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A place where we step away from the offers and deals and itineraries for a moment, and take a look at the wider world of cruising. Here you will find tips, advice, cruising news, and a whole bunch of our favourite destinations, excursions, ships, and the best of our luxury cruise lines.

Want to know the Top 10 Activities on a Caribbean Cruise? The Best New Expedition Ships? How to Pack for a Luxury River Cruise? You will find the answers here, plus more!

Galapagos

Where to next?

Every keen traveller has a bucket list of epic destinations they absolutely must visit one day. Cruising is no exception.

Whether it is cruising through the Suez Canal, staying in an overwater bungalow in Bora Bora, standing atop the Great Wall of China, or snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef or even visiting the beautiful islands in the Caribbean there is a bucket list cruise out there for everyone. You may have seen our Ultimate Cruise Bucket List, but if not, click here.

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Azamara Quest

Amazing Azamara Quest

This summer, Panache Cruises' Admin Manager Lyndsay Cuddy spent a week on board Azamara Quest sailing around the Greek Islands. She was the first of the Panache Cruises team to get away and we were all extremely jealous - although as you may have seen, we all followed suit! Lyndsay has written all about her experience on board Quest on one of its first cruises back at sea.

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Mykonos

Mamma Mia! Exploring the Greek Isles

With over 200 islands to explore, filled with ancient history, vibrant culture, mouth-watering cuisine, stunning architecture and gorgeous sunshine, what's not to love about Greece?

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Dolce Vita Canapes

Culinary Delights on the Silver Moon

Can I just start by saying how nice it was to resume travelling again! Olivia and I were extremely fortunate to be one of the first to sail on-board the brand-new Silver Moon as she embarked on a summer season of Greek Itineraries. What a magnificent ship she is!

In this blog, I am going to talk more about our food experience on-board, and all the different styles of restaurants on offer!

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Regent Seven Seas Splendor

A Splendid Cruise on Regent Splendor

The other week, Panache Cruises' General Manager Clare Cruise was invited on board Regent Seven Seas' newest ship, Seven Seas Splendor. Clare spent a few days sailing along the south coast of England and was blessed with beautiful sunshine throughout. Here's what she said about Splendor when she came back...

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Emerald Sakara

Emerald Cruises' Brand-New Super Yacht!

Exciting news!! Emerald Cruises has announced plans to build a second superyacht which will join its fleet in 2023.

Emerald’s current superyacht, Azzurra, is custom-designed to allow closer access to the ports and harbours in itineraries, places only small yachts can reach. The new addition, Sakara, will be identical in its design and join its sister-yacht in sailing the Mediterranean, Adriatic, Red Sea, and Black Sea.

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Skellig Islands, Ireland

Expedition Close to Home

Recently, we have seen an exponential rise in cruise bookings and we couldn’t be more excited. Almost every member of our team at Panache Cruises has been lucky enough to step on board a cruise ship in the past few months and experience the thrill of cruising again post-pandemic.

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Silver Moon

A week on board Silver Moon

The other week, my colleague Catherine and I were fortunate enough to be invited on board Silversea’s newest ship, the Silver Moon, for a sailing around the Greek Isles. The whole experience was absolutely incredible. It was my first ever cruise and I certainly started at the top! We were on board for six nights (the actual cruise was 10 nights, but we got on board a few days in).

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An Archipelago Time Forgot

I am so excited to share that in just a few months' time I will be lucky enough to fly half way around the world and set foot on islands which are remote, untouched, and mysterious. Very few tourists visit this stunning destination and that is thanks to the exceptional work put in by charities and conservation organisations to protect the natural environment and delicate ecosystems throughout the archipelago.

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Seven Seas Grandeur

Regent Seven Seas' Grandest Ship: Grandeur

See a sneak peek of Regent's brand-new ship here!

For nearly thirty years, Regent Seven Seas have proudly delivered unrivalled luxury cruise experiences around the world. With every luxury included, Regent ensure that their guests are free to embrace every moment of their journey, all beginning with a ship which elevates the pinnacle of ocean cruising to new heights.

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