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5 Amazing Sun Cruise Destinations

Apr 15, 2014 11:55 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Have you spent the last year pondering where to go for your next holiday? Does your checklist consist of sun, sun and more sun? Well, if it’s some lovely heat you’re looking for, here is a rundown of some seriously sunny destination ideas to inspire your next trip on the seas.

Introducing Charleston…

Apr 08, 2014 11:17 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines When people think about the American Deep South it’s not often that our thoughts flit to the timeless cobbled promenades of Charleston; – our minds are usually clouded by the conjuring of desolate ranches, cowboy hats, country music and mouth-watering BBQ ribs and iced tea. Not to say that these things can’t be found in Charleston, but there is a certain feel to the city that makes it a real gem

Cruise Travel Tips - Making the most of your time on board

Apr 04, 2014 10:45 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines When going on a cruise holiday, you naturally want to make the most of the experience – after all you have paid good money for & are investing the time to get yourself out there. So how do you make the most of your time on board? We aren't here to tell you how to experience your holiday, but the following cruise travel tips are some things to consider if you really want to get every minutes worth.

Why people love Mini Cruises

Apr 01, 2014 09:39 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Life can sometimes get the better of us all and everyone deserves a break - but when you can only get a few days off, what should you do to get the most out of your holiday? Some people might drive up the country or visit a different city, but many are starting to discover the prospect of a quick trip courtesy of a mini cruise. So why are they so popular?

Packing for a cruise

Mar 27, 2014 11:09 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruises are a fantastic way to see a number of different places in just one holiday with all the perks you get from staying in a resort, but with constantly changing scenery. Some trips can last for weeks, so knowing how to pack for a cruise can suddenly seem like a bit of an art. Not to worry! We have plenty of experience in this area so here are some useful tips.

SportsAid fundraiser John Smit talks about his journey training for the 2014 London Marathon

Mar 19, 2014 11:25 GMT SportsAid One of SportsAid's 2014 marathon runners John Smit talks about his journey training for his first London Marathon and his 'I will' pledge to raise money to support young British athletes who aspire to be the next big thing.

Mar 13, 2014 17:05 GMT The Headboard Workshop The Headboard Workshop introduces an ingenious new bed base to help avoid all that DIY rage that seems to prevail in modern life.

Mar 13, 2014 16:03 GMT The Headboard Workshop Why is everything so flippin' complicated? Whilst everything else in life seems to be getting more challenging, thank goodness The Headboard Workshop makes buying from them incredibly simple.

Mar 13, 2014 15:37 GMT The Headboard Workshop At last the rain has stopped…..for now! The Headboard Workshop injects a bit of extra colour into your bedroom.

Mar 08, 2014 16:47 GMT Boston Cottage Bed and Breakfast For One Everyone has to travel by themselves at some point,so why not enjoy the experience. Just off the A1 near Wetherby in Yorkshire you will find Boston Cottage For One, a luxury B&B in a pretty village called Boston Spa. This B&B has been designed exclusively for those travelling alone and offers a warm welcome, en-suite rooms, FREE WI-FI and private drawing room