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How difficult is the hike to the Pulpit Rock?

by Mike

29 January 2017 • Probably one of the best cruise excursions to do in Norway is the hike to the iconic Preikestolen or Pulpit Rock, at least when your ship pays a visit to Stavanger.

The big question: how difficult is it?

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Autumn Leaves and Indian Summer

by Mike

30 November 2016 • A cruise on the Seine in November? When I got the invitation my enthusiasm was lukewarm. Unbelievable, it turned out to be one of the best cruises I ever did!

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VISION OF THE FJORDS, ship of the year 2016

by Mike

11 September 2016 • Last week I attended the SMM in Hamburg, the biggest maritime fair, and was happy to find out that the VISION OF THE FJORDS had been elected as "Ship of the Year" by the Norwegian magazine Skipsrevyen. By coincidence I had been sailing on her the week before, when I visited Flåm on a cruise with the KONINGSDAM.

Indeed, I can confirm VISION OF THE FJORDS is a revolutionary vessel.

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Norway in one day

by Mike

22 June 2015 • 400,000 square kilometers, that is the surface of Norway. Is it possible to see it all in one day? Of course not. However, there is a solution if you really are in a hurry (which is a shame for a country with such overwhelming landscapes). Or if you would just like a teaser before returning for more.

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In love with Lofoten

by Mike

30 March 2015 • Lofoten in February? Sounds like a masochist plan. But when I woke up in Svolvaer, I knew I made the right decision.

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