Cruises

Travel Tips / 19 October 2019, 08:30am / Staff reporterIt is cruise season, and there's plenty of options for travellers. Picture: Supplied.It is almost cruise season. Most local cruises start in November and run until April the following year.  Here...
A painfully obvious ship assumption The generalization that larger ships impact the environment more than smaller ships seems like such a no-brainer that if someone said it to you, you’d be easily forgiven for thinking you were being tricked. Well,...
Building on its award-winning, 26-year heritage of offering the most luxurious and inclusive Alaskan voyages, today Regent Seven Seas Cruises® announced a new and unprecedented collection of authentic and immersive experiences both on-ship and on-land to be included...
How the Happywhale network supports oceanic health According to Happywhale, conserving the oceans starts with the whales. Happywhale is an international conservation program composed of whale enthusiasts, researchers, and tour companies that contribute whale fluke photos in order to further...
WHY IT RATES: Travelers heading to Alaska in 2021 can choose from several itineraries with Windstar Cruises. —Codie Liermann, Associate EditorWindstar Cruises announces its 2021 Alaska season today, offering nine different journeys from June through September on four...
Best islands of Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic Whether it’s Greenland in the Arctic or Snow Hill Island in Antarctica, the bulk of our polar expeditions take place around, between, and upon islands. In fact, island beaches by far make up...
The groundbreaking menu of services reflects treatments originating from many of the 450 destinations to which the cruise line sails, and includes globally renowned ELEMIS facial therapies, body treatments,...
Talking shop with expedition leader Ali Liddle Being a great expedition leader isn’t just about making plans, giving briefings, and enduring the occasional sleepless night spent praying for polar bears. It’s also about being a skilled presenter and friendly host,...

Early bird sales just dropped

Early. Bird. Sales. The words that get every traveller excited and they’ve just started to drop into our inbox.Etihad recently got the ball rolling with flights to Europe from $793 return and now Scoot has come to the...

Taking the Polar Plunge

Polar plunge, a bucket list burrrrr There are some human activities that for many people simply defy understanding: We juggle chainsaws, we breathe fire, we fling ourselves out of perfectly good airplanes. And some of us do the polar plunge. In...