Cunard, by BBC Storyworks.

Discover life on board in greater depth with these special articles, produced for Cunard by BBC StoryWorks, the commercial content division of BBC Global News.

A floating hotel.

Modern cruise ships are like elaborate hotels – yet the design process is very different. Hear what an expert marine interior designer has to say about the Cunard Queens and how they are specially made for travelling in style.

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A day in the life.

Inger Klein Thorhauge is one of very few female captains in the cruise industry. Follow her for a day and see what life on board a Cunard Queen is like from her perspective.

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Gastronomy at sea.

At full working capacity, Queen Elizabeth sets sail with over 230 kitchen staff preparing more than 12,000 meals a day – a feat of fine dining on an almost military scale. Step into our restaurants and explore beyond to find how this is achieved each day.

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Rituals with a modern twist.

From afternoon tea to the cocktail hour, some favourite travel rituals have managed to endure the test of time. Discover their histories, and what these rituals look like on board a Cunard Queen in the 21st century.

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A voyage of the senses.

A cruise is a chance to escape from the everyday, to let the world awaken you — to open mind, body, soul, spirit and every one of your five senses. Discover what you can experience on a Cunard voyage, both on board and on shore.

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A space of our own.

Join two of our previous guests as they take us through their past ocean travels, highlighting their favourite destinations, their future plans, and why they keep coming back to Cunard.

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The open sea.

The open sea has long signified freedom — and modern cruise ships embrace that sense of liberation. Maritime historian Chris Frame introduces us to the history of ocean travel, and how it has evolved to where it is today.

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Far, wide and close to home.

Travel soothes and expands the mind, and you don’t need to go far to enjoy the benefits of holiday mode. Explore the benefits of a well-earned break, and how a cruise, even one close to home, fits the bill perfectly.

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The calm of the sea.

The long pandemic has affected many people’s health and well-being. Could time on the ocean be a magic potion?

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Solo serenity.

Solo travel can feel intimidating, particularly in the wake of a pandemic, but a cruise is an easy way to expand your horizons.

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Ocean rituals.

From timeless traditions to stunning seascapes, an experienced captain shares how cruising delivers a sense of adventure that you simply can’t get from land travel.

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