Category Archives: Oceania Cruises

Busy Weekend in Southampton

While four and five cruise ships have become the norm in the Port of Southampton over the past few years, it’s very rare to get six in one day or even seven but that is what will happen over the … Continue reading

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Vision OTS Post-Refit Cruise – 5th to 10th November 2013

I’d booked the Sea & Sea tour and hoped it wouldn’t rain again! Took my brolly just in case. we had a couple of stops, including Marigot for an hour did a boat trip to see some underwater wildlife then … Continue reading

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Cruise Lines and Social Media

Now Royal Caribbean UK have their own Facebook page – yesssssssss!!!!!!!! – I thought I’d do a blog. Once upon a time, not really that long ago when you think about it, you had to either phone or write if … Continue reading

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Aurora Cruise – Alesund to Bergen

Juanita and I went on our Island Discovery tour and the escort didn’t seem to know she had to take the ticket and we weren’t given a map as we boarded so Juanita went to get some. The earlier one … Continue reading

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Aurora Cruise – Akureyri to Alesund

Juanita had her Jewels of the North excursion so I decided to take a wander into town since we were docked so close. Unfortunately, due to my back, I could only get so far before having to turn around and … Continue reading

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Ship Visits – Travel Agents or Public?

There is a long-held belief by cruise lines they will get more sales by treating travel agents to free boozy lunches. They reckon the public (potential cruisers) only want a nosey with no intention of booking and, as a result, … Continue reading

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First Timers

Southampton has seen many new ships or just maiden calls during the past couple of years and 2010 is no exception. MSC Magnifica, Azura, Celebrity Eclipse, Silver Spirit, Norwegian Epic, Mein Schiff, Saga Pearl II (previous called as Astoria) and … Continue reading

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