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New Hurtigruten Ship <i>MS Otto Sverdrup</i> Embarks on Maiden Voyage
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New Hurtigruten Ship MS Otto Sverdrup Embarks on Maiden Voyage

Evan Gove - August 24, 2021

Popular adventure cruise line Hurtigruten Expeditions reached a new milestone today as their third battery-hybrid powered cruise ship, MS Otto Sverdrup, embarked on its maiden voyage from…

Suites for your Sweet This Valentine’s Day
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Cruise News
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Suites for your Sweet This Valentine’s Day

Evan Gove - February 9, 2021

Just because you won't be able to cruise with your Valentine this February 14th doesn't mean you can't start planning for an epic experience next year! Norwegian…

Choose Your Cruise – December 30, 2020
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – December 30, 2020

Evan Gove - December 30, 2020

When the ball drops in Times Square this New Year's Eve, make sure you're tuned in to watch. It's going to be a little bit different this…

The Northern Sights of Norway
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Cruise Magazine
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The Northern Sights of Norway

Steve Leland - August 3, 2020

Savvy cruisers with a penchant for upscale travel will find a treasure trove of destinations to choose from in Seabourn Cruise Line’s catalogue of globetrotting itineraries. Few,…

Norwegian Directorate of Health Unveils Guide for Safe Cruising 
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Norwegian Directorate of Health Unveils Guide for Safe Cruising 

Evan Gove - July 21, 2020

One of the first places to see a return to cruising was the coast of Norway and now we have the full details as to how it’s…

Royal Caribbean Extends Pause Until Oct 1
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Royal Caribbean Extends Pause Until Oct 1

Evan Gove - July 17, 2020

Cruisers woke up to some not-so-great news this morning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their no-sail order, pushing the date back to October 2020.…

Hurtigruten to Restart 14 of 16 Ships by September
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Hurtigruten to Restart 14 of 16 Ships by September

Evan Gove - July 7, 2020

Following up on a successful return to cruising in June, Norwegian expedition cruise line Hurtigruten has announced plans to ramp-up operation through August and September to bring…

SeaDream Yacht Club Completes First Cruise Back
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SeaDream Yacht Club Completes First Cruise Back

Evan Gove - June 29, 2020

SeaDream Yacht Club has resumed sailing on SeaDream I, embarking this week on the first of a schedule of 7-day and 12-day Norwegian sailings with itineraries selected…

Hurtigruten Team Share Their Favorite Cruise Memories
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Hurtigruten Team Share Their Favorite Cruise Memories

Evan Gove - April 9, 2020

When we asked cruisers to share their favorite vacation memories and stories while we wait to cruise again, we thought we’d get a few responses. We were…

A Cruiser’s Guide to Bergen, Norway
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A Cruiser’s Guide to Bergen, Norway

Evan Gove - February 25, 2020

As a UNESCO World Heritage City, Bergen, Norway offers attractions both ancient and modern. With colorful architecture, ancient cobblestone streets, and a medieval fortress, this charming city…

Silversea Announces Grand Voyage Arctic 2021
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Silversea Announces Grand Voyage Arctic 2021

Evan Gove - February 11, 2020

Sailing is among the most rewarding experiences a person can have. There’s no better way to see new places and enrich your knowledge of the world in…

Green Seas: Norway’s Wave of Environmental Innovation
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Cruise Magazine
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Green Seas: Norway’s Wave of Environmental Innovation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 10, 2019

Norway is often thought of as a land of Fjords, pickled herring, and minimalist design, but thanks to overwhelming support from the Norwegian government, you can add…

O-slo Nice! (VIDEO)
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Cruise News
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O-slo Nice! (VIDEO)

Steve Leland - August 27, 2019

Oslo is without question the cosmopolitan hub of Norwegian activity and likewise synonymous with Viking heritage, Nordic skiing, cod and salmon. Packed to the brim with museums…

All-Electric Vessel Named Ship of the Year
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Cruise News
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All-Electric Vessel Named Ship of the Year

Evan Gove - September 4, 2018

While some cruise lines are taking steps to curb the use of single-use plastic straws and upgrading their fleet to state of the art liquid natural gas…

Expedition Cruise Eats
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Expedition Cruise Eats

Steve Leland - August 6, 2018

People always ask me, “What is the food like on a seventeen day expeditionary cruise?”.  Well, to be honest no one has actually asked me that, yet,…

Off Season Cruising, Is It Worth It?
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Cruise Tips
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Off Season Cruising, Is It Worth It?

Evan Gove - July 25, 2018

We often get asked, when is the best time to cruise? Most are shocked when I tell them that cruising off-season is one of the best vacations…

Get in the Spirit With Celebrity Cruises’ Norway-Themed Cocktail
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Cruise News
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Get in the Spirit With Celebrity Cruises’ Norway-Themed Cocktail

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 17, 2018

Cruisers sail for a number of different reasons. Some want to get away from the stresses of daily life during what little vacation they get every year.…

An Epic Farewell for <i>Saga Sapphire</i>
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Cruise News
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An Epic Farewell for Saga Sapphire

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 21, 2018

It’s not easy to say goodbye, but as part of Saga Cruises’ fleet renewal program, it’s all part of the plan. Saga Sapphire, which has been sailing…

Hurtigruten’s Norway: Sled Dogs, King Crabs and the Northern Lights
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Hurtigruten’s Norway: Sled Dogs, King Crabs and the Northern Lights

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 9, 2018

When most people think of a cruise ship vacation, they probably envision white sand beaches, frozen rum drinks and of course, catching a great tan. For the…

First Cruise Ship With Rotor Sail
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Cruise News
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First Cruise Ship With Rotor Sail

Evan Gove - April 12, 2018

The ferry-cruiser Viking Grace has become the world’s first passenger ship to capture wind power with a high-tech rotor sail, a cylindrical device that propels the ship…

Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise News
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Cruise Deal of the Week

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 23, 2018

Cruise Deal of the Week – Feb. 23, 2018 To celebrate Hurtigruten’s 125-year anniversary as a leader in exploration travel, the line is offering discounted cruises to…

Hurtigruten’s Fram Photo Essay
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Cruise Magazine
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Hurtigruten’s Fram Photo Essay

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 1, 2016

During a cruise aboard Hurtigruten’s Fram from Norway to Iceland and Greenland, we spent time on land visiting a tiny remote village named Ittoqqortoormiit and exploring dogsled…

A Cruise to Norway Means Magical Memories
Cruise Magazine
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Cruise Magazine
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A Cruise to Norway Means Magical Memories

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 23, 2014

A cruise to Norway means magical memories. By Susan Zimmerman Ahoy, voyagers headed to Norway! Take heart; adventure awaits at every port. With its coastline of more…

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Disney Cruise Line Heads to “Frozen” Norway & Iceland

Fran Golden - March 26, 2014

It’s time to picture Mickey Mouse in his cute Viking-horns outfit. That’s because Disney Cruise Line has announced its newest destination: the Norwegian fjords. Cruises to the…