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.

As I scraped up the umpteenth 'present' deposited by a four-legged friend in the animal shelter where I was helping out, I did wonder if I’d made the right decision. My intentions had certainly been honourable when I opted for one of the voluntourism excursions offered by upscale line Crystal Cruises, but I hadn’t counted...

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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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Whether you are searching for honeymoon cruises, anniversary voyages or simple romantic getaways, certain itineraries offer guaranteed l’amour. And we aren’t just talking about the Caribbean: places like Arabia, the Mediterranean and Alaska cast their own kind of magic, especially when explored during a Finest Collection cruise package. Our romantic Finest Collection packages combine unforgettable…

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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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Post updated: 15/02/2019 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...

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