Monthly Archives: February 2012

Orion: Good things in small packages

In the shadow of two floating cities the Orion didn’t try to compete, she embodied the expression “it’s not all about size”. On the day of my on-board walkabout, Auckland’s harbour was dwarfed by two magnificent ships, the Queen Elizabeth and the Sun Princess, docked either side of the ferry terminal. And there, almost indistinct […]

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Dancing to New York

There was only one way Georgia Thompson was going to cross the Atlantic: she would do it dancing. Her first cruise was sixteen years ago, since then she’s been a passenger on the Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Victoria, and the Marco Polo. She’s cruised the Baltic and the Mediterranean, and last year took on the […]

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Do I need a Visa for my Cruise ?

Knowing whether you need a visa for your cruise is a common question that arises. I hope the below will be of some assistance to New Zealand & Australian passport holders only, it is by no means the entire list of countries, however it is some of the more popular cruise destinations. Before you travel […]

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