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Carnival Horizon

Carnival Horizon review

The latest ship in the Carnival fleet offers more of the cruise line’s signature fun-filled attractions – with some interesting new additions Carnival Horizon is packed with action and energy and, as the newest flagship...
Jennie Bond - Queen Elizabeth Cruise

Royal Engagement: Jennie Bond

Jennie Bond joins a memorable Cunard cruise from the Seychelles to Port Elizabeth And... breathe. That’s exactly how I felt as my husband, Jim, and I finally stepped on board into the cool luxury of Cunard’s...
Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas

Symphony of the Seas review

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas is the world’s largest cruise ship. Sara Macefield reveals what it has to offer Symphony of the Seas is every inch a floating mini Las Vegas, packed to the...
Captain Mickey offers a warm welcome to guests on board his ship © Disney Cruise Line

Disney Dream Caribbean cruise review

Think Disney is just for kids? We invited two twenty-somethings, Oliver Hughes and his girlfriend Robin Evans, to take a cruise on Disney Dream and rediscover the magic Oliver says: I’ll be honest, I thought I’d outgrown...
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SeaDream Caribbean cruise review

An Eastern Caribbean cruise with SeaDream Yacht Club offers a luxurious way to explore some of the region’s most exquisite islands. Mary Ann Pickford is impressed This is as good as it gets. We’re being...
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Marella Adriatic cruise review

An Adriatic Explorer itinerary with Marella Cruises allows you to experience the charms of Croatia – plus locations made famous in Game of Thrones, discovers Rhian Colley A warm orange glow is reflecting onto the...
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P&O Cruises Azura Caribbean cruise review

Is it possible to have a harmonious multigenerational cruise? We sent Kate McEnery Shorvon, her mum Julie Peasgood, their husbands Nicho and Patrick along with toddler Saha on a P&O Cruises Caribbean cruise to...
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Norwegian Pearl Central America cruise review

Cruise International Contributing Editor Sara Macefield and her family take a cruise on the wild side and get a look at the Panama Canal on an NCL Central American adventure Upsetting the locals had never been...
The vibrant Akihabara district in Tokyo © iStock

Princess Japan and South Korea cruise review

A Princess Cruises stay-and-cruise adventure that begins in Tokyo and takes you to South Korea offers a tantalising glimpse of very different worlds, says Cruise International Editor Liz Jarvis Everyone around me is naked and I’m...
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' Europa 2

Europa 2 refurb

Cruise International Contributing Editor Sara Macefield gives her verdict on the recent enhancements made to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ Europa 2 Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ Europa 2 emerged from dry dock in Hamburg in September with a fresh new...

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Liz Jarvis
Lyndal Beeton
Daniel Webb