Australians have become very choosy when it comes to good coffee. And on a cruise, that doesn't change.
It's a slow sail of creaking canvas and gentle swells, to beautiful places where I rediscover the joy of doing nothing.
Norway, land of 1000 waterfalls and possibly the world's most successful society, has a secret. It's called friluftsliv.
Our butler, Dario, refills the fridge without a hint of judgment about the astonishing quantity of champagne we get through.
Cruising and islands make for perfect partners and interesting adventures.
Stepping from our Zodiacs we are met by what seems to be the entire population of the village of just 44 inhabitants.
Two absurdly cute polar bear cubs cuddle each other, intertwined like little white clouds.
The tiny island has been a refuge for criminals, a holiday island for royalty and a smugglers' lair.
Oceania is one of few cruise companies offering culinary classes at sea.
Encountering glaciers, gold, bears and beads on a seven-day Voyage of the Glaciers cruise on Star Princess from downtown Vancouver
The exceptionally clear quality of the light in the coastal resort town of Kragero has turned it into an artist's mecca.
Meet the cruise companies making the high seas more sustainable.