Female scuba diver.

Meet the travel nutters

You meet nutters of all descriptions when you travel - they have an obsessive look about them.

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SHD TRAVEL, September 15 Cruise pics - Radiance of Sea images. Pic supplied

The Cruise Director

How far ahead do you book a cruise? When it’s for a once-in a- lifetime full world cruise, people often book up to two years ahead. Cunard and P&O Cruises World Cruising recently released their 2015 world voyages itineraries and are expecting the phones to run hot with advance bookings over the next few weeks.

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Orion cruise PNG

Dive into beauty

Putting boats and Papua New Guinea in the same sentence these days doesn't automatically evoke visions of luxury or expectations of wonder. But Orion Expedition's Melanesian cruise, from New Zealand via Norfolk Island, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands in March 2014 is a boat trip to PNG with plenty of appeal.

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