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Cruising in the heart of Sweden on a historic Göta Canal boat

by Mike

22 March 2017 • Probably it was the oldest cruise ship I have ever been on. The Swedish JUNO was built in 1874, and she is still operating on the route she was built for: the Göta Canal.

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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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To the opera by ferry

by Mike

16 March 2016 • Last weekend a DFDS minicruise from Copenhagen to Oslo gave me the opportunity to visit --at last-- one of the great pieces of Scandinavian architecture: the Oslo Opera House.

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Marko Stampehl, Symphony for a Ferry

by Mike

23 November 2015 • Let's enter today in the universe of Marko Stampehl. He is a friend and he is passionate about ferries and ferry travel. You can read here why. 

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