Boating & Aviation
Cruise International

Cruise International October - November 2016

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

One of my favourite cruise and stay destinations has to be the USA; whether you combine a Caribbean, Alaskan or Hawaiian itinerary with a few nights in New York, Miami, Los Angeles, New Orleans or Seattle, the possibilities are endless, and it’s a fantastic opportunity to get the best of all worlds. Turn to page 27 to see our top itineraries for the year ahead. River cruises are one of the most leisurely ways to explore iconic destinations – but they also take you right into the heart of the action too, which is what makes them such an incredibly seductive way to travel. On page 79 you can see the itineraries that simply have to go on your wish list (if you haven’t tried them already) – and we also…

1 min.
vietnam, southeast asia

With its extraordinary history Vietnam is one of the most intriguing destinations you can visit on a cruise. There are parts of the country where time seems to have stood still, offering fascinating glimpses into rural life, particularly in the rice paddy fields, where you can see traditional farming and planting methods; in fact, wet rice cultivation here dates back to Neolithic times. You can see the paddy fields, many of them terraced, as you travel through the country on your way to Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. >>Turn to page 79to read our ultimate guide to river cruise itineraries…

5 min.
cruise news

P&O CRUISES TO BUILD UK’S BIGGEST SHIP P&O Cruises has unveiled plans to build the largest cruise ship for the UK market, with an expected delivery date in 2020. P&O Cruises Senior Vice President Paul Ludlow said: “These are very exciting times. The number of British passengers taking a cruise in the past five years has significantly increased, boosted most recently by our very successful launch of Britannia last year. “We know there is still huge potential as more people realise the value for money, choice and range of dining and entertainment options available on ships of all sizes.” The ship will be built by Meyer Werft at its shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. It will offer a wide range of dining, entertainment and relaxing features and will accommodate approximately 5,200 guests. “This ship will…

1 min.
cruise style

NATURALLY ELEGANT We simple beautiful horn bangles (from £12, east.co.uk). SEA LIFE He’ get at dinner with this charming pair of rose gold Under the Sea Octopus cufflinks (£50, simoncarter.net). WRAP UP Make a statement in this scarf with a gorgeous blue honesty seedhead pattern (£15, shop.nationaltrust.org.uk). TEAR DROPS These stunning brass earrings are handmade in Kenya by artisans (£29, jigsaw-online.com). PRETTY IN PINK Pack these Kate Spade Lorelle sunglasses in blush pink – this season’s coolest colour (£113, sunglasses-shop.co.uk). BRIGHT IDEA This orange Dibby shopper with handy purse charm is ideal for excursions (£60, dunelondon.com). SHINY CHIC Step out in a pair of patent-look Chelsea boots in burgundy. Smart, stylish and very comfy (£39.50, marksandspencer.com).…

2 min.
beauty news

CLEAN BEAN We’re already big fans of Clinique’s Pep-Start, and now they’ve added an Exfoliating Cleanser and HydroBlur Moisturizer to the range (available from Clinique Travel Retail locations worldwide). BOWLED OVER Sometimes a product is so cute you just want it on your dressing table straight away. Step forward the M.A.C It’s a Strike! Pearlmatte face powder. Adore. GO GLAM FOR CHARITY Viva Glam has unveiled a new lipstick – Ariana Grande 2 – which is a deep, cool pink in matte, and lipglass, in a neutral nude pink. Every penny from the selling price of Viva Glam lipstick and lipglass goes toward helping women and children living with and affected by HIV/Aids (available at M.A.C Travel Retail locations worldwide). SUPER SOFT If you’re already addicted to Crème de la Mer (and we certainly are) then the…

1 min.
let’s go

POCKET POWER With a powerful 8000mAh battery and a three-in-one multi cable, the Slim Dual Power Bank will charge your phone or tablet several times over while you’re on the move (£29.95, red5.co.uk). URBAN COOL The Saratoga leather sling has been designed with urban adventurers in mind, featuring side pockets that make it ideal for holding easy-reach essentials such as a bottle of water (£399, tumi.com). HIT THE RIGHT NOTES Enjoy your favourite tracks anywhere you go with the high-performing Melbourne speaker. It has a compact and sleek design while boasting impeccable sound quality (£59, urbanista.com). TAG ALONGS Travel in style with the Michael Kors passport cover and luggage tag set, which comes in a classic autumn colour (£110, houseoffraser.co.uk). FUN AND FUNCTION At 55x40x20cm, the Spinner Suitcase is the ideal cabin case and comes in 10 colours, with…