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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 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 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?

Five great summer cruises in 2014

Jul 01, 2014 09:59 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines If you’re looking for something different to do this summer, maybe setting sail on board a summer cruise is just what you’re looking for. Wake up each morning somewhere different with plenty of entertainment on board, exquisite cuisine, the chance to meet new people and of course best of all, no flying and nauseating jet lag. Just blue oceans and good times. So where should you go?

The 50 Most Ultimate Travel Hacks You Need In Your Life - Right Now!

Jun 25, 2014 21:24 BST There are two ways to do your summer holiday: the standard way, and the HACKTASTIC way! We prefer the latter. With that in mind, we have trawled the internet and hunted down the absolute best life hacks that will make your holiday ultimately streamlined, easy and optimised!

21 World Cup Players You Won't See On The Pitch

Jun 19, 2014 13:32 BST It pains me that we don't yet have a team representing the animal kingdom in the World Cup. However, if we did, it would probably look a lot like this. WARNING: Bad puns and even worse Photoshopping. Those of a sensitive disposition may find themselves groaning.

Adventure in Vietnam : Ho Chi Minh City

Jun 16, 2014 10:15 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Picture the winding streets of an energetic and colourful city, spanning both sides of the Saigon River, north-east of the tranquil Mekong Delta and you will have a snapshot of one of Vietnam’s most vibrant cities.

The Great Wall of China: from Tianjin

Jun 14, 2014 11:45 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Standing the test of time, the ancient and iconic Great Wall is a jaw-dropping sight to be experienced, and one that you can now have the opportunity to tick off your must-do list, with a Fred. Olsen Far East voyage.

Top 10 Insanely Blissful Spa Break Destinations

Jun 13, 2014 09:54 BST A spa break in relaxing, beautiful surroundings is the stuff that dreams are made of. But where are the best places to go? We have a look at the top ten most incredible places for a spa break in the world!