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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.

Five of the best luxury cruise holidays for families or group travellers

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...

Almost two million cruises were taken by British holidaymakers in 2017, with a record high of 1,959,000 cruise passengers reported in latest figures, released by industry body, the Cruise Lines International...

Asia is a destination that is best seen to be believed. No words can conjure up the rich culture that exists everywhere you look, nor is any sentence able to do justice to the unique and intriguing lifestyles...

Words by Bindu Gopal Rao Can you imagine a mermaid falling in love with an astronaut? Well seems improbable right? But this is exactly what you can see aboard the luxury cruise liner Genting Dream. Okay...

If you’re lucky in love, you may find that you’ll soon be heading off on the honeymoon of your dreams. Luxury cruising has become increasingly popular in recent years, with many choosing to cruise...

Adventure cruising is evolving at a faster rate than any other form of travelling, with big names constantly bringing new and innovative offerings to holidayers and expanding the possibilities of cruise....

With destinations as rich in culture as Asia, as stunning as Europe and as culturally diverse as North America – a holiday to the Northern Hemisphere guarantees an unforgettable cruise experience....

Whilst you may have missed the boat to embark on a Christmas or New Year sailing for 2017, there’s no reason why you can’t plan ahead for a Christmas cruise in 2018 – or even for 2019! Some...

David Powell takes a four-night cruise to the Dutch capital on Black Watch… Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines are always offering special cruise experiences for their guests and a long weekend cruise from Dover...

To be on the deck of a ship at sunrise is often memorable, but on Royal Clipper it’s a near-religious experience, due to the gorgeous sunlight striking the bright, white sails. Officially, she is a...

For some, the mention of a cruise conjures up images of being stuck in a poky, windowless cabin, swaying from side to side and suffering with sea sickness for days at sea and nothing to do but wait until...

As the UK and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere boldly braces itself for winter, Earth’s Southern Hemisphere is approaching summer. Imagine waking up on board a cruise ship, on a voyage encompassing...

Words and images by David Powell David Powell spent a week on the luxury hotel barge L’Impressionniste cruising through Burgundy. The Burgundy canal is one of the most attractive canals in France, winding...

Some believe that cruising is only about relaxing, drinking and soaking up the sun – but in recent years it has become so much more than that. With jam-packed itineraries, immersive excursions and exclusive...

Cruising is a wonderful way to see the world. The best ships have everything you need to keep you occupied while you are at sea. With the added benefit that every day, or so, you arrive in a new port,...

Leading travel writer, Kate Morfoot from Love To Eat To Travel sets sail on a five star ship with Sail Croatia to discover the Dalmatian coast. Croatia is steeped in history having been trampled over by...

When it comes to luxury travel, the world is your oyster. From the hotel to the destination, there are countless options to choose from – not to mention how you’re going to get there. But there’s...

Experience the White Continent with The Great Majestic Explorer and Indian gastronomy. Twice Michelin starred Chef Atul Kochhar has unveiled the preview of his menu exclusively created for The Q Experiences,...

From cruising the waters of France to reach the iconic wine destination of Bordeaux to exploring the Norwegian Fjords and trying the culinary delights of Spain and Portugal, cruising through Europe is...

Food is an integral part of any cruise experience, and if you’re a fan of cruising then you’re likely a fan of the cuisine served on board. From buffet options to unique dining experiences, many cruise...

Did you know that cruising is becoming one of the travel industry’s most popular holiday types? With a variety of destinations on offer combined with exceptional value and unique cruise lines, it’s...

For weary landlubbers yearning to escape the relentless pressures of life in the fast lane, AmaWaterways offers the ultimate retreat. Featured in the latest issue of the Berlitz Guide to River Cruising,...

Casinos form part of the cruising experience. Here are four of the best ships on which to spin the reels and go all in. In recent years, cruising has found new popularity among discerning travellers all...

There are few industries that evolve as continually as cruising, forever looking to reach new peaks and explore untrodden turf, delivering something truly unique to travellers. As part of an ongoing effort...

Travelling solo has become a much-desired holiday experience, with the number of solo traveller bookings increasing year by year. Cruising is an incredibly popular form of travel, and when holidaying alone,...

The mighty Mekong River, begins in China and the Himalaya Mountains and flows through seven countries and 2700 miles along the way. It is a way of life for the people along the river, giving food, transportation...

Vietnam is a beautiful destination with a natural beauty like no other place in the world. Vietnam’s natural treasure is Halong Bay, an azure  bay dotted with hundreds of conical limestone islands....

Many of us have a bucket list of things that we’d like to see and accomplish throughout our lives, but if you’re serious about voyaging the world, then cruising might just be what you’re looking...

Embarking on a cruise holiday is so much more than simply visiting a destination – in fact, oftentimes it is more about witnessing unforgettable phenomena and unearthing once-in-a-lifetime experiences....

When it comes to cruise travel, travel agents truly are the matchmakers helping to connect holiday seekers with the best cruise experience. In fact, last year more than 82 per cent of cruise holidays were...

Luxury river cruising has become increasingly popular in recent years with many preferring the intimacy of a river cruise ship to the hustle and bustle of an ocean liner. These river ships cruise the waterways...

There’s no doubt about the popularity of sporting events around the world. From the World Cup to the Grand Prix, people travel from far across the globe to witness these iconic events – so how refreshing...

A world cruise is an experience unlike any other; no other means of travel enables you to take in such a rich variety of destinations, cultures and lifestyles with seamless ease. With such a diverse choice...

If asked to describe Asia in one word, you would find yourself clutching at thin air – Asia weaves an intricate and remarkable tapestry that is simply indescribable – perhaps it is simply that...

With multiple destinations and on board entertainment to rival the centre of London, a cruise is the ultimate choice in luxury travel. Still unsure about whether a cruise is for you? Read on for our five...

For those seeking an unforgettable Christmas gift for someone special, Silversea, founded in the 1990’s, recipient of the USA’s Global Traveller 2016 Leisure Travel Award for ‘best luxury cruise...

Glaciers, fjords, islands, the coast and the sea, you come into close contact with wild and dramatic scenery, steep mountains and waterfalls there before you, writes leading travel journalist, Kate Morfoot...

With Christmas just round the corner, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is getting into the festive spirit among the busy Christmas markets of the Emerald Isles, Germany and Denmark. Leaving from Liverpool on Sunday...

There are few destinations worldwide that offer the blend of old-world glamour and new-age excitement that Monaco can. Synonymous with luxury, Monaco is a timeless destination, but what is less known is...

I’ve always suffered from the wanderlust. A desire to explore faraway places, exotic cultures, and to have unforgettable experiences. From my youth, I remember Humphrey Bogart in The African Queen trekking...