Stories: Cruise

Arrivals & Departures: Compact pods a sleeping giant

Mogens Johansen

MOGENS JOHANSEN explores the rise in small-format accommodation.

Travel Story: Foodies rejoice in bounty of Bordeaux

Stephen Scourfield

Bordeaux is best known for its wine, but its food goes hand in hand. And this is a landscape of abundance famous for both local rustic and fine cuisine. STEPHEN SCOURFIELD follows his nose around the famous port city and finds bistros, brasseries and markets aplenty.

TRAVEL GUIDE Modern Cruising: Edge of glory on a stunning new liner

Steve McKenna

Is the new Celebrity ship a game changer? STEVE McKENNA steps aboard the ship to find the answer.

Photography: Glacier Bay, Alaska

Mogens Johansen

There is a loud crack followed by a low rumble. The Marjerie glacier is calving – large pieces of glacial ice cascades into the icy water below. In that instant they become growlers bobbing up and down in the water as they slowly become accustomed to their new environment... Hear journalist and photographer Mogens Johansen recount some of the most exciting moments in his recent 7-day cruise from Vancouver along the scenic inside passage to Alaska, as we look at some of his spectacular photographs. You can read the full story in this Saturday's Weekend West travel liftout.

Our World: Throwing in the towel

Stephen Scourfield

Stephen Scourfield gets to grips with a traveller’s best friend.

Travel Story: Live the Dream on a South-East Asia Cruise

Michael Ferrante

Dream Cruises? Never heard of them? We like to bring you new travel suggestions, and we like this one, sailing from Singapore. MICHAEL FERRANTE joins the ship.

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