The sign says "Party Cruise" though it's not the sort of party you might expect.
The regulations that apply to ships are determined by the country where they are registered.
An incomparable heavenly vista, geysers and the Hobbit's "movie habitat" await on a cruise that lets the locals tell you their stories.
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Glide peacefully through the World Heritage-listed Tasmanian wilderness of Gordon River where convicts once built magnificent Huon pine ships.
The best thing about these moments is that they happen again and again when you know where to look for them.
'Sailors' is what Virgin calls its passengers or guests and it's just one of the things the new cruise line is doing differently.
With these expert tips on how to find the best price you too will be joining the booming business of river cruising.
Melbourne-born Percy Grainger held a lifelong enchantment with composer Edvard Grieg's music and the interest was reciprocated.
Markets, festivals and hip shops vie for attention with the big ticket sites such as Angkor Wat.
The entertainment is a standout feature on this Norwegian Jewel cruise.
The ship's transparent roof shows off panoramic views of one of the most architecturally-famed skylines in the world.