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The seven deadly sins of travel

Travel broadens the mind - and possibly indulges some of our worst traits, as these writers reveal.

The Backpacker

Crossing a notorious stretch of ocean? That's my kind of cruise

Ushuaia penguins

The Backpacker This is adventure, a dream come true.

Cruising

Queens of the waves

queen mary 2

Sally Macmillan Cunard has a reputation for elegance and service to uphold, writes Sally Macmillan.

Cruising

Postcard: questionable behaviour

Mal Chenu The questions come thick and fast. In what year was the Berlin wall built?

Cruising

Sail new horizons

Sally Macmillan There's a world of choice, price tags and experiences when it comes to cruises, writes Sally Macmillan.

Cruising

Blue lagoon

Amber Robinson Amber Robinson and family find an island to treasure while cruising the south Pacific.

Cruises

Get going: party on the Pacific Jewel

Pacific Jewel

BELINDA JACKSON Time poor? You can escape for a three-night sea break on the Pacific Jewel.

Q&A

Famous Flyer: Gavin MacLeod

Gavin?MacLeod

The Love Boat might be long gone but star Gavin MacLeod still loves to cruise.

Mama Holiday

A convert to cruising

family cruise

Tracey Spicer OK, I'll be honest with you. For most of my life I've avoided cruising like the plague.

Forewarmed is forearmed

Antarctica tourist

Lynne Whiley Ten things y-you should kn-n-now b-b-efore t-t-taking a c-c-cold-c-c-climate c-c-cruise, writes Lynne Whiley.

Cruising

Search for the glow

Aurora borealis

Dodging trolls and and black ice, Belinda Jackson rugs up to hunt the Northern Lights.

Cruising

A true Greek odyssey

Star Clipper

Sailing the famed islands of Greece in luxury proves an addictive experience, writes Kristie Kellahan.

Cruising

Sailing with the stars

Shannan Ponton

Want to meet your favourite celebrity? Find them at sea, writes Louise Goldsbury.

Cruising

Go with the flow

Pandaw river cruises

Sally Macmillan It pays to get in early when it comes to river cruises, writes Sally Macmillan.

The sea day diaries

voyager of the seas

Angie Kelly With no land in sight for nine days out of 14, Angie Kelly and family plunged into as many activities as they could fit in from dawn til disco o-clock.

Cruising

Shore things

The Gornergrat

From breweries to botanicals, opera to alps, a new generation of shore excursions has revitalised river cruising, writes Brian Johnston.

Cruising

It's a dog's life on the high seas

Queen Mary 2

Sally Macmillan QM2 is the only passenger ship that transports pets (dogs and cats).

Cruising

Don't miss the boat

Lifou island

Angie Kelly A perfect day in Noumea turns into a mad rush for Angie Kelly and her cabin-mate.

Cruising

Pagoda trail

BELMOND ORCAELLA

Fiona Carruthers Myanmar and its people are opening up to the world, writes Fiona Carruthers.

Cruising

Sweet as apple pie

Normandy

It's all about the food in Normandy, Queenslander Glenda Parker finds on her sixth cruise.