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Cruises in Middle East

Time to explore: The ancient ruins of Ephesus, in Turkey.

Cruising

Ships in the night

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

Cruising: shore excursions

A day trip to Petra? You betcha

Petra, Jordan

Ian McIntosh explores the wonders of this ancient city in Jordan hewn in rock.

Cruise review

Cruise test: Brilliance of the Seas

Joanna Hall Brilliance was the second of Royal Caribbean's Radiance class of ships.

Middle East

Ancient forts, Persian ports

From its glitzy shopping to enormous mosques, the Middle East makes an impact, writes Joanna Hall.

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Photo galleries

On board the world's most beautiful ship

Crystal Stairs, MSC Splendida cruise ship. Image supplied. SHD TRAVEL OCT 4 CRUISING.

Is the MSC Splendida the most beautiful cruise ship ever built?

Travellers Tips

Q&A

Your questions

Can you recommend the must-see countries in Europe and a suitable homeward-bound cruise?

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North Korea tightens grip on SIM cards used by tourists

9:19am | North Korea is ensuring once tourists leave the country, their SIM card doesn't fall into local hands.

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