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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Turkey, Greece, Italy And Spain

We’ve called to Turkey, Greece, Italy and Spain since I last checked in with you and I didn’t really do much in any of the ports. I’ve had so much writing to catch up on and because I decided to

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Posted in Destinations, fred olsen cruise lines, Uncategorized, world cruise

Top 40 Things In The World I Want To See

We all have a long list of places in the world we want to go and things we really would like to see, and I am certainly no exception. I want to see the ENTIRE world, not just bits of

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Posted in Destinations

P&O Cruises Britannia To Rule The Waves

What an exciting day it has been! This morning I was fortunate enough to attend a press conference with P&O Cruises, at which the name of their brand new ship was revealed, Britannia! In attendance were Carnival Corporation & plc.

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Posted in Cruise News, P&O Cruises

Costa Concordia Could Be Upright By Monday

Italian authorities have said the operation to right the Costa Concordia is set for next week, almost 2 years after she capsized off the Italian coast. The vessel has lain partially submerged since January 2012, but hopes are high that

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Posted in Costa Concordia, Costa Crociere, Cruise News

Exploring And A Change Of Itinerary

At present we are sailing through the Mediterranean Sea en route to our last port of call. There were a few white horses out there last night, nothing too drastic but enough gentle movement to remind you that you are

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Posted in P&O Cruises

Counting Down To Ventura And The Mediterranean

It’s that time of year again, summer is almost upon us and so come the thoughts of some fun in the sun for 2 weeks. I have visited the Mediterranean on a cruise several times but I never tire of

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Posted in General Cruise Articles, P&O Cruises

Costa Concordia Captain To Stand Trial

  Captain of the capsized Costa Concordia is finally facing trial. An Italian judge has ordered that Francesco Schettino, 52, face charges of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship. The trial is due to begin on July 9th in

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Posted in Costa Concordia, Costa Crociere, Cruise News

P&O Cruises Keel Laying Ceremony

At 1300 hours (local time) today, Wednesday May 15 2013, a ceremony to mark the keel laying of the largest cruise ship ever built for the British market will take place at the Monfalcone shipyard of Fincantieri near Trieste, Italy.

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Posted in Cruise News, P&O Cruises

Costa Concordia Parbuckling Project

A new website has been launched by Costa Crociere and the salvage company given the contract to re-float and remove the Costa Concordia wreck which lies just off the coast of Giglio, Italy. The website details Parbuckling which is the

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Posted in Costa Concordia, Costa Crociere, Cruise News

Work Begins on P&O Cruises Newest Ship

It is official; work has now begun on P&O Cruises newest ship which will also be the largest ever built for the British market. Yesterday the steel-cutting ceremony was held at the Monfalcone shipyard of Fincantieri near Trieste, Italy. The

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Posted in Cruise News, P&O Cruises
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