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Cruising on the Danube: A touch of the royal treatment

Kerry van der Jagt Kerry van der Jagt finds herself in the very best of company as she cruises the Danube.

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The Cruise Director: New cruise ships

Royal Caribbean international.

Sally Macmillan P&O Cruises' head honchos sorted through 20,000 suggestions of names for its two new ships.

Luxe nomad

Cruise ships, I was wrong about you

Cruising women on deck

Lee Tulloch Ships for sexy singles, intellectuals or adventurers. I'm no longer horrified by the concept.

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The Cruise Director: Christmas cruises

photo:tim-mckenna.com.

Paul Gauguin cruise ship. Photograph supplied. SHD TRAVEL JULY 15 CRUISE.

Sally Macmillan Cruising around Australia during the Christmas holidays is becoming more popular.

India

India: Gliding the golden gateway

Familes washing in Hooghly River, Calcutta.

Peter Cochrane The surrounds of Kolkata's Hooghly River contain all of the follies of the British raj, writes Peter Cochrane.

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Cruising Fiji: The ultimate disconnect

Fulaga Lagoon

Katrina Lobley It took three years of negotiations over much kava before a cruise line could set sail for Fiji's remote Lau islands, writes Katrina Lobley.

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The Cruise Director: river cruising India

Diamond Princess

Sally Macmillan The spotlight is now turning to India as an up-and-coming river cruise destination.

New Zealand

Shore excursion: New Zealand's TranzAlpine Express

Akaroa

Natasha Dragun Natasha Dragun swaps a ship for a train through some of New Zealand's most spectacular alpine countryside.

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The Cruise Director: river cruising Europe

le Ponant under sails

Sally Macmillan This year 26 new river ships have been launched to cruise Europe's waterways - a pretty mind-boggling statistic.

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The Cruise Director: fine dining on cruises

mv funchal

Sally Macmillan P&O Cruises World Cruising is employing an international cheese expert on its new ship.

Japan

Japan with a French twist

Sarah Maguire Green tea by day, foie gras by night: Sarah Maguire has a cross-cultural experience cruising around Japan.

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Everyone asks: will Medicare cover a cruise ship doctor visit?

Generic pic of a doctor.

Michael Gebicki If I take a cruise along Australia's coastline and need to see the ship's doctor, are my medical expenses covered by Medicare?

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The Cruise Director: Asia's new love of cruising

Sally Macmillan River cruisers are spoilt for choice when they head to Asia these days and now the major ocean cruise lines are ramping up their presence in the region.

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Packing for upmarket cruises can be particularly troublesome

Lee Tulloch My bedroom looks like a posse of thuggish possums has ransacked it. They haven't. I'm packing.

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Wild world on water: how cruising is going to extremes

True North

Robert Upe Think cruising is about lying by the pool on a deck chair? Think again.

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The Cruise Director: freighter cruising

aranui

Sally Macmillan Readers of a certain age may recall the bestselling book Slow Boats to China.

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France: The other Catherine the great

Lee Tulloch Uniworld's new cruising ship was named for royalty, and it carries it well, writes Lee Tulloch.

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Arcadia adults-only cruise ship review: Spa and bar, please

Arcadia cruise ship spa

Terry Durack You could do everything on the Arcadia, writes Terry Durack - or nothing at all.

The Cruise Director: a fleet approaches

Sally Macmillan There's growing excitement about the number of ships heading our way in the next few years.

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Slices of island life

A cruise that takes in Indonesia's key sights is a fascinating way to explore, writes John Coleman.