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.
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.