Despite its exotic appeal, with the exception of Cuba – which many of us see as a region in itself – few Australians visit the Caribbean. And we are missing out – big-time.
Even a hurricane - or a misbehaving volcano - can't blight a trip around Hawaii's stunning archipelago.
The first ship for startup cruise line Virgin Voyages will have two of the largest suites at sea.
French Polynesia Expedition cruise: Mangareva, Gambier Islands
The Pacific is by far the top cruise destination for Australians, but it isn't all about short itineraries on mega-ships.
There's something about old-time sailing ships that captures the mind and heart.
More varied, casual dining venues are appearing on cruise ships as the wider trend towards increasing on-board informality gathers pace, reports Brian Johnston.
What's to love about Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, the giant new cruise ship that arrived at its new home of Miami for the first time earlier this month?
You can see passengers decompressing, shedding their clothes, giving up on trying to comb their wind-tangled hair.
A Kimberley cruise offers the chance to sail through 60,000 years of history.
Australians have become very choosy when it comes to good coffee. And on a cruise, that doesn't change.
It's a slow sail of creaking canvas and gentle swells, to beautiful places where I rediscover the joy of doing nothing.