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Exploring Amsterdam With DFDS Part 2

Our stay at the IBIS Amsterdam Central Station also included breakfast, so we both grabbed a bite on our second day before heading out. There was something for everyone, from fresh fruit and yoghurt to sausages and scrambled eggs. I

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Exploring Amsterdam With DFDS Part 1

I’d sailed with DFDS several times, but this would be my first experience at using the coach transfer service from Newcastle city centre. The bus stop was in a convenient location (directly opposite Central Station) and boarding was easy. Although

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A 7-Night Cruise Aboard MSC Splendida

It had been quite some time since I travelled down to Southampton the day before a cruise, but for my MSC Splendida sailing, that’s exactly what I did. I spent the night pre-cruise at the IBIS Budget in Southampton on West

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Cruise Into Spring: Exploring The Rivers Of Belgium And The Netherlands

Why not kiss a welcome goodbye to the winter months by doing something fresh and different? Whether it’s cleaning the entire house or buying some new spring fashion essentials, we all find ourselves inspired to shake things up as the

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Posted in General Cruise Articles, River Cruising, Saga Cruises

A Post-Cruise City Break In Amsterdam

I recently boarded Crystal Symphony for a 4-night cruise and our disembarkation port was Amsterdam. I absolutely love the Netherlands, Amsterdam in particular, so it was the perfect excuse to spend a few days in the city on a post-cruise

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Amsterdam Christmas Markets

This trip would see me spend a full day, evening and half a day in the beautiful city of Amsterdam. I opted to do the mini-cruise which included an overnight stay in the city, sometimes you need just a little

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DFDS Seaways King and Princess

Yesterday I returned from a wonderful Amsterdam short break with DFDS Seaways. This was my second time sailing with the company and again I was pleasantly surprised. I made my outward journey aboard King Seaways and my return journey aboard

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This Time Next Week Amsterdam

This time next week I will be once again exploring the wonderful city of Amsterdam and I am really looking forward to it. I am travelling with DFDS Seaways aboard King Seaways for my outward journey and Princess Seaways for

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Diamonds And Cocktails In Amsterdam

Our second and final port was Amsterdam, Holland. This would be my third visit to Holland since March and I was quite looking forward to once again doing something new and exciting. We left the cruise terminal and were met

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Marco Polo Mini Cruise

Yesterday I returned from a 3-night mini-cruise aboard Cruise and Maritime Voyages, MS Marco Polo and I have to say I really enjoyed it. We visited Ghent (Gent) in Belgium and Amsterdam in Holland, but I will keep the ports

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