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Preparing for a Galapagos cruise


For nature lovers heading off on a once-in-a-lifetime Galapagos cruise, knowing some things ahead of time will only serve to enrich the experience. Marissa Ellis-Snow has all the tips to preparing for your Galapagos adventure.


There’s something about Mary

With its huge art deco-styled lipstick red funnel, blue and white livery and wraparound promenade deck, Helen Flanagan was all at sea on the leviathan ocean liner Queen Mary 2.


Swept away by Broome


Broome is one of those destinations that is more a state of mind than a glittering tourist trap and as Michael Osborne discovered, there’s no better way to get to there than onboard Sun Princess which can boast a Curtis Stone restaurant onboard.


Travel Alaska 101


It’s no wonder that Alaska is attracting Australians in record numbers. The vast wilderness, huge range of activities for all tastes and budgets and the sheer sense of adventure is a wonderful attraction for outdoor-loving Aussies. But Alaska’s tourism season is short and frantic and the best attractions sell out quickly, so first-timers are advised


Top tips for first time cruisers

cruise insurance tips

First time cruisers are urged to take out travel insurance


The true joys of small boat cruising

Expedition Cruises

Embarking on a new adventure is always exciting and Dallas Sherringham did just that in cruising…aboard a small ship into the wild of the Kimberley region. When I set off on my first Expedition Cruise in the Kimberley several years ago I had absolutely no idea what to expect. After 100 plus cruises on conventional ships around


Majestic Princess unveiled

Princess Cruises has unveiled the design and key features of Majestic Princess, the newest and most luxurious ship in its global fleet, and take a cruise with a difference from Sydney to Melbourne, writes John Pond. Majestic Princess will offer its guests a variety of enticing features and experiences, including two new specialty restaurants: Harmony,


Azamara announces second Australian ship

John Pond caught up with President and CEO of Azmara Larry Pimentel in Sydney last week, marking six months until the arrival of Azamara Journey to our shores. Azamara is one of my favourite shipping lines, I love the size of their ships and their food and service plus all the extras that make this a truly


Dream Maker Travel Canada & Alaska 28 Day Fly & Cruise Fully Escorted Group Tour

Join celebrity hosts Ian & Helen Healy for this luxury Tour which shows off the dramatic landscapes, sensational cities and exquisite wildlife of Canada and Alaska. Departing 23 May 2017, highlights include the iconic Rocky Mountaineer, luxury resorts of the Rockies, city stays in Calgary, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle and Los Angeles and a seven night


Dream Maker Travel Eastern & Western Caribbean Cruise – 19 Day Fly & Cruise Fully Escorted Group Tour

Dream Maker Travel are excited to invite you to cruise the Caribbean in early 2017 with celebrity host Chef Alastair McLeod Have Christmas at home, then pack your bags to fly with Qantas and cruise on-board Holland America’s brand new MS Koningsdam. Departing 6 January 2017, this fantastic cruise vacation showcases the breathtaking scenery and rich