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World Dream cruise ship
Cruise ships host thousands of passengers and new vessels are larger than ever. Passenger numbers have increased exponentially in keeping with the launch of every new vessel, and Australians are among the most keen cruisers in the world. Australians...
Voyager of the Seas Family Panoramic Suite
There used to be a world of difference between luxury cruising and mainstream cruises but that no longer applies. Passenger demographics have changed seemingly overnight, with more families and groups sailing together. The ships have also evolved and grown...
salmon photo
Globalisation has spawned a food revival unmatched by any other period in history. Everything has expanded, from supermarket selections to restaurant choices and even waistlines as each new generation discovers culinary masterpieces from around the world. International migration sparked...
Adventure-of-the-Seas-Caribbean-Sea
The Caribbean region is comprised of more than 700 islands bordered by the Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean and surrounding coasts of mainland South America. The Caribbean was one of the pioneering cruise ship destinations for visitors from the...
snowy sundeck of the Queen Victoria
The traditional Australian festive season is one of warm weather, beautiful waterways and the great outdoors. Summer is also peak cruising season and many cruise ships departing from Sydney are at sea on Christmas day. A festive cruise is...
Carnival Spirit class restaurant
The Australian fascination with cruise vacations is most noticeable when visiting any of our major ports. More than 40 large cruise ships can be seen plying Australian waters during the peak sailing season. Between them, the vessels are scheduled...
Panorama of Sydney including Cremorne and Wooloomoloo
The number of Australians taking cruise vacations has increased by around 20% every year during the last decade. The 2016 / 2017 peak summer sailing season sees the trend continue, with dozens of major cruise vessels visiting our shores....
Do Cruises Make You Seasick
Motion sickness of any kind is inconvenient at best, and can become quite debilitating. Riding on a moving vehicle creates disorientation in our natural balance, and can lead to nausea, cramps and sickness in some people. Studies reveal that...
Panama Canal and large ship
At a time before cars were widespread and railways struggled to gain a foothold in the dense jungle, the mighty Panama Canal was being constructed. This engineering marvel connected the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans using a loch system capable...
Celebrity Solstice
Aussie cruisers are looking for ocean journeys all year round, which is not surprising as we live on the fringe of the South Pacific. Australians are well travelled even within our own vast and beautiful country, yet the tropical...