Cruises don’t have to limit themselves to oceans. If they can fit along the waterways and under bridges, there are many more watery destinations that could fascinate you. Some places are only accessible by ship or boat. Not all of us are sailors or have yachts and crews, besides it’s much more pleasurable if you […]

Don’t worry, the latest figures about cruise ship orders is all good news for cruise travellers. Industry news states there are 22 ships currently on order for completion and delivery between 2012 and 2016. Royal Caribbean Cruises’ chairman and CEO Richard Fain does however hint at restrained excitement and has indicated that his company will […]

Oasis of the Seas – an Environmentally Friendly Cruise Ship

by Lily Egge Cruising 14 November 2011

The Oasis of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International’s, super-size cruise ship might be accused of excess. Laid on its side it would match the length of the Eiffel Tower, its width is larger than an aircraft’s wingspan and with all the ‘neighbourhoods’ on board it is almost a city in its own right.  However, in […]

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Sea Princess from Princess Cruises Arrives

by Alyssa Beit Cruising 14 November 2011

For those of you up early enough around Sydney harbour last Sunday you may have witnessed the arrival of Princess Cruises 77,499 gross tonne Sea Princess.  This day however the crew here at Cruise1st were privileged to be invited for walk around and lunch on board so we all eagerly arrived at our designated time at […]

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Sea Princess: an Inside Look

by Alyssa Beit Cruising 8 November 2011

Last Sunday we were privileged to be invited for walk around and lunch aboard Princess Cruises 77,499 gross tonne Sea Princess.  She is the 3rd of four sister ships, being Sun Princess, Dawn Princess and Oceana currently serving with sister company P&O Cruises UK. I have sailed on this class of ship before so it […]

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