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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Black Watch To Undergo Multi-Million Pound Refurbishment

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest Black Watch will be entering dry dock at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany in November 2016, in preparation for the forthcoming 2017/18 cruise season. The ship will undergo various engineering works, general

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Posted in Cruise News, Fred Olsen Cruise Line

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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Posted in MSC Cruises

Saga Sapphire Baltic Cruise Blog Part 3

I left you last time with the mention of another dining experience in East to West and I did end up in a food coma. I couldn’t eat another thing until lunchtime the following day! I had Calamari to start

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Posted in Saga Cruises

Counting Down To Saga Sapphire And A Baltic Adventure!

On May 6 2015, I will once again find myself heading north to south, as I set-off to join Saga Sapphire on a 16-night Baltic cruise. Yes, you read correctly, I said Saga Sapphire, and I can now see the

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Posted in Saga Cruises

Quantum Of The Seas – Her Conveyance So Far In Pictures

The river conveyance is a unique process for the ships built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Unconventionally situated inland to avoid impact from the storms in the North Seas, Meyer Werft has been sailing ships down the

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Posted in Cruise News, Royal Caribbean International

Kiel, Travemunde and Stockholm with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Hello from the sunny and warm Baltic Sea! As you have gathered we have a sea day today before our call in St Petersburg, Russia, tomorrow and the weather at present is absolutely perfect! Warm and sunny and the open

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Posted in Fred Olsen Cruise Line, General Cruise Articles

Two Weeks Until The Baltic And Braemar

  Two weeks today and I shall be on my way to Dover to join Fred. Olsen’s, Braemar for a 14-night Baltic Festivals cruise. This will be my first experience with Fred. Olsen and my first trip to the Baltic

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Posted in Fred Olsen Cruise Line

Lloyd Werft To Refit P&O Cruises Arcadia

P&O Cruises, Arcadia, is scheduled to enter dry-dock on November 26th and will remain there until December 12th for refurbishment works. The 82,505 GT Arcadia, will dock in Bremerhaven at Lloyd Werft’s Kaiserdock II. During her stay will be transformed with

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Posted in Cruise News, P&O Cruises

MSC Magnifica Day 2 Hamburg

Yesterday I enjoyed the hospitality of Hamburg, Germany as MSC Cruises, MSC Magnifica sailed us into our next port of call. We didn’t arrive until 10.30am so it was the perfect excuse to have a short lie in and not

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Posted in Destinations, General Cruise Articles, MSC Cruises
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