Latest Blog Entries

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Ooo La La! Julie sails the Seine with Avalon!
Julie recently enjoyed a four-night river cruise along the Seine with Avalon Waterways, sailing onboard Avalon Tapestry II from Paris to Rouen - read her travel diary to find out what she thought!
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Why We 'Heart-igruten' Hurtigruten
Amy and Rachel recently spent a weekend onboard Hurtigruten’s newly refurbished Kong Harald, one of the eleven ships which regularly charts the Norwegian coastline. After two nights onboard, they were both truly impressed. Find out why Amy and Rachel ‘heart-igruten’ Hurtigruten…
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A Truly Unique Ship: Hebridean Princess
​​​Amy was recently lucky enough to experience three nights onboard the unique Hebridean Princess, the world's smallest luxury ship, sailing from Greenock to Campbeltown - here's her review...
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Off the Beaten Track
​If you want to avoid the crowds and the coaches, discover unspoilt islands and pristine national parks, or maybe even be warmly greeted by locals who have perhaps never met tourists before, then head off the beaten track - and here's some of our top destinations!
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The Rise of the Mega Ship - and Where Next?
​Not merely content to be ‘floating hotels’, some cruise ships are more like ‘resorts at sea’. With some high profile new ships launched at over 100,000 gross tonnes, including Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas, P&O’s Britannia and yet more to launch in the upcoming years, the rise of ‘mega ships’ looks to be a trend – but where next?
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Whistle-stop Guide: Rivers of the world
​​Fancy a river cruise, but not sure which? Here's our brief, whistle-stop guide to some of the world's greatest waterways to sail on...From the mighty Mekong, old favourites such as the great Danube and the Rhine, to rising stars such as the Irrawaddy and the Douro, and off-the-beaten track adventures on the Brahmaputra.
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Harleys, Sundowners and Safari in South Africa
Rachel and Amy recently enjoyed a short six night cruise onboard Fred. Olsen’s Boudicca around South Africa from Cape Town to Durban, enjoying two nights at Cape Town. During their time in Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, they experienced some fantastic adventures ashore...
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Reasons to Visit South America
South America is an astoundingly diverse continent, so here's some of our top reasons to visit, whatever your interest is - whether you're a beach bunny, an adrenaline junkie, a history buff, a nature lover, or a culture vulture.
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Iconic Rail Journeys
Our guide to iconic rail journeys, including vintage steam locomotives, trains using cutting-edge technology, and opulent luxury trains, showcasing stunning scenery and visiting iconic destinations - these rail journeys are simply unmissable, often providing an unique insight into the destination

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