Men playing instruments - Rajasthan, India
The Golden Triangle is an experience situated in India, offering the perfect introduction to three of the region's top destinations: Jaipur, Delhi and Agra. This particular tour is included in a number of SixStarCruises' luxury cruise and stay packages, as it is the perfect pairing with a cruise to the Middle East and Asia. The...

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Lanzhou beef noodle soup topped with spring onions
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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A bowl of chicken karahi topped with fresh coriander and served with naan
Curry is one of the most popular foods in the UK, with chicken tikka masala being the UK’s most popular Indian dish. But did you know that the humble tikka masala is actually a British creation, and that there is more to authentic Indian cuisine than meets the eye? Indian food cannot simply be reduced...

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Singapore's Gardens by the Bay at night

Port in focus: Singapore

Trading ships from as far back as the 12th century have plied Oriental waters but today cruise ships 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 the seas that separate...

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Painting of the Russian domovoi monster looming over the bed of a villager
From the bogeyman to the monsters under your bed, we have all encountered some form of nightmarish entity that instils fear and suspense. With Halloween around the corner, read about these legends and mythical creatures from across the globe to really send shivers up your spine. The Kraken Pink Rhino / Flickr.com, CC BY 2.0...

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Pair of resting Asiatic lions in India
Post updated: 07/03/2019 From the deep forests of Chhattisgarh to the salt plains of Gujarat, India is an ever-changing landscape. Its wildlife is equally as varied: here is a selection of India’s most remarkable residents and where best to see them. Sloth bear Found across multiple regions, the sloth bear is the most common bear...

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Stunning panorama of Hong Kong's skyline of skyscrapers and mountains

Port in focus: Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a unique meeting place for East and West, blending Chinese heritage, British colonial influences, high-tech modernity and Cantonese gusto. ‘Fragrant Harbour’ - the Chinese translation of Hong Kong - couldn’t be more appropriate for cruise passengers getting their first glimpse of such a frenetic, romantic, almost absurdly beautiful port. Indeed, life centres...

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