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A keen-priced Asian adventure

  Here’s what looks like another great value holiday idea from the imaginative planners at Imagine Cruising: an Asian adventure with stops in Malaysia and Thailand, a cruise, and stays in Bali and Singapore. The package costs from £1,599 per person and includes a seven-night hotel stay in Bali (book a Balcony cabin or above […]

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Sailing back to a golden age

As this website seems to have taken on a rather nautical flavour of late, we thought we’d let our favourite PR lady, Mary Stuart-Miller, tell us more about a very special form of cruising: a sailing holiday in tall ships which recreate the days of the tea clippers – albeit with a lot more luxury. […]

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Sailing away from the sea?

With cruise lines already ordering the ships that will come into service up to a decade from now, it is interesting to consider how they will change cruising, writes Robin Mead. The experts at are forecasting lots more LED screens and virtual reality, greater automation and – rather more encouragingly – improved waste disposal […]

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Why Choose to Cruise?

Why go Cruising when there are so many other kinds of holiday to choose from? We asked Scott Anderson, general manager of The Luxury Cruise Company (  and occasional contributor to this website. Here’s his reply: Cruising has never been more popular. We expect 1.7 million UK residents to take a cruise in 2012 – […]

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Dispelling the Myths about Cruising

There are many myths surrounding cruise holidays – and some of them put people off booking an exciting holiday afloat. Now Silver Travel Advisor, the travel review and advice site specifically for over 50’s, has come up with its Ten Top Tips to dispel some of those myths: Cruises are for `oldies’. One of the […]

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Cruise views: Caribbean choice

If you are planning a Caribbean cruise, it is worth checking to ensure that your ship calls at Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands. The beaches alone are worth the trip. Better still, the island does not yet seem to be on the itineraries of the vast floating resorts that American cruise ships, in particular, […]

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An Expert Guide to Cruising

New to cruising? Worried about what to wear, where to go, what to do? All the answers are in my new e-book, “An Expert Guide to Cruising”,  which has just been published by Bookopedia. It is available on Amazon at £1.92 ($1.99). Keep it on your Kindle as you plan your first – or next […]

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