It's not just about the journey, writes Lance Richardson, it's about your starting blocks.
Cousin Jacki and I decided to take an Alaska cruise together - and that choice was tested.
Diane Grady is impressed by the ingenuity of whales on a wildlife cruise though Alaska.
Among a wealth of short forays in fascinating places, Traveller picks some of its favourites.
Silversea's Alaskan offering is one for the bucket list, writes Julietta Jameson.
Our Cruise Director Sally Macmillan suggests some popular holidays that are filled with thrills for the kids, while also enjoyable for mum and dad.
Taking a cruise with the whole family - mum, dad, kids, grandparents - is becoming increasingly popular.
Taken a cruise lately? Join the club - nearly 700,000 of us did one or more last year. So, where next beyond the obvious? Louise Goldsbury has the answers.
The USA's biggest state is also big on sights and price. But nowhere else in the world can you traverse such a dramatic coastline and witness orcas frolic in wild seas, boulders of glacial ice crash into the ocean below or breaching humpback whales in a single trip. Inland, its national parks have hungry brown bears catching salmon in river rapids. Alaska may be hard work, but it's rewarding.