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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Brings Flagship Balmoral ‘Closer’ To The North Again In 2019

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is promoting its sensational sailings from the north of the UK in its new ‘Balmoral from the north’ brochure, showcasing a variety of exciting cruises from Newcastle and Rosyth (Edinburgh) next year, aboard its flagship, Balmoral.

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Cruising The British Isles With Voyages To Antiquity – Part Two

We sailed from Scilly and made our way towards Dublin. The weather changed quite dramatically and what should have been one day in port turned into two, with the loss of Oban and Portree. Everyone seemed quite happy at having

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Cruising The British Isles With Voyages To Antiquity – Part One

I recently returned from a cruise aboard Voyages to Antiquity’s ‘Aegean Odyssey’ and what a cruise it was. I was last onboard this little ship in 2016, and although it had been a while, as soon as I planted my

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Boudicca British Isles and Ireland Cruise Part 2

Part 1 of my blog ended with us leaving the port of Cobh and heading for Dublin – so let me pick up from where I left off. We docked in Dublin early in the morning and I had no

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Counting Down To Boudicca & The British Isles

It is almost time for me to hit the high seas again and on this cruise I will find myself spending 11-nights aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Boudicca, as she takes me on a ‘Myths & Legends’ cruise around the

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A Visit To Edinburgh Zoo

On Saturday I spent the day at Edinburgh Zoo. It was a great day out and we definitely hit lucky for the weather! Apart from one shower, the day remained dry and pleasantly warm. I know you are thinking what

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A Rendezvous With The Queen Mary 2

Yesterday began at 4.45am, an early start but for a good reason! My friend and I were off to Greenock in Scotland to Visit Cunard Line’s, Queen Mary 2. First of all what a beautiful scenic drive once passed Glasgow

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Come And Visit Port Of Tyne

Voted as the UK’s best port of call by CruiseCritic in 2011 it’s not difficult to see why Newcastle Upon Tyne is an ever growing destination choice for cruise passengers. Northumberland, which borders Cumbria to the west, County Durham to

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Travel Makes You Richer

I recently came across a quote on twitter and it read “Travel is the only thing you can buy, that makes you richer” and I really do believe not a truer word was spoken. For me travel is not just

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