Silversea World Cruise 2019: A Tale of Tales

Silver Whisper

A world cruise is arguably the ultimate travel experience. Crossing oceans, rounding capes, visiting the great cities and ticking off continents is, for many people, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Silversea’s Tale of Tales in 2019 promises to be one such epic voyage: 132 blissful days onboard the ultra-luxurious Silver Whisper, travelling from San Francisco to London, […]

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Scenic Eclipse: Countdown to Launch

Eclipse Antartctica

Billed as ‘The World’s First Discovery Yacht’ the Scenic Eclipse promises to bring something very unique to the ocean cruising experience when it launches in August 2018. This intimate, ultra-luxury ship will carry no more than 228 guests (200 in the Arctic and Antarctica) with an almost 1:1 staff ratio . The 114 private verandah […]

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Radar: Silversea partners with iconic photographer Steve McCurry

Silversea Steve McCurry

Silversea has announced an exciting partnership with renowned photographer Steve McCurry to document the ambitious expansion of their fleet and destination portfolio. The creative pairing with this legendary master of visual storytelling promises unique insights into the authentic and immersive experiences Silversea offers guests. Silversea’s purpose-built fleet of nine ultra-luxurious vessels, including the recently added […]

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Radar: Crystal Bach – Official handover of exquisite ‘Rhine Class’ ship takes place

Crystal Bach River Cruise Top Deck

Crystal Bach is the first of four new ‘Rhine Class’ ships to be introduced by the award-winning Crystal River Cruises brand; winner of “Best River Cruise Line” by the readers of Travel + Leisure in the magazine’s 2017 World’s Best Awards. This luxury river ship was delivered to Crystal by MV WERFTEN during the official handover ceremony in Wismar, […]

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In Photos: Scandinavia and the Baltic

The Winter Palace

After our recent trip with Celebrity Cruises to the Scandinavian and Baltic region we can reflect on the experience; looking at photos of the places we visited and contemplating the positive (and sometimes negative) aspects of these destinations. This particular itinerary on the Celebrity Eclipse visited Zeebrugge, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Tallinn, St. Petersburg and Warnemunde over 14 days. Pictures do […]

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Review: Celebrity Eclipse

Celebrity Eclipse

This July, with great excitement, I boarded the much-loved Celebrity Eclipse for a 14-night tour of Scandinavia and the Baltic. This great itinerary stops in Bruges, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Tallinn, St.Petersburg and Warnemunde; the scenic cruise through the Stockholm archipelago being a definite highlight. These destinations are rich in European heritage, contemporary culture and stunning scenery – […]

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Cruise Crush

Celebrity Eclipse Atrium

The Celebrity Eclipse atrium is spectacular. There are great views from below, above, the glass elevators and the library. Read a full review of this wonderful ship here, and take a look at our photo tour of Scandinavia and the Baltic region for an insight into this fabulous itinerary.  

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Viking Ocean – Trade Routes of the Middle Ages

Viking Star Spa

The Viking Ocean Cruise line is a world-leader in luxury voyages focusing on cultural enrichment and authentic experiences. The Trade Routes of the Middle Ages itinerary traces medieval commercial trade routes and includes overnight stays in some of Europe’s most picturesque cities In 2018, the 15-day cruise, from Apr 14 – Apr 28, starts in Barcelona and ends […]

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Best River Cruise: Russian Volga with Viking

Viking River Volga Cruise

Despite some political and social instability surrounding Russia, the region remains a popular and exciting river cruise destination. Tensions have led to a reduction in the number of cruise companies operating in the area, but some, most notably the world-leading Viking River Cruise line, still maintain a significant presence in the market. Their established Waterways of the Tsars is a […]

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Best River Cruise: Mekong River with Scenic

Scenic Spirit Pool deck

The Nine Dragons River flows 2,700 miles from the snowy Tibetan Plateau through China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam where it disappears into the South China Sea. As one of Asia’s least developed waterways, the Mekong is abundant in wildlife, history and culture. With a biodiversity second only to the Amazon, this precious river is […]

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Crystal AirCruises – Savouring the Winelands

Crystal AirCruises Savouring the Winelands

Crystal AirCruises, the ultra-luxe private aircraft tours from premier cruise line Crystal, has partnered with Wine Spectator magazine for a globe-trotting wine lover’s odyssey. Departing on June 1st 2018, the customised Boeing 777 will transport guests to the world’s most famous wine regions for tasting and educational experiences accompanied by leading sommeliers and wine experts. The […]

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Antarctica

Antarctica, The White Continent, is widely regarded as the ultimate cruise destination, a once-in-a-lifetime experience that captivates and inspires those who make the journey there. Calving glaciers, glassy sapphire icebergs, penguin colonies, leopard seals and whales await the adventurous travellers who traverse the turbulent Drakes Passage in anticipation of reaching this stunning place. Following in the footsteps of iconic […]

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