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The ground-breaking discovery of L’Anse aux Meadows and Vinland

21st September 2023

Known today as Newfoundland, Vinland was a section of North America that was landed on and subsequently explored by Vikings around 1000 AD. Learn more here
Reconstructed Viking House

A beginner’s guide to wildlife photography

15th August 2023

Holiday photography is all about capturing special moments you may never experience again. This includes any mammals, birds or sea life sightings you enjoy o...
Bird of prey in flight

An insight into Zanzibar

By Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 24th July 2023

Zanzibar is a beautiful and unique island. So why would you choose it as your next holiday destination? Find out in this travel guide.

What to Pack for a Mediterranean Cruise

12th July 2023

Wondering what clothes, toiletries and accessories to take on your upcoming Mediterranean cruise? We’ve got all the details in our packing guide.
View from the sea on the cozy and cute town on the Amalfi Coast, Italy.

The Coastal Culture Capitals of the World

13th June 2023

Culture capitals are trending this year, but what are the world-leading coastal capitals? Discover the leading coastal destinations with Fred. Olsen Cruises.

A definitive guide to visiting Norway

8th June 2023

Norway is a breathtaking hidden holiday destination. This Fred. Olsen guide will give you everything you need to know about taking a break there.
Balmoral and Bolette in Olden

What is a cruise ship cabin like?

17th April 2023

Just as cruise ships come in a range of sizes and types, so do the cabins within them. A ship cabin is similar to a hotel room, in that there’s a variety of ...
Stewardess smiling and making bed in cabin

Top 5 Romantic Destinations

13th February 2023

As it’s almost St. Valentine’s Day, we’ve taken a look at some of the most romantic cruise destinations in the world, which you can visit on board one of our...
Venice canals, Italy

Discovering Buenos Aires

24th January 2023

Home to tango, great steaks, 24-hour living and incredible architecture, Buenos Aires should be on your bucket list. Cruise there with Fred. Olsen.
Buenos Aires

Around the World in 80 days

15th December 2022

Fred. Olsen has put together a magnificent 20-city trip taking you through the Med, Asia and the Americas in 80 days. You only live once - why not try it?
Around the World in 80 days