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Top tips for booking your 2018 holiday now

Planning your holiday is an exciting time, but it can also be a daunting task, and some holidaymakers find searching for the perfect getaway quite stressful. Now is the perfect time to turn your thoughts to your travel plans for 2018 and find a hassle-free holiday of a lifetime. We have put together a short […]

2017 Annual River Cruise Conference… Zoltan’s key thoughts.

Having recently returned from the annual CLIA river cruise conference in Amsterdam, I am excited to learn that river cruising is on high demand. There are really something for everyone. Cruise operators seem to respond rather well to the changing market as to how differentiate brands from each other, how to make services look different […]

Clare’s personal hotel recommendations.

Just a quick list of my personal hotel recommendations from some of my travels. New York I loved the New York – The Muse, which is a Kimpton Hotel. It was a nice smaller hotel right in the centre of Times Square so a great location but the hotel providing some escape from everything big […]

Lorraine’s Hebridean Princess adventure.

On the 16th November 2017 Hebridean Island Cruises invited me to spend two nights aboard their wonderful ship. The Hebridean Princess, Her Majesty the Queen’s ship of choice, is essentially a floating country house that carries 50 passengers on coastal cruises around the British Isles and Scandinavia. Most cruisers are British with a few North […]

Argentina and Patagonia – So much more than you think.

Argentina and Patagonia What is it that you look for in a holiday? Do you prefer to relax in a spa overlooking beautiful scenery? Are you an adventurer who loves to explore? Would you rather be encompassed by the sounds, sights, and smells, of a bustling city? Is your idea of heaven sitting in front […]

Norwegian Star from a younger perspective.

I recently went on the Norwegian star with my family for a fantastic holiday cruising around Croatia,Greece and Italy. I am 12 years old and I have two brothers who are 14 and 8 and a sister who is 18. There was something for all of us to do and I had an amazing experience […]

The Norwegian Fjords.

I don’t even know where to begin! They’ve always seemed to me to be a far away, fantasy, otherworldly, place that I’d always wanted to go, yet never put at the top of my list. Several months ago I was offered the fantastic opportunity to spend a week on Cruise and Maritime’s Magellan on the […]

My Journey aboard Avalon Tapestry II

First Impressions: We boarded Tapestry II and were immediately greeted by warm and welcoming staff, the first thing that struck me about the ship was the nice ‘homely’ atmosphere. Check in was very smooth and within a matter of minutes we were in our stateroom unpacking. The ship had 4 decks with a lift, small […]

Yvonne’s experience of Silversea ship ‘Silver Spirit’…….

‘Step on board a Silversea luxury cruise ship and sense how time pauses – letting you breathe. Now imagine a schedule free to fill with all that is close to your heart, a world of earthly delights at your fingertips and a crew dedicated to your every whim. Each new day presents a personal canvas […]

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