrace I let out an involuntary scream of shock. But within minutes, my momentary discomfort was all but forgotten as a pack of penguins popped out of nowhere, shooting towards me through the waves like a hail of bullets....

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