Category: Cruises & Boat Travel

3 of the ultimate luxury Peru vacations

3 of the ultimate luxury Peru vacations

If you are tempted by luxury travel in South America, have you considered a trip to Peru? Most luxury travellers to South America associate the continent with attractions like the elegant city of Buenos Aires, the wine regions of central Chile or perhaps the picture postcard settings of Rio de Janeiro. Of course these are […]

Interview with Owen Coleman, CEO of The Coleman Group Worldwide LLC

Interview with Owen Coleman, CEO of The Coleman Group Worldwide LLC

Owen Coleman is an entrepreneur and world class designer who has created and built many strategy and branding firms since his first design firm in 1966. After 30 years, he became partners with the Interpublic Group, forming the Coleman Worldwide Partnership, comprised of the finest brand design firms in 18 countries. His friendship and mentorship with those partners endures today. […]

New culinary tours in the South Pacific with Oceania Cruises

New culinary tours in the South Pacific with Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises is expanding its Culinary Discovery Tours to the South Pacific on the award-winning mid-sized luxury cruise ship Marina. Uniquely designed for each port, these tours provide guests with the opportunity to explore local food markets, vineyards and farms in small groups, side-by-side with an expert chef from the ship’s Bon Appétit Culinary Center. Participants then […]

Cruising with Disney - 5 highlights for exhausted parents

Cruising with Disney – 5 highlights for exhausted parents

When one hears the word ‘Disney’, they think of amusement parks, Mickey Mouse, or the collection of classic movies this brand has inspired. And once one has kids, a Disney vacation is almost considered a mandatory destination or a trip that parents aspire for their children to have. This, on the other hand, often conjures […]

Steve Jobs' luxury super-yacht

Steve Jobs’ luxury super-yacht

Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs’ luxury super-yacht, ‘Venus’, was unveiled on the anniversary of his death at the Dutch shipyard Koninklijke De Vries (Royal de Vries) in Aalsmeer. This sleek vessel is 80m (260 feet) long and was designed by Jobs himself along with designer Philippe Starck. The yacht has a minimalist design, an ultralight aluminum […]

Discovering the heart of Greenland

Discovering the heart of Greenland

Did you know that only two of Greenland’s towns are connected by road? And that the main mode of transport during the winter is the humble dog sled? You can find out more about this fascinating island and its unique culture on a series of special voyages with Hurtrigruten in 2013 (which couldn’t be further removed […]

The best ways to sea in the New Year around the world

The best ways to sea in the New Year around the world

The New Year is cause for great celebrations as people ring out the old and ring in the new, with cities across the world celebrating in style with parties and huge fireworks displays. Some of the best displays can be seen in Madeira, Sydney and Rio, with the best view being available from a ship […]

The solar-powered ship that circumnavigated the world

The solar-powered ship that circumnavigated the world

MS Turanor PlanetSolar set sail from the port of Monaco on 27th September 2010 in a bid to become the first solar-powered ship to circumnavigate the globe. On 6th May this year, 587 days and 28 countries later – not to mention 3 oceans, 11 seas and 60,006 kilometres – the PlanetSolar team achieved just […]

Andrey Melnichenko's $300 million, 394-foot mega-yacht

Andrey Melnichenko’s $300 million, 394-foot mega-yacht

Designed by Philippe Starck, the “A” mega-yacht cost more than $300 million to build. It’s owned by the Russian businessman and billionaire, Andrey Melnichenko, one of the top 100 richest people in the world, has 3 swimming pools, a helipad and lots more. Watch the video below to learn more about this amazing vessel.

Highlights of the Condé Nast Traveler 25th Annual Readers' Choice Awards

Highlights of the Condé Nast Traveler 25th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

The results are in for the Condé Nast Traveler 25th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The awards rank the best cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, hotels, and resorts worldwide. A record 46,476 readers participated, rating 370 hotels, resorts, and cruise lines above a score of 90! (To put this in perspective, the first list in 1988 […]

5 reasons to choose all-inclusive deals on a luxury cruise

5 reasons to choose all-inclusive deals on a luxury cruise

Luxury cruise holidays are popular with those wishing to see a multitude of beautiful locations and sights in one single trip. Cruising can save travellers significant money compared to making similar trips using other means of transport. This is particularly true for passengers who book all-inclusive cruise deals, since the costs related to flights, transfers, food and drink […]

Travel around London like a celebrity on your stag weekend

Travel around London like a celebrity on your stag weekend

During the day, London is an enthralling city filled with historic, cultural and regal exploits to enjoy. By night, the scene changes dramatically. A multitude of hip night spots come to life where you will make memories to last for years to come. Filled with booze and scorching hot dance floors, the stag and his […]

Sailing with the WAOW factor in Indonesia

Sailing with the WAOW factor in Indonesia

Have you ever dreamed of setting sail around the islands of Indonesia? Well… now you can. And in style, too. Welcome to WAOW (Water Adventure Ocean Wide) – the largest wooden sailing vessel in the whole of Indonesia – and the dream of designer Michel Deville. This 60-metre long, three-mast vessel has sails that cover […]

Discover the sights, sounds and smells of vibrant Vietnam

Discover the sights, sounds and smells of vibrant Vietnam

Having moved on from its recent turbulent and troubled past, Vietnam has emerged as a hot favourite with holidaymakers in search of dramatic scenery, a fascinating culture and some of the most exciting cuisine on the planet. From the rice paddies of the Mekong Delta to the colourful markets of the North via the bustling […]

Top 10 river cruises from AmaWaterways

Top 10 river cruises from AmaWaterways

To coincide with National Cruise Week, AmaWaterways has come up with its top 10 pick of river cruises for 2012/2013, chosen for their cultural enrichment, specialist interest and access to spectacular sightseeing. Top romantic cruise Seine cruise – Paris in the springtime Take the train to Paris and embark the luxurious AmaLegro to see the […]

The ultimate in luxury in South Africa

The ultimate in luxury in South Africa

The possibilities are so numerous when it comes to deciding what to visit in South Africa that it is difficult to make a selection. Depending on the time you have, there are a few places or activities that should not be missed.