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Captain Victor Stoica Interview

7th December 2021

This year, Captain Stoica celebrates 20 years of working with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines. Since joining us in 2001, he has become a much-loved member of our fa...
Captain Stoica and team

Our Crew's Stories

18th January 2021

Some well-known Fred. Olsen crew members share their stories of life on board while we eagerly await our guests return to our fleet of cruise ships.
Balmoral crew

Five Spooky Places To Visit on a Fred. Olsen Cruise

28th October 2020

Take a look at five of our spookiest cruise destinations you can visit on a Fred. Olsen cruise via a Shore Tour - designed to set your spine tingling!

Wildlife of Iceland

By Bridget McGrouther 30th April 2020

Bridget McGrouther exploring the Natural Wonder's of Iceland – on board Balmoral in July 2019 .
Bridget McGrouther

The Sunshine Islands

By Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 20th April 2020

This Spanish Canary Islands archipelago is blessed with a gloriously mild climate year round, making it popular for holidaymakers wanting to relax in the sun.
Beach Teresitas in Tenerife

Five-night Fjords: Perfect for first-time cruisers

8th April 2020

Fred. Olsen strives to create holidays that make for an ideal first foray into cruising, including a selection of five-night cruises to the Norwegian Fjords.
Geiranger, Norway

Italian Cuisine

20th January 2020

Italian food is the most popular cuisine in Europe, if not the world. Each of the regions has special flavours and recipes. There’s more to Italy than pasta...
Pizza, Naples

A taste of Suffolk on the high seas...

5th January 2020

At Fred. Olsen, we're proud to work with local brands, including Adnams, Aspall, Stokes & St. Peter's Brewery, to offer guests an authentic taste of Suffolk.
A Taste of Suffolk on the High Seas

Behind the scenes with...

17th December 2019

Jennifer Daulby's face may be familiar to many, following her various roles on board over the years. Learn more about her adventures at sea and ashore.
Jennifer Daulby

Food, glorious food!

By Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 28th November 2019

While cruising with Fred. Olsen is about exploring the world in comfort and classic style; there’s another reason why our loyal guests sail with us again and...
Food on board Fred. Olsen ships