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.
Submarines, helicopters and luxurious cabins: This new ship will leave you feeling like a billionaire.
It offers history and hedonism. It stirs the intellect, yet tempts with salty swims and chatter-filled cafes.
This ship is big on substance over show.
It's one of the most infamous volcanoes, right up there with Etna and Vesuvius.
Le Laperouse is the lead ship of Ponant's very French, very elegant explorer-class vessels.
Highlights of the journey include 11 World Heritage sites, wine tasting and guided museum visits.
A small-ship expedition takes you to where the orca play.
I've done shore excursions on cruises before. But never one like this.
Japan's second-largest city waterfront is bustling, evocative and very tasty.