Which Fred Olsen Cruise Ship is For Me?

Everybody’s cruise ship needs are different. Cruise preferences range from seeking the best of fine dining to entertainment on tap, while others prioritise kids’ fun and games over a state-of-the-art gym. So in this series of handy cruise line guides we have suggestions for great ships to match your personality,…

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On why travel agents are more important than ever

‘Don’t just book it – Thomas Cook it!’ The fact that we’re all familiar with the seven-word slogan sums up the status Thomas Cook held as the OG of the travel agent business. So, when news broke on 30 September 2019 that the pioneers of leisure travel had ceased trading…

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What Does Brexit Mean For Your Holiday?

Do I need to order a new passport? Will I have to go through the ‘other’ security line at the airport? Will I be banned from visiting Mediterranean ports of call without a visa?! Are you one of the many who are wondering what the EU Referendum and Brexit result…

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Thinking About Cruising Solo?

Are you considering sailing solo? Relax, you’re in good company. More of us than ever are going it alone and it’s the best thing Rebecca Martin, Editor of Into The Blue, has ever done. Travelling the world solo I have felt the wind in my hair on a RIB ride…

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Complete Guide For First Time Cruising

Your followed all of your friends advice in doing the right research to find the best cruise for your first time cruising holiday.  You’ve looked into cruise lines, possible itineraries, exchanged conversations with other first time cruisers and spoken to our cruise experts.  You’ve now made your decision and you’ve…

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Westerdam Debuts Its New Look

Following 12 days in dry dock in Palermo and a budget of almost £50 million, the ‘refreshed’ MS Westerdam has returned to the seas with a new look, a virtual captain’s bridge and the world’s first floating Rijksmuseum featuring amongst its star attractions. As the first of several planned dry…

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