Seabourn is heading to Australasia again this year with Seabourn Encore and Seabourn Sojourn offering multiple cruises around Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific.
With Sydney’s burgeoning cruise business and larger vessels visiting more frequently, finding a hotel anywhere near the downtown Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) at Circular Quay is getting more difficult, regardless of price. It’s welcome news when a new hotel open its doors to invite cruisers to overnight either pre- or post-cruise within walking distance of… [Read More]
Sydney just keeps popping up as one of the world’s best cruise destinations, named by so many of the world’s authoritative travel media as the best place to cruise to and from in Australasia. It’s a big call, perhaps, but those who have traveled here get it. Hence, Sydney is a city to savor, to… [Read More]
Guest post by editor of Adventure Cruise Guide, Roderick Eime Coral Expedition I. 35m, 50-passenger catamaran cruises at 12 knots. At anchor near Woodbridge showing new ‘navy grey’ hull. With stunning ocean scenery, precipitous sheer cliffs, fascinating wildlife and rich history, the remote southernmost reaches of Tasmania have been crying out for a dedicated small… [Read More]
Expedition cruising expert, Roderick Eime, reacquaints himself with an old Fiji favorite, recently overhauled and renovated, but still blissfully untroubled by urgency. She looks fitfully at her watch, as if somehow time is either speeding up or slowing down. Next, she glances imploringly at her husband, expecting him to manifest something from thin air. He… [Read More]
A cruise, on its own merits — and without any ports of call — can be a romantic vacation choice. But coupled with the right destination, a cruise can be more than that; it can be a romantic adventure to last a lifetime. So whether you’re celebrating multiple decades of marriage or just setting out… [Read More]
Guest post by editor of Adventure Cruise Guide, Roderick Eime “You’ll never look at another reef the same way again,” says Lindblad Expeditions – National Geographic divemaster, Justin Hofman, heaving his dripping gear into the Zodiac. Known until the year 2000 as Caroline Island, Millennium Atoll was so named by the Kiribati government – thanks… [Read More]
I am writing these words on a Tuesday evening in the south of Sweden. It is 9 p.m., about 30 minutes before sunset and a few hours before the sky gets pitch dark. It is achingly beautiful here, and I find it fulfilling to live in a region where the beauty rewards me with a… [Read More]