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River Cruising in France

UK Cruise journalist Jane Archer tells us all we need to know about the French Rivers

All that’s new with Holland America this Spring 2017 ( its a lot!)

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE NEWS STORIES – SPRING 2017 AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN Holland America Line has teamed up with America’s Test Kitchen to offer an enticing selection of live onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops where guests will learn foolproof techniques and user-friendly recipes for making delectable dishes with confidence. America’s Test Kitchen hosts will showcase […]

Vantage River Cruise Review

Travelling to the USA here is what you need to know.

Passport validity Your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay. You don’t need any additional period of validity on your passport beyond this. Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) The VWP allows most British Citizen passport holders to visit the US for up to 90 days. The types of journey allowed under the […]

Introducing our NEW SHIP

Introducing… Flying Clipper The newest addition to Star Clippers’ fleet The officially released the name of our brand new ship, which will be joining the fleet towards the end of 2017. Flying Clipper will carry up to 300 passengers and will be the biggest and most ambitious of the Clipper fleet to date. She will […]

Burma cruise: Down the Chindwin to temples, caves, and a giant Buddha

As we scramble up the muddy bank of western Burma’s Chindwin River, a group of farmers stops unloading bananas from ox carts on to an open wooden boat to watch our erratic progress, and a small welcoming committee gathers at the top. Word spreads quickly, and walking with our guide through the small settlement of […]

Strictly stars take centre stage on board P&O Cruises

Get ready for glitz and glam as the nation’s favourite dancing competition sets sail on board P&O Cruises Strictly Come Dancing themed holidays. This year’s professional dancers waltzing on to the decks include Giovanni Pernice, Joanne Clifton, Karen and Kevin Clifton, Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec. P&O Cruises has four dedicated Strictly Come Dancing themed […]

Important changes to USA Visa Waiver Programme

The US authorities have made changes to their entry requirements, which will affect any dual nationality customer who has a passport issued by a country which is eligible under the USA Visa Waiver Programme AND a passport issued by Iran, Iraq, Sudan and Syria. These customers with dual nationality will no longer be able to […]


New role for Philip Ordever at Crystal River Cruises and Helen Beck joins Crystal Cruises Crystal Cruises, the world’s most awarded luxury cruise line, is kicking off 2016 with executive staff appointments and special savings. This news come after a successful year of game-changing developments of the most significant expansion in luxury travel and hospitality […]


OLD FAVOURITES IN FRENCH POLYNESIA & COLLABORATION WITH WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, has announced details of its 2017 voyages that feature old favourites along with new, exotic 16- and 17-night Fiji & Bali itineraries […]

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