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Counting Down To Oriana

There are less than 4 weeks left to go before I join P&O Cruises, Oriana for a 12-night Northern Lights voyage and it’s fair to say that one is pretty excited, although I don’t think I quite anticipated at first

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Back To The Beginning

Next year I shall be boarding the ship that started it all, Oriana! The plan is to embark on a 12-night Northern Lights cruise in March and I am already counting down the days – 80 left to go! I

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Celebrity Eclipse in Alesund and Stavanger

When we woke the following morning we found ourselves already in Alesund and had barely noticed the ship coming alongside. The town itself was right outside our window. Neither the weather nor the scenery were as amazing as the previous

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Posted in Celebrity Cruises, Destinations

Celebrity Eclipse In Geirangerfjord

The next morning we awoke to find ourselves winding our way down the even more spectacular Geirangerfjord. As promised by the officers in Flam, the sun was still beating down on the ship with only the occasional wispy white cloud

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Celebrity Eclipse in Flam

We woke early the day we arrived in Flam as we had booked the Flamsbana mountain train excursion with Celebrity Cruises before we sailed. We had visited Flam the year before, unexpectedly making an overnight stopover due to bad weather

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P&O Cruises Oriana Suffers Technical Issue

Yesterday evening I was made aware by a blog reader that there had been a small incident onboard P&O Cruises Oriana. The CruiseMiss reader mentioned her mother and daughter were currently onboard the ship and they were reporting a small

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Marco Polo Runs Aground In Norway

It seems that although superbly beautiful the Norwegian Fjords are out to get cruise ships at the moment. Cruise and Maritime Voyages, Marco Polo, is the regions latest victim. According to reports she ran aground in a remote Norwegian fjord

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Christmas On A Cruise Ship

I know there are many people that love nothing more than to escape at Christmas time and a cruise is becoming more and more popular as a Christmas holiday option but, believe it or not I’m not sure if it

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Fjords Cruise Flam

We woke to find the overnight wind had eased slightly and the horizontal rain was now just isolated showers, so we headed off to explore. Although quite a small place, Flam is spectacular with brightly coloured wooden lodge like buildings,

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Fjords Cruise Stavanger

We awoke to find ourselves in a rather overcast Stavanger, with Fred Olsen’s Balmoral backing in opposite us. After breakfast it was time to brave the elements and take a wander around the town which is right by the terminal.

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