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The 5 Best Luxury Cruise Lines for Seniors

Looking for the best cruises for seniors? In reality, you really can’t categorise all mature adults into one large, stereotyped group since every person looks for something different out of their cruise or holiday. One might prefer their senior cruises to be full of thrilling adventure at every moment, while another just wants to kick […]

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November 11, 2021
The 5 Best Luxury Cruise Lines for Seniors

Looking for the best cruises for seniors? In reality, you really can’t categorise all mature adults into one large, stereotyped group since every person looks for something different out of their cruise or holiday. One might prefer their senior cruises to be full of thrilling adventure at every moment, while another just wants to kick […]

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September 27, 2021
Can You Take Your Pet on a Cruise?

With pet-friendly options available when travelling across the globe, more and more people are wondering if they can take their little furry friend on a cruise. Whether they’re needed as an emotional support animal, a service dog, or just an extra friend you want to bring on your adventures, the need for pet-friendly cruises is […]

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August 20, 2021
3 Wellness Recipes to Centre Your Soul

In order to achieve true wellness, you need to ensure your mind, body, and spirit are each given the time and care it needs to thrive. While easily said, in practice, this can prove difficult,  as responsibilities with work, family, and life in general challenge you on a daily basis. One simple way to regain […]

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August 3, 2021
5 Magnificent Places to See in the Kimberley!

While there are so many places across Australia to visit on an extraordinary holiday, one region we can’t help but place at the top of our list is the Kimberley. One of the most untouched and untamed regions in the world, the Kimberley is your chance to truly experience the splendour of Australia’s backyard. From […]

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May 4, 2021
The Best Cruise Ports in New Zealand

No matter where you go visit in the amazing country across the ditch, there will always be something for you to see, experience, and explore. Nevertheless, when you are planning your next ocean cruise, it definitely helps to know where the best cruise ports in New Zealand are to make your trip planning a little […]

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April 16, 2021
How to Cruise Australia in 2021

Disclaimer: All sailings mentioned are up to date as at 16 April 2021. Current itineraries may change as the year progresses and new voyages may also be added too. With Europe, America and nearly all other international destinations off the cards for the next few months of 2021, closer-to-home domestic are the perfect alternative for […]

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March 3, 2021
4 Enchanting Ways to Explore Europe

If Europe is on your bucket list, there’s an endless lineup of must-have adventures in some of the world’s most stunning destinations. From sleeping under the Northern Lights to an Alpine train ride in Switzerland to meandering through the canals of Venice to visiting a reindeer farm in Finland, there are so many unique experiences […]

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January 14, 2021
4 Incredible Australian Rail Journeys to Experience in Your Lifetime

There’s no other experience quite like a train adventure. And if you thought you’d have to travel to another continent to discover the best rail journeys, think again! Some of the world’s most iconic rail expeditions are right on our doorstep. Enjoy the comfort of your own private sanctuary and scrumptious dining choices as you […]

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November 27, 2020
5 Must-See Attractions in Queensland

With unparalleled excitement around the Queensland border opening on 1st December 2020, Australians can look forward to a summer getaway in our very own tropical paradise – and it’s just a short flight away. Swathed in crystal-clear waters, lush rainforests and white sandy beaches, there is no dearth of things to do in the sunshine […]

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October 15, 2020
Why Cruises are Still a Great Holiday Choice Post Covid-19

The impact of Covid-19 on the travel industry has been devastating with border closures, cruise disruptions, airline shutdowns, and so much more. The reality is that things remain uncertain, but we are finding new ways to deal with it. As cruise lines embark on adjusting to a new normal, the face of cruising may be […]

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September 8, 2020
Fly Safe! Airline Health and Safety Protocols on Your Next Getaway

Disclaimer: Airline protocols are subject to change at any time. The information provided below is accurate as of Tuesday 8 September 2020. The list of safety protocols currently being implemented by airlines is extensive, however below we’ve provided a short outline of what to expect when you travel with some of our partner airlines. For […]

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July 31, 2020
4 Ways to Ensure Peace of Mind when You’re Ready to Book your Next Holiday

We are sure, that like us, you cannot wait for the day when we will be free to travel again. But we cannot ignore the fact that we are still battling to control community-transmitted Covid-19 cases. Before you even think of your next holiday, you’re probably worried about the next Covid-19 outbreak. Even if we […]

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November 11, 2021
The 5 Best Luxury Cruise Lines for Seniors

Looking for the best cruises for seniors? In reality, you really can’t categorise all mature adults into one large, stereotyped group since every person looks for something different out of their cruise or holiday. One might prefer their senior cruises to be full of thrilling adventure at every moment, while another just wants to kick […]

Read More
September 27, 2021
Can You Take Your Pet on a Cruise?

