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A Fjord in the Baltic, Aabenraa in Denmark is a tiny port that only the Braemar goes into.FRED OLSEN BALTIC CRUISE  Aabenraa is a beach holiday resort that sits at the bottom of the Aabenraa fjord, surrounded by natural woodland, with some spectacular scenery along the Flensburg Fjord and views over the Ox Islands and the nearby Flensburg. Aabenraa literally...
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This is still our favourite cruise route and we will be back on it with the Britannia in 2018 B818 in June. The Baltic was a main trading route from the day man built ships and it still is to this day. Many of these medieval towns were built as part of the Hanseatic League and have left us...
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Fred. Olsen started in this Fjord, at the start of the Baltic cruise. They take immense pride in their boutique fleet of smaller-scaled vessels that retain the style, ambience and understated quality of a country house hotel. The dress code is a little stricter, the atmosphere calmer. Their long-serving staff are carefully chosen for their friendly, caring personalities, and they...
Fred Olsen pride themselves in the personal touch they can give on their smaller ships, and despite discussing a possible new ship they have said they will stay small. The routes they find for their ships are envious, stopping at some special places other ships cannot go to. For those who love these ships, here are the Facebook Chat...
Small ships get into special ports. SAGA is making very interesting in roads to cruising by deliberately designing two new state of the art small ships, and tying in a deal with Jools Holland for a special dining nightclub. SAGA is for adults, and their previous suggested plimsol line on age of 50 years old, now seems lower middle...
Single, and cruising solo? - Cruising is very solo cruiser friendly and our chat community is also here to help - watching the blogs this week they have been exchanging chat on how it is often cheaper to book a double room and pay the supplement. Small, new and growing this will be a great chat site.  All the cruise...
Over the last few months the ship most chatted about on Doris Visits is the Marella Explorer followed closely by the Azura.  Our Chat Site GUIDELINES Click to join ADULT ONLY SHIP - due in 2019 Please hit the yellow share button -  Explorer Menu Discovery Menu Explorer 2 menu Discovery 2 Menu Dream Celebration We are at sea a lot filming ports and destination guides as you...
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The African Queen is great cruise, but we rafted down the white water as well Zambia was a complete surprise for us. Our travel agents suggested a three night stay on the way out to South Africa, we took two, wish we had stayed a week. We stayed at the Zambezi Sun and the Hotel was exceptional, and it felt...
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The Fred Olsen ship Balmoral in the Honningsvag Fjord. A wonderful overview of the cruise destination by low flying DRONE. This is a busy fishing village and the things on offer to see are.  Research tours where you can, then decide which ones you might take. If on line tours are available they will be here. Here is what the...
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Wild life videographer Paul Dining from Cornwall was in the Fjords on the Braemar, and he has a particular eye for nature when he films. See Eidfjord through his lens.PORT GUIDES CLICK HERE - FJORDS MENU OF DESTINATION GUIDES & TOURS & NIGHT SKY It may be a little village but Eidford sits at the end of the Eidfjorden, a branch...