Blog posts • Mar 19, 2015 09:07 GMT
Cruising is all about exploration, relaxation and having a good time. However, many people are keen to make sure that they stay reasonably active during their voyage; after all, all of that time on deckchairs and eating great food might leave a few guests feeling a little guilty! If you’re one of those people, there’s plenty you can do!
Blog posts • Feb 18, 2015 11:31 GMT
Whether you see yourself as a wine connoisseur in the making, or simply enjoy a quiet glass every now and then, our French River cruises are the perfect way to enjoy an educational insight into the word of wine whilst also basking in all the beauty France has to offer.
Blog posts • Feb 03, 2015 16:12 GMT
Are you all about sunshine and cocktails or do you prefer adventure and intrigue? Are you a nature lover or do you prefer exploring cities and nightlife? Just like our cruises, every person is different which is why we thought it would be fun to see what type of travellers are out there, and which destinations they are most likely to visit! Are you one of the below?
Blog posts • Jan 16, 2015 09:55 GMT
Cruises are a fun experience at the best of times, but imagine sharing a voyage on the open waters with people who share the same interests as you? Themed cruises are a great way to go outside of your typical holiday and experience something truly unique with like-minded people to form memories and friendships that can last a lifetime. We have some great themed mini-cruises coming your way in 2015
Blog posts • Jan 14, 2015 17:21 GMT
Enjoying an unforgettable trip away has never been so easy, with an abundance of different departure locations across the UK offering you the chance to sample some of the greatest sights and experiences the world has to offer.
Blog posts • Jan 02, 2015 11:38 GMT
Although travelling in a group may seem like a simple and straightforward affair, without the right amount of planning your group could soon find itself heading in separate directions in pursuit of individual holiday agendas. Luckily we’ve got some great group travel tips to steer you on the right path, and make sure that your voyage goes as smooth as can be.
Blog posts • Nov 21, 2014 15:38 GMT
Situated at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea, St. Petersburg is known for being the ‘young city’ of Russia, having been founded in the early 18th century by Tsar Peter the Great. Despite being described as Russian’s most Western city, St. Petersburg is packed with stunning museums and monuments that epitomise the very best of Russian culture and architecture.
Blog posts • Nov 11, 2014 14:04 GMT
Many people would agree that one of the worst parts about travelling is, well, the actual process of travelling. Long train rides; traffic jams and endless hours in airplane seats are all things that we have come to accept as part of the journey. Fortunately, this isn't strictly true; there’s a way to travel without being uncomfortable – getting on a cruise!
Blog posts • Nov 10, 2014 15:00 GMT
For sheer diversity, sparkling scenery and rich culture enriched by history, look no further than one of our eastern Mediterranean cruises. Trade tourist traps and long waits at the airport for a relaxing Fred. Olsen cruise and take to the seas for a memorable Mediterranean adventure. Not sure where to go? Here are a few ideas…
Blog posts • Nov 06, 2014 11:12 GMT
If you’re looking to get the most out of your holiday but are pushed for time then look no further than our exotic fly-cruises to the Far East. These magical holidays will take you on an unforgettable journey where you'll witness beautiful beaches, jaw-dropping landscapes, mystical and exciting cities.
Blog posts • Oct 21, 2014 15:59 BST
Ahh, the Caribbean… Sun, sea, sand and cocktails are just a few of the things we associate with this world-famous region of relaxation that consists of more than 700 idyllic islands. A favourite amongst holidaymakers from all over the world, the Caribbean is perfect for those who are looking to get away from it all and recharge their batteries in seaborne serenity.
Blog posts • Sep 29, 2014 17:14 BST
Embark on a Fred. Olsen cruise from the UK for a chance to experience Europe like never before! Departing from ten UK ports, our European cruises venture as far as the beautiful Baltic borders in the north, to the sunny climes of the Mediterranean in the south. In case you’re stuck for holiday ideas, we’ve put together a shortlist of our top 5 European cruises for you to consider.
Blog posts • Sep 05, 2014 09:18 BST
If you're planning a cruise holiday and are looking for a more personal experience, you should consider classic smaller ships. Built in a traditional style, smaller vessels have a classic feel that will make you feel more comfortable and at home while adventuring across the world. You will quickly get to know other passengers as well as the crew, meaning that you will enjoy a sociable atmosphere.
Blog posts • Aug 21, 2014 16:57 BST
Booking a cruise is an exciting time as you plan your journey to discover the world and create memories that will last a lifetime. It’s also the perfect opportunity to visit new destinations whilst only having to unpack once, travelling in comfort and convenience. It’s easy to see why cruising is more popular than ever, and if you’re unsure about whether to book early or last minute, read our ...
Blog posts • Aug 12, 2014 16:34 BST
So, it’s all nice and warm now, but what about the winter? None of us like the grey skies and rain so why not keep the summer spirit alive and go on a cruise in sunnier climes during the latter months of the year. A winter warmer cruise means you can set sail to some tropical cruise destinations and beat the winter blues, swapping woolly hats for shades and hot cocoa for cocktails.
Blog posts • Jul 30, 2014 15:13 BST
If you’re looking for an intimate and immersive holiday, then booking a river cruise is the perfect opportunity for a scenic adventure that’ll leave you with memories to last a lifetime. Although oceanic cruises also offer a fantastic experience, sometimes something a little smaller in scale may be just what you need. Smaller cruises mean that you can explore smaller areas, resulting in a ...
Blog posts • Jul 15, 2014 13:55 BST
Need help picking your perfect holiday destination? Are you feeling overwhelmed with the amount of information being thrown at you from all directions? Then fear not, as we are here with a specially devised list to help make the journey to holiday heaven that step easier. Don’t settle for second best or all-inclusive packages that take away all the fun from planning your trip – instead, ...
Blog posts • Jul 09, 2014 11:35 BST
If you’re looking for the next place to add to the list of your travels, make sure to visit South America, the exciting and dynamic continent that has it all. With diverse culture, wildlife, pre-Colombian history, pan pipes, tango and salsa, there’s so much to see and do! From the world wonders of Machu Picchu in Peru and Rio Di Janero’s Christ the Redeemer, cruises to South America bring you ...
Blog posts • Jul 01, 2014 09:59 BST
If you’re looking for something different to do this summer, maybe setting sail on board a summer cruise is just what you’re looking for. Wake up each morning somewhere different with plenty of entertainment on board, exquisite cuisine, the chance to meet new people and of course best of all, no flying and nauseating jet lag. Just blue oceans and good times. So where should you go?