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Brand new Le Champlain from Ponant cruising near Bergen, Norway

Le Champlain review

A Norway cruise on Le Champlain, Ponant’s latest luxury expedition ship, leaves Liz Jarvis wanting more. Fairy lights are twinkling on the plunge pool, people are performing Ceroc dancing by the bar and the Champagne...
MSC Bellissima underway

MSC Bellissima review

MSC Bellissima, the hotly anticipated 16th ship in the MSC Cruises’ fleet, launched in Southampton earlier this month. Cruise International Editor Liz Jarvis gives her verdict. It cost £750million to build and create, and from...

Uniworld India cruise and stay review

A Uniworld India cruise from Kolkata combined with a land stay in Jaipur stirs the senses and leaves an indelible impression, discovers Liz Jarvis Three boys caked in mud are sitting on the water’s edge,...

Viking China stay-and-cruise review

A Viking China stay-and-cruise adventure from Shanghai to Beijing is the opportunity to become immersed in this fascinating country, discovers Becky Wiggins Early mornings on the river are my favourite time. Pulling on a sweater,...

Silversea Antarctica cruise review

A Silversea Antarctica voyage is a life-affirming, privileged glimpse of one of the most precious places on Earth, says Liz Jarvis They call it the polar plunge and it’s considered a rite of passage in Antarctica. You stand on...

Explore northern Italy with Uniworld River Cruises

A luxurious Uniworld tour of Venice and the Po river is the ideal way to discover the Floating City, which won Best European Destination at the British Cruise Awards 2018. By Gary Buchanan  Known as La Serenissima, the most...

Mediterranean cruise on P&O Cruises’ flagship Britannia

A Mediterranean voyage on Britannia provides some quality bonding time for James Litston and his first-time-cruiser mum Adriana You might therefore think that confining myself to P&O Cruises' Britannia with my darling mother – sharing...

Danube river cruise with Viking

Award-winning garden designer Paul Hervey-Brookes embarks on a Viking Danube river cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest and discovers the river's intriguing history I’ve always been a keen sailor, and I love water, so when I had...

Mediterranean cruise on Saga Sapphire

A glamorous Mediterranean voyage on Saga Sapphire will have you dancing the night away, as Erica Douglas discovers As the sun sets over Barcelona, one half of a jazz duo strums on a guitar while...

Azamara Pursuit review

Azamara Pursuit, the hotly anticipated ship from Azamara Club Cruises, was christened in Southampton in August – here Becky Wiggins gives her verdict. Fom the moment you step on board Azamara Pursuit, the atmosphere is...

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Liz Jarvis
Lyndal Beeton
Daniel Webb