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]
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]
From sharks to crocodiles to luxury, this trip had it all On Saturday, May 24, I disembarked Silversea’s Silver Discoverer in the port of Bali after a 12-day journey through Australia’s Kimberley Coast and the remote islands of Indonesia. A One-Of-A-Kind Adventure – In Style The two weeks prior gave me a once-in-a-lifetime journey through an… [Read More]
Reviewers Note: The Pier One rebranded from Sebel to Marriott International’s Autograph Collection in February 2014 and text has been altered to reflect this. Suite Spot: The Pier One Sydney It is a worldwide trend for the great metropolises of the world to convert older buildings into modern, functional spaces and Sydney is certainly no exception…. [Read More]
Sydney is a city you don’t want to just transit through. Out-of-town cruisers beginning or ending their cruises in Sydney would be nuts if they didn’t allow a few days at either end to explore this sparkling city that is consistently rated among the favorites by worldly travelers. Cruise lines tend to park their guests… [Read More]