Lorna Thornber finds cruising lives up to the cliches. And she's a convert.
The mid-sized ship with "elegance and Italian style" is the latest in ultra-luxury cruising from Silversea.
The local cruise sector predicts next season will see even more liners visit our shores.
From a famous warship to an art deco luxury liners, these museums offer fascinating historical insights.
The biggest ever vessel to berth in Nelson has brought more than 1000 visitors to the city.