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A cruise with KONINGSDAM: my favourite pictures explained

by Mike

22 February 2017 • Are you interested in some of my photographic secrets?

From last year's cruise with Holland America Line's KONINGSDAM I picked my ten favourite shots. And then I started to write down how I achieved the final results.

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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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From ferry to expedition cruise vessel

by Mike

9 December 2016 • Hurtigruten added a new vessel to its fleet of black & red ships. The ms SPITSBERGEN is quite particular, because she was conceived as a ferry, but never sailed as such.

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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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Seven reasons why I loved my DFDS minicruise

by Mike

24 March 2016 • In mid March I did a mini-cruise by ferry, from Copenhagen to Oslo and back. I had been working in the office like crazy and urgently needed to refresh my mind. A two-night trip would be perfect.

Read here what I liked so much about it.

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