Blog posts • Jun 12, 2014 10:15 BST
Japan is one of the most incredible destinations in the world and one we all aspire to go to, mainly because it feels so out of our reach, a mere pipedream. With a Fred. Olsen cruise you can dock in Kobe and explore the wider districts and destinations, including the hustle and bustle of Osaka or enchanting Kyoto.
Blog posts • May 27, 2014 18:32 BST
For many people, the prospect of a cruise conjures up images of shimmering waters, bright sun, deckchairs and sunglasses. Whilst this is the case for many trips, there are also cruises which take a different route to explore natural splendour in some of the most beautiful locations on the planet. Norway is a very popular cruise destination as it offers adventure, incredible panoramic views, ...
Blog posts • May 19, 2014 12:35 BST
A solo cruise doesn't have to mean that you can’t have double the fun! Travelling alone can be a liberating and exciting experience where you can meet people during your adventure, both offshore and on board! You can go where you like and can take your time while soaking up whatever local highlights your destinations have to offer. Travelling alone is also the perfect opportunity to meet ...
Blog posts • May 13, 2014 11:13 BST
Cruising is a unique and highly enjoyable form of travelling and exploration, but those who have never cruised before may wonder about the little things such as what to pack, how to spend their time on board and how to be best prepared for the adventure ahead. Just like any other holiday, it’s all about a bit of planning – whilst the accommodation will able to cater for the basics, being well ...
Blog posts • May 06, 2014 14:42 BST
After getting married, a cruise is a great way to spend a relaxing, romantic and memorable holiday with your new partner. As well as pampering yourselves with our on-board spa treatments, visit these beautiful and inspiring places to start off your married life in style.
Blog posts • Apr 15, 2014 11:55 BST
Have you spent the last year pondering where to go for your next holiday? Does your checklist consist of sun, sun and more sun? Well, if it’s some lovely heat you’re looking for, here is a rundown of some seriously sunny destination ideas to inspire your next trip on the seas.
Blog posts • Apr 08, 2014 11:17 BST
When people think about the American Deep South it’s not often that our thoughts flit to the timeless cobbled promenades of Charleston; – our minds are usually clouded by the conjuring of desolate ranches, cowboy hats, country music and mouth-watering BBQ ribs and iced tea. Not to say that these things can’t be found in Charleston, but there is a certain feel to the city that makes it a real gem
Blog posts • Apr 04, 2014 10:45 BST
When going on a cruise holiday, you naturally want to make the most of the experience – after all you have paid good money for & are investing the time to get yourself out there. So how do you make the most of your time on board? We aren't here to tell you how to experience your holiday, but the following cruise travel tips are some things to consider if you really want to get every minutes worth.
Blog posts • Apr 01, 2014 09:39 BST
Life can sometimes get the better of us all and everyone deserves a break - but when you can only get a few days off, what should you do to get the most out of your holiday? Some people might drive up the country or visit a different city, but many are starting to discover the prospect of a quick trip courtesy of a mini cruise. So why are they so popular?
Blog posts • Mar 27, 2014 11:09 GMT
Cruises are a fantastic way to see a number of different places in just one holiday with all the perks you get from staying in a resort, but with constantly changing scenery. Some trips can last for weeks, so knowing how to pack for a cruise can suddenly seem like a bit of an art. Not to worry! We have plenty of experience in this area so here are some useful tips.
Blog posts • Feb 18, 2014 10:15 GMT
Cruises to Iceland provide a mixed and varied experience, from the cosmopolitan capital city of Reykjavik, to the beautiful and scenic Eskifjordur. The vast landscapes, lagoons and geysers, plus an abundance of wildlife will have you grabbing for your camera at every opportunity.
Blog posts • Feb 07, 2014 15:30 GMT
The Panama Canal is one of the wonders of the modern world stretches 48 miles across the continental divide, from Panama City on the Pacific side to Colón on the Atlantic side. In 2014 the Panama Canal celebrates its centenary. Find out why the 'Big Ditch' makes it on to a lot of travellers 'must do' list.