Tag Archives: Fred Olsen Cruise Lines

Braemar Visit

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is known for small ship cruising on grand old ladies, daring to cruise where many others avoid by building bigger ships. You know you’re on a Fred as soon as you set foot aboard. The standard … Continue reading

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Choose Your Cruise!

Hot on the heels of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ highly successful ‘4 Bs in Bergen’ comes a cruise where you select your itinerary. Departing from Southampton on the 10th October, passengers aboard this Braemar voyage will have a choice of … Continue reading

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The Fantastic Four – Fred. Olsen in Bergen

Well what a day this was for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and Bergen. Braemar left first from Dover on the 18th followed by Black Watch (Liverpool 23rd), Balmoral (Southampton 25th) and finally Boudicca (Newcastle 26th). I watched Balmoral sail. I … Continue reading

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2015 Solar Eclipse

On the 20th March, parts of the northern hemisphere will have a solar eclipse. In the UK, it will only be partial, unlike 1999, but the farther north you head, the more of the sun will be covered, varying from … Continue reading

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My 2014 Highlights

It’s been a funny old year for me, most notably because only did TWO cruises! Since my back, which has been bad since June 2010, was a good 90% better, it was time to start looking for a job and … Continue reading

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Fred Olsen Quartet in Bergen 2015

With all this talk of Cunard’s Three Queens events for their 175th anniversary during the year, this little nugget of information from a media presentation slipped under the radar: All four Fred. Olsen ships will be coming together in Bergen … Continue reading

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Small Is Beautiful!

I am, of course, referring to ships. A lot of people immediately dismiss a cruise on something less the size of a floating building but they have their positives. Less people, great atmosphere, can get into ports others can’t, lots … Continue reading

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