how to haggle overseas

Haggling has been used by both buyers and sellers all over the world for centuries, but those who do it well understand the etiquette of...

Flight

Boredom and discomfort alert: a monstruous 12-hour flight beckons. Here are 9 ways to make it bearable – or even fun

on deck pools

There are lots of on-deck swimming pools available for cruise travellers now, but which are the best? It's a subjective judgement,...

How to pack for your first ever cruise

Once you've booked your first cruise, there's not much you need to do other than sort out your passport and bag, and you might...

Cruise ships through history: From tragedy to glory

Here are some notable cruise ships through history, and the stories behind them.

5 famous Entertainers who started their lives on the cruise liners

Entertainment on cruise liners is always going to be an intriguing watch wherever you're sailing to – but you never know if...

Entertainment on Board: The Weirdest Onboard Entertainment

Cruise ship entertainment can be lavish and varied; from masquerade balls and performances by the stars of Strictly Come Dancing, to...

How to get invited to the Captain's Table on your cruise

The captain's table is the best place to eat, and to be seen at during your cruise. But there is a fair bit of mystery about how you...

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