Australians have become very choosy when it comes to good coffee. And on a cruise, that doesn't change.
The Bordeaux region is an area of cool Atlantic breezes, cognac and wines, soft limestone villages and chateaux at every river bend.
Preservation or development? How do you strike the balance in a place like Luxor.
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.
A Mekong River cruise through remote villages where few tourists travel.