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Cruises

River cruising: The travel trend that's made a huge comeback

Brian Johnston River cruising has become so popular that companies are struggling to meet demand, writes Brian Johnston.

Cruising

The shipping news: Cruising peaks in the Pacific

Brian Johnston There are few better cruise moments than when your ship approaches the voluptuous peaks of a Pacific island.

Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands: The captain can croon

Eduardo Neira

Keith Austin You see many strange and wonderful sights in the Galapagos Islands.

Cruising

River cruise in southern France: with the van guard

Medieval hospital tower in Tournon.
Credit: Brian Johnston

Brian Johnston Luxury cruising takes Brian Johnston effortlessly through a southern slice of France.

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Luxury submarine: Lovers Deep

With glass-fronted living spaces and a specially assigned concierge, underwater explorers can indulge in luxury on this leisure submarine.

Photos

UK P&O's newest ship Britannia

P&O newest ship Britannia brings a modern look and feel to British-style cruising.

Britannia, the biggest cruise ship ever built for the British market, will make its maiden voyage in 2015 from Southampton.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Tripologist: Hip-pocket help for hire-car country hopping

Amsterdam

Tripologist If you return your hire car in another country from the one you hired it in, your operator is going to crunch you with a one-way fee.

Tripologist

Summer on the Mediterranean

Tripologist My parents are interested in taking a Mediterranean cruise in September. I am trying to find upmarket, smaller ships.

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Travel News

Orpheus Island resort takes luxury to another level

Guests sit on the beach at Orpheus Island.

JULIETTA JAMESON | Orpheus Island Beach Resort on the Great Barrier Reef has just opened its newly renovated South Suites.

Deals of the week: Cruising goes half price

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Ambling from Scandinavia to sunny Miami, this 47-night cruise package is now almost half price.

Traveller letters: Understand how a cash passport card works

I purchased a cash passport card and have widely used it throughout Europe.

Qantas reroutes flights as PNG's Rabaul Volcano erupts

MICHAEL KOZIOL 3:26pm | A giant ash cloud is affecting some flights to and from Australia following a major eruption of the Rabaul caldera in Papua New Guinea.

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