Cruising

Song of the Seine

MiNDFOOD is invited to the launch of Viking’s new river ship, the Viking Radgrid, and to explore ‘la vrai France’ – from the elegant capital and City of Light, Paris, to magnificent Versailles and through the picturesque countryside of the Normandy region.

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Travelling feels new again on a Holland America Line cruise bound for Mexico

Take an unforgettable trip along the Mexican Riviera in Holland America’s Pinnacle-class cruise ship, MS Koningsdam, for a chance to visit the love nest of two American movie icons along with charming Sierra Madre villages. Chocolate clams, anyone?

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Bridging tradition and contemporary luxury Cunard’s MS Queen Anne sets sail in 2024

To travel in elegant style and contemporary luxury, step aboard the newest ship from Cunard, the MS Queen Anne. Or, if you’re keen to sharpen your cooking skills with culinary royalty like chef Matt Moran, why not take the maiden Great Australian Culinary Voyage in 2023, aboard the beautiful MS Queen Elizabeth.

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Go island-hopping in the Mediterranean with Latitude Vacations’ luxury charters

Book your Mediterranean escape. For a limited time only, Latitude Vacations is offering 10-15% off its 2022 yacht and catamaran charters.

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Experience Alaska’s breathtaking last frontier with Holland America Line Cruises

Holland America Line is ready to cruise in style in 2022 with innovative itineraries around the world. It also invites you to celebrate its 75th anniversary of cruising to Alaska: a legendary destination perfect for first-time cruisers and repeat passengers where you can see icebergs, bears and whales from your own balcony.

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Cruising is back, it’s time to travel again!

Some call it ‘revenge travel’, the idea of getting away and breaking free from the routine in the wake of the COVID crisis. Whatever you call it, cruise companies globally have been very busy during this time to make sure things are in place and ready to go.

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Set sail for paradise in the South Pacific with Paul Gauguin Cruises

Named after the famous French painter, Paul Gauguin’s voyages are works of art in themselves, starring sun-kissed islands, sparkling lagoons with crystal-clear waters, private beach retreats, friendly locals and on-board luxury. Its new-look ship, tempting itineraries and exotic locations make it an irresistible choice for your next cruise.

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Visiting Australia’s Kimberley onboard PONANT’s chic expedition ship is a breathtaking experience

With its turquoise waters, thousands of islands and incredible scenic beauty, it’s no wonder Australia’s Kimberley is on many a traveller’s bucket list. Enjoying it in comfort aboard a chic PONANT expedition ship is a breathtaking experience.

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Why Cruising is the Ultimate Family Holiday with the Kids to Start Planning Post-Lockdown

We all feel the same way, excited to get out and explore our very own backyard, but don’t forget the incredible cruising options for family holidays around Australia.

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Thinking of setting sail? Cruising health and safety 101

From robots that sanitise to full-scale on-board testing laboratories – these are just some of the innovative new health and safety measures being implemented by cruise lines.

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Sailing the hygge seas

Whether you enjoy unmatched comfort on board or beating the queues on land, cruising the Mediterranean in the off-season in this Viking makes a whole lot of sense, in more ways than one.

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European splendour

There are few nations better known for their treasured artworks, awe-inspiring architecture and love of la dolce vita than Italy, France and Spain. Seven Seas Splendor offers the chance to enjoy these countries in unparalleled luxury.

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A cruisy way to see Portugal

Taking a cruise on the Douro (the ‘golden river’) opens up a world of fine food and wine, along with insight into Portugal’s colourful culture and history. Discovering the region is best done slowly on the water, so you can appreciate the many flavours and sights along the way.

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Avalon Waterways: Cruising Europe in relaxed luxury

There’s cruising the rivers of Europe, and there’s cruising the rivers of Europe with Avalon Waterways. The difference is in the detail.

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The ultimate short cut over Drake Passage is here

For adventurous cruisers heading to the ends of the earth in Antarctica, the Drake Crossing is equal parts exciting and terrifying, with a side of green thrown in. Thanks to Silversea Cruises, there is now an option to take a two-hour flight, in business class no less, instead of the nausea-inducing crossing.

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To The End of Earth

Looking for a place that’s free from the tourist crowds? Wonderfully wild, the untouched polar paradise of Antarctica feels a world away from everyday life – and it may just be your perfect escape.

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Blue Lagoons in the South Pacific

Pure white sand, crystal clear seas and emerald green hills … sailing in style through the waters of the South Pacific into the big blue between Pape’ete and Auckland takes you to some of the most beautiful destinations in the world.

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Imagine Dragons

Hop aboard a newly-launched adventure cruise to discover some of Indonesia’s most stunning uninhabited islands where the sand is pink, […]

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Nordic Style

I had never seen a cruise ship like it: all pared-back pale wood, glacial ice blues, and rugs that look like reindeer pelts. Welcome to the land of Viking Cruises – or as Michelle Black, Viking’s managing director for Australia and New Zealand, tells me, “You might say that Viking is the un-cruise cruise.” I completely agree.

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A Trip Through Time

Downton Abbey, The Crown, Outlander – it seems that we’re all obsessed with historical dramas. Learn about the incredible past of the lands that inspired these shows with a cruise through the beautiful British Isles.

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Brave Nieuw World: Crossing the Atlantic on a luxury cruise

Rocking the boat: Holland America Line’s newest ship, the MS Nieuw Statendam features world-class entertainment & dining options, and even a modern art gallery, this new ship is redefining luxury travel.

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Cruise On The Wild side

When it comes to holidays, many of us think we need to visit distant lands to get a taste of something new. But a cruise to Stewart Island – just a short distance from the South Island – offers all the amazing wildlife and spectacular scenery of an overseas getaway, and it’s so much easier to get to!

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Can’t decide on your next cruise? Visit the experts in store

Shopping around for a cruise has taken on a whole new personal meaning with the opening of 14 Travel Associates Cruise Boutique stores in Australia.

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Ocean’s Heaven: Cruising the the Californian and Mexican coasts

From the foggy beauty of San Francisco to the stunning white coastline of the Mexican Riviera, Michael McHugh explores some of the world’s most incredible sights from the comfort of the six-star luxury cruise ship, Crystal Symphony. Could there possibly be any better way to travel?

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