It's hard to decide which is more appealing – the superb food or the all-inclusive rates.
Guests aboard Scenic Eclipse are now able to see what lies beneath the icy waters of the Antarctic.
And it shares the limelight with its dazzling ports of call.
One is classically pretty, the other a World Heritage-listed example of post-war concrete-chic.
The food may be way better and the journey more environmentally friendly than it used to be, but the magic of visiting this part of the world never changes.
Olive groves, tinkling goat bells and mountain scenery make this shore excursion a gem.
Lovely old Europe, once vibrant, feels dog-tired, swamped by tourists and in need of a good lie down. But not the Baltic States.
Free of big-ship razzle-dazzle or luxury small-ship pretension.
As Greenland's ice melts, MS Roald Amundsen, the world's first hybrid cruise ship, launches.
Stavanger's fishy bounty has been surpassed by oil – and lots of it.
Vessels with heli-pads, water parks and a cinema: welcome to the world of the superyacht.
An expedition cruise is the only viable way to visit the remote Arctic, but the adventure no longer means frostbite and a diet of seal blubber.