With pet-friendly options available when travelling across the globe, more and more people are wondering if they can take their little furry friend on a cruise. Whether they’re needed as an emotional support animal, a service dog, or just an extra friend you want to bring on your adventures, the need for pet-friendly cruises is […]

Read More
August 3, 2021
5 Magnificent Places to See in the Kimberley!

While there are so many places across Australia to visit on an extraordinary holiday, one region we can’t help but place at the top of our list is the Kimberley. One of the most untouched and untamed regions in the world, the Kimberley is your chance to truly experience the splendour of Australia’s backyard. From […]

Read More
May 4, 2021
The Best Cruise Ports in New Zealand

No matter where you go visit in the amazing country across the ditch, there will always be something for you to see, experience, and explore. Nevertheless, when you are planning your next ocean cruise, it definitely helps to know where the best cruise ports in New Zealand are to make your trip planning a little […]

Read More
March 3, 2021
4 Enchanting Ways to Explore Europe

If Europe is on your bucket list, there’s an endless lineup of must-have adventures in some of the world’s most stunning destinations. From sleeping under the Northern Lights to an Alpine train ride in Switzerland to meandering through the canals of Venice to visiting a reindeer farm in Finland, there are so many unique experiences […]

Read More
January 14, 2021
4 Incredible Australian Rail Journeys to Experience in Your Lifetime

There’s no other experience quite like a train adventure. And if you thought you’d have to travel to another continent to discover the best rail journeys, think again! Some of the world’s most iconic rail expeditions are right on our doorstep. Enjoy the comfort of your own private sanctuary and scrumptious dining choices as you […]

Read More
August 3, 2021
5 Magnificent Places to See in the Kimberley!

While there are so many places across Australia to visit on an extraordinary holiday, one region we can’t help but place at the top of our list is the Kimberley. One of the most untouched and untamed regions in the world, the Kimberley is your chance to truly experience the splendour of Australia’s backyard. From […]

Read More
April 16, 2021
How to Cruise Australia in 2021

Disclaimer: All sailings mentioned are up to date as at 16 April 2021. Current itineraries may change as the year progresses and new voyages may also be added too. With Europe, America and nearly all other international destinations off the cards for the next few months of 2021, closer-to-home domestic are the perfect alternative for […]

Read More
January 14, 2021
4 Incredible Australian Rail Journeys to Experience in Your Lifetime

There’s no other experience quite like a train adventure. And if you thought you’d have to travel to another continent to discover the best rail journeys, think again! Some of the world’s most iconic rail expeditions are right on our doorstep. Enjoy the comfort of your own private sanctuary and scrumptious dining choices as you […]

Read More
November 27, 2020
5 Must-See Attractions in Queensland

With unparalleled excitement around the Queensland border opening on 1st December 2020, Australians can look forward to a summer getaway in our very own tropical paradise – and it’s just a short flight away. Swathed in crystal-clear waters, lush rainforests and white sandy beaches, there is no dearth of things to do in the sunshine […]

Read More
November 11, 2021
The 5 Best Luxury Cruise Lines for Seniors

Looking for the best cruises for seniors? In reality, you really can’t categorise all mature adults into one large, stereotyped group since every person looks for something different out of their cruise or holiday. One might prefer their senior cruises to be full of thrilling adventure at every moment, while another just wants to kick […]

Read More
September 27, 2021
Can You Take Your Pet on a Cruise?

With pet-friendly options available when travelling across the globe, more and more people are wondering if they can take their little furry friend on a cruise. Whether they’re needed as an emotional support animal, a service dog, or just an extra friend you want to bring on your adventures, the need for pet-friendly cruises is […]

Read More
May 4, 2021
The Best Cruise Ports in New Zealand

No matter where you go visit in the amazing country across the ditch, there will always be something for you to see, experience, and explore. Nevertheless, when you are planning your next ocean cruise, it definitely helps to know where the best cruise ports in New Zealand are to make your trip planning a little […]

Read More
April 16, 2021
How to Cruise Australia in 2021

Disclaimer: All sailings mentioned are up to date as at 16 April 2021. Current itineraries may change as the year progresses and new voyages may also be added too. With Europe, America and nearly all other international destinations off the cards for the next few months of 2021, closer-to-home domestic are the perfect alternative for […]

Read More
October 15, 2020
Why Cruises are Still a Great Holiday Choice Post Covid-19

The impact of Covid-19 on the travel industry has been devastating with border closures, cruise disruptions, airline shutdowns, and so much more. The reality is that things remain uncertain, but we are finding new ways to deal with it. As cruise lines embark on adjusting to a new normal, the face of cruising may be […]

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