You can see passengers decompressing, shedding their clothes, giving up on trying to comb their wind-tangled hair.
For visitors, Christmas is the perfect time to experience the culture and the atmosphere of a traditional yuletide celebration.
The curving path of the Murray and the ebb and flow of life along it can't help but soothe the soul.
A Kimberley cruise offers the chance to sail through 60,000 years of history.
When it comes to cruising, the salt air, exotic ports and relaxation all get big ticks. But then there are the crowds.
A Mekong cruise through Vietnam and Cambodia's charming rural hamlets.
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.