Tag: cruise around the world

Cruise Line Spotlight: Holland America Line

Every month we’ll take a cruise line and look at the history, the fleet and its people to find out what really makes its cruises worthwhile. This month, we’re looking at the Holland America Line, which has been...
Thomson Cruises

Cruise Line Spotlight: Thomson Cruises

Each month we like to pick a cruise line and share its story with you. From its history, fleet, unique highlights and special itineraries, there’s a lot to discover about cruise lines. This month the spotlight is on...
Brazil Rio de Janeiro

Brazil: top ports of call

The spirit of Brazil has gripped the world this summer, but this vast and effervescent South American country certainly has plenty to offer aside from football fever! Though still one of the more unusual cruise destinations, many of...
Arrival of Princess Cruises new ship Royal Princess. Southampton

Cruise news round-up June 2014

June was a sporty old month, as both FIFA World Cup and Wimbledon kicked off the summer season, and although some cruise ships were showing onboard coverage of sporting events, there was some equally exciting news for the...
the world is in your hands on world cruises

The global question: how to pack smart for world cruises?

When choosing from the ocean of possible world cruises, where precisely to go among the seven continents and 200 countries is probably the biggest and most formidable decision. What to pack, however, is a whole other bag of...
Cruise value holidays

Are cruises the best value-for-money holidays?

Like hotels floating on water, luxury cruise ships tend to have elegant, carpet-lined interiors, well-equipped cabins and surplus things to see and do on board. But compared with booking package holidays on land, are cruises the most affordable...
Booking a cruise - calendar

Booking a cruise like a pro part I: timing

Like so many things in life, timing is everything, and booking a cruise holiday is no exception. Knowing the peak seasons and understanding the factors that affect ticket prices is a good place to start, but after that...