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Best Mediterranean ports – Top 4 Mediterranean cruise destinations

The Mediterranean is one of the most popular regions in the world to cruise - and with good reason. Very few destinations can beat the Mediterranean's mix of culture, history and beauty. Here are our...

Summer cruises in the Mediterranean

THE MEDITERRANEAN is the world's most popular cruising area after the Caribbean, thanks to its abundance of culture, stunning scenery, wonderful food and great shopping. Little can beat the thrill of gazing out over the rooftops of Venice as your ship glides up the Giudecca Canal.

Viking Pakhomov Review – Russian River Cruise

A VAST network of rivers, lakes, canals and reservoirs link St Petersburg and Moscow, with an array of unforgettable sights along the way. Topped and tailed by spectacular cities, a cruise through the waterways of Russia's heartland is the ideal way to make discoveries about this vast and intriguing country.

All at sea

Venice to Dubrovnik: Onboard the Norwegian Gem When I mentioned to my mum that I was going on a cruise, she said there are some cities that should be seen from the sea (rather than...

Indian Ocean

The Maldives, Lanka and the west coast of India have, thanks to the arrival of long haul charter flights, become favourites amongst UK based holidaymakers in the last 15 years. Mauritius and the Seychelles...


The enormous continent of Antarctica is an unknown land and the least frequented of all the cruise regions. Cruise expeditions visit a tiny corner of the area, known as the Antarctic Peninsula, and the South...

Red Sea

This tiny region, surrounded by the shores of Egypt, Israel and Jordan, has increased in popularity in the last five years. In spite the occasional unrest in the area, cruises to the Red Sea...

River Cruises

River Cruising is life in the slow lane – watching towns and villages, mountains and monuments drift by in a peaceful, adult environment. More than a million people choose to holiday...

Norwegian Fjords

Holidays admiring the fjords of Norway are a favourite amongst thousands of cruise enthusiasts, thanks to the long light evenings, unique scenery and charm filled ports of call. Many seasoned travellers prefer to visit the...

Far East

Shorter flight times from Europe and the opening up of previously closed borders has made the Far East a very popular choice for a cruise holiday in recent years. Star Cruises has traditionally been the...

Cruise International

Cruise International is the UK’s highest-selling newsstand travel magazine dedicated to cruise holidays. Packed with inspirational reviews, the hottest destination advice, celebrity interviews and the very latest ocean and river cruise news, it helps both new and experienced cruisers alike plan their next trip. With its high production values, stunning photography and outstanding editorial, Cruise International is first choice for Britain’s 1.75 million annual cruise holidaymakers.







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