Some of its chefs have worked for the world's top hotels and culinary legends such as Paul Bocuse.
Big, small, old-fashioned glamour, space-age technology: there is a perfect cruise out there for you - you just need to know how to find it.
A tantalising glimpse into the complex cultures and stunning islands of a country many of us hardly know.
'We only got here twice last year, so we're lucky today,' says our expedition leader.
The superhuman Norwegians like to call it easy, but for the rest of us ...
The Lofoten Islands are the most beautiful place on Earth. There, I've said it. I doubt I'll never recant.
Passengers dress to the hilt, ships are decked out in bunting and the entertainment is non-stop.
Don't expect onboard facilities superfluous to Coral Discoverer's purpose: to showcase remote and spectacular destinations.
Some harbours stand out for their natural beauty and easy access to cities and sights.
Now you can experience a stunning Australian coastline on a cruise with French finesse.
So much of this well-imagined vessel is just right.
I look out the tall windows beside me, frothy waves crashing up against them, feeling like a banana in a blender.