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Read the latest reviews and recommendations for luxury cruise holidays around the world. Find the best cruise trips, itineraries and luxury cruise excursions at Luxury Lifestyle Magazine.

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5 interesting cruise excursions in Europe

If you’ve never experienced the decadence, endless food, drinks, entertainment and beautiful places to visit that only a cruise can offer then you really should think about booking one now. Cruises...

David Powell spent a week on the luxury barge La Bella Vita cruising the Italian Renaissance from Venice to Mantua in considerable style! Wednesday, we’ve been on La Bella Vita for 3 days and definitely...

Words by Irene Caswell Having never been on a cruise, when I received an invitation to the naming day of Saga Cruises’ new boutique luxury ship The Spirit of Discovery, I was intrigued. According to...

Words by David Powell Five course dinners with double-starters and delicious deserts, all-inclusive drinks, fabulously friendly staff and tomorrow morning we sail into Santorini! Idyllic Aegean indeed...

For those seeking to escape the constant demands of life in the fast lane and yearning for that illusive tranquil space, a voyage on board the Crystal Mozart is just the ticket. Recipient of the Condé...

It’s often expected that river cruise ships don’t have many facilities on-board, and that activities are limited to enjoying a nice meal and admiring the passing scenery. Whilst this used to be the...

A Caribbean ocean cruise is a timeless option for any traveller looking for that optimal mix of sun, sea, luxury and discovery. Sometimes it isn’t necessary to seek out far-flung, hidden locations, but...

As the extravagant Celebrity Edge sets sail on its European maiden voyage, the latest market research reveals that the popularity of cruise holidays is forecast to rapidly increase. According to research...

For the perfect Spring getaway, leading travel writer Nick Constance is bang on the zeitgeist when it comes to a jaunt along the Seine – especially as the ship visits the Normandy coast, 170 miles...

When it comes to choosing the chic-est of holiday destinations, it doesn’t get much better than Paris. Known as the world’s most romantic city, it’s home to over 70 Michelin-starred restaurants,...

This sun-kissed area of the world is synonymous with so many things that make us feel good. The very mention of the Caribbean conjures up images of azure waters, silky sands, colourful cocktails and unparalleled...

Travel writer Bindu Gopal Rao joins Jalesh Cruises first premium ship to sail on Indian waters and discovers a wonderful way to experience the cruise life and the very best of Indian hospitality. As I...

If you desire to set sail on an indulgent adventure, whilst experiencing the highest level of luxury, then look no further as Silver Origin grants your wish. Recognised for its gold standard in luxury...

Channel your inner explorer and immerse yourself in luxury, cultures and unforgettable landscapes. How you may ask? With a cruise, of course. Not only is a cruise the best way to explore a region, but...

If you are on the search for an exciting experience then you don’t need to look any further than the horizon, where you will find the longest waterslide onboard the Navigator of the Seas. The 800-foot...

Calling all millennials … your dream position has just become available – being paid to travel the world and post your extraordinary experiences on social media. The role, as an apprentice...

If you have a desire to set sail on an indulgent adventure filled with luxury and splendour, then you certainly do not need to look further than the newly unveiled Celebrity Edge. Celebrity Cruises inaugurated...

Kate Morfoot, leading travel writer from lovetoeattotravel.com made memories in the Maldives on Scubaspa Ying. Scubaspa ‘Ying’ and her twin sister ‘Yang” are five-star floating resorts based in...

Think a cruise isn’t for you? Think again, says Josie Millar, after a spectacular voyage on P&O Cruises’ flagship Britannia in the Caribbean If you have thought about going on a cruise but worry...

Words by Sophie Ibbotson This Christmas you could sail north into the Arctic Circle in search of Santa, but you’d likely be sorely disappointed. For one thing, so close to the North Pole the hours of...

Halong Bay is bracing itself for its biggest and most luxurious cruising vessel yet replete with 46 spacious cabins, an evening piano bar, spa, fine dining restaurant and two expansive sun decks. New...

Words by Anastasia Pittini Visiting the Galapagos islands is a once in a lifetime experience and likely one of the most awe-inspiring destinations in the world. The archipelago is composed of thirteen...

When it comes to our golden years, we all have an idea about the kind of luxuries we’d like to enjoy. Fine dining, worldwide travel, top shows and exotic experiences. We picture our every whim catered...

For landlubbers yearning for tranquillity, Uniworld, voted ‘No. 1 River Cruise Line’ at Travel and Leisure’s 2018 World’s Best Awards, offers the ultimate retreat for lovers of...

If you’ve been there, done that and got the t-shirt with backpacking and the typical British summer resorts, if the thought of sitting by the pool listening to other families argue makes you cringe and...

Poet John Keats wrote of nature in, ‘On the Grasshopper and Cricket’, that “the poetry of Earth is never dead”. Any nature enthusiast, I’m sure, will agree. The world is there for exploration...

Cruises are an ideal and popular way to wind down, enjoy a summer holiday and soak up the summer sun. They also offer a huge range of locations, activities and cuisines to choose from. It’s therefore...

When it comes to luxury holiday destinations, the Galapagos Islands have got it all. Located 1,000km from the Ecuadorian mainland, this idyllic archipelago of islands is brimming with interesting volcanic...

Health and wellbeing have become hot topics in recent years, with a number of travel retreats offering wellbeing packages, all focusing on recharging the mind, body and soul. Luckily, the world of luxury...

When it comes to the luxury lifestyle, there are certain activities that spring to mind – and an evening in a top casino and a holiday on a luxury cruise ship would both be likely to feature. But while...

Millennials now make up the largest share of the luxury cruise market, bucking the stereotype of mature travellers dominating this high-end holiday category. The proof? UK cruise retailer CruiseDeals.co.uk...

Sailing eastward nearly 4,000 nautical miles, Nick Constance joins a Windstar Power Yacht crossing the Atlantic. We set out from Bridgetown, Barbados at 7pm, heading out into the Atlantic for Lisbon, Portugal. The...

Debbie Stevens, head of sales and markerting at The Cruise Line, looks at how the cruise industry is fast becoming the home of luxury travel. There are more exciting and unique ways to see the world now...

Any royalist will know how much the Royal Family love to travel, especially by sea, and it is said that some of Her Majesty the Queen’s favourite holidays were aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia. With...

Kate Morfoot, leading travel and founder of LoveToEatToTravel.com, takes Le Boat to explore the Canal du Midi in France. Time is a luxury that most of us don’t have, except perhaps when we go on holiday...

When embarking on a cruise, it isn’t necessarily the destinations on offer that appeal the most, especially when on board a luxury vessel. In fact, the ship itself can act as a destination in its own...

With more and more of us choosing to travel by ourselves, the solo traveller market has grown considerably in recent years. There are a wealth of benefits when embarking on a solo cruise, particularly...

In days gone by, cruises gained the stereotype of limited dining options, cramped cabins and passengers that were only ever over a certain age. However, as global revenue now exceeds $50 billion per year,...

One of the great things about luxury river cruising is the range of high quality ‘home-comforts’ you can look forward to on board your river vessel. From sumptuous toiletries to plump pillows...

Sometimes when going on holiday with your children or as a group, it can be difficult to know which cruise line is best for you – especially when it comes to the luxury cruise market. Fran Hayden, Marketing...

What better way to take in Europe’s Waterways than aboard one of Amadeus River Cruises award-winning ships. Enjoy the passing scenery in leisurely comfort and style, savour local specialties onboard...