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Central America And The Mardi Gras With Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Part 2

Barbados was very hot and humid, but that was good – sun and heat always work well when there are beaches involved! Barbados was also where Balmoral would meet her sister, Braemar, for a few hours. Braemar was the first

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Central America And The Mardi Gras With Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Part 1

I’m back! I’m sorry that I couldn’t update you with live blogs during the cruise – I just couldn’t get my blog to open using the ships Wi-Fi – but I’m here now, so let me tell you ALL about

Posted in Fred Olsen Cruise Line

Carnival Horizon To Debut With A Series Of European Voyages In April 2018

Carnival Cruise Line has assembled a wide array of exciting and diverse itineraries featuring breathtaking destinations throughout the Mediterranean and Caribbean for its newest fleet member, Carnival Horizon. Currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, Carnival Horizon

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Cruising: I Doubted It Until I Tried It, Then Never Looked Back

Today’s blog comes courtesy of Jennie Bond. You might remember Jennie as being the former royal correspondent for the BBC and from her appearance in ITV’s ‘I’m a Celebrity’, but when not hard at work, she enjoys life on the

Posted in Azamara Club Cruises, General Cruise Articles

Back To The Very Beginning With P&O Cruises

I embarked on my first cruise in 2007: a 12-night voyage to the Canary Islands aboard P&O Cruises ‘Oriana’. Since then, I have tried many other ships and many other cruise lines, and I have been lucky enough to sail

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My First Cruise Of 2017: Caribbean, Central America And America

My first cruise of 2017 is just 23-days away and WHAT an itinerary it offers! It looks like this: Madeira, Barbados, St Lucia, Antigua, Tortola, Jamaica, Banana Coast, Belize City, Cozumel, New Orleans (2-nights in port), Tampa, Key West, Miami,

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Princess Cruises To Feature Ocean Medallion Aboard Regal Princess

Princess Cruises has confirmed it will be the first Carnival Corporation brand to feature the new Ocean Medallion. The medallion, which is the same size as a 10p piece, will automatically provide information to guests during their cruise to give

Posted in Cruise News, Princess Cruises

Saga Sapphire Technical Department: Show Us Your Engines!

Saga Sapphire is one of my favourite cruise ships, I love virtually everything about her and I’m sure there are plenty of other people out there that also have a soft spot in their heart for her. When I enjoy something

Posted in Saga Cruises

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Top 10 Special Event Cruises’ In 2017/18

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has released its ‘Top Ten Special Event Cruises’ for 2017/18, all of which showcase its commitment to offering cruise guests ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ experiences! From the colourful Rio Carnival, the lively atmosphere of the Seville Fair to Norway’s

Posted in Cruise News, Fred Olsen Cruise Line

Adonia Returns To P&O Cruises Fleet In 2017

P&O Cruises will welcome small ship Adonia back into the fleet in 2017 with a range of attractive cruises taking in off the beaten track ports of call across Europe, the Mediterranean, Iceland, eastern Atlantic Islands and the Caribbean. Adonia’s

Posted in Cruise News, P&O Cruises
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I'm REALLY missing this view! @fred.olsencruiselines Balmoral was my home for almost 7 weeks. I'm sad to have left her, my good friend and all the lovely people we met. #cruise #travel #seastheday #ship #wanderlust This is one of my favourite #photographs from #MardiGras in #NewOrleans. It's simple, but bursting with colour! Throw us some beads! 😂 #NOLA #nawlins #louisiana #travel #america

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