Hallo, Europe! Europe can be a fantastic cruise for beginners, particularly if long-distance travel doesn’t put you off. However, Europe requires a lot more “travel savvy” than, say, the Eastern Caribbean. In Europe, it can be beneficial to have at least a rudimentary grasp of the local language. You’ll also have to deal with the… [Read More]
At the Cruise Europe AGM in Le Havre, cruise line execs spoke about 2014/15 deployment patterns and itinerary trends for cruising Europe.
The brilliant aspect of a cruise based in Europe is that seemingly no two places are created equal. From the sunny shores of the Mediterranean to the wind-swept ports of the west to the stunning fjords of the north, there truly is a place – and a port – for every cruiser. Few cruises, though,… [Read More]
Learn everything you need to know about cruise destinations under Avid Cruiser’s Port Profiles section (you’ll find a tab above on the navigation bar). Each week, we’ll provide one or more port profiles for those are planning trips or for those who need inspiration to do so. Today’s feature, the Isle of Man. Quick Links… [Read More]
There’s no denying it: The European cruise market is hot. Even so, North American cruisers remain largely unaware of the niche lines that ply European waters year-round, long after the mainstream North American lines have sailed back to the Caribbean. Fred. Olsen Cruises is one such line. Norwegian in heritage but based out of the… [Read More]