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What is a Christmas Cruise like?

A time for self-indulgence, pampering, and doing whatever you want at a speed that suits you. An opportunity to spend time with your favourite people, purely focused on good wholesome fun. Christmas or a cruise? Same vibe, same energy. Now imagine a Christmas cruise...

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Our Seabourn Moment: A Panache Love Story

Seabourn ultra-luxury cruises are known for their Moments. Whether it’s a fruity cocktail being brought to you poolside or a kayak experience with seals in the Arctic, it’s these little moments that make your cruise an experience. We’re thrilled, excited, and proud to share a Seabourn Moment that’s better than most...

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Oceania Riviera Exterior

Mediterranean Intrigue Aboard Oceania's Riviera

Connoisseur Diane was lucky enough to be invited aboard Oceania’s Riviera ship. Setting sail from Civitavecchia in Rome, the Riviera would make a few stops before finally docking at Palma de Mallorca, Spain. In this piece, Diane takes us around the ship's facilities, gives us a taste for The Finest Cuisine at Sea, and talks us through her excursionary adventures...

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Wine Cruises: Wine Tasting Around the World

Wine producing is a fast-growing market here in the UK. Until we are well-established, why not explore the many beautiful wine producing regions around the world? Many of them you can visit during a luxury and ultra-luxury cruise. Our Sophie has been fortunate enough to visit some of these vineyards and I would like to share her experiences with you...

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Silver Dawn

Silversea Cruises: Rome to Monte Carlo on Silver Dawn

Another luxury cruise with Silversea? Oh yes! Last week Sales and Operations Director Clare was invited on board the beautiful Silver Dawn for a little three-day taste of Silversea's newest luxury cruise ship...

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Seabourn Ovation

Mouthwatering delights on Seabourn Ovation

Our Georgia recently had the pleasure to embark on the beautiful Seabourn Ovation. One of her favourite parts, being the foodie that she is, would have to be all the dining experiences on board. Prepare for your mouth to water and tummy to grumble...

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The Retreat

The Retreat on Seabourn Ovation

I recently sailed onboard Seabourn Ovation and one of my favourite areas of the ship was The Retreat on Deck 12. I want to tell you all about it...

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Azamara Suite

Why Should You Upgrade on Azamara?

Recently I was invited on board Azamara Quest for a few hours while she was docked in my hometown of Southampton and I took this opportunity to take a full ship tour and, most importantly, check out the accommodations on board...

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Oceania Cruises

Casually Elegant Travel with Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises is the epitome of elegant but casual travel and offers an experience exactly like nothing else. Created for artisans of leisure and exploration, the sassy ships are renowned for their debonaire ambiance that encapsulates fine living, impeccable cuisine and intuitive service. Imagine The Savoy at sea and you’re getting close. These qualities have been at the forefront of the company’s ethos since its inception 20 years ago. Their six ships are not too ostentatious, nor too hip; they are simply sublime.

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Athenian Acropolis

72 hours in Athens

I have been to Greece many times but only to the islands and my first visit to the mainland did not disappoint. Athens is a beautiful, vibrant city with so much to see and do. I decided to fly in a couple of days before my cruise to see as much of Europe’s oldest capital city as possible.  

There are plenty of excellent hotels and accommodation options in Athens and the city is really well connected via metro links. I opted for an apartment that had a rooftop terrace with a fantastic view of the Acropolis which is even better at night when it illuminates the city below.

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