Highlands and Islands

It’s the bijou ship that filled the space left in Her Majesty The Queen’s heart by Royal Yacht Britannia, but what makes Hebridean Princess so special? Rebecca Martin spent a week cruising Scotland’s Highlands and islands to find out. Hebridean Princess was once earmarked as an ocean-going hideaway for the Scottish government, intended to whisk… Continue reading Highlands and Islands

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Best of British Cruises

Hands up if you’re guilty of overlooking our own fair shores in favour of faraway lands? Whilst the British Isles can’t promise Caribbean climes, they are a treasure trove of remote highlands, coastal towns and iconic cities. Palaces and pubs, abbeys and boutiques, not to mention the fish and chips; the coastlines, islands and islets… Continue reading Best of British Cruises

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The Call of the Wild

Crisp. Silent. Still. With an energy indescribable and a beauty inexpressible. And were that not enough, it’s the happiest place on earth too. The Norwegian Fjords are the pride of Norway. The nation’s heart and soul in granite form, bathed with an ice white light in the morning and aflame with a peach glow as… Continue reading The Call of the Wild

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Hello Wonderful

MSC Cruises’ glamorous new ship is ‘a wonder’ for families on the hunt for fun in the Mediterranean sun. As we arrive into Le Havre and enter the glittering atrium of MSC Meraviglia, one thing becomes clear; whatever ‘it’ is, this ship has it. MSC Meraviglia has all the makings of a masterpiece. In fact,… Continue reading Hello Wonderful

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Cruising’s New Muse

Silver Muse has joined the ultra-luxury Silversea fleet, christened in an extravagant ceremony in Monaco on 19th April   The ship becomes the ninth in the Silversea fleet, designed to showcase the cruise line’s signature sleek design, bespoke Italian craftsmanship and unparalleled levels of service. The 596-passenger ship – the largest in the fleet and… Continue reading Cruising’s New Muse

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Luxury Redefined

An opportunity to spend three nights sailing on ‘The Most Luxurious Ship Ever Built’ isn’t one which comes around often. So, in the name of research, Sales Team Leaders Carla Straw and Sharon Tucker packed their hand luggage and joined Seven Seas Explorer in the Mediterranean. It was a warm October afternoon and we were… Continue reading Luxury Redefined

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Islands in the Sea

Our writer samples reggae and rum beneath the Caribbean sun Enjoy evenings spent with friends old and new’ say the cruise brochures. I’m ashamed to say that I never really believed it; who goes on holiday and makes friends to the extent that they want to spend their precious annual leave in their company? I… Continue reading Islands in the Sea