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Cruises in Africa

The Cruise Director

Expanding horizons: education on cruise ships

Sally Macmillan If you like the idea of using some time at sea for broadening your knowledge (rather than just your waistline), you can find an amazing variety of expert lecturers working on cruise ships across the...

Cruising

Fresh waters, new frontiers

Raja Ampat Palau

Taken a cruise lately? Join the club - nearly 700,000 of us did one or more last year. So, where next beyond the obvious? Louise Goldsbury has the answers.

Cruising

Ships in the night

AXW2TR Curetes Street and Library of Celsus, completed in AD 135. Ephesus, Turkey. Image shot 2007. Exact date unknown. shd travel september 15 cruise report ALAMY

Cruise lines are recognising the value of longer stays in port, writes Louise Goldsbury.

Egypt

State of the Nile

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Ian McKinnon takes in Egypt's best sites on a leisurely river cruise.

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Travellers Tips

The Canny Traveller

Cruising the Nile on the cheap

Exploring the Nile in downtown Cairo comes with volume control, writes Belinda Jackson.

Map of Africa

Travel News

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 12:05pm | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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