More varied, casual dining venues are appearing on cruise ships as the wider trend towards increasing on-board informality gathers pace, reports Brian Johnston.
What's to love about Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, the giant new cruise ship that arrived at its new home of Miami for the first time earlier this month?
You can see passengers decompressing, shedding their clothes, giving up on trying to comb their wind-tangled hair.
A Kimberley cruise offers the chance to sail through 60,000 years of history.
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.