What it's like living on a cruise

The Crystal Serenity cruise ship at sea.

For $216,000 a year, 86-year-old widow Lee Wachtstetter gets to see the world while living in the lap of luxury.

Luxury at sea in a $6000-a-night suite

Millionaire trips on a budget

Cruising not for everyone

Luxury at sea in a $6000-a-night suite video

LUXURY AT SEA: "The most luxurious ship ever built."

Regent Seven Seas Cruises has unveiled plans for what it is calling the "most luxurious ship ever built."

Tours only part of cruise experience

IDNZ Destination Management port manager Carolyn Burn says cruise ship tourists are bussed into Picton and tour operators weren’t siphoning off visitors.

Tourists are being given every opportunity to shop in Picton's town centre and all aren't being whisked off on tours.

Crashing a wedding in Cambodia gallery

Fishermen set out nets as the sun sets over the Mekong River in Cambodia.

Just when you think you'd seen all Southeast Asia has to offer, along comes an experience like no other.

Cruise visitors pleased with Picton

Australian cruise ship passengers, from left, Carol Meek, Lady Margaret Brabham and Sue Andrew in Picton, a place they did not want to miss when they arrived in
Marlborough. They spent Saturday morning exploring the town and buying souvenirs.

About 450 passengers on the cruise ship Seabourn Odyssey were greeted in Picton on Saturday by perfect, sunny weather.

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