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Our top 5 European cruises from the UK

Sep 29, 2014 17:14 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Embark on a Fred. Olsen cruise from the UK for a chance to experience Europe like never before! Departing from ten UK ports, our European cruises venture as far as the beautiful Baltic borders in the north, to the sunny climes of the Mediterranean in the south. In case you’re stuck for holiday ideas, we’ve put together a shortlist of our top 5 European cruises for you to consider.

Why classic smaller ships are great

Sep 05, 2014 09:18 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines If you're planning a cruise holiday and are looking for a more personal experience, you should consider classic smaller ships. Built in a traditional style, smaller vessels have a classic feel that will make you feel more comfortable and at home while adventuring across the world. You will quickly get to know other passengers as well as the crew, meaning that you will enjoy a sociable atmosphere.

Why you should book your cruise early

Aug 21, 2014 16:57 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Booking a cruise is an exciting time as you plan your journey to discover the world and create memories that will last a lifetime. It’s also the perfect opportunity to visit new destinations whilst only having to unpack once, travelling in comfort and convenience. It’s easy to see why cruising is more popular than ever, and if you’re unsure about whether to book early or last minute, read our ...

Set sail for a warmer winter with Fred.

Aug 12, 2014 16:34 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines So, it’s all nice and warm now, but what about the winter? None of us like the grey skies and rain so why not keep the summer spirit alive and go on a cruise in sunnier climes during the latter months of the year. A winter warmer cruise means you can set sail to some tropical cruise destinations and beat the winter blues, swapping woolly hats for shades and hot cocoa for cocktails.

Aug 06, 2014 18:12 BST HolidayTaxis.com Ever wondered where the rich and famous go to relax? Well, it should come as no surprise that the beautiful people choose beautiful places for their holidays. But just where exactly are these beautiful places? We take a look at some of the stars' favourite destinations to see how the other half live...

Why take a Fred. Olsen river cruise?

Jul 30, 2014 15:13 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines If you’re looking for an intimate and immersive holiday, then booking a river cruise is the perfect opportunity for a scenic adventure that’ll leave you with memories to last a lifetime. Although oceanic cruises also offer a fantastic experience, sometimes something a little smaller in scale may be just what you need. Smaller cruises mean that you can explore smaller areas, resulting in a ...

How to Choose a Holiday

Jul 15, 2014 13:55 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Need help picking your perfect holiday destination? Are you feeling overwhelmed with the amount of information being thrown at you from all directions? Then fear not, as we are here with a specially devised list to help make the journey to holiday heaven that step easier. Don’t settle for second best or all-inclusive packages that take away all the fun from planning your trip – instead, ...

Jul 10, 2014 11:48 BST HolidayTaxis.com Taking the kids on holiday this year? Keep them occupied whilst travelling and in restaurants on your trip by printing a copy of this I Spy Checklist for everyone! Good fun, and a great way to keep excited children occupied when you need them to be calm. Have a great break!

South America Cruise Highlights

Jul 09, 2014 11:35 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines If you’re looking for the next place to add to the list of your travels, make sure to visit South America, the exciting and dynamic continent that has it all. With diverse culture, wildlife, pre-Colombian history, pan pipes, tango and salsa, there’s so much to see and do! From the world wonders of Machu Picchu in Peru and Rio Di Janero’s Christ the Redeemer, cruises to South America bring you ...

Surprising Filming Locations of Your Favourite Shows and Movies

Jul 08, 2014 12:31 BST HolidayTaxis.com Have you ever wondered where a certain scene of your favourite movie was filmed? Well, some of the locations used in these Hollywood blockbusters may surprise you! Who would have thought a Vietnam jungle scene could be filmed in South Carolina, or an entirely convincing hotel interior constructed in a studio in England?