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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Singapore And Kuala Lumpur

Singapore was a port that we decided to do on our own. I was looking forward to visiting, but it wasn’t the most important on the list and we didn’t want to get jammed up with a tour. We researched

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Darwin And Komodo Island

Darwin was our next port and our day was going to involve the Jumping Crocodile Cruise. I’d researched this before we left on Black Watch, but it can take 90 minutes to get there if traffic is bad, so I

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Sydney, Brisbane And Hamilton Island

After a rough and restless day at sea, we finally arrived in Sydney on February 27th. I’d never imagined ever being lucky enough to visit Australia, but there I was, right in the heart of it and best of all,

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Auckland And Bay Of Islands

We arrived in Auckland on the Wednesday morning (February 21) and the ship was cleared and I was on the gangway before 10:30AM. I didn’t have much planned, I wanted to explore under my own steam and as we remained

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Papeete And A Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony

We arrived in Papeete a day before schedule, we had to take some shelter from the bad weather and we weren’t the only ship in port. We docked at around 9PM, but it was absolutely pouring with rain, so Marian

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Panama Canal, Ecuador And Peru

It’s World Cruise update time and I’ve got a lot to share with you, so let me get straight down to business. Our next exciting day was spent transiting the Panama Canal and what an experience it was. I’d previously

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Bermuda, Cuba And Cozumel

We’re now onto day 19 of this wonderful 108-night cruise and I am loving every moment – even the non-sunbathing days that force me to sample the bar menu and try my hardest to get more than 2 points in

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: The Beginning

Hello from Black Watch! I’ve been onboard for a few days now, so I thought it was about time I checked in with you all and gave you some updates on the cruise, this lovely ship and our first port

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Planning For A World Cruise

There are just 3-days to go until I join Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Black Watch’ on her 108-night World Cruise and honestly, it still doesn’t feel real – even though I am almost packed. I don’t think it’s going to

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Three Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Ships To Undergo Multi-Million Pound Refits

Three of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ships will undergo multi-million pound refits this winter – in preparation for the start of the 2018/19 cruise season. Two of Fred. Olsen ships – Braemar and Balmoral – will be refurbished before Christmas

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