Boating & Aviation
Cruise International

Cruise International December 2016 - January 2017

Cruise International is the leading cruise magazine, dedicated to helping both the cruise holiday enthusiast and first-timers alike to enjoy the best that cruising has to offer. Every issue is packed with fascinating features and glorious photographs of exotic destinations, romantic ports and secret hideaways. It is also full of useful information about life on board, plus expert advice on which ship to choose and the best time to travel. Whether you’ve cruised before or are planning the holiday of a lifetime, Cruise International tells you all you need to know.

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in this issue

1 min.
editor’s letter

Welcome to a very special issue of Cruise International, the UK’s best-selling magazine dedicated to cruise and cruise-and-stay holidays. It may be chilly outside but here’s your chance to escape to some of the world’s hottest places with our preview of the most exciting itineraries, ships and destinations for the year ahead (page 26). Also in this issue we’re showcasing the winners of the Cruise Awards 2016 (page 55). There are delectable Italian recipes from the equally delicious Jamie Oliver (page 22), and a total guide to adventure cruising (page 92). And if you fancy a taste of the high life, we have a review of a cruise around the Scottish Highlands on HM The Queen’s favourite ship (page 48), while on page 106 you can read about a Uniworld cruise on…

1 min.
svalbard, norway

A voyage to this Arctic archipelago, discovered in the 12th century, uncovers dramatic terrain of frozen peaks and glaciers as well as an abundance of wildlife and raw, untamed nature. These islands are famed for being the home of more polar bears than people, while the seemingly foreboding landscapes appeal to adventurers who explore its vast wilderness by hiking, husky sledding and snowmobiles. Adding to the ethereal magic of the desolate wastelands are the Northern Lights, the mesmerising natural phenomenon that projects vibrant swirls of colour onto the vast sky. >>Turn to page 92to read our ultimate guide to adventure cruising…

3 min.
cruise news

VIKING STAR MAKES NEW YORK DEBUT Viking Star, part of Viking Ocean Cruises’ fleet, sailed into New York in October as part of its inaugural North American voyage. “To sail past Ellis Island and then into New York for the first time was a proud moment for our entire Viking family,” said Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking Cruises. “With the same spirit as the Vikings who originally sailed their longships across the Atlantic, arriving in North America signifies a new era of possibilities for our company and our guests.” On 11 October, Viking officially commemorated its first United States port of call in Boston, with a traditional maritime plaque ceremony attended by local officials and dignitaries. After spending winter in the Caribbean, the 930-guest ship Viking Star will return to Europe in February 2017, with…

1 min.
cruise style

AQUA FRESH The Jonas bag is a unique piece, crafted with care from crocheted cotton (£330, sophieanderson.net). ROCK ON This semi-precious agate necklace is a versatile piece for day or night (£40, jaeger.co.uk). COOL FLATS The tassels on these easy-to-wear Georgia sandals are a fab twist (£35, whitestuff.com). TRAVEL BRACELET We love these gorgeous personalised travel bracelets from El Camino – a great way to remember all your cruise adventures (from £21.99, elcaminobracelets.com). ICONIC LOOK Bobbi Brown’s The Ellie shades is an instant classic in a style that will complement any face shape. With UV400 protective lenses (£104, sunglasses-shop.co.uk). TOP HAT Pom poms are a big trend this season and this trilby will be a cool addition to your wardrobe (£35, phase-eight.co.uk). WRAP UP Add a vibrant splash of colour to any outfit with a coral silk blend pom pom scarf (£45, east.co.uk).…

1 min.
beauty news

JO MALONE PRESENTS This year’s Jo Malone London Christmas collection features Harlequin-inspired packaging and covetable gifts including a box of mini treasures and a fabulous Cracker (available from Travel Retail locations worldwide). NOVEL BEAUTY We love finding new beauty brands and Novel Beauty is a unique range of natural skincare, presented in faux suede ‘books’ and notebooks. With names such as ‘Stream of Consciousness’ scrub and ‘Irony’ body butter, these are fab gifts for anyone who likes words and being pampered (novelskincare.co.uk). WINE & CHOCOLATE Dark chocolate and red wine inspired Bobbi Brown’s latest collection; it features eye shadows in shades including Pinot Noir and Black Cocoa, a Brightening Blush in a Warm Cocoa and Pink Truffle, Luxe Lip Color in Tawny and Uber Nude, and a Sequin Eye Shadow (available from Bobbi Brown Travel…

1 min.
let’s go

WRIST CANDY Round-the-clock reliability meets super-sleek styling in the Victorinox Swiss Army Alliance Chronograph, which is water-resistant down to 100m (£465, watchshop.com). SHADE OF GREY Crafted from fine leather with subtle curved lines and refined hardware, the Landon Alcott Backpack is the ideal travel bag (£1,815, tumi.com). GET SNAPPING The high-performing LUMIX DMC-TZ100EB digital camera helps you to capture your favourite holiday moments, with 20.1 megapixel and 10x optical zoom for sharp images (£549.99, panasonic.com). WHITE HOT For great-quality sound, try Urbanista’s elegant Seattle Corded headphones – with an adjustable headband and memory foam cushion (£49, urbanista.com). SHOW YOUR METAL Strikingly stylish, the Tumi aluminium 19 Degree Short Trip Packing Case comes with an integrated lock for extra added security (£855, tumi.com). PICS APPEAL Take like-worthy photos with the OlloClip 4-in-1 Lens for iPhone 6/6s & iPhone 6/6s Plus. It features…