Blog posts • Sep 22, 2010 16:12 BST
A holiday not to be missed – could not fault Fred Olsen’s “Balmoral” cruise ship. The food, entertainment, accommodation and the ship’s crew superb.
Blog posts • Sep 06, 2010 09:55 BST
We were starting day four of our seven night Cruise & Walk to Norway, navigating the fjord approaching Flam just before sunrise. I had been slow to catch on to the idea that it was possible for a five-star hotel to, literally, float hundreds of miles to the next destination while I slumbered, proving to be an incredible logistical advantage.
Blog posts • Aug 05, 2010 11:48 BST
We had a wonderful time in Norway. Perhaps the most memorable day started in the village of Flam, pronounced ‘Flom’, with a rail trip up the valley, past a spectacular waterfall, and on to Voss by another train.
Blog posts • Jul 05, 2010 11:43 BST
What will I remember from the Land of the Midnight Sun? Walking across the Arctic Tundra on Magerøya, almost the furthest north of Norway, white reindeer skittering away from us, delicate flowers brightening the turf and later we saw North Cape itself towering above the ship’s deck.